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Vaginal Yeast Infection: Stop Making It a Taboo

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It usually begins as an itch in the vagina. Then it becomes worse you actually want to scratch down there, but you know you can’t since it is going to be extremely embarrassing. When you pee, it feels as if it is burning you do not want to do it again. In fact, it is a chore to have sex, ... Read More »

Congratulations, You’re Pregnant! Now What?

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There’s nothing more exciting and nerve-racking for any woman than to know that she’s pregnant. She may be looking forward to becoming a mom, but the many different changes happening in her can also leave her confused and overwhelmed. What can you really expect when you’re expecting? Putting on Some Weight Many women are afraid of getting pregnant because of ... Read More »

How to Cope with Endometriosis

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About 5 million women in the United States suffer from endometriosis, making it one of the most common disorders among females. It is characterized by abdominal cramps especially during menstruation, strong heavy periods, and even infertility. In fact, around 40% of endometriosis sufferers are infertile. Endometriosis is not a joke. The nodules that grow outside the uterus or the endometrium ... Read More »

4 Ways Women Can Cope with Stress in Less Than 20 Minutes

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These days, many ladies want to be superwomen, taking many roles like motherhood, entrepreneur, executive, or student. These various responsibilities, however, can cause a lot of stress. How do you deal with it? It turns out you can minimize or remove stress in a few minutes. Not All Types of Stress Are the Same There is good stress and bad ... Read More »

What Happens to the Body when You Turn 40?

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Do you ever wonder what happens to the body by the time you reach 40? Do you know the reason why you are better when you are in twenties in some physical aspects? Here are the reasons why: Metabolism decreases. There is a good reason why you should adopt a healthier lifestyle while you are young. By the time you ... Read More »

Want to Look Better in an Instant? Change Your Posture

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Dear, women, there’s a good reason why your mom kept on barking about good posture while you were young. You were incessantly told not to slouch or bring your stomach in and keep your chin up. Proper posture, after all, has plenty of benefits. It promotes better breathing. Breathing is more important that you’d care to think. You practically know ... Read More »

The Sinister Relationship between Infertility and Insulin Resistance

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Millions of women all over the world are considered infertile. According to a National Survey of Family Growth between 2006 and 2010, close to 12% of women received infertility services at least once in their lives. Further, around the same percentage were having a hard time conceiving. In a data from the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, more than ... Read More »

Breast Cancer: Why You Shouldn’t Get Double Mastectomy

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Earlier this year, the beautiful Angelina Jolie shocked the world when she confirmed that she got both her breasts removed to prevent her from getting breast cancer, which killed her mother at the age of 56. During an interview, she said that getting a preventive double mastectomy is part of her quest to stay healthy despite the genetic odds being ... Read More »

Going beyond the Ice Bucket Challenge: The Mystery That Is ALS

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If, for some reason, you haven’t been checking out your Facebook newsfeed or watching YouTube videos, then let us tell you of the recent craze called the Ice Bucket Challenge. The mechanics is simple: pour a bucket of ice-cold water over your head (or with a help of a friend); else, donate $100 to the ALS Association. Although some have ... Read More »