reduce inflammation

5 things you didn’t know can reduce inflammation

Chronic inflammation is a known precursor to some very serious health issues. Diseases like obesity, diabetes, arthritis, and poor digestion are linked to ongoing inflammation in the body. Even heart disease is related to inflammation. We become excessively inflammatory for a number of reasons, and they’re typically associated with our daily habits. Fortunately, there are also a number of ways …

more active

How to be more active every day

Does your lifestyle make it hard to be active? Maybe you work a desk job that has you sitting in a chair all day. Or perhaps you commute an hour to work and back, drive your kids to their various activities and events, and spend more time sitting in the car than you know is good for you. If this …

is HRT right for you?

Is HRT right for you? 20 questions to ask

Are you curious about hormone replacement therapy? Maybe you’re suffering some of the more extreme symptoms of menopause and desperate to find relief. Hormone replacement therapy, also known as HRT, brings to mind a myriad of questions from women in the throes of menopause. It’s a confusing topic, with acronyms galore — HT (hormone therapy), ERT (estrogen replacement therapy), ET …

10 ways to drink more water

Water is, hands down, the healthiest drink on earth. Most Americans don’t drink enough of it. Instead, we drink artificially flavored drinks and sodas that do our body more harm than good. But, the health benefits of water are widespread. Your body needs adequate amounts of water to detox and ensure healthy digestion. Do you drink enough good old fashioned …

10 ways to eat less sugar

We all eat too much sugar. And with the beginning of this new year, now’s the perfect time to cut back. Eating less sugar will no doubt make you healthier and happier, because sugar is so harmful to our health in many ways. But eating less sugar is easier said than done. Sugar is lurking in so many foods — …

hrt risks

HRT risks have been largely overstated

Have you wondered about hormone replacement theory, but had concerns about the associated risks you’ve heard about through the grapevine? Are you worried about trading one health issue for another — one that might even be worse? If you’re suffering from symptoms of menopause, it’s important to understand what the research says about hormone replacement therapy. Confusion surrounding some of …