More than half of American child-bearing women are overweight or obese. The problems they face are numerous: from inability to conceive to the increased risk of miscarriages and poor health of the baby. To increase their chances of a happy motherhood, many are opting for bariatric surgery. But, getting pregnant after the surgery carries its […]
If you are pregnant, make sure your husband is changing your cat’s litter. According to the latest research conducted by a group of Swedish scientist, a common parasite Toxoplasma gondii found in the cat littler can enter the brain and severely affect pregnant women, unborn fetuses and people with weak immune system.
When you eat the right amount of calories during pregnancy you will have a healthy weight gain. You can track healthy weight gain through pregnancy using an average scale of gaining one to four pounds during your first trimester and two to four pounds per month during your second and third trimesters.
Why not break big prescription pills in half and get more for your money? Good idea or silly concept? If you cut prescription pills in half you may be able to slash your prescription costs by 25 to 50 percent per year. However you are also cutting down some health benefits and taking a huge […]
It’s funny to me that a month designed to give children huge sacks of candy that can rot their teeth and make them fat, is also National healthy Babies month. Go figure. But in fact, it is, however, I say rather than observe one measly month out of the year as a month for making […]
According to the CDC National Vital Statistics Report, every third American mother is giving birth by Cesarean Section. That is about 32 percents of births in the USA. The research shows that the optimal number, which is good for mothers and babies, is below 10 percents. So, why are American mothers having so many Cesarean […]
Defining Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is diagnosed when bones are very weak and brittle. Bone is living tissue constantly being absorbed and replaced by the body. Osteoporosis transpires when the creation of new bones are not in line with the elimination of old bone. They are so brittle that a fall or a mild stress can cause […]
Awareness of osteoporosis is so important to women that they should consider it daily as, although men do suffer from osteoporosis, 68% of sufferers are women. Prevention of osteoporosis starts now, not when you are already older and beginning to suffer from the effects. Women thirty years of age and older should take preventive measures.
Osteoporosis is a disease that has garnered a bit of attention just by the severity of the results of later stages of the disease. It is characterized by the later stages, as in these stages the bones have become thin and porous and pose more and more risk over time as they become more fragile. […]