Women who haven’t had children may believe they’re protected against the urinary incontinence frequently associated with multiple vaginal births. They're not. But there are ways for women to minimize their risks.
As we age, many of us lose strength and flexibility in our wrists and hands, and the effects on our quality of life can go far beyond going without pickle slices on our sandwich. A good grip helps us do delicate tasks (buttoning a shirt) more smoothly and vigorous tasks (gardening) more easily. So, how do you build hand strength?
It’s a chronic problem in much of the 21st Century world—too much work, too many distractions, and not enough sleep. But sleep is one of the most natural and necessary of our human processes. We need good sleep, and we need enough of it.
Hypothyroidism can cause a lot of the same symptoms as perimenopause, but the consequences of leaving it untreated can be much worse. Know the difference and if you should consider getting tested.