How to Naturally Eliminate the Side Effects of the Mirena IUD, Such as Bleeding & Weight Gain, and Overcome the Mirena Crash WHAT IS MIRENA? Manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Mirena is a small flexible, T-shaped plastic IUD device. This device is placed in the uterus where it slowly releases the synthetic female hormone levonorgestrel, a progestin birth control hormone that has been proven effective 99% of the time in controlling pregnancy for up to 5 years. Mirena was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2000, and in 2009, the FDA expanded Mirena’s approval to treat heavy menstrual bleeding in women already using an IUD. With their approval, women thought it was safe and would also make menstruation less of a nightmare. Unfortunately, for most women, the FDA’s approval was premature. The Mirena IUD not only created discomforting symptoms like heavy bleeding, cramps, hair loss, skin eruptions and weight gain but for some severe anxiety, mood … [Read more...] about How to Eliminate Side Effects of the Mirena IUD Such as Bleeding & Weight Gain
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For many Americans, life gets busier as they hit the latter stages of early adulthood. People start families, add parental responsibilities. Meanwhile, their careers continue to advance. Eventually, they are hauling their children from soccer game to dance recital and other commitments. Finding the time – not to mention the ambition – to exercise can be challenging for both men and women.Seeking tips for women in their 30s and 40s, PhillyVoice spoke with a pair of Philadelphia-based personal trainers, a sports medicine physician and a dietitian. Collectively, they offered some simple advice to women looking to begin exercising again after a long layoff. To start, they suggested developing a game plan. "I think the goal is to write something down and have something help you stay consistent," said Dr. Ryan Schreiter, a Temple University Health Care sports medicine specialist. "Because you will see the benefits of it." Because it can be difficult to maintain consistency … [Read more...] about The keys to getting in shape for women in their 30s and 40s
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by: Zoey Sky Tags: badcancer, badhealth, body weight, breast cancer, cancer prevention, cancer risk, exercise, fitness, obesity, postmenopausal weight loss, postmenopausal women, postmenopause, weight gain, women's health (Natural News) Losing weight doesn’t just make you look and feel good. It can significantly improve your overall health, and according to a study, it might even lower the cancer risk of postmenopausal women. The study was published in CANCER, the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) peer-reviewed journal. The link between postmenopausal weight loss and breast cancer risk Based on the study findings, which are related to the World Health Initiative Observational Study, women who manage their body weight have lower risk of getting breast cancer compared to those who don’t. For the study, researchers from the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, examined 61,335 postmenopausal … [Read more...] about Breast cancer risk skyrockets when you gain weight
(Reuters Health) - Women who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may experience fewer physical and mental health symptoms of menopause than those who prefer to dine on sweets, fats and snacks, an Iranian study suggests. Researchers surveyed 400 women who had already gone through menopause about their eating habits as well as their recollection of how often they experienced symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, muscle and joint problems and bladder issues. The study team also identified three distinct eating patterns: some women’s diets were abundant in fruits and vegetables; others consumed plenty of mayonnaise, oils, sweets and desserts; and a third group favored a wide variety of fatty foods and snacks. Then, researchers sorted women into groups according to how closely they adhered to one of these three dietary patterns. Compared to women who consumed the fewest fruits and vegetables, women who had the most greens in their diets found menopause had a much smaller impact … [Read more...] about Diet rich in fruits and vegetables tied to fewer menopause symptoms
× Food & Drink Home & Living Money Parenting Relationships Style & Beauty Travel Wellness Work/Life Finds MORE FROM HUFFPOST News Politics Entertainment Communities Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos ©2018 Oath Inc. All rights reserved. HuffPost News × Why Am I Not Losing Weight? Wellness Experts explain the most common reasons you're hitting a plateau and what to do. By Nicole Pajer 11/07/2018 11:05am ET You’re hitting the gym on a regular basis and doing your best to eat green salads in lieu of cheeseburgers, yet your pant size is relatively remaining the same. What gives? If you’ve been finding it difficult to lose weight lately, there’s probably an explanation ― and, most importantly, a solution. There are a few key steps that you can take that can get you on the path to achieving your health goals. Below is a breakdown of why you might be hitting a plateau as well as … [Read more...] about Why Am I Not Losing Weight?