We’ve been hearing a lot lately about polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. Today, we’re taking a closer look at what PCOS is, how it’s diagnosed and, most importantly, how to treat it.
Birmingham Health & Nutrition
Do you know what paleo is? Could your thyroid be making you gain weight or be excessively tired? Is heart health really that big of a deal? Should you consider going vegan? There are so many health and nutrition questions and updates that cross our news feeds each day and we research a few of this topics right here to hopefully keep us all healthier and happier! That said, there is tons of controversy over health issues and many opinions. Consider all health-related articles to simply be a forum to get the discussion going and talk to your doctor. She, or he, is the expert!
In this month’s edition of the SB Hot List, our staffers share the things that they must use, eat or do every morning. Read on and pick up a few new ideas for your morning routine!
There’s a population of people who are both raising children while simultaneously caring for their aging parents. It’s called the “sandwich generation,” and it can be an exhausting and lonely stage in life. Here’s how to navigate it and find the joy in this time.
Four women bravely share their personal struggles and experiences with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS.
Postpartum depression impacts more women than you think. We talk to a mom who experienced PPD & doctors to get the facts. Tip #1: Don’t be afraid to talk.
At a loss for what to do when your friend is diagnosed with cancer? We spoke with cancer survivors, caretakers, family members and medical professionals to find out their suggestions for navigating this sensitive time.
A woman’s body is a complicated machine. We talk to experts at Brookwood Baptist Health to gain insight about a few hot topics people rarely discuss or warn you about during different ages and stages of life.
We talk to the new president of Iron Tribe Fitness about health, self-love, taking action and sharing your gifts with the world. Meet Karen Broadwater, our newest FACE of Birmingham.
Don’t have a breastfeeding support group? You do now! August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and today we’re sharing handy advice and useful information from experienced moms. Image: Aurimas Mikalauskas via Flickr CC
With all of the health buzz around superfoods these days, we enlisted a pro to break it down for us. Today, Dr. Josh Axe shares the latest six superfoods we should have in all of our diets — and why!