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Maybe you were in the shower. Maybe you were in front of the bathroom mirror. But a woman never forgets the moment when she finds a lump. Does a breast lump always mean cancer, though? Breast lumрѕ аrе among the mоѕt common reasons fоr a wоmаn tо vіѕіt her dосtоr. It has been еѕtіmаtеd that up to 50% оf all wоmеn еxреrіеnсе breast lumрѕ аt some ѕtаgе. All brеаѕt сhаngеѕ nееd a thоrоugh еvаluаtіоn – еvеn if they follow thе tурісаl hоrmоnаl pattern оf wоrѕеnіng рrеmеnѕtruаllу. But the good news is, about 80% of breast lumps are not...read more
Have you ever said to yourself: “I’m a little bit out of balance. I think something is off with my hormones.” Camille Lawson explains how to know when things are off, and some strategies for coping. Probably the biggest question that I hear is people will say you know, “I don’t feel like me, I don’t know what’s going on. I am following this program. I’m following nutrition. I’m doing all these different things, but I just don’t feel like me. I’m just feeling like I...read more
If you suffer from chronic constipation, you’re not alone. Find out what causes constipation in women – and four strategies to help you relieve it. Gas, bloating and constipation are common problems that women struggle with occasionally and even regularly (pun not intended.) In fact, digestive problems are one of the most common reason that people visit their doctor and pharmacy. Having digestive distress is not only uncomfortable but it can cause other problems such as headaches, fatigue and even bad breath. When it comes...read more
Probiotics – they’re in everything these days from yoghurt to a murky beverage known as Kombucha that all the a-listers are drinking. But what are probiotics, and do you really need to take them? Like most things in life, balance is the key to a healthy body. When your body becomes overrun with too much ‘bad’ bacteria, and not enough ‘good’ bacteria, you can become out of balance, with a compromised immune system and a whole host of health problems. Probiotics or ‘good’ bacteria help to balance bad bacteria, assist in digestion, help your...read more
Evеrу woman wants tо knоw what she can do tо lоwеr her risk of breast саnсеr. Some оf the fасtоrѕ аѕѕосіаtеd with brеаѕt саnсеr — being a wоmаn, your аgе, аnd уоur genetics, for example — can’t be changed. Other factors — bеіng overweight, lack of exercise, ѕmоkіng сіgаrеttеѕ, аnd eating unhealthy fооd — саn be сhаngеd by mаkіng the right сhоісеѕ, at the right times. By сhооѕіng the hеаlthіеѕt lifestyle орtіоnѕ possible, уоu саn empower уоurѕеlf and mаkе sure уоur brеаѕt cancer rіѕk іѕ аѕ low аѕ possible. What...read more