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By Heidi Wachter
Despite its negative health effects, BPA is still found in too many of the common items we come in contact with. Here we offer some simple shifts for reducing your exposure.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Researchers question long-term benefits of the vaccine, which is widely recommended for girls and young women.
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By Jamie Martin
Jamie Martin on why she wants more studies on the HPV vaccine and its effects on reproductive health.
A menopausal-focused illustration showing a woman and arrows and a cycle
By Catherine Guthrie
A proactive decade-by-decade plan for preparing for perimenopause and menopause that supports a gradual — and even positive — life change.
a young woman wears athletic apparel while standing with hands on her hips looking down
By Andrew Heffernan
Expert answers on why working out and strength training can help with adverse side effects of your menstrual cycle.
a woman performs up dog
By Andrew Heffernan
Expert answers on how to exercise while keeping your cortisol in check.
cortisol chart
By Experience Life Staff
How a cortisol test can help you evaluate whether your stress levels are cause for concern.
By Experience Life Staff
Precautions men can take to keep their reproductive systems healthy.
Increase Fertility
By Kristin Ohlson
Nine practical strategies for boosting fertility and supporting a healthy pregnancy.
Boost Your Libido
By Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN, NP
A healthy libido is about more than desire. It’s about experiencing pleasure that’s essential to our minds, bodies and spirits. And in the face of stress, it often goes into hiding. Here, expert Marcelle Pick offers tips on how to rediscover your desire.
By Tatyana McNamara
Some tips on how to avoid hormone-disrupting chemicals in your kitchen.
Hormones and Inflammation
By Mark Hyman, MD
Hormonal imbalances can lead to a host of serious health problems, including inflammation, high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, cancer, dementia and more. Here’s how to get your body back in balance.
A Better Birth
By Kara Douglass Thom
Medical interventions have their place. But simpler, healthier birthing options abound — and they're becoming more popular. Want to make your pregnancy and labor as safe and empowering as possible? Consider your choices, including the birthing partners, plans, and environments that suit you best.
New View of Health
By Experience Life with reporting by Kelly Grace
Once perceived as the domain of medical experts tasked with keeping our symptoms at bay, the realm of personal healthcare has expanded. It now includes broader definitions, more integrated, preventive approaches — and, perhaps most important, us.
Cyclist couple riding bikes in a park
By Pilar Gerasimo
From the biological basis for attraction to the underpinnings of head-turning good looks — an exploration into the compelling connections between vitality and sex appeal.
illustration couple planting tree
By Experience Life Staff
If you want a baby, take note: making one may require a more cultivated effort than you thought.
By Mike Fillon with Experience Life staff
Think science news is just for nerds in white lab coats? Think again. Health-related scientific research has come a long way in the past decade or so. And it's telling us astonishing things about our own bodies and minds. Collected here: Eight important insights that are changing the way we think about living well.
Running Pregnant
By Experience Life Staff
You want to stay fit, and you want your baby to be healthy. Here's what's known (and not yet known) about the potential risks and rewards of staying seriously active — and even competing — while you're expecting.
By Linda Knittel
Do you look to sugar and caffeine for a lift? Need 'em to get through the day? Here's why these well-known stimulants may be more than your system can handle.
By Experience Life Staff
If you use a hormonal method of birth control, you may gain weight. Then again, you may not. Your doctor can't tell you. In fact, you could be the best expert on this weighty matter.
Below are some of the tests that Dr. Gregory Tefft and other individualized-nutrition experts suggest will show you the best picture of your current genetic and nutritional reality.
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