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Is Being Vegan or Vegetarian Actually Good for Women?

In the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle, many people choose to become vegan or vegetarian. From the decreased risk of health issues such as diabetes, high cholesterol and cancer to overcoming obesity, various health benefits accompany vegetarianism and veganism. These diets are popular as they are higher in fiber and lower in cholesterol, protein, calcium and salt.

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.

Why Telehealth Is So Cost-Effective

Many patients have enjoyed easier access to professional medical and therapeutic advice due to telehealth technology, and the convenience factor is significant. But there’s another side to the value of telehealth: it’s cost-effective. So why exactly is telehealth so affordable, and will it be a better option for you and your family in 2022?

A Higher Intake of Whole Grain Could Reduce Cardiovascular Problems

Recent research indicates that people who eat more whole grains have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Read on if you’d like to find out how such a small dietary change can lead to a better quality of life!

Top Heart-Healthy Foods

Whether you’re looking for something to munch on while watching television, or hoping for something more substantial, here’s a list of the top heart-healthy foods and their benefits.

Healthier Ways to Drink Your Eggnog

Of all holiday traditions that involve food, eggnog may be the most beloved.

Easy Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Holidays are filled with family, friends, cheer, and good food. It is a time to gather with loved ones and enjoy fun and fellowship. However, holidays can also be stressful.

Looking Beyond the Science: Caring for Underserved Communities with Dr. Imani McElroy

People’s health and well-being are heavily influenced by the communities in which they live. Ideally, people have ample access to medical services and the resources to pay for them.

How Wildfires Negatively Impact Air Quality

Wildfires have become troublingly customary in the Western U.S. over the past decade. Unfortunately, this devastating trend is only going to worsen itself, as uncontrolled fires will gradually become longer, larger, and more devastating for our communities.

Is The Mediterranean Diet for You?

All the health-conscious people have surely heard of the Mediterranean diet by now. Most doctors, nutritionists, and dietitians have been actively recommending this diet for optimal health for a long time.

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The Best Probiotics for Women

The Best Probiotics for Women

Trillions of microorganisms live inside the human body, and we can support their thriving existence with supplemental probiotics. Probiotics can be naturally found in foods such as yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut and kombucha drinks. Currently, the market is loaded with probiotic products for women.

Gynecology and Women's Health: Dr. Rachel Spieldoch Shares What You Need to Know About It

Gynecology and Women’s Health: Dr. Rachel Spieldoch Shares What You Need to Know About It

The practice of gynecology and women’s health is highly personal for many women. It covers menstrual cycles, pregnancy, childbirth, gynecological cancers and treatments for gynecological issues. For many women, these are subjects they don’t easily share with their partners or even their doctors. As a physician specializing in gynecology and women’s health (and someone who truly understands it all), Dr. Rachel Spieldoch shared her knowledge and insights with Top Doctor Magazine on what to do if you’re feeling worried about any of these subjects.