30 Self-Care Activities for The Everyday Woman

30 Self-Care Activities for The Everyday Woman

Do you make time for the things that you love? If your answer is yes, wonderful keep it up! If your answer is a big no, then it’s time to make some changes in your life, my friend. It’s time to put yourself first. Self-care is a huge component of wellness, believe it...
Breast Self-Awareness: 5 things you must do

Breast Self-Awareness: 5 things you must do

Written by Tiffany Woodus, MD/OBGYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) Breast self-examination (regular, repetitive self inspection of the breast with the goal of detecting breast cancer) is no longer recommended by the American Cancer Society or the U.S. Preventive Services...
How to Beat Period Fatigue

How to Beat Period Fatigue

Got period fatigue? No worries, it’s pretty common. During prime PMS time our estrogen levels (female sex hormone) rise, then falls which can leave you feeling fatigued.  Fatigue before and during the period: what causes it? Hormones The roller coaster ride that is...
What’s the Point of a Kegel Exercise?

What’s the Point of a Kegel Exercise?

Written by FH Contributor Rachel Louissaint, DPT If we were to ask the average person if they know where their pelvic floor is, we may get a couple of confused looks. Your pelvic floor muscles are not muscles you can see with the naked eye which makes it even more...
Ladies, Keep Up With Your Iron Levels

Ladies, Keep Up With Your Iron Levels

Did you know that iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency and the leading cause of anemia in the United States? Populations that are at higher risk for developing iron deficiency anemia include, but are not limited to, women who are pregnant,...