Category : Wellness

Alcohol Can Negatively Affect Men’s Sexual Health … and More

While alcoholism affects both men and women, men are almost twice as likely to die from an alcohol-related disease as women, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 3.3 million deaths worldwide every year result from the harmful…

0 Comments / 1276 View / June 1, 2016

Power Up Your Plate with 13 ‘Super Foods’

How healthy is your diet? If you’re like most of us, you probably tend to eat the same meals day after day—maybe cereal and fruit for breakfast, a roasted turkey sandwich for lunch, chicken or pasta for dinner, and maybe…

0 Comments / 223 View / June 1, 2016

Ticked Off

With all the notable people and animals who call South-Central Pennsylvania home, the most unwelcome are deer ticks, dog ticks, and the occasional Rocky Mountain wood tick. Of the 14 different tick-borne diseases listed on the Center for Disease Control’s…

0 Comments / 160 View / May 1, 2016

Feeling Better with Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects 1 to 4 percent of the population. Although anyone can get it, 80 to 90 percent of fibromyalgia sufferers are midlife women. Read on to learn more about this mysterious condition. The…

0 Comments / 384 View / May 1, 2016

Alleviating the Pain and Discomfort of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is often a time filled with joy and excitement at the prospect of bringing new life into the world. A woman’s body undergoes many changes during this nine-month period. Sometimes the changes may trigger aches, pains, and general discomfort….

0 Comments / 182 View / April 1, 2016

Be Empowered and Take Control of Your Reproductive Future with Egg Freezing

Advances concerning the technology of egg freezing (cryopreservation) have been getting much more attention lately as some well-known, high-profile women are choosing to openly discuss how they are utilizing it to “extend their fertility.” While those in the medical community…

0 Comments / 166 View / April 1, 2016

Test Your Nutritional IQ

Do friends rely on your nutritional savvy when they have questions about healthy foods? Can you recite the calorie counts of just about anything you eat? Or do you know how you should be eating but find it takes too…

0 Comments / 173 View / March 1, 2016

The Painful Period

Ah, the monthly curse. The ever-present but often unwanted menses; the annoying acquaintance you can’t seem to avoid. It’s fraught with limiting activities, altering clothing options, and needing to have the appropriate “materials” to manage it. And while all of…

0 Comments / 273 View / March 1, 2016

Hormone Therapy – Is it the Solution for Your Disruptive Menopausal Symptoms?

Night sweats soak your sheets and hot flashes strike in the middle of a sales presentation. Mood swings hit, along with vaginal discomfort and dryness. Are you one of the many women entering menopause whose quality of life is compromised…

0 Comments / 165 View / January 26, 2016

Cervical Cancer: What You Need to Know Now and How to Reduce Your Risk

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Here’s what you should know about this disease, how you can help prevent your daughters (or granddaughters) from developing it, and how to reduce your risk of developing it as well. What is Cervical…

0 Comments / 238 View / December 21, 2015