Women's Health

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

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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…

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Medical Emergency Preparedness 101

During the past few years, we’ve seen how circumstances beyond anyone’s control can change everything in the blink of an eye. Just ask residents of New York or New Jersey, for example, many of whom are still reeling from the | Read More…

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10 Tips for Healthy Skin All Winter

If cold weather and artificial heat leave you with dry, cracked skin, here’s some good news. You can fix that problem and improve your overall health by following a few simple guidelines. We tend to think of skin — the | Read More…

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Heart Attack Symptoms: Know these Signs

With the holidays at hand, many people are focusing on the joys of the season. But as I mentioned in last week’s newsletter, the pressures of shopping and party-going need to be balanced with plenty of self-care and stress relief. | Read More…