Surely everyone has experienced headache. It is fairly common to women though. But apparently, all of us will experience headache at some point. To start with, let us discuss what headaches are.
Headache is referred to the pain in the head area which includes the face, neckline and occasionally in the upper back and shoulder region. Most medical books and online resources suggest that the pain is felt because of the surrounding nerves found within the scalp, face and neck. Continue reading
Headache is a common problem, specially among the working crowd. Headache is caused due to several factors, but we can put it under three broad categories
Migraine is a very painful type of headache. Continue reading
Stress has been recognized as a factor in a whole range of health problems with lifestyle factor risks. Is there any evidence of a link between PCOS and stress?
Stress has definitely been connected to PCOS, and while it is far from the only factor it is a risk factor for the condition which can easily be removed. Continue reading
If you want to shrink ovarian cysts then forget about going to the drug store, forget about the ‘hope for the best’ approach and do not even consider having an operation which can leave your ovaries permanently damaged. Continue reading
Anxiety attacks can have various causes, but the most common one is that you have been in a traumatic situation and it has never been fully resolved.
The typical symptoms are a pounding heart, increased breathing, sweating hands and an inability to focus. Continue reading
Have you been feeling stressed? Feeling tired, irritable, having memory and concentration issues?
It could be from too much of the stress hormone cortisol. Too much cortisol can have a detrimental effect on your health. What is cortisol and where does it come from? Cortisol is produced by the adrenal glands. Continue reading
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem, and include panic disorders, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Anxiety disorders develop due to an interplay between environmental and genetic factors. Cognitive behavior therapy is useful for this disorder, as well as prescription anxiolytic drugs. Continue reading
This likely won’t come as a surprise to most women, but there are differences between men and women when it comes to weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight. Women have some unique challenges, from medical to emotional, that men may not have when it comes to losing weight. Continue reading
According to modern medical research between 70 and 85% of all illness leading people to doctors is caused by stress (Kaiser Permenente twenty year study). The United States annual health care costs exceed one-trillion dollars each year. This means that effective stress management techniques, Continue reading
All women in their mid 40s and above the age of 50 experience menopause. The complete cessation of a woman’s periods is called menopause. This can be natural or medically induced due to surgery. It can last for a few years. During this time, there are several hormonal changes in a woman’s body. These changes emerge as the signs of menopause. There are several signs of menopause like Continue reading