Here you’ll find articles that are about or related to the topic of women’s health. As humans, there are some things that are true for the health of everyone. We can all benefit from eating leafy greens, for instance, or exercising regularly. But the fact of the matter is that men and women have different bodies, hormones, and other biological and genetic dispositions that result in sex-specific health concerns.

For instance, autoimmune diseases are more common among women, and there are many conditions that only occur in women, like PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer. Different lifestyle choices also affect women in different ways than they do men, as hormones have a huge impact on the way our body functions. Plus, women face specific hurdles when they seek treatment, due to sexism in the medical system. 

Read these articles to learn science-based insights on women’s health, as well as inspirational stories from women who have been able to heal their health issues naturally.

Non-toxic Sunscreen Guide: Sunscreen Ingredients to Avoid and Natural Sunscreen Alternatives

Non-toxic Sunscreen Guide: Sunscreen Ingredients to Avoid and Natural Sunscreen Alternatives

There’s perhaps no piece of health (or life) advice more universally accepted than “wear sunscreen.” And yet, it’s actually a whole lot more complicated than that. Sure, sunscreen helps shield you against skin cancer and other harmful effects of the sun, but the truth is that not all sunscreens are created equal — and some might be seriously harmful to your health. In our newest video guide, WellBe investigates.
Maya Dusenbery on How Medical Gaslighting Sidelines Women’s Health Problems

Maya Dusenbery on How Medical Gaslighting Sidelines Women’s Health Problems

Maya Dusenbery had been working as a feminist writer for most of her adult life, but she hadn’t spent much time thinking about how women were treated in medicine. Then, an unexpected personal health issue showed her firsthand the unique challenges that women face in navigating the healthcare system. Her book, Doing Harm, stems from this experience and looks more largely at gender bias in medicine and how it hurts women. Read on to hear her story and learn why women’s health problems are often sidelined, why medical gaslighting is so widespread, how gender bias in research changes outcomes for women, and more. 
What Causes Brain Fog? Plus the Best Brain Fog Treatment and Natural Remedies

What Causes Brain Fog? Plus the Best Brain Fog Treatment and Natural Remedies

We’re all familiar with feeling “out of it” sometimes. It’s part of being a person, especially in our distraction-filled, fast-paced digital world. But sometimes that feeling persists, settling in our minds and making it hard for us to accomplish anything at all. Yes, brain fog is very real, and very unpleasant, and, unfortunately, a little tricky to get to the root of. This guide is here to help. Read on to learn the definition of brain fog, what causes brain fog, plus brain fog treatment and natural remedies for brain fog.
How Cortisol Affects Belly Fat + Natural Remedies for Hormone Imbalance

How Cortisol Affects Belly Fat + Natural Remedies for Hormone Imbalance

When people talk about hormones, it’s normally related to a specific kind of experience, like menopause, pregnancy, or a monthly menstrual cycle. Hormones play a big role in all of these, of course, but what people don’t talk about (and many don’t know) is the fact that hormones play a huge role in every aspect of our body’s functioning every single day. That means that if your hormones are out of whack, there are consequences, including some particularly pesky ones like weight gain and belly fat. Read on to learn more about female imbalance and the link between cortisol and belly fat, as well as natural remedies for hormonal imbalance.