New Joint Replacement Options For Women

No matter how much progress is made in promoting gender equality, there are certain fundamental differences between women and men that affect how both sexes live-and how healthy those lives are. For example, women are disproportionately affected and disabled by joint diseases such as arthritis, lupus and fibromyalgia, according to a report in Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. In fact, women suffer from severe arthritis at three times the rate of men, and according to a study from the New England Journal of Medicine, are twice as likely to need total joint replacements. Cindy Goodfellow from Temple, Texas, experienced this inequality firsthand. An active senior with six grandchildren, Goodfellow’s arthritis affected her so severely in her knees that she had …

Pregnancy Exercise And Diet Tips – Sensible Advice For Expectant Mothers

Mothers-to-be have many questions about pregnancy nutrition and exercise. The tips and advice below will help you get started on a healthy pregnancy. A diet containing the essential nutrients and vitamins are vital to the development of both mother and child. Vitamins are imperative to the health of a developing baby and the well being of the mother. Choosing foods that are rich in vitamins and other nutrients are a critical part of a healthy pregnancy nutrition plan and supplemental vitamins are necessary as well. Follow a well-planned pregnancy diet to help avoid complications such as morning sickness, fatigue, anemia, and constipation. Your healthy diet must continue after pregnancy if you plan to breastfeed your baby. Pregnancy food recommendations * …

Overcome The Symptoms In The First Trimester Of Your Pregnancy

Surprised with the outcome, you abruptly told your husband about this news soon after having a home pregnancy test in one early morning. Afterward, both of you were so contented that you hugged each other for minutes while tears were dropping on your cheek. All the emotions of joy, fear, amazement and acceptance, assembled within you. There was no exact word to describe the feeling. Now you should prepare yourself for the next huge things. The upcoming nine months will be more thrilling than before. You’ll experience unexpected, remarkable changes in your body. In general, pregnancy is divided into three trimesters. Each one has its own nature. Take a look at the general symptoms you may have in the first …

Confidence And Poise: Girls Do You Have It?

How many of us are not confident about how we handle lifes situations? Truth is you may be confident in some area of your life but not others. I grew up a very shy person and was not comfortable going out of my comfort zone. I always stayed in the background and tried to make myself less noticeable. It was especially painful in-group activities that involved boys. But as luck would have it, it was at a school dance that I had a breakthrough. I was sitting in the background hoping a boy would ask me to dance but also terrified that I would get asked. It finally happened. There was a boy approaching me and I was shaking. But …