Category Archives: General Women’s Health Articles

Spice up Your Life With Turmeric

By now you know how important I believe food is to health and healing. Food is something I discuss with virtually every patient I see at Women to Women. Finding the right balance of high quality proteins, slow-release carbohydrates and healthy fats — and knowing which ones are the best to choose — is something […]

What You Need to Know about Water and Hydration

Summer in Maine is short, but so very sweet: beautiful weather, time for the beach or the lake, and gathering with friends. Because the winters can be long and harsh, we treasure every minute of summer in Maine and try to get outside as much as we can to soak in the sunshine (and the […]

What’s The Buzz About Precision Medicine?

At Women to Women, we’ve known about bio-individuality for more than three decades now and have always believed that there is no one size fits all approach to wellness. So it’s exciting for me to see functional medicine actively acknowledge the potential that exists to use our own bodies’ information to prevent, diagnose, and treat […]

The Great Fluoride Myth

One of the great things about being a health practitioner for more than three decades is that I get to see exciting new research and development emerge –- and also witness the medical and scientific communities retract mistakes and give credence to things that were dismissed years ago. (Remember when butter was “bad” and margarine […]

Surprising Sources of Stress

I remember when Time Magazine called stress the “Epidemic of the 80’s” in its cover story back in 1983. I was so excited to see that Time Magazine, a popular and accepted news source, was talking about something the medical profession rarely recognized back then. With more than 30 years of wisdom since, not much has changed in […]

Will My Hot Flash Lead to a Heart Attack?

Last week I was in Tucson, facilitating workshops at the Institute of Functional Medicine. It is such an honor to be asked to facilitate and assist in training so many brilliant minds and amazing health professionals. I love working with like-minded professionals and I get excited about sharing my knowledge, passion and energy with my […]

The Truth About Vitamins

Every so often, a new study about vitamins dominates the headlines announcing that vitamins don’t work, they are a waste of money, or they aren’t what you think they are. I’m always amazed at how they can spin things to make such sensational headlines! After looking at thousands of research studies over my years in […]

50 Layers of Relationships

We know that you strive for health and wellness in your life. You want to be healthy, you want to be strong. You want to have amazing relationships. You are part of Women to Women because you actively seek information and resources to make your life better. You have been with us for a long […]

10 Tips to Prevent Headaches Naturally

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN, NP There are some natural headache remedies or “rescue treatments” available and if you are in pain and need immediate relief, it’s good to know you have options. But as I always tell my patients – headaches, like all symptoms, are a call to pay attention to something else that is […]

The Truth About Modern Healthcare

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP The healthcare industry changes quickly. With advances in medical technology, enhanced scientific research, improvement in treatments, and the ability to have so much information at our fingertips, the healthcare industry is an ever-evolving universe of numbers, research and changing practices. The fact is, because healthcare changes so rapidly, it often […]

Aging With Grace, Naturally

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Aging is an interesting process, taking on many different aspects as each layer of our lives builds upon the next, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Aging is just a part of life – naturally – we are born as babies and grow old. But how we age, how we adapt and […]

Five Women’s Health Myths

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP These days we are so inundated with media messages – fat is good, fat is bad – eat more, more – exercise more, exercise less – eat grapefruit – eat all you want! No wonder women everywhere are confused! In order to make good health choices, we need good information […]

Women’s Alternative Health Care — Make It Work For You

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Most of the women we see at our medical clinic aren’t really sure they’re making the right choices about their medical care. They come to us because they have an intuitive sense there must be a better way, something healthier. And they’re right! Why alternative medicine? Many are frustrated with […]

High Blood Pressure — Lowering The Strain

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP What makes your blood pressure rise to unhealthy levels, and what can you do to bring it back down naturally? Here’s our guide to the prevention and cure of hypertension. What is blood pressure? Conventional treatment for hypertension Risks associated with high blood pressure What causes high blood pressure? Blood […]

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28 Days To Boost Your Metabolism And Lose Weight For Good Is your weight gain making you miserable? Have you noticed that you’re packing on pounds in unpleasant places? Or is the scale – and the way you feel about yourself – just stuck, no matter how much you diet or exercise? If you’ve struggled […]

Avoiding Holiday Stress

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Insight into the true sources of holiday stress for women, and how to make it through the holiday season happier and healthier. Behind the joy and beauty of the holidays is tremendous stress for women. Every year from Thanksgiving to Christmas women pour into our medical practice with physical manifestations […]