Rachel MacPherson

Rachel MacPherson is a health journalist, certified personal trainer, and pre-natal/postpartum coach. She's passionate about cutting through the noise to report the facts and empowering people to care for their health in positive, affirming ways with actionable advice. She lives in Canada with her kids and cats. View her work at rachelmacpherson.ca.

Is the Penis a Muscle? (Hint: It's Not!)

Experts explain the muscles and tissues inside the phallus and how they form erections.

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT

Exercising During Fertility Treatments

Workouts, or simply walking, can help ovulation and relieve stress, but there are precautions.

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT

Can Drinking Milk Increase My Breast Size?

Let's dispel myths: Boobs may change throughout your life, but you can't grow them with dairy.

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT

These 5 Poor Lifestyle Habits Are Sure to Cause Prostate Problems

Ignoring your general health is a quick way to create sexual and urinary issues.

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT

Pregnancy and Postpartum Life

Breastfeeding May Benefit Maternal Heart Health

Mothers may be able to lower their risk of cardiovascular disease later in life, research finds.

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT

Understanding Your Prostate

6 of the Worst Foods for Prostate Health

You don't have to give up your favorites, but some types are best eaten in moderation.

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT

Pregnancy and Postpartum Life

Is Receiving Botox While Breastfeeding Safe?

It's not definitively known if the toxin in this injectable procedure passes into breast milk.

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT

The Negative Effects of High Testosterone Levels on the Body

A balance of the muscle-building, libido-stimulating hormone is crucial to men's health.

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT