Amy Stein to speak at international sexual health conference this weekend

ISSWSH, the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health, is holding a summer course in Philadephia this weekend. Speakers include Amy Stein, Dr. Andrew Goldstein, Dr. Irwin Goldstein, Dr. Alan Altman, Dr. Crista Johnson, Dr. Michael Krychman, Dr. Sharon Parish, Sheryl Kingsberg PhD, and Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD. ISSWSH is a multidisciplinary organization devoted …

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Building a Good Posture with Pilates Based Protocols: Exercise #2, The Calves by Denise Small

This post is a continuation of my last blog. Each post I'll be adding an exercise, inspired by the Pilates technique, for you to try at home. Our goal is to create a series of movements that will build a strong, stable posture from the ground up. This week we are going to concentrate on the calves. …

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National Women’s Week -Topic of the day: Let’s hear it for the bones!

Optimal bone health is one in a myriad of reasons why exercise is crucial. One week of bed rest can result in a 1% decrease in bone mass. Alarmingly, it takes one month of exercise for bone mass to build back up. Bones respond specifically to where the load is focused. Weight training, pilates, and yoga are great …

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National Women’s Week – Topic of the day: Breast Tenderness

Do you experience breast tenderness two weeks before your period?  Hormonal shifts can cause inflammation within the breast tissue making it uncomfortable to run or even wear a bra. There are holistic options available to help increase your premenstrual comfort.Here are a few tips that Dr. Christiane Northrup recommends:increase soluable fiber intakeeliminate caffeinemonitor if dairy …

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