Hormones

how to take basal body temperature readings in women

How to Take Basal Body Temperature Readings

If you’re trying to get pregnant, knowing when you ovulate improves your chances. Some women can tell when they do so by observing changes in cervical mucus or simply by noting other changes. However, as your chances of conceiving improve prior to ovulation, pinpointing the best time makes sense — especially if you and your […] Read more…

tips on how to flirt subtly

How to Flirt Subtly Without Being Disrespectful

So you wanna learn how to flirt, huh? If your current romantic advances usually end with awkward silence, uncomfortable conversation or flat out rejection, it’s possible that you may be coming on too strong. Fortunately, learning how to flirt subtly may just transform the way you approach others — and the way they approach you. […] Read more…

can hormonal imbalance cause infertility in women

Can Hormonal Imbalance Cause Infertility?

If you’re trying to conceive, few things prove more frustrating than seeing the cardinal fly in for her monthly visit. Sometimes, you may stop menstruating and start celebrating, only to discover having a baby on board isn’t the cause of your amenorrhea after all. Can hormonal imbalance cause infertility? Why do some women become pregnant […] Read more…

common health problems in middle adulthood women face

6 Common Health Problems in Middle Adulthood Women Face

Aging happens to all of us. When we reach those anticipated birthdays, we often find ourselves facing new and unfamiliar health challenges. What are the most common health problems in middle adulthood, and what symptoms should those between the ages of 40 and 65 be on the lookout for? 1. Menopause Menopause is probably the […] Read more…

unexplained weight gain causes in women

8 Unexplained Weight Gain Causes in Women

When you’re trying to lose weight, getting on the scale to find that you’ve gained a few pounds is distressing. Often, you can pinpoint a cause — a heavy meal the night before or scarfing down a super-salty bag of chips. However, what if you consistently gain weight with no identifiable unexplained weight gain causes? […] Read more…

is a sudden change in menstrual cycle length worrisome at all

Is a Sudden Change in Menstrual Cycle Length Worrisome?

Think of the menstrual cycle as a hormone-driven 30-day calendar your body follows naturally. Day one is when you begin your period and start to bleed, called menstruation. This bleeding typically ends on day three or five. On day 14, ovulation will occur. If the egg is not fertilized by the 25th day, it will dissolve, […] Read more…

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