As many as one in three women with type 1 diabetes is suffering from some form of sexual difficulty, according to a recently released study. While the sexual difficulties men experience as a consequence of diabetes are usually physical side effects, such as erectile dysfunction from poor circulation and neuropathy in the penis, the sexual [...]
One reason you may want to have breast implants is because you are a woman who has devoted your life and time to your children, and now it is time for you. Having your children probably has taken a toll on your breasts. If you breast fed your children, your breasts may be trying to [...]
Women who have previously been diagnosed and treated for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, or CIN, are at higher risk for developing invasive cervical cancer, and for having a recurrence of severe CIN than women who have not previously had CIN. CIN is the abnormal growth of cells found on the surface of the cervix; this is [...]
- Breast cancer is the 5th most common cause of cancer-related deaths.
- Breastfeeding can actually help you lose weight.
Four out of five osteoporosis sufferers are female so it is vital that they make bone health a priority. However, the economic recession means that some women are continuing to work despite their postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO). The Know My Bones Council was created this year and is lead by the Society for Women’s Health Research [...]
A woman’s menstrual cycle has several stages. However, the Luteal phase of the menstrual cycle is one of the most important, when it comes to fertility and conception. This phase normally lasts from 13-15 days. It will begin the day after ovulation ends, and lasts until the beginning of your next period. However, if pregnancy [...]
That tall glass of iced tea or cola may not look quite as appealing when you find out that it could increase your risk of coronary artery disease. A recent study looked at women who were 34 to 59 and who had no history of coronary artery disease or diabetes, and had never suffered a [...]
Recent studies show that, over half of all women, over the age of 60, have high blood pressure. Approximately 75% of the women, who have high blood pressure, are aware of the condition. However, it is estimated that less than thirty percent of the women who are aware they have high blood pressure, do anything [...]
In a recent study, researchers found that treating women with severe PMS for a longer period of time meant reducing the chances that those women would have a relapse. PMS, or premenstrual syndrome, can cause mild symptoms of fatigue, irritability, cramping, and mild physical or emotional symptoms. On the other hand, the symptoms can be [...]
Dealing with your monthly friend, is never fun. However, it can be even more frustrating when you have to deal with excessive bleeding. If you suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding each month, you are probably tired of spending so much time in the bathroom. In addition, it can be very frustrating when your pads leak [...]