Botox – What You Should Know?

Botox – What You Should Know?

First off, it is important to remember that Botox, the cosmetic aid is actually produced from the most toxic substance known to man; from a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. What is administered for cosmetic purposes is of course extremely low dose and diluted, however the following should be kept in mind […]

Kinds Of Anorexia And Symptoms You Should Watch Out For

Kinds Of Anorexia And Symptoms You Should Watch Out For

Mothers are probably particularly concerned that their teenage daughter may develop the eating disorder Anorexia Nervosa. This is a disorder that is seen to afflict girls between the age of 15 and 19 and is distressingly common. Many sufferers also misguidedly think that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice and therefore seek no help, making […]

Bustiers And Corsets – Are They Good For You?

Bustiers And Corsets – Are They Good For You?

We all probably grew up reading about Scarlett O’Hara having the stays of her corset done up so tight that she could barely breathe in Gone with the Wind and about how heroines in the days of yore were forever having their circulation cut off due to the whale bone corsets they had to wear […]

Gastric Band Or Lap-Band Surgery – Who Can Be A Candidate?

Gastric Band Or Lap-Band Surgery – Who Can Be A Candidate?

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, which is also known as a Lap-Band surgery is something that is considered by obese individuals as a means to curtail the appetite and therefore lose weight. The gastric band surgery is a kind of bariatric surgery that is an option for those individuals with a Body Mass Index of 40 […]

Hirsutism – Why It Could Be A Cause For Concern?

Hirsutism – Why It Could Be A Cause For Concern?

A comment we received from one of our readers a while back had to do with her body hair, which she said was coarse, and rather excessive. As our reader was planning to get married shortly, her condition was naturally some cause of concern for her. Hirsutism is a name given to the growth of […]

Is the New Health Reform Bill Good for Women’s Health or Bad?

Is the New Health Reform Bill Good for Women’s Health or Bad?

Reactions to the health reform bill that was passed in Congress has been described as having extremely far reaching consequences for the average American, with many extreme views being expressed; both positive and negative. While many have lambasted it as being against the long term interests of women’s health, others have lauded it. Those that […]

Syphilis Symptoms in Women At Different Stages

Syphilis Symptoms in Women At Different Stages

Syphilis symptoms in women manifest themselves differently at different stages of the infection. To begin with, or when the infection is first contracted, there sometimes are no syphilis symptoms. In fact, some people remain asymptomatic for years after the transmission of the disease has taken place. However, just because people sometimes display no syphilis symptoms, […]

The Pill May Be Responsible For Female Hair Loss

The Pill May Be Responsible For Female Hair Loss

In the continuing controversy that periodically arises with regard to the oral contraceptive pill, here is one more: while successive studies either laud the pill as a means of achieving good health or debunk it as a cause of disease, this is one more that tells us it’s not good for, of all things, our […]


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