It all comes down to who's in control: you or the disease.
When you're diabetic, it can feel like your entire life revolves around a disease ... l like no one understands the highs and lows or what it does to your body and your emotions. You think people assume you caused it yourself by being overweight. Meanwhile, you have to think about everything you eat, when you eat it and then what it's going to do to you ... and everyone else gets to do whatever they want! Have you ever just not wanted to check your blood sugar because you're tired and frustrated? After all, checking your sugars means piercing your fingers repeatedly. At the same time, you dread the reaction you're going to get from your doctorfor not following his/her instructions. Have you ever just wanted a break from your medication? You hate facing the scars on your stomach from your pump or your injections, but if you skip your meds, your sugar levels get out of control.
Pull your pelvic muscles in, then release. In, then release. Feel calmer yet?
On top of helping with urinary incontinence later in life, keeping your lady parts nice and taut, and making childbirth smoother, I'm sure you've also heard that Kegels are a great way to keep your sex life in tip-top shape. And if you can incorporate them into your between-the-sheets routine (or non-routine, wink), you're making the experience even more intense for both parties — or so they say.
Winning! Thanks to our double-X chromosomes, women are literally stronger than men.
We hate to say we told you so, but...who are we kidding? WE TOLD YOU SO! Women, according to a new study, are the stronger sex due in part to their double X chromosomes. Dr. Jennifer Ashton, a medical correspondent for CBS's The Early Show, says it's often heard that "women are stronger when it comes to being more stoic when they're sick," but now there's actual scientific proof.
Rancic's case is a good reason women shouldn't wait until age 40 to get mammograms.
This morning on the Today show, Giuliana Rancic, 37, made a big announcement. Only it wasn't the happy pregnancy news we've all been waiting for as she and her husband, Bill Rancic, have struggled with infertility for years. Rather she revealed that she has breast cancer, which was discovered because of her IVF treatments.
Women may soon receive pills, IUDs and patches without the co-pay, under the Affordable Care Act.
It's hard to imagine the words "free" and "birth control" being in the same sentence, especially to the women who have spent years paying upwards of $30 for their montly pills. Yet, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which deals exclusively with women's and reproductive issues, has released a new report that suggests birth control could soon be free and accessible for all American women.
If you are a woman you can relate to the fact then many men always seem “on.” They may work all day, come home exhausted, but if you mention sex, most of them are ready and raring to go. Women are not like this. We need time to make a transition into sexy. A big mistake many couples with small children make is on date night, if dinner is set for 7p.m. they have the sitter come at 6:30 or 6:45. The date may feel hurried, tense, and doesn’t usually end with both people feeling relaxed and amorous.
Follow these easy, DIY makeup tips to save money, but still look great on your wedding day.
With all the amazing, elaborate wedding options to choose from out there—the venue, the cake, the dress etc. it’s sometimes hard not to go over budget. However, an easy way to save money is doing your own makeup for the big day. What’s not so easy, however, is still managing to look absolutely fabulous. Luckily, Fox News iMag proves it can be done.
Spice up your morning routine with these sexy tips from Women's Health.
For most of the working world, the blaring of the alarm clock isn't a happy sound. So why not turn that rude awakening into an erotic opportunity with a roll in the 400-thread-count hay? After all, scientists say that people who start their days by having sex are all-around healthier and happier than those who don't. "Having sex in the morning releases the feel-good chemical oxytocin, which makes couples feel loving and bonded all day long," says Debby Herbenick, Ph.D., author of Because It Feels Good. It makes you stronger and more beautiful too: Morning sex can strengthen your immune system for the day by enhancing your levels of IgA, an antibody that protects against infection. And climaxing releases chemicals that boost levels of estrogen, which improves the tone and texture of your skin and hair. Want to max out the morning love? Follow these tips:
Take your love and sex life to the next level with these awesome, easy tips about "wegasms."
As if reaching the "Big O" wasn’t enough on its own, Women’s Health offers advice on how to have an even more memorable, earth-shattering experience between the sheets. That's right: the wegasm (aka the simultaneous orgasm).
Your menstrual cycle can play a big role in your sex life -- plan accordingly!
The good people at Women's Health have gifted us with a handy guide to having hot sex every single day of your menstrual cycle. As your hormones fluctuate throughout the month, how you like to have sex and how often you orgasm are factors that change dramatically.