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What foods help hot flashes?

When it comes to our hormones, it’s pretty much a lifelong balancing act keeping them at optimum levels so that all our bodily processes can function as normal. It’s no secret that shiftin...

Birth Control

How to Control your Mood during the Menopause

You’re laughing hysterically one minute and woefully weeping the next. No, you’re not crazy; it’s just likely that you’re going through a case of the menopause, and feeling lik...

Birth Control

Polycystic ovary syndrome: what is it and how do you treat PCOS?

PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome, is a common condition affecting 1 in 10 women. It is a condition affecting how the women ovaries (where eggs are released from) work. There are 3 main features of PCOS...

Vaginal Yeast Infection

What to expect after you stop taking birth control

In the U.S., nearly two-thirds of women of reproductive age regularly use birth control to avoid accidental pregnancy. Next to condoms and sterilization, hormonal birth control pills (also available a...

Birth Control

Birth control and spotting: is bleeding normal?

Spotting and breakthrough bleeding (which is more severe than spotting and even can look like a normal period for a day or two) is a common phenomenon when initially using birth control and shouldn&rs...

Birth Control

Vaginal steaming is the last thing your vagina needs

First and foremost, it’s not a good idea. We’ll tell you why in a bit. But first, here’s a little background on what this practice is and how it came about. It goes by many different...

Bacterial Vaginosis Treatment

Is it normal to get bleeding when using active birth control pills?

Breakthrough bleeding refers to any unscheduled bleeding that occurs even though you are using active birth control pills (or patches and rings). If the bleeding is light, there’s no reason to b...

Birth Control

12 ways to conquer painful UTI symptoms

Don’t get me wrong, there’s a whole bunch of wonderful things about being a woman, but let’s face it, we’ve all had our moments of resentment at the idea that there are some is...

Urinary Tract Infection

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