In addition to uncomfortable, for many women the rule is accompanied by pains and cramps of greater or lesser intensity: what for some is a slight discomfort, for others, especially those affected by endometriosis, it can be a torture that lasts several days once a month. Given this situation, it is logical to be interested in the different possible solutions: from the traditional hot water bags or electric blankets to relieve the pain with heat to the pharmacopoeia within reach, including analgesics such as ibuprofen, nolotil or voltarén.
Research published in Heart, the magazine of the British Cardiovascular Society, has just determined that napping once or twice a week can reduce the risk of having a heart attack or stroke. More specifically, the study has revealed that, compared to those people who do not usually take a nap, those who sleep for a while after eating are 50 percent less likely to suffer a heart attack.
Camila Cabello shares on Instagram the trick that is helping her with anxiety and that you can also copy
Camila Cabello fans will have noticed that the singer is not especially active in social networks or lavish much to speak and publicly show her private life. That is why the artist, who will perform tonight at the MTV Video Music Awards gala, wanted to be honest about the reasons on her Instagram account.
Who says that selfies are narcissistic and egotistical is because he has not yet learned that they could help save lives. How? Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a technology that allows the recognition of a person's blood pressure through these types of photos.
Cold fitness: all the advantages and disadvantages of carrying out our training in a room at 10 degrees
In the world of fitness, in addition to health and training based on scientific knowledge, innovation and the search for new training that attract the attention of potential users also matter. In this context, the idea of training in a cold room has recently emerged.
Zumba is one of the most common and requested physical activities in gyms around the world. It is a discipline that combines music, dance and aerobic exercise quite intense. Until now, training was prepared based on music. However, the Zumba® fitness brand has developed a new modality in which the tables are changed and everything revolves around the movements of our body.
Taking care of our health, our body and our well-being goes through many things, including following a healthy diet and exercising regularly. However, due to the lack of time that usually invades our lives, we may lack hours to go to the gym or collective classes.
Alexa Chung confesses that she has endometriosis, the disease of unknown origin that affects millions of women in the world
Just as Lena Dunham did by sincerizing and speaking openly about her fight against endometriosis in the past, Alexa Chung has now revealed that she also suffers from this disease that affects between 10% and 15% of the female population, according to Endomadrid data. He has done it through Instagram, where he has uploaded a photo in which he appears in the facilities of a hospital with his thumbs up, wanting to indicate that he is well.
Boxing training for beginners: everything you need to know to practice fashion sport among celebrities
Probably all of you have already noticed that boxing is the fashion sport among many of our favorite models and celebrities, such as Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid or Shay Mitchell, who have filled their Instagram walls with photos and videos on the practice that perform. It is a sport that has been traditionally masculine and, therefore, it may seem surprising to see it practiced by women who also have to maintain a specific body type, not too muscular.
I have been on a perpetual diet for seven years: this is my life in Dietland (and I don't know if I will ever leave here)
For seven years my life is a Wednesday that never ends, the most boring day of the week. And it is that for seven years I have lived on an eternal diet, which is like a life sentence but without the right to the conjugal visits of my beloved pizza. During this time I tried all the diets (the fad ones, the traditional ones, the good ones and the less good ones) and I have not managed to become the woman who promised me with any of them.
When taking care of the diet to get rid of extra pounds we always identify certain foods or dishes as allies and others as true enemies of our weight loss plan. However, the reputation of food is not always accurate. That's why we show you eleven foods with a reputation for fattening that can be eaten on a diet to lose weight.
Contraceptives and acne: the whole truth about the use of the pill as a treatment to end the granites
Acne is one of these skin conditions that seems almost more inevitable of all. And, the causes can be both hormonal, bacterial or hormonal, in addition to the diet or the environment. That is why nobody is free to suffer from acne, not even the best known celebrities. This is the case of Kendall Jenner who, on more than one occasion, has talked about his experience with acne and the problems it has brought him not only during his teenage years, but even later.
All about the new marijuana buffers: they don't carry marijuana but CBD (and it's not proven to work)
It is possible that at this point you have already read that the Daye company is developing in the laboratory some buffers that would contain marijuana or cannabis and that would help thousands of women to alleviate the pain and cramps that we suffer during menstruation. However, as striking and encouraging as this news is, the reality is that, in addition to the fact that tampons are not exactly made with marijuana - something that could be dangerous to our health - there is no evidence that they can really help us eliminate period pains.
We know it: the best thing to lose weight is always to take it easy, have the advice and support of a dietitian or a nutritionist and consider that we have to think about acquiring long-term habits that lead us to lose that weight that We want and to the success of the diet. But it is also normal that when this time of summer arrives we rush to lose those extra kilos and that we do not let go.
A contraceptive that is administered by putting on the earrings or the watch: this is how the contraceptive jewelry that a team of scientists is developing works
While we await the arrival of the male contraceptive pill, which has at least 10 years left, other alternative methods are being tested. Some of them, very curious, as is the case with contraceptive jewelry. This method would come to reinvent a type of contraceptive patch that is already marketed and that would work by administering hormones through contact with the skin of a very small patch designed to adhere to earrings and other supplements.
Actress, activist, blogger, royal and future mother, Meghan Markle arouses admiration in each of her appearances. We don't know how he always looks so radiant and perfect. Although now we have a little clue, a little trick. Thanks to an interview he gave in 2017 we have learned, for example, of one of his favorite healthy snacks, something that helped him endure during the long and exhausting days of filming the Suits series and also one of his secrets for look soft and radiant skin.
It is never too late to worry about our health and take seriously that resolution we take on New Year's Eve. And if this time is really good (really good), then you can use extra help. We bring you a series of applications that will help you to count calories, to better plan what you eat and to give you the best advice (or the sheet, as you see it) with if you will always take your nutritionist with you.
By now we know that, in a matter of taste, there is nothing written. Unfortunately, until recently, in a matter of hygienic options to spend our menstruation days yes it was all written - and in a very limited way, let me add -. We had the typical compresses or traditional tampons, with cardboard applicator, plastic applicator or no applicator at all.
There are more and more brave women who dare to have children without a partner. Or so the statistics indicate. According to INE, about 470,000 births take place every year, of which 80,000 are mothers without a partner, either by sporadic relationships or other methods. The options to achieve this continue to grow, from pregnancy methods to the adoption of children.
CuidAPPlas: the mobile application that takes care of you and helps you in the prevention of breast cancer
The Spanish Federation of Breast Cancer (FECMA) has developed with the cooperation of Samsung and the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM) a very practical mobile application to promote the prevention of this type of cancer. This new application has been presented today in Madrid and has been attended by actress Miriam Giovanelli as godmother.
"Fight every round with fortitude. And never, never give up." These are the words of encouragement that actress and singer Olivia Newton-John, who suffered and overcame breast cancer almost a decade ago, dedicated to all those women who suffer from this disease. Newton-John has been one of the most visible examples that demonstrate the double side of a condition against which almost two million women in the world already fight.