Does An Apple Cider Vinegar A Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is so hot right now. There are claims that it can help you with a myriad of issues, including weight loss, but is is true? How does ACV help you, or does it do anything at all? Lets take a look at the evidence that exists around it. *Disclaimer: This blog…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Probiotics: Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Wait isn’t this a women’s health blog? Why are you talking about IBS? Well – IBS is more common in the female population than the male population. Some evidence suggests it may be related to the menstrual cycle and hormones in women. So – despite the fact that it doesn’t sound like a women’s health…

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Do Lactation Supplements Really Work?

If you’re a breastfeeding mother (or even if you’re not), you’ve probably either heard, seen, or used a lactation supplement or aid of some sort. Some examples include: lactation cookies, drinks such as teas, herbal supplements and more. But can all these things really help boost milk supply? And are they safe? Lets take a…

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The “Tea” on Raspberry Leaf

If you’re a woman who has been pregnant or anyone who works in labor and delivery/perinatal care, you may have heard of this popular herbal therapy. Raspberry leaf – commonly consumed in tea form. It’s a centuries old herbal therapy – said to have effects on contractions that increase their strength and effectiveness, and shorten…

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