Infertility Among Women – The Main Causes Of Infertility

Infertility Among Women – The Main Causes Of Infertility

Obviously, any difficulty in getting pregnant is something that either of a couple may be responsible for, but when we talk about female infertility, there could be several factors that are responsible for infertility in women. The causes of female infertility could be hormonal, there could be problems with the uterus or the ovaries or […]

Florida To Require Women To View Ultrasound Before Abortion

Florida To Require Women To View Ultrasound Before Abortion

House bill 1143 proposes that women who want to have an abortion performed with have to view an ultrasound and hear the description of the embryo prior to getting the procedure performed. They will also have to pay for this ultrasound themselves; about $100 more added to the abortion procedure that costs between $300 and […]

Symptoms Of Vaginal Atrophy You Should Be Aware Of

Symptoms Of Vaginal Atrophy You Should Be Aware Of

The vagina, also known as the birth canal, is a very sensitive part of the female’s body. It is susceptible to infections especially during intercourse. It is exposed to direct contact, being the entry point of the women’s reproductive system. In order to keep your vagina clean and well protected against harmful bacteria, you have […]

Prostate Cancer Screening – What Women Need To Know?

Prostate Cancer Screening – What Women Need To Know?

Prostate Cancer is extremely common in men; according to some estimates, up to 50% of men may get it sometime in their life. Women need to be on the lookout for the men in their lives and therefore it is necessary for women to know about the prostate screening options. Women are able to offer […]

Are Women Better Doctors?

Are Women Better Doctors?

The Healthy Imagination blog posed this interesting question; Do women make better doctors than men? The question was once asked earlier in a New York Times article which spoke of a female doctor being told by her male patient that he preferred to consult with lady doctors who are more mother like and tend to […]

Manage Stress To Keep Off The Pounds

Manage Stress To Keep Off The Pounds

Stress causes the body to trigger the kind of hormonal responses that lead to fat storage in the body and consequent weight gain. Studies have found that women who gain weight because of stress and other lifestyle related issues that cause excess production of cortisol; tend to put on weight in the midsection or abdominal […]

Older, Abused Women More At Risk Of Mental Health Problems

Older, Abused Women More At Risk Of Mental Health Problems

While it may come as no surprise that abused women are more at risk when it comes to poor mental health; it may be somewhat surprising that verbal abuse is even more detrimental or harmful than physical abuse as demonstrated by a study. The study found that those women who suffered only verbal abuse were […]

Can Stress Make You Fat? How Weight Gain And Stress Are Connected?

Can Stress Make You Fat? How Weight Gain And Stress Are Connected?

For a while now, experts have understood the connection between a person’s stress levels and their weight. Women who have weight issues or are trying to lose weight will find in particular that stress will cause them to have difficulty in losing those extra pounds. There are many reasons why stress can lead to weight […]


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