Posts Tagged “women’s health”

Your 5 Step Guide to Overcoming PMS

As if the monthly vaginal bleeding wasn’t bad enough, women also have to survive the physical pain and emotional toll that Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) takes on our bodies. For some women, PMS symptoms are debilitating to the point that they interfere with everyday activities. Although you may feel like PMS is an uncontrollable force that […]

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6 Tips to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of developing a urinary tract infection (UTI) then you know that it is not a pleasant experience. You constantly feel as though you have to urinate, but relief never comes because when you go to the bathroom you’re lucky if you can squeeze out more than a few drops. And you’ll […]

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5 Early Signs That You Might Be Pregnant

Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or not, it’s important to know the early signs of pregnancy, both for your peace of mind and to ensure that you don’t inadvertently put you and your baby at risk for health problems. Your body can actually be the best indicator of whether or not you are pregnant. Since store-bought […]

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5 Tips for Getting Back in Shape After the Baby is Born

When you’re a new mom, the last thing you want to do is exercise. You’re sleep-deprived and exhausted, and the thought of doing anything unrelated to the baby seems nearly impossible. You’d much rather unwind at the end of the day soaking in the tub than swimming laps. But once your body has recovered from […]

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10 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being Pregnant

Anyone who’s seen a romantic comedy or two has some idea about what to expect during pregnancy. There are wild mood swings, bizarre food cravings and morning sickness. While these symptoms are typical during pregnancy, the movie writers seem to habitually leave out some of the other prominent side effects of pregnancy. Albeit some tend to be […]

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Growing Up – Sex & Sexuality

You know what they say, ignorance is bliss, right? Unfortunately, when it comes to teens and sex, that couldn’t be further from the truth. If you’re of the mindset that as long as you avoid the topic of sex with your daughter she won’t become curious about it, it’s time to change your tune. The […]

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Growing Up – First Visit to the Ob-Gyn

Now that you’ve successfully discussed the topic of physical growth and development with your daughter, you’ve essentially opened the lines of communication for future conversations between the two of you. Depending on the progress of your daughter’s development, her first visit to the Ob-Gyn could be right around the corner. Typically young ladies have their […]

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5 FAQ’s About Breast Self-Exams

Whether you’re a young lady in your early 20’s or a middle-aged woman going through menopause, breast self-examinations should be an important part of your routine. Regularly conducted breast self-exams (BSEs) can help you detect changes or problems with your breasts before they become a threat to your health. Here are explanations to five frequently […]

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