Posts Categorized: Women’s Health

What Are the Common Causes of Miscarriages?

The first question many couples and single people ask themselves after experiencing a miscarriage is why? There are countless reasons why you may have a miscarriage in your life, and most of them are beyond your control. In many cases, particularly with early miscarriages, it can be hard to determine what went wrong. You have… Read more »

The Best Foods to Keep Your Vagina Healthy

Your diet plays a big role in your vaginal health. Eating unhealthily can lead to an unbalanced pH level and bacteria down there, but if your diet is rich in healthy foods, they can promote good vaginal health. What you eat can help keep your vagina in top shape by easing cramps, fighting bacterial infections, and alleviating dryness…. Read more »

Yeast Infections: Everything You Need to Know

Yeast infections are common. A healthy vagina contains bacteria and some yeast cells, but when the balance of bacteria and yeast changes, the yeast cells can multiply, causing itching, swelling, and irritation. If you’ve had one before, you can typically spot the initial symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection right away. They are painful, itchy, and can… Read more »

4 Common Myths About UTIs

Dealing with a urinary tract infection (UTI) is not easy, especially for women prone to recurrent infections. These infections can occur in any part of your urinary system, including your kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. The typical symptoms are burning pain with urination, urgent and frequent urination, and pain above the pubic bone. It is… Read more »

Treatment Options for Endometriosis

With March being Endometriosis awareness month, it is important to have a proper understanding of the disease. Endometriosis is a disease of the female reproductive system. It happens when the uterine lining grows outside the uterus, causing pain, irregular bleeding, and sometimes infertility. One in ten women of childbearing age have this disease, but it… Read more »

4 Habits That Are Harming Your Vagina

Face it. Vaginas are high maintenance. From the monthly bleeding to the regular discharge, they are very particular reproductive organs. It doesn’t take a lot to throw them out of whack, and it can be difficult to figure out the root cause of their unhappiness. Believe it or not, there are a lot of common… Read more »

The Top Safe Sex Habits for Women

Sex is a natural need and desire for a large majority of people. For many women, sex is a wonderful and fulfilling part of life. Your sexual experiences should always be positive and enjoyable. An important aspect of having a positive and healthy sex life is minimizing the potential risks that go along with engaging… Read more »

5 Self-Care Basics Every Woman Should Practice

Self-care is something that has become a trend over the years when really it should be a normal, integral part of daily life. Women are especially more likely to neglect taking care of themselves, as many so naturally assume the role of caretaker for others. But taking care of your own needs and carving out… Read more »

Tips for Getting Your Doctor to Take You Seriously

When you’re experiencing new or chronic unexplained symptoms, your first instinct (hopefully) is to head to the doctor. After all, we’ve been taught that doctors are healers and caregivers who are dedicated to restoring and maintaining our health. With their extensive education and medical experience, what reason should you have not to trust that they… Read more »