Articles: women's health

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  1. Infertility

    by Penny Crowther

    In this article the author refers to a case study (Fiona) with polycystic ovaries, whom she wrote about a few years ago, and explains how she was able to remedy her infertility thr...

  2. IVF Treatment - Roller Coaster Ride

    by Kate Arnold

    Having been sterilised in January 1998, I had been told that my more likely chance of having a baby, 8 years later, would be IVF. As I already had children from a previous relation...

  3. Learning Emotional and Nutritional Nurture through the Lifecycle

    by Simon H House

    The author’s central concern is to explain the nutritional and emotional needs of the unborn child. He discusses the evolution of the human brain, in the context of the earliest hu...

  4. Making the Best of Breast Feeding

    by Nicki Woodward

    This column focuses on the vital role of good nutrition in the quality and quantity of milk production for breastfeeding. Breast milk provides complete food for a baby in its fir...

  5. Menopause - Natural Approaches

    by Eileen Inge Herzberg and Sandra Goodman PhD

    Natural approaches using a variety of complementary therapies to alleviate menopausal symptoms are known and can be exceedingly effective for both constitutional and symptomatic cl...

  6. Menopause the Natural Way

    by Celia Wright

    There are few women who would turn down the chance to look and feel younger if a magic pill were offered. But is HRT really such an elixir, or could it actually shorten life? New...

  7. Miscarriage A Life and Death Experience

    by Mary Nonde

    Today, five out of six women miscarry – an alarming statistic which is worth taking seriously. I would like to share my recent, personal experience in order to give support to othe...

  8. Natural Approaches to Fertility

    by Tanya Leung BSc

    Tanya Leung explores some self-help methods for fertility that are, in many cases, simply adopting a lifestyle that is going to nourish both mother and baby.

  9. Natural Childbirth: Maternal Expectations Versus The Reality

    by Denise Tiran

    This well researched article outlines the features of a normal birth, discusses the expectations of mothers about birth, especially the expectations of mothers committed to a ‘natu...

  10. Natural HRT: Herbal and Ayurveda Approach

    by Nancy Lonsdorf

    Dr Nancy Lonsdorf MD looks at the way in which Ayurveda acknowledges menopause as a natural transition – a concept that has only been recently considered by the medical community. ...

  11. Nourishing Women through Menopause and Beyond

    by Susun S Weed

    The Wise Woman tradition of healing is not new, and is based on nourishing and tonifying women through the menopause rather than aiming to fix them, balance them, affect their horm...

  12. Nutritional and Environmental Approaches to Infertility

    by Jaqueline Johnson

    As a practitioner with a special interest in pre-conceptual care, I know that, given the right information, infertile men and women, or couples who experience birth defect, stillbi...

  13. Oestrogen Dominance

    by Penny Crowther

    This column focuses on the dominance of oestrogen in females which, the author explains, in relation to progesterone in a woman’s cycle overall is too high. Conditions associated w...

  14. Parenting through peer support

    by Walter Barker

    The Child Development Program, developed in the late 1970s was initially based on specially trained health visitors. This program was planned to help and empower parents not to i...

  15. Partnership in Pregnancy and Childbirth - A Specific Massage Programme

    by Anne Haines and Linda Kimber

    The author explains the aims and benefits of this programme on complementary therapy technique LK Massage Programme within the maternity setting,  adding that it allows the partner...

  16. Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Help and Hope

    by Sherrie Palm

    Women in every country around the world experience symptoms of POP yet have little idea what is occurring in their bodies because they are too embarrassed to discuss it with anyone....

  17. Photic Stimulation - Novel Light Treatment Proves Very Effective

    by David Noton, Ph.D.

    Fifteen minutes a day of home treatment with flickering light has been shown to be remarkably effective for PMS, migraine, and a variety of other stubborn disorders.

  18. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    by Mary Martin

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex condition that affects about one in 10 women in the UK. Symptoms include irregular or absent periods, ovulation problems and inferti...

  19. Premature Menopause

    by Kate Neil

    Clinical nutritionist Kate Neil presents a case study of a 25-year-old woman, who appeared to be suffering from premature menopause, having not had a period for five years.

  20. Primary Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    by Kate Neil

    Kate Neil looks at the causes, symptoms and nutritional treatment of primary polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a common hormonal problem affecting menstruating women, using the s...

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