Category Archives: Women’s Health

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Exercise Guidelines During Pregnancy

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of pregnancy? Some people may think of cravings, nausea, vomiting, a big belly, and more. Not many people think about pregnancy and exercise. Physical activity during pregnancy is important but must be approved by your healthcare provider first. Let’s dive into questions about… Read More »

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Can Sex Cause a UTI?

Some health professionals consider urinary tract infections (UTIs) to be the most common type of infection. For some, a UTI might not cause any noticeable symptoms while others experience a lot of pain. If a UTI isn’t treated it can become worse and spread. Anyone can get a UTI but females are especially prone to… Read More »

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3 Signs and Symptoms of Impending Labor

Every woman and baby has a unique labor and delivery journey. When your baby’s due date is approaching you may be watching closely for signs of labor. You may be excited, nervous, and scared all at the same time. It is normal to feel this way, especially if this is your first pregnancy. Although you… Read More »

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UTIs and Periods

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are considered the most common type of infection by many healthcare professionals. Since they are so common, some women question if a UTI will affect their period in any way. The simple answer to this is no, UTIs do not directly affect a woman’s period. Let’s dig into this question deeper… Read More »

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4 Methods to Protect Your Skin this Summer

Summertime is known to be a time for fun in the sun. It is also a time that people need to take extra care in protecting their skin. Sun protection is important all year round but we tend to spend more time outdoors during the summer. Too much exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays from… Read More »

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3 Foods to Ease Bloating

Everyone experiences bloating at some point during their lives. It is uncomfortable and can make you just want to lay on the couch all day. You might feel like a balloon and need relief. The good news is that there are foods that can help. Fibrous foods are recommended when you feel bloated. They are… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Hormone Imbalances

You’ve probably heard about hormones but do you really know what they are? Hormones are the body’s chemical messengers. They are located throughout the blood to relay messages to the body. You may be asking yourself, “What kind of messages?” The simple answer is all different kinds of messages. Hormones affect lots of different functions… Read More »

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