An Overview of Treatments for Endometriosis

An Overview of Treatments for Endometriosis

An estimated 5 to 10% of women may have the condition called endometriosis which is characterized by the cells of the endometrium (the cells that line the inside of the uterus) growing outside of the uterus. Pelvic pain (that can extend to the legs), infertility and symptoms such as fatigue, very heavy menstrual bleeding, gastrointestinal […]

Why Women Should See Their Ob-Gyn Every Year?

Why Women Should See Their Ob-Gyn Every Year?

According to the updated recommendations of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) women should routinely have a consultation with their obstetrician-gynecologist each year, to conduct certain routine tests and screenings and to obtain certain immunizations. The recommended tests/screenings for women are given below. It is recommended that women aged 19 and above should […]

What is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder?

What is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder?

Women who have Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD ) or severe premenstrual stress, display symptoms of PMS, only symptoms that are more severe and worrisome than regular PMS symptoms. As with PMS, the symptoms of PMDD manifest about 5 to 11 days before a woman’s menstrual period. Between 3 and 8% women may have PMDD. As […]

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy – Some Frequently Asked Questions

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy – Some Frequently Asked Questions

A hysterectomy refers to the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of a woman, either in part or completely – a radical hysterectomy removes the ovaries, fallopian tubes, the entire uterus, cervix, upper vagina and lymph nodes, a complete hysterectomy removes the entire uterus and cervix, whereas a subtotal hysterectomy removes only the uterus, leaving […]

Consider Natural Supplements to Boost Your Health

Consider Natural Supplements to Boost Your Health

Women and their body functions are conditioned by a very complex chemistry. A woman’s body is controlled by hormones and its well being depends a lot on a fine balance of these hormones. The alternative medicine stepped forward in the last decade introducing women to the impressive world of natural supplements. Women have special needs […]

Dealing with Spring Asthenia

Dealing with Spring Asthenia

The spring asthenia presents itself as a general state of discomfort accompanied by dizziness and sometimes even fainting. The cause of it is rather simple because during winter our body adapts to cold and learns to conserve energy living on the vitamin and mineral resources it stored. These resources end exactly by the time spring […]

How to Fix Sleep Deprivation?

How to Fix Sleep Deprivation?

Statistics say that a woman out of three suffers from sleep deprivation. The speed of life and the many things requiring our attention make us not notice the effects of this problem until it is too late. According to the scientists the short duration and the poor quality of sleep can favor different health problems […]

Urge Incontinence Vs Stress Incontinence – What is the Difference?

Urge Incontinence Vs Stress Incontinence – What is the Difference?

Both these conditions are types of incontinence that have different characteristics and causes, but both can however be embarrassing and can limit one’s range of activities and so on. Urge incontinence is also known as Overactive Bladder and is the loss of urine associated with the urgent need to urinate. This kind of incontinence could […]


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