Women's Health

A Woman’s Changing Body

Written by 
Bob Barnett
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

Understanding how the stages of your life affect you can help you understand how to adjust your wellness routine as you age. Likewise, it can help you appreciate what stays the same: the importance of caring for your body, mind and spirit throughout every moment of life’s journey.

Essential Pregnancy Nutrition

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

Paying attention to hitting your nutrition marks while you’re pregnant is a great way to get into the habit of doing the same thing once you become a mom—a true gift of awareness that can benefit you now and for years to come. Here are some key recommended daily nutrient goals.

Get Relief from Hot Flashes (Finally!)

Written by 
Kelly Mickle
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

Because the frequency and severity of hot flashes vary a lot from woman to woman, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to relief. It’s important to listen to your body to find treatments that work best for you and your lifestyle.

Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

As a woman, you are unique in so many ways—and that includes whether or not you choose to treat your menopause symptoms and what options you select if you do. If you’re unsure if you want to explore prescription therapies, these natural remedies for menopause symptoms may be a good place to start.

Preventing Osteoporosis

Written by 
Robert Oakes
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

The earlier you can take steps to prevent osteoporosis, the better—but bone-building strategies can be effective as you age, too. Understand the risks, when to get a bone scan and what you can do now to protect yourself.

Staying Healthy After Menopause

Written by 
Bob Barnett
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

While the menopausal transition (and its unwelcome symptoms) may sound a bit scary, it’s actually an opportunity to reevaluate your lifestyle and make changes that may be long overdue.

What Obesity Means for Women

Written by 
Bob Barnett
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Param Dedhia, M.D.

Obesity isn’t healthy for anyone. But when it comes to some health conditions, like heart disease and diabetes, obesity increases the risks even more in women than in men. It sounds scary, but there is actually reassuring news if you’re willing to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle.