Women’s Health Tips

How to Find Health Information for Refugees in Vancouver

How to Find Health Information for Refugees in Vancouver

A Vancouver-based website provides health information for refugees from other countries, to make it easier to get medical care in British Columbia. “Refugees already have so many barriers. There’s the barrier of language, cultural barriers, living below the poverty level,” says Dr Martina Scholtens, who created RefugeeHealth.ca. “Refugees generally come from a huge background of […]

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How to Handle Bad News From Your Doctor

How to Handle Bad News From Your Doctor

Written by on November 26, 2012 in Men's Health Tips, Resilience, Women's Health Tips with 2 Comments

For better or worse, your life won’t be the same after a doctor’s diagnosis. These tips for coping with bad news from your doctor are from writer, speaker, and college professor Donnell King. “My wife and I were blessed with a special needs daughter who required a lot of care – she was hospitalized 22 […]

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When You Never Feel Full and Can’t Stop Eating – 4 Non-Diet Tips

When You Never Feel Full and Can’t Stop Eating – 4 Non-Diet Tips

Written by on October 11, 2011 in Health & Wellness, Weight Loss Tips, Women's Health Tips with 0 Comments

The more you eat, the hungrier you get, right? I hear ya! Here are a few non-diet tips for people who can’t stop eating and never feel full no matter how much they eat. These tips are inspired by a reader: “My problem is that I NEVER feel full, no matter what weight loss program […]

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Should You Tell Your Boyfriend About Your Eating Disorder?

Should You Tell Your Boyfriend About Your Eating Disorder?

Getting help with an eating disorder often involves telling people. But who? Here’s what happened when one of my readers told her boyfriend about her eating disorder… “I told my boyfriend I have an eating disorder,” says C. on Teenage Eating Disorders – Bulimia, Anorexia, Body Dysmorphia. “And it got worse after telling him! I […]

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Easy Cures for Common Health Problems – From Gas to Warts

Easy Cures for Common Health Problems – From Gas to Warts

Written by on June 16, 2011 in Healing, Natural Health Tips, Women's Health Tips with 0 Comments

Got gas? Urinary leakage? Here are 16 easy cures for common health problems, ranging from unexpected gas to ugly warts. Many womens health problems – adult acne, memory loss, snoring - can be cured easily and quickly. These 14 easy cures for minor health hassles are from doctors, for women in their 30s, 40s, and 50s — […]

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7 Ways to Get a Better Workout at the Gym in Less Time

These tips for getting a better gym workout in less time are from personal trainers, strength coaches, and boot camp instructors. Even if you only have 10 or 15 minutes to work out, you can get fit fast! First, here’s a tip from trainer and nutritionist Ariane Hundt: “Pure coconut water is a great source […]

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Breast Cancer Survivors Share Secret Benefits of the Big C

Written by on May 12, 2011 in Body Wisdom, Inspirational Tips, Women's Health Tips with 6 Comments

Some breast cancer survivors say they’re glad they got (and beat) breast cancer. Here are a few secret benefits of breast cancer from survivors, oncologists, and radiologists… “Because of my mother’s struggle with breast cancer when I was 16, I always felt like I had two B-sized time bombs sitting on my chest, just waiting to […]

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How the Sun Causes Skin Cancer – and How to Prevent It

Written by on April 17, 2011 in Body & Skin Care Tips, Women's Health Tips with 1 Comment

A dermatologist explains how the sun causes skin cancer, and offers tips for cancer prevention in the summer sun. Preventing skin cancer isn’t just about putting sunscreen on – it’s about knowing how to recognize the signs and symptoms of skin cancer. “It’s estimated that we accumulate more than 50% of sun damage before the […]

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LASIK Vs PRK Laser Eye Surgery – What’s the Difference?

Written by on April 5, 2011 in Men's Health Tips, Women's Health Tips with 1 Comment

LASIK and PRK are two different (but similar) types of laser eye surgery. Here you’ll learn what the difference is, and why different surgeries are better for different people. If you’re thinking about getting laser eye surgery, it’s crucial to get two different opinions from two different clinics. I went to LASIK MD in Vancouver, BC […]

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Why Should I Exercise? How Exercising Affects Every Part of You

Why Should I Exercise? How Exercising Affects Every Part of You

I got tired of asking “Why should I exercise?”, so I researched how exercising affects how I look and feel. If you’re wondering why you should exercise, you gotta read how exercising helps your brain, body, soul, and relationships… Before the tips, a quip: “The only way to keep your health is to eat what […]

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