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 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.