Category Archives: Women’s Health

Health Tip: What’s a Heart-Healthy Diet?

Foods to include, and those to avoid (HealthDay News) — A heart-healthy diet focuses on plenty of healthy, high-fiber foods while avoiding foods that are high in fat, salt, sugar and cholesterol. The womenshealth.gov website offers these specifics: Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole-grain foods. Eat fat-free or low-fat cheese, milk and yogurt. Choose…

More Evidence Acupuncture Can Ease Chronic Pain

Ancient technique outperformed ‘sham’ acupuncture in large review By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to the relief of chronic pain, acupuncture is indeed effective, a sweeping review of previous research finds. The conclusion stems from a fresh analysis of initial raw data that had been collected by 29…

Keeping Up a Healthy Lifestyle Pays Off in Added Years: Study

Seniors who keep active and don’t smoke live an average 5 years longer, researchers say FRIDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) — So how much of a benefit might you get from exercising, eating right and avoiding vices like smoking? New research from Sweden suggests that healthy living into old age can boost life spans by…

4 Eating Habits May Help Older Women Maintain Weight Loss

In 4-year study, those who kept pounds off decreased 3 food groups and increased fruits, vegetables By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) — Older women who want to keep off weight — no small feat for many after menopause — might consider four specific eating behaviors, according to new research. “Losing…

Hair Loss in Women

Hair loss is a clinical problem that’s increasingly observed these days in women. When the cause is high androgen level, it’s called female androgenetic alopecia. When it occurs with normal androgen level, it’s called female pattern hair loss [1]. There can be numerous causes of hair loss in women, and a dermatologist is the best…