Condition Spotlight

Holistically approaching health issues that may arise during any stage of a women’s life by integrating proper nutrition, emotional health and physical wellness ensures your vitality, health and wellness for years to come. These resources are focused on helping women thrive in a healthy lifestyle.

Our bodies are wonderfully and innately designed to heal, repair and thrive.  Learn holistic ways to best support your body so it can heal, repair itself and thrive with proper nutrition, stress reduction techniques and detoxing.  You’ll also learn about the gut-brain connection and how the foods we feed our children affects their behavior.

Our mission is to guide women through the intimate, challenging, and profound passages of life. To educate, empower, and motivate women to reclaim their vitality by supporting the body’s inherent self-healing process.

Why Vitamin D is Critical during Pregnancy

Vitamin D deficiency in expectant mothers during pregnancy has a negative effect on the social development and motor skills of pre-school age children, a new study in the British Journal of Nutritionreports. Examining data gathered Read More

Seven Natural ways to Boost Libido

How strong is your libido? It can relax you, release a flood of feel-good hormones, and make you feel connected to another person like few other pursuits can. Studies have found that sex produces less Read More

The Exercise Cure

Visit Sally Dick, a naturopath and physician in Windber, Pennsylvania, and you’re more likely to get a prescription for exercise than one for a pill. She’s among a maverick group of physicians who not only Read More

How Much Calcium Should Women Take?

A new clinical guide summarizes the evidence regarding the effects of calcium in reducing the risk of osteoporosis after the menopause. Bone health is especially important for the elderly. Osteoporosis is common and affects 1 Read More

A Cure for the Hot Flash

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Naomi Rance was at work when she experienced her first hot flash. Rance, a physician and researcher at the University of Arizona College of Medicine — Tucson, took note. As it Read More

Four Ways to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins may not be dangerous, but for those who suffer from them, they can be an uncomfortable and sometimes even painful experience. Both men and women can develop varicose veins, which usually appear on Read More

5 Steps To A Better Breast Self-Exam

If your monthly breast self-exam happens in the shower “sporadically” and involves a quick once-over of your breasts, you may be missing some important elements of an effective exam. When was your last self-exam? In Read More

Why Do I Have Brain Fog?

Those memory lapses many women notice around menopause are real, and they can begin at a relatively young age, researchers report. It’s common for women going through menopause to complain of what researchers sometimes call Read More

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Women and girls face unique health challenges across their lifespans. Some women’s health conditions like menstrual cycles, pregnancy, birth control, and menopause are unique to women.

A number of health issues affect only women and others are more common in women. What’s more, men and women may have the same condition, but different symptoms. Many diseases affect women differently and may even require distinct treatment.

We tend to think of breast cancer and osteoporosis as women’s health diseases, but they also occur in men. Heart disease in a serious concern to both men and women, but risk factors and approaches to prevention are different. Women may also have specific concerns about aging, caregiving, emotional health issues, and skin care.