Why Infertility Is Still Taboo, and What We Can Do About It
Infertility and fertility problems have a huge impact on your life. And not being able to conceive is still taboo, while it can be so helpful to be open about it. Why do we talk about fertility problems so little? Let's break the taboo.
The Top 7 Uncommon Pregnancy Discomforts (and How to Minimize Them)
There are many uncomfortable pregnancy symptoms that you may know are completely normal. This article will tell you all about the top 7 uncommon pregnancy discomforts that you may not have ever heard about and how to improve them.
Trying At-Home Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction
More than 30 million men in the United States suffer from erectile dysfunction, and many do not respond to medications. Shockwave therapy offers a promising new treatment option, and home devices have made it affordable.
13+ Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Men's Nipples
When people hear the word "nipple," they automatically picture a woman's. But of course, men have nipples, too. Here are 13 fascinating facts about men's nipples to answer all your questions about this mysterious and often-overlooked part of the male body.
How Prenatal Events Influence the Development of a Vesicovaginal Fistula
The sum total of a person's actual experiences are the result of a sequence of socially defined roles, events and decisions. It is possible to examine an individual's life, and from it, deduce how events before birth and in early life influence future choices, events and the development of disease.
Cervical Cancer Affects Poorer Women
Cervical cancer diagnosis is often related to factors associated with a woman’s race or ethnicity, socioeconomic status, education, and geographic location. These influencers can largely determine diagnosis, treatment, and or survival rates.
How to Beat the Emotional Symptoms of PMS (And Why You Have Them)
PMS can cause a variety of unpleasant emotional symptoms. Here's everything you need to know about why PMS can make you miserable and what you can do about it!
7 Interesting Truths You Should Know About the Female Genitalia
The female genitalia is often a taboo topic even amongst women. Often, women only talk about it with their gynecologist but there are a lot of things that we should know about so we don't always end up guessing like how it should look like or smell like...Read on and be educated...It's about time.
Menstrual Cups 101: What You Need to Know
When it comes to taking care of your period, women have more options than ever. And though they've been around for decades, most women have never heard of them before. I'll give you the inside scoop on menstrual cups, from why you should use them, to how.
6 Types of Uterine Fibroids and Symptoms Explained
Did you know that 50 to 70 percent Caucasian and 80 percent African American women suffer from uterine fibroids? Let's take a closer look at the 6 types of growths and the symptoms that accompany this debilitating condition.
The Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
You should really know the facts about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) to protect yourself, your children, and live the best life you can, sickness free. More than 50% of women in the US have these symptoms and don't believe that there's any way out, but there is!
Are You at Risk of Getting Cervical Cancer?
Cervical cancer is a killer of women in the reproductive age. It's incidence is declining in developed countries, thanks to health education and proper screening methods. Unfortunately, it is still common in developing countries.
Say Goodbye to Tampons: Why You Should Switch to a Menstrual Cup
Menstrual cups offer a healthier, more comfortable, more environmentally friendly, and cost-effective alternative for women who are sick and tired of disposable pads and tampons.
Reasons Why Your Period Is Late When You're Not Pregnant
Dealing with a late or missed period and positive you're not pregnant? You're not alone! Read on for clues to why your period is MIA and that pregnancy test is a BFN.
Perimenopause Can Be Brutal . . . and That's Normal
A first hand account of perimenopause — not for medical advice
HELLP Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy
HELLP syndrome is a life-threatening condition affecting pregnant women. It stands for Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, and Low Platelet Count. This article discusses causes, signs, and symptoms.
New Blighted Ovum Guidelines! Chances Are You Are Being Diagnosed Too Soon!
Are you being diagnosed with a blighted ovum? Don't worry about how far along you are or your hCG levels. Your doctor needs to be monitoring the size of the gestational sac.
Causes & Cures for Itchy Vaginal Lumps, Bumps and Sores
There are many causes for itchy bumps, lumps, cysts and sores on the vagina. The fear that it may be a sexually transmitted disease is understandable; however, most often there is another explanation for these symptoms. Read on for help diagnosing your symptoms.
What Are the Symptoms of a First Herpes Outbreak?
Herpes is common in a large proportion of the population, partially because it's not always recognised by those who suffer from it. There are two types of herpes virus: HSV-1 is also known as oral herpes and HSV-2 is known as genital herpes in recognition of the area of the body which they infect.
Period Pain Relief: 10 Remedies for Menstrual Cramps You Wish You'd Discovered Earlier
If you suffer from menstrual pain, there is hope for relief! Check out these ten period pain relief tricks and remedies.
Tofu, Soy, Tempeh, and Estrogen—Is There a Connection?
Is there a connection between estrogenic activity and popular soy foods like tofu, tempeh, edamame, and soy milk? Research suggests soy has health implications for both women and men. Includes a chart with isoflavone levels in popular soy foods.
How I Cured Low Testosterone Before It Ruined My Life
Extremely fatigue, depression, and reduced libido are common symptoms of low testosterone (or "low T"). Read my story to discover how you can overcome this very serious condition.
How to Tell the Difference Between Herpes and Pimples (With Photos)
Herpes is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) and contain clear or yellow liquid while pimples are caused by bacteria and contain white pus. Learn more about the differences between herpes and pimples—with photos for reference.
Why Does Monistat Burn and Other Information About Yeast Infections
Many think that Monistat burns because it's healing, but that's untrue. There are other painless cures that don't burn at all. We'll go over your other options in detail in this article.
How to Avoid Pregnancy (If You Don't Want to Get Pregnant)
The subject of how to avoid pregnancy has many myths attached to it, so if you don't want to get pregnant, here are the things you need to know. Let's dispel those myths right now.
Self-Cleansing and Cyclic Properties of the Vagina
Sometimes, the vagina gets a bad name. This article sets the record straight with facts about the inherent beauty of this part of the female anatomy.
Beta Sitosterol Prostate Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
As men age, the incidence of BPH and prostate cancer rises. Beta sitosterol, a common plant phytosterol, has shown remarkable promise in reducing BPH and fighting prostate cancer.