Women's Health

Read articles about Women’s Health by Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D. on Newport Natural Health.

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Natural Migraine Management

Grace’s husband, Hal, brought her to see me. He had been a patient of mine for years, but Grace was seeing a different doctor. Grace had debilitating migraines, and Hal couldn’t watch her suffer any longer. Based on her history, | Read More…

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The Woman’s Guide to Naturally Balanced Hormones

Ladies, how are your hormone levels? If you don’t know, you’re certainly not alone. But whatever you do, please don’t ignore your hormones. When used properly, hormones are powerful forces for healing. Used correctly, they can also be a woman’s | Read More…

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12 Questions to Ask Your Pharmacist Before You Take Your Prescription

Every year, thousands of Americans are hospitalized for drug reactions and interactions. Some of those reactions are fatal, and none of them are pleasant. So while a dozen questions for a pharmacist may seem like a lot, it’s always better | Read More…

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Women’s Heart Health

Heart disease takes a great toll on women, claiming some 250,000 lives each year. That’s about six times more deaths from heart disease each year than from breast cancer. Why is heart disease so lethal to women? Part of the | Read More…

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Cure Urinary Tract Infections Without Antibiotics

Few things are as annoying as a urinary tract infection (UTI). These infections cause serious discomfort. Constantly feeling like you need to urinate, burning sensations, pain, blood in the urine – no wonder UTIs send some nine million people to | Read More…

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Breast cancer update: leave that lump alone!

If you or someone you know is dealing with breast cancer – or if you simply want to stay current with new developments on that front – I have some good news. Hundreds of thousands of women (and even some | Read More…

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Menopause: Signs, Symptoms, Solutions

What comes to mind when you hear the word “menopause”? If you immediately think of hot flashes, sleepless nights, emotional upheavals, and other miseries, it’s time to set the record straight. Once again, conventional medicine and Big Pharma have taken | Read More…

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Yoga Ended Menopause Misery for My Patient Yvonne

Yvonne had taken early retirement from a safe, secure job as a dental hygienist so she could start a jewelry-making business and work from home. “Being my own boss had been my dream for so many years,” she explained in | Read More…

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Inflammation, Memory, and Hormone Balance: Three Supplements

Every month, thousands of new clinical trials are published in scientific journals. Unfortunately, due to the sheer volume of studies, few physicians have the time to explore new research. But years ago, I discovered that combing through these publications is | Read More…

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12 Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

It’s a rare day that goes by for me without seeing a female patient who is concerned about breast cancer. And who can blame them? Nearly 300,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, and the disease was fatal | Read More…