Product of the Week: Pure Encapsulations D-Mannose

Urinary tract infections (UTI) can be very painful. Symptoms include burning during urination, the sensation that you have to urinate often without much urine output, or have cloudy or smelly urine. UTIs are very common and most are caused by bacteria that live in the bowel. If you suspect that you might have a UTI, […]

Read More » | February 28, 2014 | Category: Health, Lifestyle, Women's Health | Comments: none | Tags: , ,

Product of the Week: Metagenics Estrovera

Menopause can be a time of tremendous physical, emotional and social change for women. Common uncomfortable symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, heart palpitations, depression, anxiety, memory loss, vaginal dryness, and changes in sex drive. For women seeking relief from their discomfort, there are safe and effective options available. One product that I have […]

Read More » | December 18, 2013 | Category: Health, Lifestyle, Women's Health | Comments: none | Tags: , , ,

Ask the Nutritionist: Dry Hair

Question: “My hair is seems so dry and brittle. What can I do?” Answer: Dry hair can be a symptom of hypothyroidism, so it is important to talk to your doctor about having your thyroid tested. Sometimes dry hair can be the result of over-washing, using harsh styling products, using too much heat from a hair dryer, or […]

Read More » | October 2, 2013 | Category: Health, Lifestyle, Nutrtion, Women's Health | Comments: none | Tags: , ,

Free Class: How To Fight Stress Naturally

Join us at Ellicott City Pharmacy on Wednesday, September 18th from 5-6 pm for a free class on“How To Fight Stress Naturally”. Herbalist and Nutritionist, Margo Gladding, MS, CNS, LDN, will provide effective approaches to combat the harmful effects of everyday stress. When stress levels exceed the body’s ability to adapt, stress can impact the adrenal system, […]

Read More » | August 28, 2013 | Category: Events/Classes, Health, Lifestyle, Women's Health | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , ,

Join us for a free class! – July 17

Join us on Wednesday, July 17th from 5-6 pm for a free class on Healthy Hormone Balance. Nutritionist and Herbalist, Margo Gladding, MS, CNS, LDN, will discuss natural support for common female complaints such as PMS, menopausal symptoms, fibroids, fibrocystic breasts, and endometriosis. Margo will cover diet and lifestyle tips, key supplements, and hormone testing. […]

Read More » | June 19, 2013 | Category: Events/Classes, Health, Lifestyle, Women's Health | Comments: none | Tags: , , ,

Healthy Hormone Balance

From puberty to menopause, the dynamic relationship between estrogen and progesterone is extremely important to a woman’s overall health. Beyond affecting reproduction, these hormones also influence bone, heart, brain and skin health. As a result, any disruption to this intricate balance can produce a wide range of symptoms in the body. Each year, millions of […]

Ten Diet Success Tips

Bathing suit season is upon us. This is a common time for people to become very motivated to shed unwanted pounds. But, before you adopt another fad diet, remember that the real key to sustained weight loss is eating a healthy, balanced diet rich in whole foods. Here are ten tips to help you stay […]

Read More » | June 18, 2012 | Category: Diet, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrtion, Women's Health | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , ,

6 Herbs for Postpartum Support

In many cultures, herbs have a long history of use for supporting women during the postpartum period. For example, herbs are used to stave off infections, fight colic, reduce bleeding and pain from cramping, soothe and heal the perineal area, increase breast milk production, and for relaxation as well as nourishment for both mother and […]

Redefining “Normal” Labor?

According to a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, U.S. women spend 2-3 hours longer in labor as compared to 50 years ago. One possible explanation for the longer labors seen today may be epidural pain relief, which can slow labor down by 40-90 minutes. Compared to women 50 years […]

Read More » | April 3, 2012 | Category: Pediatrics, Women's Health | Comments: none | Tags: , , , ,

6 Ways to Promote Radiant Skin

• Use “clean” and natural skin products – seek out products (hair care, body care, sunscreens, etc.) that contain natural ingredients and avoid products that contain petroleum, mineral oil, parabens, hydrogenated oils, perfumes, dyes, etc. Some of my favorite brands include Derma E, Dr. Hauschka, and Burt’s Bees. • Practice dry skin brushing – use […]

Read More » | March 1, 2012 | Category: Health, Nutrtion, Women's Health | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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