How to Prevent and Heal Anemia Through Diet and Supplements 

Anemia is defined as hemoglobin or red blood cell concentration below two standard deviations of the average physiological needs depending on a person’s age and gender. [1] Anemia affects about ? of the world’s population [2] and contributes to increased morbidity and mortality, [3-4] decreased work productivity, [5] poorer birth outcomes, [6-7], and impaired behavioral…

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How to Manage Menopausal Symptoms Naturally

Menopause can bring about many physical changes, including hot flashes, vaginal dryness, pain during sex, heart palpitations, and sleeping disruptions. These symptoms are the result of fluctuating progesterone and estrogen levels. While many women dread this point in their lives because they fear the common symptoms associated with menopause, menopause can also be viewed as…

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Treating Endometriosis Naturally with Diet and Supplements

Endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent chronic gynecological disorder that significantly reduces the quality of life of affected women by restricting their physical, mental, and social well-being [1]. Endometriosis can be painful, at times causing sharp pain during ovulation, bowel movements, and sexual intercourse. The condition can cause painful, heavy periods, infertility in 30 – 50% of…

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Phytoestrogens and Their Effect on Body Estrogen Levels and Health

Estrogen is the primary sex hormone regulating the menstrual cycle and affecting the reproductive system in the female body. However, not many people know that estrogen affects almost all other body tissues, including the brain. In the brain, estrogen increases serotonin levels and the number of serotonin receptors, controlling the amount of endorphins, the “feel-good” chemicals. Estrogen…

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