Women’s Health and Pregnancy

Menstrual Diarrhea (with Monthly Periods) Causes and Remedies

Diarrhea can arise for may different reasons. Often it is due to infections. However, when the exact cause of diarrhea cannot be conclusively identified yet it tends to arise with certain other conditions or symptoms then it may be correlated. Diarrhea that occurs during menstruation (monthly periods in females) may be >> Read More ...

Heavy Periods (Bleeding) – Meaning, Causes and Dangers

It is a common menstrual problem that many women experience occasionally and for some women it is a monthly experience. Apart from the  heavy flow the duration of the bleed may also be prolonged. This is known as menorrhagia and may occur for many different reasons. While this can occur with the use of certain medication >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Fibroids in the Uterus and Cancer Risk

Uterine fibroids are a common condition of the uterus. It is estimated that as many as half of all females of reproductive age have fibroids at some point. Most cases are not diagnosed and therefore most women do not even know that they have these growths. There may be no symptoms or very mild symptoms and no further >> Read More ...

10 Signs of Menopause (Normal and Early Symptoms)

Menopause is a normal physiologic process that every woman will experience at some point in life, usually after the age of 40 years. It is not a disease. While it marks the end of a woman’s reproductive years, it should not be viewed as a restriction in life. There are some unpleasant symptoms but it does not usually >> Read More ...

Menstrual Cramps (Muscle Spasms During Periods) Causes, Remedies

For many women, the onset of periods is preceded by menstrual cramps which continue throughout menstruation and only end once the menses ceases. It is common for it to recur with every cycle. In some instances it reaches a point where these women dread menstruation due to the cramps and pain. However, this is not a normal >> Read More ...

Spotting in Girls and Women – Meaning and Causes

Menses, the bleeding seen as part of menstruation, is a normal occurrence for girls who have reached puberty and women within their reproductive years. However, there are times when vaginal bleeding occurs and it is not related to menstruation. Naturally it is a case for concern but this does not always mean that it is due >> Read More ...
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