Reproductive Health

how soon toxic shock symptoms appear

How Soon Do Toxic Shock Syndrome Symptoms Appear?

We’ve all heard the nightmares about toxic shock syndrome (TSS). Maybe it’s even caused you to start walking right by the tampons and opting for pads instead. All you have to do is avoid tampons and you’re golden, right? Over many moons, your vigilance falters, and convenience wins out. But then maybe you do leave […] Read more…

how to keep your endocrine system healthy

How to Keep Your Endocrine System Healthy

When your hormones are regular, you’re probably a healthier and happier you. This is why learning how to keep your endocrine system healthy can be so important to your overall well-being. Women and men alike should always pay particular attention to their endocrine system — the network of glands in their body that make the […] Read more…

how to regulate your period naturally

How to Regulate Your Period Naturally

Most of us don’t necessarily love getting our period, but most women do breathe a sigh of relief when they know they can always expect it at a certain time. But what happens when there seems to be no rhyme or reason to your menstrual cycle and you find yourself bleeding at the most unexpected […] Read more…

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Sexual Health Initiatives That We Love

The days of quiet whispers and hushed talks about sex are long gone. Talking about sexual health should no longer be taboo. As the pathways for sexual health communication expand, the sexual health initiatives made to help women enjoy greater rights and resources grow, too. And we’re not just talking about the efforts made to […] Read more…

5 Problems of the Female Reproductive System to Be Aware of

Whether you’re trying to conceive or are merely looking for a way to maintain your health as you age, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to learn more the common disorders and problems of the female reproductive system. Remember that in order to be a healthy woman, your whole body should be in tip-top working shape, […] Read more…

what your period says about your fertility

What Your Period Says About Your Fertility

As a woman, you know that one of the first few questions you’re often asked when visiting your general health practitioner is, “How regular are your periods?” From the second you hit puberty up until the age where you no longer ovulate, you are constantly reminded about menstrual cycles, what your period says about your […] Read more…

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Lower Abdominal Pain After Sex? Here’s Why

Lower abdominal pain after sex may be nothing to worry about, but it could be something, too. Maybe you planned on going to the gym at some point, but it feels like your abs are already working themselves out after you had a steamy staycation in Funkytown! Have you been finding yourself asking, “Why do […] Read more…

first period after amenorrhea

First Period After Amenorrhea: What to Expect

Periods aren’t the most pleasant surprise. They cause cramping, moodiness and bloating. But it can be reassuring to know that your period arrives just one time every month. For some women, though, missed periods are not unusual. In fact, there’s a name for consistently missed menstrual cycles — amenorrhea. There are a few things women […] Read more…

menstrual cup causing cramps

Menstrual Cup Causing Cramps? Here’s How to Find out Why

Your period already goes out of its way to cause you discomfort, so the last thing you want is your menstrual cup causing cramps, too. After all, many women rely on this trusted little cup to help them during that time of the month — not to stimulate even more pain. But sometimes, cramps are […] Read more…

When to Get a Pap Smear

For a very long time — a.k.a. for far too long — women had to deal with a lot of uncertainty regarding their reproductive health. Little historical medical knowledge on woman’s health coupled with improper diagnosis methods for potential illnesses made understanding warning signs for potential cervical issues nearly impossible. Heck, Hipprocates wanted to dilate […] Read more…

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