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Viagra for menstrual cramps – Know the facts

The medical term for painful menstrual periods is primary dysmenorrhea (PD). According to the Human Reproduction Journal, over 30 percent of women suffer from PD, and PD is the cause of 600 million hours of lost work in the United States every year. Menstrual cramps are often felt in the lower abdomen or lower back…

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Heart Disease Symptoms Guide for Women

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death in women. Statistics reveal that over 40 million women in the United States are affected by heart disease, and 90 percent have at least one or more risk factors for developing this disease. Only one out of five American women…

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How Important Is Cholesterol Management During Pregnancy?

Although high cholesterol is usually not a problem for women who are in childbearing age, any problem that the mother has, tends to be a problem for the child too. Those mothers who have to deal with high cholesterol problems while in the childbearing process can pass on deleterious conditions and effects to their children.…

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Cervical Cancer – Causes & Symptoms

The early detection and treatment of cervical cancer, as with many other types of cancer, is crucial for a successful recovery process. If found early – detection is typically brought about by a Pap test, which may be administered after symptoms are noted, after someone has sexual contact with someone else who already has the…

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when very small pieces of the tissue that lines your womb spreads and ends up growing outside of the womb. This is a condition that can at times lead to severe pain and can also make it more difficult for you to get pregnant. One should begin by explaining…

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Premature birth

It is very difficult to know which babies will be premature and which ones will be delivered on time. However if your labour and delivery does begin early then you will be pleased to know that there are many things doctors can do to ensure that your baby comes out healthy and ready for the…

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Morning sickness

It is a very normal part of pregnancy to feel sick and vomit on occasion. However this is not a very nice thing to experience and there are many treatments that may help you. This article looks at the latest research and evidence around morning sickness and teaches you ways to deal with this annoying…

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Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is an illness that only affects women in pregnancy. Many women may not even know that they have it and it may cause them no problems. However this is a condition that must be taken seriously as it can have very severe consequences for both the mother and the baby. When preeclampsia turns bad…

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Treatment Options for Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors which more often grow in women of childbearing years. While these fibroids rarely, if ever, cause cancer they can cause significant disruption in a woman’s life because of the symptoms. Physicians estimate that between 20 and 50% of women have uterine fibroids by only a small number of those are…

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Treatments for Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS as it’s more commonly known, is a condition that affects millions of women every month. With more than 150 reported symptoms getting a correct diagnosis can sometimes be a challenge. This challenge is further exacerbated by the fact that there is no known cause and no specific diagnostic test. The symptoms of…

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