Vaginal discharge is common and can occur for a number of reasons. Glands inside your vagina and cervix make small quantities of fluid that are discharged every day. This is normal and experienced by every woman, and it keeps your body healthy. During times of ovulation, sexual excitement or breasting feeding, the liquid can have a stronger white color and be thicker. Continue reading →
Just only recently have we seen some really good research showing the association between certain foods and nutrients and brainpower. Most of us know that after 40 we’re sort of in a decline. Our eyes are getting worse; we get injured more easily exercising; and our brain isn’t quite as sharp as we remember it being in our earlier years. Continue reading →
Perimenopause or also known as menopausal transition, is the period wherein a woman’s body make a normal change from just about the regular cycle of ovulation and menstruation on the way to permanent infertility or menopause. Perimenopause occur at different ages in women. Continue reading →
“Am I pregnant?” That is the first question that pops up when you miss your menstruation, especially when you have a regular cycle. Due to this, many pregnancy testing kits have been available in every drugstore with a wide range of brands and cheaper prices to choose from. Many times, we have a negative pregnancy test result but still, we do not menstruate. This becomes an automatic question when a person is expecting to be pregnant but what are the other reasons why a woman may have a missed period or a delayed menstruation? Don’t be too much alarmed. Although pregnancy is the most common cause for a missed period, pregnancy cannot be automatically confirmed overnight. You also need a couple of things like blood test, a pregnancy test, or an ultrasound to have it confirmed. The age of information technology made us all want to have instant answers and instant everything’s but it always pays to be patient and knowledge is the key. Here are some of the causes why you miss having a period. Continue reading →
Endometrial cancer is a kind of cancer that starts in the uterus. Uterus is the pelvic organ in women which has a pear-shaped and the place where the fetal development takes place. Endometrial cancer normally starts in the layer of the cells forming the lining of the uterus or also known as endometrium. Endometrial cancer is also called uterine cancer. There are other types of cancer that can develop in the uterus but the most common type is the endometrial cancer. Continue reading →
Women always undergo the most painful and the most laborious physical changes. One of the major physical transformations that they experience is menopause. Menopause is the cessation of a woman’s menstruation. In this major stage of a woman’s life, hormonal, mental, emotional, and physical alterations almost happen at the same time. It can indeed be a roller coaster ride but it has to be accepted and dealt with.
Smoking has been popular regardless of the gender of the smoker. More and more women nowadays are smoking or are exposed to second hand smoking. Below are the 10 reasons why a pregnant woman should quit smoking during pregnancy but it is always ideal not to go back to the bad habit after bearing the child because smoking for lactating mothers can be dangerous to the breast feeding baby because of the numerous toxins cigarettes have. Continue reading →
Progesterone is a steroidal hormone that is present in embryogenesis, pregnancy, and the menstrual cycle. It controls regulates estrogen. Since estrogen is responsible for the proliferation of cells and in the thickening of the lining of your uterus, progesterone sees to it that it doesn’t get to far. If you go not have enough progesterone in your body, then estrogen will increase in level. This results into hormonal imbalance.
One of the menopausal symptoms that so many women experience is bleeding. This usually happens on the latter part of menopause or even right after it. This is brought about by hormonal imbalances that result from insufficient nutrients. It is common knowledge that as you age, the presence of certain vitamins and minerals in your body decreases. When progesterone levels drop in a woman’s body, bleeding occurs. There may be women that have very high levels of estrogen that the progesterone they have is already being converted to estrogen. This results to bleeding and insulin resistance.