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How Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Help Your Partner

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If you are a woman who is going through menopause, there's a good chance that you might be having more problems than usual with your partner. This might be due to the fact that you are suffering from mood swings that cause you to get upset over things that you can rationally see are not issues. It could also be because you have a lack of sexual intimacy due to a reduced sex drive.

28 February 2017

3 Tips For Choosing A Birth Control When Taking Category C, D, And X Medications

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All medications are placed into a category that determines whether or not they are safe to take during pregnancy. When a medication has a known risk of harming an unborn child, this means you must exercise caution to prevent a pregnancy while taking high-risk medications. There are several factors you should consider when choosing the right birth control method. Drug Interactions Medications that commonly fall into the category of being harmful to an unborn child are ones used as chemotherapeutic agents or other medications that kill rapidly dividing cells, such as those used to manage some autoimmune conditions.

21 February 2017

Tips For Managing First Trimester Morning Sickness

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If you are in your first trimester of pregnancy and are experiencing a lot of nausea, then you will be pleased to learn that there are many things you can do to help yourself feel better. Even if your "morning sickness" hits you at night or lasts for longer than the first trimester, you can use each of these time-tested tips to improve how you feel: Tip: Try Eating a Bit of Fresh Ginger

13 February 2017

6 Other Benefits Of Birth Control

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We all know by now that birth control prevents unwanted pregnancies. However, that's not all the pill is good for. The truth is that taking birth control every day can offer many other lifestyle advantages. Let's take a look at some of the other amazing benefits of birth control: It Can Reduce Cramps Has your monthly menstrual cycle led to such painful cramps that you didn't want to get out of bed?

18 January 2017

3 Ways Your OBGYN Can Help You To Get Pregnant

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If you and your male partner are having a difficult time getting pregnant, this can often be very frustrating. Thankfully, there is help out there. One medical professional that can help you out a great deal is your OBGYN. This article is going to discuss 3 specific ways that your OBGYN can help you and your partner to get pregnant.  Track Your Ovulation  One thing that your OBGYN can do to help you get pregnant is to teach you how to track your ovulation.

17 January 2017

Treatment Of Premature Menopause Symptoms

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Although the average age of menopausal onset for women in the U.S. is 51, some women go through menopause at a younger age. Whether premature (early) menopause occurs because of a hysterectomy (including surgery that doesn't remove the ovaries), an autoimmune illness, a genetic predisposition, or a cancer treatment, once diagnosed, doctors usually offer menopause treatment. Diagnosis A blood test that measures your estradiol levels may tell your doctor that you are in menopause.

13 January 2017

Common Pregnancy Myths That You Might Need Corrected

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Making the decision to bring a child into the world can be one of the largest and most important commitments that you can make. However, it is a reality that pregnancy is a commonly misunderstood condition, and this can lead to misinformation being fairly prevalent. Myth: It Is Unsafe To Fly When You Are Pregnant It is common for pregnant women to assume that flying will be unsafe. Often, this belief stems from concerns about pressure changes and other stresses.

13 January 2017

3 Tips For Getting Through Heavy And Painful Periods

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Heavy and painful periods are a notorious problem for females of varying ages. In some cases, simple changes to your feminine hygiene products and the way you treat pain can make your periods a little easier to handle. Reduce Tampon Use Although tampons can give you extra protection when combined with pads, they often contribute to worsening cramps. When possible, try to rely on pads as your primary form of feminine hygiene, especially on the first few days of your period when you are more likely to expel large clots.

11 January 2017