April 24, 2014
Osteoporosis is a predominantly female epidemic: of the estimated 10 million Americans who have it, a whopping 80% are women. Women of all ages can take steps to protect against arthritis by keeping their bones and joints healthy. From warning signs to treatment options, here's what women need to know about osteoporosis.
What is... moreMarch 27, 2014
In celebration of Women’s History Month and Red Cross Month, The Healthy Protocol, LLC focuses on how the two most important essentials to healthy living—nutrition and exercise—have developed over the years with... moreJanuary 3, 2014
Happy New Year! We're three days in. and you may still be scribbling "4"s over the accidental "3"s on your checkbook dates. It's true – old habits die hard. But how about your new year’s resolutions? January is an ideal time to make up for all the... moreNovember 7, 2013
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a disease that impacts nearly all our lives. If you are living with diabetes or know someone who has this disease, you’re aware of the many risks and complications associated with it. But did you know that we’re currently in the midst of a global diabetic epidemic? The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates... moreOctober 9, 2013
Trying to get pregnant and having no luck can be one of the most frustrating experiences for couples. Especially when it seems like everyone around you is having success without even trying. It was “unplanned” you hear people say, or a “total accident.” You try to smile on the outside and offer kind words of congratulations, but inside, you’re crushed. ... moreOctober 4, 2013
Football season is well underway, and if you’re a fan, the good times have already begun! You’ve put on your favorite team jersey and have settled down to watch the game on your new high definition television. Or maybe you’re more hardcore. You enjoy weekend tailgating parties and hold season tickets so you can hoot and holler in the stands.
It’s about... moreOctober 2, 2013
Maybe you’ve heard some of the buzz. Mention deer antler spray to just about anyone in casual conversation, and you may get one of two answers. You might hear, “Oh yeah, I remember hearing about that controversy with the NFL football Ray Lewis during the last Super Bowl.” Or you might hear someone say, “Ugh that sounds weird. Why would I put that into my body... moreSeptember 25, 2013
Love is a many splendored thing! But sometimes we need a little help. All the elements can be there, romance, attraction, and physical contact. You can feel the hot flames of desire…and then…the fire is extinguished. What happened?
You forgot about one thing: hormones.
You took them for granted
You always had abundant... moreSeptember 13, 2013
The Sexual Revolution of the late 1960s is approaching the 50 year mark, but it feels like we still can’t talk frankly about women’s bodies or “female problems.” Don’t look for answers in the magazines in the grocery store aisles—they’re still telling women it's okay to fake it! It’s time to toss out social taboos once and for all.
Women menstruate.... more