Endometriosis is a medical condition that affects women. Often characterized by intense pain, it can impact your ovaries and fallopian tubes along with the pelvic lining. Though most women have wombs inside of the uterus, endometriosis occurs when the womb is outside. Learn more about the stages of endometriosis and the symptoms that you might [...]
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The human body relies on a subtle balance of hormones to keep everything functioning correctly. If your hormone levels are excessively low, hormone replacement therapy can help. Hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, uses synthetic versions of hormones to replace those you are missing. There are all sorts of benefits of HRT therapy, and it has [...]
Any major surgical procedure can have a big effect on a relationship, and hysterectomies are no exception. Due to the sensitive nature of the surgery, many men struggle with how to care for and interact with their wives following a hysterectomy procedure. The best advice for husbands after hysterectomy is simply to continue treating your [...]
If you are going through menopause, you're probably wondering how long the symptoms will last. While the answer to this question is different for every woman, it lasts an average of four or five years. The nature of the symptoms also varies from person to person, and the specific timeline of symptoms is highly variable [...]
You may be wondering, "What is the point of birth control pills?" Although pregnancy control is the main reason most women take birth control pills, some women take them for other beneficial purposes. Other hormonal birth control methods include IUDs, pills, patches, and implants. So, exactly why is birth control important? Here are some reasons [...]
Menstrual cramps are already uncomfortable and annoying enough when they occur during your period. It can be even more frustrating when you start feeling cramps but you know your period is still days away. Having menstruation cramps before period is perfectly normal, but it can also be a sign that something else is happening. Understanding [...]
As we age, our bodies, namely our cells, begin to slow down, deteriorate, change and stray from the natural biological processes that can cause numerous medical conditions. From extremely rare to abundantly common, women are predisposed to developing medical conditions that men are not. One such condition is called uterine fibroids and the prevalence is [...]
There comes a period in every woman’s life where their biological clock reaches the time where menopause begins. When it comes to the sexual fertility of a woman, menstruation is the milestone that marks the physiological readiness to bear children. And at the opposite end of the time spectrum, menopause is the phase of life [...]
Unfortunately, when it comes to menstruation, some additional issues can arise that make it even more complicated, painful, or inconvenient to do deal with every month. For several reasons, some women may experience heavy flow every period, significant bleeding between periods, or periods that last a long time. While these symptoms can be caused by [...]
When we become sexually active individuals, the pleasures and benefits can be wonderful, but it is also important to know that potential consequences can be involved. When it comes to having sexual intercourse, the risks of sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancy are real. While there are various methods to protect and limit the risk [...]