Early Menopause

Can Menopause Strike Early?

I am a 38-year-old woman. Is it possible for a woman to experience menopause around the age of 40 years? The right age for menopause is 51 years and if it strikes at around 40 or 41, then it is premature menopause. There are many factors that put you at a risk of early menopause…

Back Pain Remedies

Natural Back Pain Remedies

Stretching In a British study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine they found that stretching is just as effective as yoga in treating back pain. The 52-minute stretching classes consisted of 15 exercises that stretched all major muscle groups, but emphasized the trunk and legs. Massage Two words: Treat yourself. Chronic low back pain…

Low libido

Common Causes of Low Libido

Has your desire disappeared? Once you get down to the root of your wrecked sex drive, you can take action to get it back again. From a lack of sleep to having too much to drink, low libido is caused by a number of physiological, emotional, and lifestyle factors. Here are some common issues that…

Incontinence

Incontinence – (Andropause & Menopause)

Many men and women, entering the Andropause or Menopause stage, experience perhaps the most embarrassing symptom of all: urinary incontinence. They tend to notice the lack of bladder control especially when sneezing or laughing.   As a men / woman approaches andropause / menopause, hormone production begins to decrease, which leads to a multitude of…

Cheesy Meatballs in Vegetable Sauce

Cheesy Meatballs in Vegetable Sauce

Our cheesy meatballs in sauce is packed with veggies for a healthy boost that will keep your family’s taste buds satisfied! Ingredients (4 servings) 500g lean beef mince 1 green onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil 1 egg, lightly beaten 2/3 cup fresh breadcrumbs 100g piece tasty cheese, cut into 1cm cubes…

Orange, Carrot & Mint Soup

A velvety smooth carrot soup is perfect on its own for supper or as an impressive dinner party starter. Ingredients (4 servings) large knob of butter 700g carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 large garlic clove, crushed 1L light vegetable stock 125ml freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tbsp finely chopped…

Muscle pain

Muscle pain

Almost everyone has sore, aching muscles now and then. Muscle pain (myalgia) can range from mild to excruciating. Though it often goes away in a few days, sometimes muscle pain can linger for months. Muscle pain can develop almost anywhere in your body, including your neck, back, legs and even your hands. Causes The most…

Foods that cure menopause symptoms

5 Foods That Cure Menopause Symptoms

Women need a variety of foods with nutrients to revitalize their bodies during menopause and avoid uncomfortable symptoms that arise. Calcium, iron and fiber are among the important elements in a diet that may help relieve or prevent conditions that may occur during menopause. Here are five foods to include in a diet to avoid…

Chicken & white bean stew

Chicken & white bean stew

This flavorsome, low-fat casserole freezes really well, so why not make double and freeze half for next time. Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tbsp olive oil 400g boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into chunks 1 onion, finely chopped 3 carrots, finely chopped 3 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 thyme sprigs or ½ tsp dried…