Articles: women's health

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  1. Everything You Wanted To Know About 4D Ultrasound Scan

    by Aradhana Pandey

    It’s amazing, the remarkable developments that medical procedures have seen over the years, thanks to technology. Not many decades ago, expectant parents had to wait for nine long ...

  2. Exercise and Diet to Cope with Menopause Naturally

    by Monique N. Gilbert PhD

    Health advocate and personal trainer/fitness counsellor Monique Gilbert reminds us that the menopause is not a disease and is a natural part of a woman's reproductive life cycle. I...

  3. Fibromyalgia

    by June Butlin

    In this article, June Butlin discusses the condition of fibromyalgia. She introduces some of the symptoms of fibromyalgia, such as pain and weakness in the muscles, and some of the...

  4. Gentle and Natural Birth Induction Part I

    by Dr Tina Berkowitz

    Part I of this article (with a disclaimer that it is purely for informational purposes and is not intended as a substitute for advice from a physician or other health care professi...

  5. Gentle and Natural Birth Induction Part II

    by Dr Tina Berkowitz

    This article includes a very in-depth account of the complex role of hormones and neurotransmitters in the course of the birth process. She explains how these are produced, what th...

  6. Giving Birth Away From Home

    by Sophie Dassy

    In this article, Sophie Dassy talks about her experiences with the health care system in China and Hong Kong, compared with her home in Brussels.

  7. Herbal and Nutritional Approaches to Women's Hormonal Conditions

    by Linda Crockett

    Linda Crockett, herbalist, demonstrates her thorough understanding of very  complex physiological processes and how they can best be addressed via Herbal and Nutritional Medicine t...

  8. Herbal Help for PMS

    by Anne McIntyre

    Anne McIntyre begins by highlighting that the menstrual cycle is a reflection of the other cyclical changes of the earth. The delicate hormone balance can have profound effects on ...

  9. Holistic Approach to Infertility

    by Talha Sawaf, Yehudi Gordon & Marilyn Glenville

    The inability to conceive challenges the couple's emotional and physical health. To overcome their problem they will need to take into consideration the many facets of their fertil...

  10. Holistic Pregnancy and Birth

    by Debra Norton

    Giving birth changes a woman's life forever. The power of birth challenges every aspect of a woman's being – her physical strength, her emotional integrity, her spiritual interpret...

  11. Home Birth Choices for Expectant Mothers

    by Denise Tiran

    The author describes the options available to expectant mothers for choosing the circumstances of the birth. 

  12. Homoeopathic Dog's Milk for PMT

    by Dr Angela Jones

    Jane had always had premenstrual problems. As a teenager, she had been very tired and moody for a few days prior to her period; natural enough in an adolescent. However, after he...

  13. Hormonal Imbalances

    by June Butlin

    Over the past 18 months I have been consulted by more and more clients suffering from hormonal imbalances. These include premenstrual tension, menopausal symptoms, infertility and ...

  14. Hormones 101 What's Happening with Hormones

    by Dr Kate Kass

    Hormones have a lot of control over our bodies and it’s absolutely necessary to know as much as you can about them. You might have heard about oestrogen, testosterone and cortisol, ...

  15. How to use Natural Progesterone

    by Dr John Lee, M.D.

    First, we must be clear about what is meant by 'natural progesterone'. There are, of course, a large number of plants containing progesterone-like compounds just as a large number ...

  16. Hydrotherapy for a comfortable bath

    by Stewart Mitchell

    The body's physiological response to water makes hydrotherapy the perfect accompaniment to all stages of pregnancy – in preparing the circulatory, neurological and musculo-skeletal...

  17. HypnoBirthing(r) - Preparing The Mind-Body For Birth

    by Christine Hill

    In this article the author provides some insight into the Morgan method of HypnoBirthing®, which has been growing in popularity across the globe since its inception in 1989. She ...

  18. Hypnotherapy and the Menopause - A Change for the Better?

    by Sue Preston

    Many of the difficulties of menopause are caused by the way we think about getting older, losing reproductive functioning, losing our sense of our usefulness in society.  Hypnother...

  19. Importance of Obstetric Knowledge for Complementary Practitioners

    by Denise Tiran

    This article focuses on complementary therapies and remedies for a more natural approach to pregnancy and childbirth. Studies show that about 55% of mothers-to-be use herbal medici...

  20. Induction of Labour - The Dilemma for Complementary Therapists Working with Pregnant Clients

    by Denise Tiran

    This article carefully spells out the professional boundaries and possibilities involved in the question of induction. Pregnant women can be helped in many ways by various complemen...

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