Maria Shapoval
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - A Needling ApproachAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative condition that affects the motor neurons of the cerebral cortex, brain stem, and spinal cord. It afflicts patients 55–75 years of age, and is slightly more common in men than women.
Sarah King
Tracking your Menstrual Cycles DemystifiedUnderstanding your menstrual cycle involves more than just estimating your next period. Knowing your body and tracking your menstrual cycles can provide insight into your hormonal and reproductive health. You might be experiencing symptoms that we usually label as “normal,” when we should be calling them “common.”
Elizabeth Cherevaty
Safe and Healthy Childbirth - Why Every Woman Deserves a Doula Childbirth is one of the most transformative processes a woman can experience. While the intensity of childbirth is a constant through the ages, expectations and environments have evolved. Today, in Western culture, a woman’s first encounter with birth is usually that of her own first baby.
Sarah King
Protein Requirements - What Is Required for Optimal Health?There are many controversies in health-care regarding the proper amount of dietary protein needed for optimal health. Previous concerns of high-protein diets included increased risk of renal (kidney) diseases, and decreases in bone mineral density from leaching of calcium and nutrients from bone.
Lara Spector
Iron Deficiency - What You Need to KnowIron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world. Many women are iron-deficient, especially those who are menstruating, pregnant, postpartum, or breast-feeding. Iron deficiency is also commonly seen in those with chronic blood loss and/or gastrointestinal absorption issues.