Fertility

just how common is infertility in females

How Common Is Infertility in Females?

Few things frustrate young women hoping to conceive more than getting their monthly visit from the cardinal yet again. Infertility plagues many women when it comes time to add to their family. But how common is infertility in females? The answer hinges on the stage of life a woman is experiencing, her overall health and, […] Read more…

how to stop taking birth control pills safely and correctly

How to Stop Taking Birth Control Pills Safely

Weaning off birth control pills can take time, so the earlier a woman ditches them, the sooner she will be able to conceive. But because birth control pills affect the female hormonal system, weaning off them without suffering undue side effects can sometimes prove difficult. It’s important to learn how to stop taking birth control […] Read more…

what is endometriosis in women

What Is Endometriosis?

Suffering from unusually painful periods? Having difficulty conceiving? Women experiencing these symptoms should ask their OB/GYN about their risk of endometriosis. But what is endometriosis? Endometriosis affects one out of every 10 women between the ages of 15 and 49. While the impact of endometriosis varies in severity, even mild cases of endometriosis may cause complications. Here’s […] Read more…

how long does menopause last

How Long Does Menopause Last Typically?

As a woman, you know that menopause will one day be — or currently is — a reality. While you may be excited to kiss all of those pesky period symptoms goodbye, you may not be thrilled to welcome in the whole new set of signs that define this new womanly change. Fortunately, your menopause […] Read more…

a few factors that affect reproductive health

Hidden Factors That Affect Reproductive Health

We all know that our family history and lifestyle choices play a leading role in our overall sense of wellbeing. So, when discussing factors that affect reproductive health, it should come as no surprise that these components factor considerably into the development of a woman’s health. But your body isn’t just shaped by the fundamental […] Read more…

the many risks of smoking while trying to conceive

Risks of Smoking While Trying to Conceive

For most women, the decision to get pregnant comes with a few lifestyle changes. If you’re trying to conceive, you may head out to your local drug store to load up on prenatal vitamins. You may even make an added effort to work out at the gym to prepare your body for this upcoming life […] Read more…

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