Women’s Health

Women face many health issues in their lives. To help all women stay healthy we have compiled these articles and tips.

Sitara Hewitt is a Film and Television actor, Reiki Practitioner, Meditation and Life Coach. In this episode of “Your Wellness Now” Sitara discusses various tips on healthy living for women.

Most abnormal cervical screening results are not cancer, but rather early cell changes that can be monitored or treated so they don’t cause health problems. We’ve created this handy infographic that gives women the birds-eye view on problems within the cervix and what can be done to promote cervical health!

Weight gain, hair thinning, and fatigue are symptoms that women may experience in both menopause and hypothyroidism. Both conditions can strike at around the same time, in middle age women, with 51 being the average age of onset for menopause in North America. Although menopause and hypothyroidism can often occur aroun…

Osteoporosis is the deterioration of bone tissue and a loss of bone mass which happens over time. According to Osteoporosis Canada, one in 3 women and one in 5 men will suffer a broken bone due to osteoporosis in their lifetime. Natural bone loss typically begins after the age of 35 and once in menopause, women tend to…

For new moms pregnancy comes with many changes to the body. In the early stages of pregnancy, a very noticeable change is seen in breast size as the mammary glands prepare to start producing milk for the baby. By the end of the pregnancy, the expecting mom’s body is awaiting the signal for lactation to begin. This will…

With Bladder Control Tea, you get a masterful mix of the best herbs to help you maintain control of your bladder and most importantly your life.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a complex disorder of the endocrine system affecting 5 to 10 per cent of women of reproductive age. It is not known what causes PCOS, however it is thought that the exposure to testosterone as a developing fetus may play a role. The hallmark characteristic of PCOS is insulin resistance. W…

Breastfeeding is a natural way to provide your baby with the nutrients he or she needs for proper growth and development. The World Health Organization recommends to nurse exclusively until 6 months and once food is introduced, to continue breastfeeding until 2 years and beyond. Your breastfeeding efforts can be hamper…

Women’s health needs are different than the needs of men due to social and environmental factors and a difference in genetic make-up. The life expectancy of women worldwide is on average longer than men; however, women tend to experience poorer treatment outcomes for the same chronic diseases. Furthermore, women are tr…

Endometriosis is a condition in which the normal menstrual tissue lining the uterus known as the endometrium grows outside of the uterus on other organs such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes and bladder. Each month during your menstrual cycle, the hormones that trigger menstruation, will also trigger the shedding of the…