women's health

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    Sexual Health 11 facts about vaginas that you never knew – Red Online - Cosmopolitan

    We all know that the vagina is a versatile thing; it gives birth to babies, bleeds every month and can give immense pleasure. And such a complex body part has plenty going on behind the scenes, too. Leading intimate health specialist Dr Shirin Lakhani shared the facts with Cosmopolitan …...
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    General Health Vaginal Weightlifting, Jade Eggs, and More Wacky Ways Moms Are Strengthening Their Pelvic Floor Muscles – Parents

    From having an easier labor and delivery and faster recovery to enjoying better orgasms and preempting issues with urinary incontinence, there are a bevy of reasons you might be interested in strengthening your pelvic floor muscles—which support the organs in the pelvis including the bladder...
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    Sexual Health Women Don’t Realise That The Morning After Pill Doesn’t Work If You Have Already Ovulated – Grazia

    The morning after pill is supposed to be a bit of a miracle – a pill which can prevent you from getting pregnant even if you’ve had unprotected sex. But, ask your average woman on the street how it actually works, and it seems like she wouldn’t actually know. Rose … Read more via Grazia...
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    General Health What period symptoms are normal – and what aren’t? – rsvp

    Every woman’s period is different, with some bleeding just for two days, others for a week. You could suffer from cramps so bad you have to call in sick to work, or barely notice a twinge. You might have a heavy flow, or be lucky enough to have a light … Read more via rsvp...
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    General Health Sexual Health Awareness Month; What you need to know – FOX 17

    Women’s health covers a wide array of topics, including sexual health. September is Sexual Health Awareness Month, but what does sexual wellbeing mean?.......... Read more via “sexual health” – Google News https://ift.tt/32HDOj0
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    General Health Want bigger breasts? Here’s the secret to making smaller boobs look larger – Pulse Nigeria

    If you’re not satisfied with the size of your boobs, you don’t have to try hormone pills or get surgery to become more comfortable with your body, try these quick tips and tricks. The right bra or item of clothing can make a huge difference when it … Read more via Pulse Nigeria – Nigeria...
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    General Health Vaginal bugs linked to ovarian cancer – BBC News

    Having too few "friendly" vaginal bacteria may increase a woman’s chance of ovarian cancer, and swabs can be used to spot this, say researchers. The team, led by University College London, hope the finding could be used to identify women at high risk of the … Read more via BBC News...
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    Family Health Processed Foods in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Autism – WebMD Health

    Consuming processed foods during pregnancy may be linked to a higher risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, early research suggests. Researchers from the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine in Orlando found that high levels of propionic acid (PPA) — used …...
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    General Health 9 Things People With Breast Cancer Wish They’d Known Sooner – SELF

    Having breast cancer is one of those experiences that’s impossible to understand unless you’ve walked through it step by terrible step. Talking about the bizarre, awful reality of having this illness with people who haven’t been there can be hard—but those who have been in your shoes can offer...
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    General Health Three signs your period pain could actually be something more serious – rsvp

    The average woman has approximately 450 periods in her lifetime, however the average period and cycle can vary hugely from woman to woman. What’s important is to know what is normal for you, because changes and irregular, painful, or heavy periods may be signs of a serious health problem. So …...
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    General Health Could Antibacterial Triclosan Weaken Women’s Bones? – WebMD Health

    Triclosan, a chemical commonly added to a myriad of consumer products to kill bacteria, may be bad for women’s bones, a new study suggests. “We found that higher triclosan levels in urine were associated with lower bone mineral density in the femur … Read more via WebMD Health...
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    General Health Living next to a busy road can make you infertile younger, study finds – mirror

    Women who live by polluted roads could become infertile younger, a study has found. Hormone tests suggest those living in polluted areas were three times more likely to have a low number of eggs in their ovaries. Experts say women planning to have a family should consider moving out of …...
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    General Health Many Women Who Have Abortions Are Already Mothers. Here Are Their Stories – BuzzFeed

    Kate had a medical abortion on the eve of Mothers Day 2016. “For me the termination was an act of love for my other children and a reaffirmation of my love for my relationship,” she says whispering into the phone so as not to wake her sleeping baby........... Read more via BuzzFeed...
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    General Health How to get pregnant: What to know about ovulation and your fertility window – TODAY.com

    Most women spend the majority of their reproductive years trying not to get pregnant. So it’s no wonder that some couples, when they decide to have a child, realize they’re not exactly sure what they need to do to make that happen. Of course, the biggest and most important requirement …...
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    General Health Blood in urine (hematuria) in females: Causes, diagnosis, and treatment – Medical News Today

    Hematuria refers to the presence of blood in the urine. Some causes are specific to, or more likely to affect, females. Blood in the urine is often due to infections, kidney problems, or injuries. In this article, we discuss the possible causes of blood in the urine in … Read more via...
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    Sexual Health Tight Vagina – Why Your Vagina Might Feel Tight Or Irritated During Sex And Penetration – Women’s Health

    It’s a logical conclusion: If it hurts when a partner tries to put their penis or a toy inside of you, or if they can’t get all the way inside, then it must be a problem of tightness, right? Ehhh, not exactly..... Read more via “sexual health” – Google News http://bit.ly/2JHDoUp
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    General Health 6 Period Myths You Should Stop Believing – Teen Vogue

    If you’ve ever talked about your period with someone who doesn’t menstruate, it’s likely you’ve heard a few misconceptions about what happens during that time of the month. Some of those myths are kind of funny (no, sharks aren’t more attracted to people on their periods), but overall, having...
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    Sexual Health Wait, Is It Possible My Vagina Is TOO Tight To Have Sex? – Yahoo Lifestyle

    It’s a logical conclusion: If it hurts when a partner tries to put their penis or a toy inside of you, or if they can’t get all the way inside, then it must be a problem of tightness, right? Ehhh, not exactly. There are several reasons for why you might feel like you’re too tight for vaginal...
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    General Health Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet – NPR.org

    "A Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce The Risk of Death From Breast Cancer." Did a headline like this catch your eye this week? Dozens of news organizations, including NPR, reported on a new study that found that a low-fat diet helped women reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer...... Read...
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    General Health Here’s What to Expect When You Take the Morning-After Pill – Byrdie

    Here at Byrdie HQ, our health—mental, sexual, reproductive, and the like—is always top of mind. That said, women’s health has historically been a topic either buried in controversy or ignored all together. So, this year, we’re taking Women’s Health Week as an opportunity to serve up helpful...
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