Focusing on Joint Health, Not Just for the Elderly

Doctor checking knee joint health and flexibility

You may think taking care of your joints is for old people. You may think that because you’re are 25 or 35, you won’t need to be concerned about your joints for a while. However, your joint health becomes a matter of importance earlier than you think. No matter how old you are, joint health […]

5 Warning Signs You Should Call Your OBGYN About

Warning signs to discuss with your OBGYN

It is always said that prevention is the best defense against future health problems. But sometimes we can’t always predict when or what health issues may occur. Whether pregnant or not, you should have regular visits with your OBGYN. Between your normal trips for routine pap smears, health screenings, or routine pregnancy appointments, there are […]

After Surgery Care: 5 Things You Should Know

Patient Recovering from surgery

“We’re going to have to operate” are words that nobody wants to hear. But sometimes operations are inevitable. What follows after the surgery? You will most likely be stuck in bed for days, feel tired, and experience some pain. However, there are things you can do to help. Here are a few things you can do to make the […]

5 Things to Ask Your Surgeon Before Surgery

Doctor filling out reports

Millions of Americans undergo surgery each year. If you’re one of them then it’s probably an anxious and unnerving time. You’ve got lots of questions to ask and only one or two chances to meet with the surgeon before the operation. It’s important to make the most out of these meetings and get as much […]

7 Things to Know About Breastfeeding

women playing with her baby

Breastfeeding has been described as “a hike through the woods: natural, but not always simple. In fact, it can be challenging, breathtaking, and full of the unexpected”1. That’s the perfect way to describe it –sometimes challenging, unexpected. It can be a little bit harder than you first think but ultimately a great joy. Breastfeeding is one of […]

Pre Surgery Nutrition, The Key to Promote Healing

Eldery Man Preparing for Surgery

If you’re booked for surgery, you’re most likely a little scared and anxious. You’re wondering what will happen, and you’re thinking about how long it will take you to recover. What you’re probably not thinking about is what you’ll be eating a few weeks before the surgery. It’s fair to say that pre-surgical nutrition is low on the list of things people […]

5 Things to Help with Morning Sickness

Soothing Tea for Morning Sickness

If you’re suffering from morning sickness, you’re not alone. Approximately 80% of all pregnant women suffer from morning sickness in one form or another1. Although not harmful to the baby, it is still an unwelcome side effect that may keep you at home or away from work, stop you from carrying out your daily activities, and […]

Stretch marks – what are they?

black and white photo of pregnant women

Their existence is almost inevitable, they don’t go away, and they’re a big source of anxiety for many women. They’re stretch marks—the calling card of pregnancy. If you’re pregnant and dealing with stretch marks, rest assured you’re in good company. Studies show that 50 to 90% of women will develop them over the course of […]