The needs of the female physiology change in the course of a woman’s life, from puberty to menopause. To preserve balance and wellbeing, it is important not to underestimate each of these needs.
A woman’s health can be affected by very common, minor problems, which can nonetheless create a certain discomfort, such as cystitis. Cranberry is the most popular ally for urinary tract health thanks to proanthocyanidins, i.e. substances that can interact with the adhesion of bacteria, especially E.coli to mucosal cells, facilitating their elimination.
Premenstrual syndrome is typical in women of childbearing age, with symptoms that often include pelvic pain, headache and mood swings. One of the most common endocrine conditions in these women is also the polycystic ovarian syndrome, which can lead to infertility problems in the most serious cases.
The following substances play an important role in counteracting any nutrient deficiencies and preserving the regularity of physiological processes: lipoic acid (also known as thioctic acid), a substance with useful antioxidant properties; myo-inositol, an inositol that can be found in dried fruit, melons and oranges; niacin, a vitamin that contributes to a normal energy metabolism and reduces tiredness and fatigue.
For women who wish to become mothers and live a stress-free pregnancy, there are natural remedies that accompany all stages of motherhood, from conception to breast-feeding, to protect the health of their baby.
The most important substances for pregnant women include folic acid, which contributes to the growth of maternal tissues and to foetal growth; iron, which is fundamental for the formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin; vitamins and DHA, which promotes normal brain and eye development in the foetus. Laborest uses chelated minerals in its nutraceuticals, such as iron and magnesium, with a more complex molecular structure that promotes a gradual absorption of these substances.