Dysmenorrhea: What It Is and How to Deal With It

Most women will experience some form of dysmenorrhea, or pain during menstruation, at some point in their lives. For some, the pain is mild and manageable. For others, it can be severe enough to interfere with daily activities. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for dealing with dysmenorrhea, there are a few things that can ...
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2022-09-13T10:38:49-05:00September 13th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle|Comments Off on Dysmenorrhea: What It Is and How to Deal With It

What You Need to Know About Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic Shock Syndrome is a warning you may have seen on your package of tampons or other feminine products. The name itself sounds pretty scary, and that's because it can be a very serious illness if not treated properly. Toxic Shock Syndrome, also known as TSS, is a very real risk if you don't know ...
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2022-08-10T11:53:00-05:00August 10th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Toxic Shock Syndrome

Adenomyosis: The Silent Disease Women Experience

Adenomyosis is a disease that causes many symptoms that women experience without understanding the cause. Women just accept that their period is painful without realizing it is due to a disorder. This disease affects the uterus and can lead to infertility and other issues. Adenomyosis is often misdiagnosed as other conditions, such as fibroids or ...
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2022-06-20T10:43:05-05:00June 20th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle|Comments Off on Adenomyosis: The Silent Disease Women Experience

What You Need to Know About Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Women's menstrual cycles are all unique to each person. For some, their period comes like clockwork every 28 days. For many, their cycle length varies every month by a few days. And some women even experience periods so irregular that they are impossible to track. You may wonder, how do you know if your period ...
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2022-06-07T10:48:04-05:00June 7th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Let’s Talk About Egg Quality and Fertility

We are talking about female human eggs, not your breakfast! While you may know you have them, most women don't know much about their eggs and only a little about their menstrual cycle. Human eggs are fascinating, and the egg cell is critically essential to fertility and family planning. Egg quality and fertility is a ...
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2022-01-13T09:25:04-05:00January 12th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Let’s Talk About Egg Quality and Fertility

6 Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Uterine Fibroid Issues

When it comes to uterine fibroid issues, there are many questions that women want to ask their doctors. Many of these questions are about any complications from fibroids and the treatments available. And further, what each treatment option entails, how long will the side effects last, when can they resume normal activities after surgery or ...
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2021-09-02T08:15:50-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Menstrual Cycle, Women's Health|Comments Off on 6 Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Uterine Fibroid Issues

What Should I Do if I Miss My Period?

Monthly menstrual cycles, also known as periods, are part of every young woman’s life. They are annoying but serve as a key measure for any woman’s overall health. A healthy menstrual cycle can range from 21 to 35 days and is heavily dependent on the individual. A missed or late period does not necessarily mean ...
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2021-06-07T11:25:06-05:00March 25th, 2019|Menstrual Cycle|Comments Off on What Should I Do if I Miss My Period?