5 Common Foods That Contain Probiotics

5 Common Foods That Contain Probiotics Prebiotics are indigestible food ingredients that stimulate the growth and maintenance of the gut. They also feed and support the growth of beneficial bacteria, also known as probiotics, in your large intestine. Fructooligosaccharides are prebiotics compounds that are used to manufacture prebiotic supplements, for example inulin and oligofructose. They […]

6 Health Issues Caused by Bacterial Imbalances

6 Health Issues Caused by Bacterial Imbalances If you are experiencing digestive problems along with some discomfort, you could have an imbalance of good and bad bacteria in your gut. Many ongoing health problems are overlooked, and the health problems the person is having can be related to many different things. And sometimes those things […]

Menstrual Education – Preparing Your Teen for Menstruation

Menstrual Education – Preparing Your Teen for Menstruation Most teens start menstruating when they are betweem ages 11-13 years old but the first period can start as early as 9! So when do you start to talk about teen menstruation? How early is early enough? You can generally predict the start of a girls menstrual […]

Menstrual Cycle :Hormones and Regulation

Menstrual Cycle, Hormones and Regulation Hormones control our bodily functions and the menstrual cycle is not different. They control when an egg is released (ovulation) and when the lining of the uterus is shed (menstruation). Menstruation is necessary for reproduction and is considered the hallmark start of the reproductive years of women. When a young […]

Heavy periods | Menorrhagia : Causes , Symptoms And Treatment

Heavy periods | Menorrhagia : Causes , Symptoms And Treatment Menorrhagia is the medical term used to describe the condition in which there is heavy menstruation. Interestingly this is a symptom of an underlying problem but not the problem itself. There can be many underlying causes of excessive bleeding for women. A gynecologist, physician who […]