Teens are commonly known for making poor eating decisions. While some junk food snacking or over-indulgence is to be expected, excessive consumption of unhealthy foods can lead to problems. As the Palo Alto Medical Foundation reports, 15 percent of children between the ages of six and 19 are considered overweight. If your teen is a member of this 15 percent, or if you are eager … [Read more...] about Healthy Teenage Diets
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General body aches, including lower stomach pain, are fairly common among pregnant women and are usually not a cause for alarm, according to the March of Dimes. Most pregnancy-related gastrointestinal difficulties are actually located in the abdominal region of your belly and may or may not be related to what you are eating while you're expecting a new addition to your family. … [Read more...] about Lower Stomach Cramps During Pregnancy
A spontaneous abortion, more commonly referred to as a miscarriage, is the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks' gestation. About 12 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage before the end of the first trimester, or the 12th week, Dr. Marjorie Greenfield writes on the Dr. Spock website. After that, the statistic drops dramatically to about 1 percent.IdentificationCramping and … [Read more...] about Miscarriage at 12 Weeks Into Pregnancy
There is no definitive list of vitamins that decrease sexual desire. Although one natural supplement may decrease sexual desire, lifestyle changes and prescription drugs, not vitamins, are commonly linked to decreasing desire. Everyday occurrences including stress, dealing with children, boredom and low self-esteem can hurt a person's sex drive. Much research has been done on … [Read more...] about What Vitamins Decrease Sexual Desire?
Couples therapy can be very helpful for a marriage, even one that might be described as doing just fine. That's because there are often issues that exist beneath the surface, and couples therapy can help the partners identify those issues and learn how to deal with them in a positive way rather than allowing them to create tension and strife in the relationship. Here are some … [Read more...] about Forms of Treatment for Couples Therapy