How to Overcome PMS and Painful Periods

You’re crampy and crabby, bloated and bothered. You sense that it’s that time of month again, and whoops! - you better buy tampons. Many of us view our periods as a routine nuisance. For some, the premenstrual and menstrual symptoms are particularly daunting: sore breasts, extreme mood swings, … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Treat Hormonal Headaches Naturally

Whether it’s a debilitating migraine or the dull throbbing from a stressful day, headaches have the ability to zap your energy, ruin your focus and turn your otherwise centered self into a crabby mess. As one of the most common – and vague – health conditions, headaches are generally accepted as just … [Read more...]

How to Manage PMS: The Key to Your Feminine Power

What can you do to help relieve PMS symptoms? The swollen breasts and bellies. Tears. Raging words erupting from tight throats—the ones we wish we could take back, but can’t. Ugh, PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)! In today's article, Sara Avant Stover shares a fresh perspective and approach to managing your … [Read more...]

The Health Lies that Keep You Tired, Fat and Grumpy

If you’ve turned on the TV lately, you’ve probably seen commercials for them. They’re touted as the answer to all of your problems: They can banish your fatigue, fix your cranky moods, help you sleep at night and quell your anxiety. I’m talking about pills, of course. Prescription drugs are doled … [Read more...]

Strike a Pose and Call Me in the Morning: 5 Ways Yoga Changed My Life

When I was in my thirties, I was working hard. I won’t tell you that I was working too hard, but I was working without sufficient balance. My day job was as a doctor at a Health Maintenance Organization, which I regard as my years in McMedicine. It meant seeing dozens of patients every day, never … [Read more...]