Labisia pumila – or Kacip Fatimah as its known in Malaysia – has been used for centuries to help pregnancies, birthing, menopause and a host of other women’s conditions. Now we find it fights Candida and bacteria infections. Find more benefits of this super herb.
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Parabens are building up in our bodies and our environment. Recently found in dolphins and polar bears, parabens are now building up in the umbilical cord blood of pregnant women. Discover the facts about parabens and our health.
Oddly enough, having knee pain – regardless of arthritis – increases the risk of dying, at least for women. Not osteoarthritis, but knee pain. Learn the difference between the two and why knee pain is particularly risky.
Bone loss among menopausal women is a common condition – one typically treated with hormone replacement therapy at the risk of heart disease and cancer. Now we have proof that red clover halts and may even reverse bone loss among post-menopausal women.
Research is indicating women absorb pharmaceutical drugs at a greater rate than men – and could be more affected by their negative side effects. Does this issue affect herbal medicines?
Scientists are finding that caffeine from coffee, tea or soda can seriously affect a woman’s estrogen levels. This can have consequences on ovulation and menopause.
Scientists have confirmed that compounds called flavanols – found in some healthy foods – can significantly help prevent colorectal cancers, and even help block the expansion of existing cancer cells.
Multiple studies have linked talcum powder use to ovarian cancer, and most talc powders also contain asbestos.
Research from around the world is confirming that royal jelly significantly boosts testosterone levels in men and boosts estrogen levels in women. It also helps reduce menopausal symptoms.
Multiple studies confirm that pistachios and almonds feed our healthy gut bacteria. These prebiotic foods provide a way to boost lifelong probiotic health.
Recent research finds that magnesium is required to absorb and metabolize vitamin D supplements. Find out how much is needed and best sources.
More than three decades of research proves arsenic is a leading cause of multiple forms of cancer. Learn what arsenic does and how we can protect ourselves from its toxic effects.
The media is reporting that coffee is healthy for everyone, but there are caveats. Here we show the evidence that coffee is not healthy for everyone and at all doses. Plus in some cases, tea appears to be healthier.
Clinical research confirms that pine bark extract can significantly reduce symptoms of menopause and perimenopause, along with related conditions often affecting menopausal women.