There are several likely suspects that could be causing vaginal and pelvic pain, including infections, cysts or other conditions. Find out more about reasons for discomfort and what you can do about it.
Women juggle a lot and often place themselves at the bottom of the to-do list. But to get the most out of life (and to help others), you have to care for yourself, too. Follow these six health and wellness tenets for big personal payoffs, now and in the future.
It’s easy to stop taking most forms of birth control, but intrauterine devices are another story. One study found that only 1 in 5 women is able to successfully remove her own IUD; instead, you should make an appointment with a healthcare professional.
Maybe you’re ready to try to get pregnant, or maybe you want to switch to another kind of birth control. Whatever the reason, if you’re ready to stop using your current form of birth control, an Ob/Gyn tells you what you need to know.
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There’s nothing like a late period to add some extra stress to your life. The most obvious culprit — pregnancy — is one possibility, but there are lots of other reasons. An Ob/Gyn explains why late periods happen and what to do if yours is MIA.
Periods can be puzzling. Some people have two or three days of bleeding, while others see Aunt Flo for an entire week. And is it normal to have really light — or really heavy — bleeding each month? An Ob/Gyn explains.
Pregnancy occurs after ovulation, when the egg is released into the body and then fertilized by sperm. What a lot of people don’t realize, though, is that once you’ve ovulated, you have just about a 12 hour period of time to conceive.
Increasing exercise and decreasing body fat can reduce your risk for breast cancer. Learn more in this short answer from a breast cancer oncologist.
If you’re trying to get pregnant, a Cleveland Clinic expert recommends over-the-counter ovulation kits which are up to 99% effective in identifying when your body is most fertile.
If you’re trying to get pregnant, it’s important to understand your body and its natural cycles. One way to get some additional insight is by tracking your basal body temperature.