Treat Overactive Bladder Naturally

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Overactive bladder, or urinary incontinence, is one of the most common chronic conditions in the US. People of all ages and genders are susceptible to overactive bladder, though the condition is seen most often in women. It is difficult to get an exact number of how many people experience overactive bladder because…

HRT Drugs Offer No Protection Against Disability

Hormone Replacement Therapy using hormone substitution drugs doesn’t protect older women from physical decline and disability as has previously been suggested, according to a Philadelphia study. Women taking HRT drugs are just as likely to lose muscle strength as those who go through menopause naturally. Why would HRT protect against disability?         Women’s muscle cells have receptors for the…

Be Informed when You Put On a Brassiere

  Throughout history, whenever women required support for their breasts, they put on some kind of bra. Today, the ubiquitous bra has evolved from its rudimentary function of breast supporter to being a form of clothing to improve a woman’s appearance.  It has even been condemned by feminists as a type of female oppression. In the face of such controversy and superficial…

Stop Lower Body Pain with the Right Shoes

Bunions, blisters, ankle pain, oh my! Whether you suffer from foot, knee or back pain, many of your struggles may be caused by what’s on your feet. Julia Berry reported in Science Weeklythat almost all foot ailments are caused by poorly fitting shoes.  The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons reports that every mile a person walks puts…