Category Archives for "Nutrients for Women’s Health"

How to prevent a stroke & other heart diseases

Are you at risk of a stroke? Or even heart disease?Dear Dr. Susan, QUESTION My mother had her first stroke when she was in her early 60s. For three years afterwards, she took prescription blood thinners, but still died from a massive stroke. I’m 50 and would like to protect myself, but I’d prefer a more natural […]

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How to fight fibroids naturally & without side effects

Common Signs & Symptoms of Fibroids, And do the Quiz To Check!Dear Dr. Susan, QUESTION During a routine pelvic exam, I learned that I have a uterine fibroid tumor. It’s about the size of a lemon, but thankfully, it’s benign. My doctor is recommending that I have a hysterectomy.  I’m 42. What should I do? —Cynthia Dear Cynthia,  I’m glad […]

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Osteoporosis Drugs: Why Avoiding it could save your life

Yet Another Reason to Avoid Osteoporosis DrugsAre you at risk for bone loss or osteoporosis? Take this simple self test to find out if you are a high candidate for bone loss. Between October 1995 and May 2008, the FDA received 23 reports of esophageal cancer possibly linked to the use of the osteoporosis drug Fosamax. For […]

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What you should know about colon cleansing and colonics

What is your goal? Preventive care or to help heal a toxic colon?■ Colonics: The Ultimate Colon Cleanse   In this article, I wrote about supplement-based colon cleansing rituals. Since then, I have received questions from many readers who want to know my views on another cleansing method: colonics.  So, I want to address this topic today.  Your […]

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Menopause: Hormone strategy and natural alternatives to managing hot flashes

Natural Menopause Treatments: Your AnswerDear Friend, Today, I’m going to continue the menopause discussion from two additional angles.  First, we’ll look at mind/body therapies that are powerfully effective at relieving menopause symptoms. Then I’ll give you an up-to-date look at potent new phytoestrogens and the improvements in bioidentical hormone replacement.  I’ll start by sharing a dramatic […]

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Menopause: natural alternatives to conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Typical menopausal symptoms and what you can do to help eradicate themDear Friend,  This month, I will be discussing natural alternatives to conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT), a topic I constantly get asked about by my readers and patients.  Typical menopausal symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, mood swings, loss of libido, and vaginal dryness. Even […]

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The Many Non-Reproductive Roles of the Uterus and Ovaries

How to make sure your ovaries and uterus are performing at peak health.In another article I wrote about how to restore hormonal balance after a hysterectomy. In the process of researching and writing, I realized that most women probably have no idea about the incredibly crucial roles that their uterus and ovaries play in their […]

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Super Antioxidant Foods: Lycopene

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Lycopene is one of the most concentrated carotenoids found in the blood, organs, and tissues of the body. One of the most important health benefits of lycopene is its ability to reduce the risk of cancer, particularly cancers of the reproductive tract. One study in particular from […]

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