Category: Female Health

August 13, 2017

How to Prevent Breast Cancer the Natural Way

From the time you’re a young women, you are taught the dangers of breast cancer and ways to detect it. You are encouraged to perform monthly self-breast exams, and mammograms are recommended as you age – or earlier if cancer is in your family history. And so, breast cancer becomes almost an unavoidable threat in […]

August 10, 2017

5 Best Foods for Menopause

If you’re in menopause or you’re about to go through it, you may notice your body has changed.  There may be a little extra “pudge” in your belly that simply won’t budge despite your best efforts. While this is frustrating, it’s comforting to know other women are going through the same thing. Practically all women […]

August 9, 2017

Common Knowledge About Gestational Diabetes

I did not become familiar with gestational diabetes until recently when my sister-in-law and my best friend were both diagnosed with it within a week. Many women I know, myself included, have made it through pregnancies without having any serious problems like gestational diabetes. Basically, gestational diabetes is a disease that can come on during […]

April 10, 2017

4 Toxic Chemicals Found In Condoms that Can Poison You!

Nearly all of us know that condoms are the most commonly used form of contraceptives. However, rarely does anyone have an idea about what goes into manufacturing a condom. Yes! We surely do know that almost all condoms are made of latex, but surely that can’t be the only ‘ingredient’ that goes into making a […]

August 4, 2016

Feeling Forgetful, Ladies? Your Birth Control Pills May Be to Blame

Do you think memory changes are only for aging women?  Not so, according to new research from UC Irvine.  Younger women who use birth control pills experience changes in memory as well.  The reasons for these changes are rather enlightening – and surprising. UCI graduate researcher Shawn Nielson said, “What’s most exciting about this study […]

August 3, 2016

The Truth about Germs and Kisses: Just How Safe is a Smooch?

Perhaps the most universal sign of enamored affection is the kiss. Young adolescent girls dream of their first kiss; newly married couples seal their commitment with a kiss; and steamy make-out sessions on the big screen usually signify at least some level of affection. But aside from the obvious pleasures, what else can a kiss […]

August 1, 2016

The Many Causes of Women’s Yeast Infections

Women can contract yeast infections in several ways. It is very important to make sure that you have correctly identified the infection. Since there is at least one very serious condition that can be mistaken for a vaginal yeast infection that requires totally different treatment, identification is essential. Women can contract yeast infections in several […]

June 10, 2016

Sexy Time How Often Men and Women Think About the Deed

Sexy Time How Often Men and Women Think About the Deed How often do YOU think about “gettin’ it on”? Don’t worry . . . we won’t tell anyone! It’ll be our little secret. OK, hold the phone sex – wait, I mean hold the phone. We’re not trying to get kinky here! But it […]

Women Are You Sending Mixed Signals
May 27, 2016

Women: Are You Sending Mixed Signals or is Your Guy Just Reading You Wrong?

Women: Are You Sending Mixed Signals or is Your Guy Just Reading You Wrong? Oh goodness . . . just hearing some of the stories of friends who are “dating” these days, I wouldn’t wish that situation on my worst enemy. But who is really at fault here? Is it the guy? The girl? Or […]

May 21, 2016

Game Change: Women vs. Men in the Contraception Debate

There is a time and place to discuss politics and religion, the topics of which can be awkward and uncomfortable.  Lately, it seems, the subject of female contraception cannot be discussed without encompassing both. The Contraception Debate It is a sensitive topic with a litany of deep-rooted religious and political beliefs attached. Consequently, contraception and […]

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