March 3, 2020

6 Habits for Women’s Health

Knowledge is power when it comes to the leading women’s health issues, such as heart disease, breast cancer and infertility. When you understand the role of your diet and lifestyle and put recommendations into practice, you’re in a much better position to prevent or beat common health issues. Luckily, what’s good for one aspect of health—such as eating plenty of colorful vegetables, berries, healthy fats and high-quality, clean proteins—will likely help other aspects of your health, too. You’ll see that here as you read experts’ diet and lifestyle advice for common health concerns of women. Challenge: Heart Disease and Stroke […]
December 11, 2018

Six Life-Saving Medical Tests for Every Woman

We wonder why we take the most significant of things for granted, and women’s health has been at the center of focus in this matter. With career transformations and attitudinal revolutions, women have progressed enough to take on many roles but have regressed in terms of health. We spoke to doctors to find out which tests are taken most for granted, despite being life-saving. Depression screening Depression is twice as common in women as in men, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). “The priority of a woman is her family, and now work, while health figures last. If there is a […]
August 21, 2018

Diet Associated With Healthy Cellular Aging

Women, take note! Eating a healthy diet could help promote healthy cellular aging, finds a study. According
July 24, 2018

Can Saffron Help Treat Postpartum Depression?

By Marita Schauch, ND Postpartum depression affects roughly 15 percent of all women in North America after
March 27, 2018

About My Uterus: A Journey of Pain and Triumph

With a fierce commitment to truth and a profound literary sensibility, science writer and author Abby Norman weaves together medical research and her own health trials in a gripping medical mystery and an inspiring story of perseverance and empowerment. Ask Me About My Uterus is Norman’s journey to understand her own pain and a quest to make doctors believe in other women’s pain. In the fall of 2010, during her sophomore year of college, then 19-year-old Abby Norman was repeatedly hospitalized in excruciating pain. Over the next several months her strong dancer’s body dropped 40 pounds and grey hair sprouted […]
October 28, 2014

Women Who Eat Fruits, Vegetables Have Healthier Arteries

A new study suggests that women who ate a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables as young adults were much less likely to have plaque buildup in their arteries 20 years later, compared with those who consumed lower amounts of these foods. This new finding reinforces the importance of developing healthy eating habits early in life. Previous studies have found that middleaged adults whose diet consists of a high proportion of fruits and vegetables are less likely to have a heart attack or stroke, but the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption during young adulthood and heart disease later […]
November 18, 2013

Heart Disease More Deadly to Women

At Kalispell Regional Medical Center’s recent Heart Health Fair, Dr. Thomas Amidon drew looks of surprise when he said heart disease kills more women than men and that more women die from heart disease than all forms of cancer. He admitted to a bias toward women’s health as a man living in a home full of females. “I’ve got a wife, three daughters, three mares and two female dogs,” he said. Amidon said he speaks about women because the medical field has considered heart disease a man’s disease for centuries. The general public still labors under that misconception. Surveys as […]