Women's health directory    

August 2007


Think yoga is just for chicks or wimps? Think again! More and more professional and amateur athletes — both male and female — are incorporating yoga into their fitness regimen. Whether you want to improve your baseball, golf, tennis or basketball game, yoga can help improve your overall state of well-being while enhancing your athletic performance. There are at least 18 different styles of yoga available worldwide.

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For some couples fertility and getting pregnant are as easy as eating cake. For others, the world of reproductive technology becomes the only hope for conception.

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China’s broadcasting regulator has banned a reality TV show in which contestants competed to win plastic surgery, which was then carried out live on television.

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Everyone experiences pain at one point or another. It often is an indication that something is wrong. Each individual is the best judge of his or her own pain. Feelings of pain can range from mild and occasional to severe and constant.

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Although there are few times when hair loss is considered normal in a women like after the baby is born or during menopause, it is still disturbing for women. Women give importance to value, quality, style and color of hair. The problem of losing hair in women is increasing at high levels.

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What if you were asked, at the very last second, to join your coolest office mates and head over to a happenin’ party after work? Would you be prepared to glam it up for the get-together? Or perhaps the man of your dreams drops you an e-mail to ask if you’d like to meet for lunch at a trendy local bistro?

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In my career as a dietitian, I’ve counseled hundreds of people about making lifestyle changes that result in permanent weight loss. After all, we all know that any diet will work if you stick to it for a while!

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Prenatal Yoga helps an expectant mother attain the high levels of strength, relaxation and flexibility. Practice of yoga during pregnancy brings immense changes, both physical and mental. Embarking on a regular prenatal yoga regime benefits the mom and child. Infact, there are specific yogic postures especially ear-marked for pregnant women. Every pregnant woman looks forward to complete the entire gestation period sans complication.

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Power Yoga is the right combination of flexible and strength training coupled with the traditional yogic Surya Namaskar moves. Power yoga is often used to describe vigorous fitness programs modeled on the Ashtanga style of yoga. Power Yoga The term Power Yoga came into usage in the mid 1990s when Ashtanga Yoga became more accessible to a western audience. This was when people began to look at yoga as a concept to work out. New Yorker Beryl Bender Birch and Los Angeler Bryan Kest are often credited with near simultaneous development of Power Yoga.

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Contrary to what you might believe, it doesn’t take a full face of makeup to look like you put some effort into your morning beauty routine. Here are a few easy steps that can be done in 10 minutes or less: Coverage. What condition is your skin in? Do you have a few blemishes you want to hide? Do you have undereye circles? If so, then concealer will be your best friend. Just dab a small amount on imperfections and tap with your ring finger to blend into the skin. Not only is this fast to do, but it helps to make your skin look natural and perfect without looking heavy.

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