The benefits of breastfeeding are well documented. Breast milk is the healthiest and safest food for babies and it’s easy to digest. Breastfeeding and breast milk contribute to every part of baby’s development including physical, emotional, and perhaps even intellectual. Babies who are breast-fed have fewer infections such as colds, ear infections and diarrhea. Breast milk can even help prevent childhood obesity, cancer, and diabetes.
Most mothers who have breastfed will tell you the benefits they receive are significant as well. Breastfeeding helps establish an emotional bond unlike anything else a mother does to nurture her child. But there’s more.
The endocrine system is comprised of several glands that secrete unique hormones into your body. So, what would happen if something were to disrupt it? According to several alarming new studies, that’s exactly what’s going on right now. Researchers are warning against too much exposure to endocrine disruptors, which can have adverse effects on your hormones.
By now, most of us know the following facts about skin cancer: melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer; it’s typically caused by overexposure to the sun or a tanning booth’s UV rays; and it typically starts out in a physical aspect by looking like an irregularly-shaped mole.
But what about the things that don’t get too much media coverage and might not even cross our minds?
From the time you’re a young women, you are taught the dangers of breast cancer and ways to detect it. You are encouraged to perform monthly self-breast exams, and mammograms are recommended as you age – or earlier if cancer is in your family history. And so, breast cancer becomes almost an unavoidable threat in your life. You may be prepared to recognize the early warning signs, but at the same time feel helpless to prevent what seems like the inevitable. Have no fear. You can take measures to promote good breast health and ward off this deadly cancer.
Instead of spending more money on the latest anti- aging creams and costly gym memberships to keep fit and healthy, women may want to take stock of the fountain of youth that is right in front of their noses — or at least under their sheets.
Yup, we’re talking about sex.
A recent survey has found that most women don’t understand just how beneficial sex can be to their health or their appearance. But we’re about to tell ya!