Rectal Bleeding: What Does It Mean?

Rectal Bleeding: What Does It Mean?

The topic of rectal bleeding or hematochezia as it is medically known, is something that can make most of us squeamish, and while most causes are not serious or life threatening, any rectal bleeding that you experience is deserving of attention and investigation as to the causal factors. We look at why: Rectal bleeding can […]

How To Tell If Your Bra Is The Wrong Size?

How To Tell If Your Bra Is The Wrong Size?

Bra burning may have been a sign of the coming of age of female emancipation; and in fact many women may be happiest in no bra at all, the fact is that for many women, going braless is most uncomfortable. For those women, who would not dream of venturing out without this item of intimate […]

What Is Cervical Spondylosis?

What Is Cervical Spondylosis?

Cervical spondylosis is a condition that occurs when there is abnormal wear and tear of the bones and the cartilages of the neck. This is caused by the wearing away and consequent degeneration of the cushions between the neck vertebrae and the joints of the cervical spine. Abnormal growths, also known as spurs on the […]

Herpes Cure: Is There One?

Herpes Cure: Is There One?

Whether it is Oral herpes or Genital Herpes, which are the most common forms of infection from the Herpes Simplex virus, there is as such no accepted herpes cure. While the infection is treatable in that the symptoms are able to be controlled and even negated, there is no way to rid the body of […]

Food Cravings: What Do They Mean?

Food Cravings: What Do They Mean?

It isn’t just during pregnancy that women crave something salty to eat or crave something sweet or crave certain particular foods; food cravings can happen at other times too and may be an indication of deficiencies or disorders in some cases: If you are craving those bacon flavored chips and positively salivate at the thought another […]

Cervical Cancer Screening Should Start At Age 21

Cervical Cancer Screening Should Start At Age 21

According to new guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, women in U.S.  should take pap smear test at age 21and most of them do not need Pap smear annually. Women should undergo screening for cervical cancer before the age of 30 for every two years instead of an annual exam. Women […]

What Are Uterine Polyps And What Are The Symptoms?

What Are Uterine Polyps And What Are The Symptoms?

A sessile mass in the endometrium or more simply put, an overgrowth of tissue in the inner lining of the uterus is known as a uterine polyp or endometrial polyp as it is also known. Since a normal uterine or endometrial lining is required for a successful pregnancy, uterine polyps can be the cause of […]

Symptoms Of Early Menopause Or Premature Ovarian Failure

Symptoms Of Early Menopause Or Premature Ovarian Failure

What is generally understood as early menopause is menopause that occurs before the age of 40. This may be due to a number of reasons including genetic ones, hormonal imbalances, illnesses, medical treatments etc. The symptoms of early menopause manifest themselves when the ovaries of a woman stop producing eggs and also production of the […]


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