U.S. Midlife Women Choosing Natural Health Care
Using Complementary and Alternative Approaches
In a survey of 171 midlife American women, more than 80 percent reported using complementary and alternative medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers discovered. The most common choice was herbal teas, followed by women’s vitamins, flaxseed, glucosamine and soy supplements. Only 34 percent of the non-Hispanic white women and 14 percent of the Hispanic women discussed it with their doctors.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
This article appears in the May 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.
More from Natural Awakenings
Because they’re built lower to the ground, our dogs and cats can pick up seasonal allergens on fur from grass, weeds, pollen, lawn chemicals and fleas.
Fresh water supplies are dwindling globally, including in the U.S., yet we can do things on a personal level to help hold onto this finite resource.
Kids are especially sensitive to the pollen, chemicals, dust mites, mold and pet dander that cause allergies, but simple strategies can keep these culprits in check.
When you notice you are having an allergic response, it’s your body’s way of signaling that something about what you’re consuming isn’t working well with your body.
Good Journeys Expo, a holistic health and spiritual fair, will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 30 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 31 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds’ Exhibition Hall, in Noblesville.