What matters most?

What matters most?

The million dollar question…what matters most, genes or lifestyle? You might be surprised to find out. Genes definitely play a role in our overall health but lifestyle most certainly pulls the trigger to the predisposed genes that can affect our health. Of...
Infertility

Infertility

Are you struggling with infertility? It may seem as though you are alone, but in fact, you are not. It was estimated, in 2015 that 48.5 million couples around the world struggle with infertility. Studies have shown that infertility in men is just as common as it is in...
Exercise and Pregnancy

Exercise and Pregnancy

It’s understandable that your best effort at exercise during the first few weeks of pregnancy, includes running to the bathroom each morning and in some cases all day, and, well, running to the bathroom. Actually, exercising during the first trimester might be...

Mastitis and nursing problems

Breastfeeding is a simple way to feed baby, but it can come with complications. The most common complications with breast feeding are plugged ducts, a plugged pore or a more painful condition, mastitis. Plugged ducts can show up as a small, hard lump in the ducts of...
Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

We are all very much aware of the health challenges we can face in our lifetime as women. Breast cancer is one of the big ones and it hardly seems like we need to be reminded about this as it is never far from our minds, year long. Here we are, October already and it...
Are you over functioning?

Are you over functioning?

“Nearly all the women I know are stressing themselves sick over the pathological fear that they simply aren’t doing enough with their lives. Which is crazy — absolutely flat-out bananas — because the women I know do a lot, and they do it...