Autumn marks an end to the lazy days of summer, and often an increase in stress caused by busy schedules, shorter days and an approaching holiday season. Whether you know it, stress adds up and can impact your health, eventually leading to chronic conditions like high blood pressure, gastrointestinal conditions,1 …
We all love to scroll through our social media feeds, following our friends, celebrities and causes that matter to us. When can that scrolling do harm? When it negatively influences our health. Social media and its effects on body image can have an effect on our mental health, and have …
The chronic condition known as interstitial cystitis causes bladder pressure, bladder and pelvic pain, and a frequent need to urinate that can impact your quality of life. But there are possible ways to ease your symptoms, such as by tracking what you eat and making changes to your diet which could help lessen the side effects of interstitial cystitis.
It’s important to monitor your menstrual cycles for irregular periods. For instance, you can still ovulate without a period, and you can sometimes bleed without ovulating. Irregular periods can sometimes be an indicator of an underlying health concern.
Pelvic pain can have different causes, and stress is one of them. If you’re anxious about your health, you can make matters worse because anxiety can cause pelvic pain. Here’s how.
The occasional bad night’s sleep might make you cranky, but an ongoing problem getting sufficient sleep is a concern. Lack of sleep impacts your mental health in several negative ways.
Far too many of us suffer from a chronic lack of sleep. There are physical and mental consequences to sleep deprivation, so here are some ways how to get better sleep.
Being a mother is a rewarding but often stressful role. Looking after your mental health is just as important as looking after your children.
Regular physical activity has been proven to be good for your physical health, but did you know it can also improve your mental well-being? Here are some examples of how exercise is good for mental health.
The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year. It’s important to look after yourself, so give yourself the best Christmas gift—like some self care, time alone, and time with your spouse.