WHEEZING LINKED TO MENSTRUAL CYCLE

November 14, 2012 by  
Filed under Health Blog

A woman’s respiratory symptoms fluctuate depending on the stage of her menstrual cycle, new research finds. The study involving 3,926 women found wheezing was higher on cycle days 10-22, and shortness of breath was highest on days 7-21. And coughing was more common after putative ovulation for asthmatics, obese women and smokers, the Norwegian researchers reported in […]

OESTROGEN – MANAGING THE MASTER HORMONE

October 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Health Blog

Oestrogen is essential for healthy female reproductive function. This hormone plays a part in every stage of a female’s life – from early childhood development to puberty, throughout the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, childbirth and finally, through the menopausal years. Too many women suffer from symptoms related to having either too much or not enough oestrogen […]