Category: Family Practice

Do I Have a Mental Illness? And Other Mental Health FAQ

Mental illness is much more common than many people think, and despite the name, is capable of causing physical health problems too. Just like any physical illness, mental illnesses require proper diagnosis and treatment, and most people would benefit from having more information under their belts about these conditions. Learning to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness could save yourself or a loved one, so here’s what you need to know.

The Benefits of Natural Hormone Therapy for Women

Women can begin the strains of hormonal changes at a much younger age than many assume. Some begin to feel lifeless, fatigued or depressed, and start experiencing the hot flashes of perimenopause in their early forties, and sometimes even their late thirties. You may not suffer from all of these symptoms; some women notice changes such as weight gain and a decreased sex drive.

6 Healthy Habits for Women & Why You Should Start Them Today

Being healthy is about so much more than not getting sick. In fact, figuring out how to be healthy is just as much about being happy, physically fit, mentally healthy, and socially well-adjusted as it is about avoiding disease and illness. Good health means having more energy, feeling strong and capable, not experiencing chronic pain or illness, and physical, mental, and emotional well-being. But living a healthy life doesn’t always come naturally, so here are six tips on how to be healthy and maintain lasting good health habits.

Hormonal Imbalance: 9 Signs & Symptoms to Keep on Your Radar [Infographic]

Hormone balance is vital to women’s health. Your mood, cravings, weight loss/gain, and sex drive can all be a result of these messengers. When your body becomes unbalanced, it is subject to nutrient inadequacies, stress, and toxic influences. How do you know if you have a symptom of a hormone imbalance? I’m covering some of the common signs below.

Eight Eye-Opening Women’s Health Stats

When you look at women’s health statistics, you’ll notice a lot of cause and effect. Similarly, when you look at women’s health and disease prevention, you’ll notice many themes that appear. Leading an overall healthy life can drastically reduce your risk of most common diseases. Here are eight eye-opening statistics that demonstrate the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

6 Women’s Health FAQs

Women’s health is an important issue at every stage of life, and you are ultimately responsible for managing and maintaining your own properly. Luckily, there are plenty of people, resources, and healthcare practitioners who can help you maintain your health. Not only is this important to you, but also your partner, children, friends, and loved ones. Here are six common women’s health questions, and things you can do to maintain overall health.