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How Chiropractic Wellness Care Can Help Women With Infertility Problems

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

How Chiropractic Wellness Care Can Help Women With Infertility Problems

  There have been a growing number women with infertility who are getting help with Chiropractic wellness care. A series of twelve research papers published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research suggests that Chiropractic adjustments, performed to address nerve interference caused by spinal distortions, could offer hope to many women who suffer from infertility problems.   These studies found that Chiropractic had positive results regardless of the woman’s age, number of year’s infertile, previous medical intervention or health...

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Hypothyroidism

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Conditions, Women's Health | 0 comments

Hypothyroidism

  Functions of the Thyroid The thyroid is a small ductless gland weighing less than one ounce, located in the neck along the trachea or windpipe. The thyroid is the only place where iodine can be absorbed into the body.   Iodine comes from the different foods we eat and is necessary in small quantities to make thyroid hormones: triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4).  These hormones are then circulated throughout the body where they control metabolism in every cell.  Metabolism is the body’s conversion of oxygen from the air we breathe and...

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Chiropractic Helps Ease Painful Menstrual Cycles

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

Chiropractic Helps Ease Painful Menstrual Cycles

  During menstruation, women suffer from painful menstrual cycles and also have uterine pain while and after menstruation. These cramps are also called dysmenorrhea. This word is derived from the Greek words “dys”, “meno” and “rrhea”. Menstruation is marked by a sharp pain along with nausea, headache, digestive problems and lower back pain.     Side Effects of Prescription Medications for Dysmenorrhea At times, women are prescribed birth control formulations which are made especially for those who have very painful menstrual cycles. Although...

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Chiropractic Benefits Pregnant Women And Helps Children

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Featured Articles, Women's Health | 0 comments

Chiropractic Benefits Pregnant Women And Helps Children

  Spinal Manipulations With Chiropractic Have Benefits For Pregnant Women And Helps Children   A lot of people are unaware of the fact that chiropractic adjustments are extremely beneficial to women during their   pregnancy and beneficial for babies and children. It is quite common for faster and more comfortable deliveries among the women who receive spinal manipulations throughout their pregnancy. Pregnant women are much more predisposed to back pain than non-pregnant women, primarily due to the extra weight and spinal pressure placed by...

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Anorexia nervosa, Eating Disorder

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

Anorexia nervosa, Eating Disorder

  What is Anorexia?   Anorexia is an eating disorder with an obsession with weight loss, refusing to eat, and where starvation affects the personality. It is also associated with bulimia.  Anorexia is more common for teenaged girls in developed countries.   For bulimia and anorexia, the main causes are understood to be a fear of becoming overweight, an obsession with body fat, and a fixation with perfection. An anorexic may see themselves as fat, obsessed with death and exercise. Recent studies suggest that a zinc deficiency plays a role in...

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Bulimia nervosa, Eating Disorder

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

Bulimia nervosa, Eating Disorder

What is Bulimia? Bulimia is an eating disorder with overeating and then self-induced vomiting. It is also associated with anorexia nervosa, obsessive weight loss and starvation. Bulimia is more common for adolescent girls and women aged 12 – 30 in developed countries. However, it is difficult to know how prevalent bulimia truly is, because the eating disorder is done in secret.   For bulimia and anorexia, the main causes are understood to be a fear of becoming overweight, an obsession with body fat, and a fixation with perfection. Recent...

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Ovarian Cysts, Tumors

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

Ovarian Cysts, Tumors

The ovaries are two small reproductive organs in a woman’s body located on the left and the right of the uterus. The ovaries produce an ova or egg each month, release hormones like estrogen, and bring about menstruation. Various kinds of cysts can form in or around the ovaries.  Most ovarian cysts occur during the childbearing years.  75 – 85% of the ovarian cysts being benign, or non-cancerous, and would not require surgery.   Ovarian cysts cannot be prevented, but they mostly do not cause any symptoms, are not cancerous, and go away on...

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Vaginal Infections (Vaginitis)

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

Vaginal Infections (Vaginitis)

    Vaginal infections or Vaginitis is a condition that causes the inflammation and infection of the vagina. If the vulva and vagina are inflamed and infected, the condition is called Vulvovaginitis.       Symptoms of Vaginal Infection (Vaginitis) May Include: Itching around the vagina Burning during urination Irritation of the vaginal and vulvar Abnormal vaginal discharge with an unpleasant odor Pain or discomfort during sexual intercourse   Possible Causes: Yeast      – Yeast or Candida infection Bacteria – Bacterial vaginosis from...

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Chiropractic Care For Women Offers Many Benefits

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

Chiropractic Care For Women Offers Many Benefits

    Today’s modern woman has become much more knowledgeable in diet, nutrition, weight loss, exercise, sports and physical activity, and methods for maintaining wellness and general fitness – about which chiropractors have considerable expertise that they are eager to share.     Chiropractic wellness programs are particularly well-suited to the special needs of pregnant women, new mothers, women who are overweight, who are in stressful situations, and others who need to protect and strengthen their bones, nerves, joints, muscles and overall...

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Eczema

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Conditions, Women's Health | 0 comments

Eczema

  Eczema is also known as dermatitis, or an inflammation of the skin. It is characterized by itching, blisters, red bumps, swelling, oozing, scaling, and crusting. Though eczema is not life threatening, it can be uncomfortable and impact the eczema sufferer and those around the eczema sufferer.   Eczema & Allergies Eczema occurs more often in people with families histories of hay fever, allergies, asthma.  In other cases, eczema may be situational. To avoid further irritation of the skin, wear natural fabrics, nonirritating fibers, avoid...

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Chiropractic Treatment – Highly Beneficial for Pregnant Women

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

Chiropractic Treatment – Highly Beneficial for Pregnant Women

  It has been proven that chiropractic treatment is highly beneficial both for the expectant mother as well as the baby. Almost every well-trained chiropractor is aware of the techniques to treat pregnant women, but there are some chiropractors with advanced certifications, training or experience, who specialize in this style of treatment.   As the baby develops in the womb, the expectant mother goes through a series of physical and hormonal changes. Factors such as constantly growing weight, breast enlargement and pressure on hips have...

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Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnant Women

Posted by on Jul 1, 2012 in Women's Health | 0 comments

Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnant Women

  Lower Back Pain Many women who experience lower back pain while they are pregnant or just after pregnancy wonder if chiropractic treatment can help them. More importantly, they have concerns as to the safety of chiropractic care during and immediately after pregnancy. This article will give you information and an introduction about chiropractic care and pregnancy.   Almost any woman can attest that pregnancy changes the body a lot. As the child develops in the womb her body must adapt and change. The abdomen enlarges and the lower back...

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