Category: Women’s Health

  • What Causes Hair Loss in Women?

    While many of us will think of men when the subject of hair loss is raised, women are almost as likely to suffer from thinning hair. There is a wide spectrum of causes, and it can appear at any age, making it a problem for many women. Growth cycles Human hair grows in three different […]

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  • A Few Things Everyone Should Know About Breast Augmentation

    In case you didn’t know, breast augmentation is a term used to describe improvement or enlargement of female breasts with the help of a specific surgical technique that typically includes the use of implant above or under the pectoral muscle. It is good to know that breast reconstruction is different than breast augmentation. Typically, breast […]

  • What Compels Women to Go Under the Knife? Is it a Quest for Beauty or Self-Esteem?

    The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) report that over the past year cosmetic surgical procedures have continued to grow. The number of surgical procedures and minimally invasive procedures was 15.9 million in the United States last year. Currently, this number has increased by 2 percent since 2014. However, since 2000, the number of procedures […]

  • Why Women Should Be Concerned about HPV Infection

    HPV, human papilloma virus, is a virus that is very common in both men and women. There are over hundred types of HPV. Each type is assigned a number. They are referred to as the papillomaviruses since some HPV types cause papillomas or warts. Papillomas are non-cancerous tumors HPV can affect the moist membranes that […]

  • Study reveals rice water good for hair

    According to an abstract from Journal of Cosmetic Chemists (SCCJ), Volume 44, No. 1, 2010 We researched the histories of the hairstyles and hair care practices of Japanese women, and found a very close relationship between the two. For example, the court ladies of the Heian Period, whose beautiful long hair, called suberakashi, reached to the […]

  • Pregnancy and Cancer: What You Need to Know

    Finding out you’re pregnant can be one of the most joyous experiences of your life. Finding out that you have cancer will be the polar opposite of that. So what are you supposed to feel if you find out you’re pregnant and you have cancer? To be transparent, getting pregnant while having cancer is uncommon, […]

  • 5 Checkups That All Women Should Get

    One of the best things you can do for yourself as a woman is go for regular checkups with your doctor. Far too many of us only go to the doctor when something is wrong, and by then it could be too late to deal with any problems that you may have. Below are some […]

  • 6 Natural Treatment Choices to Fight Osteoporosis

    Modern medicine has made some pretty incredible advances over the last few decades. There are cures for illnesses that used to be deadly and medications that can clear up an infection in a matter of days. However, too often these medications are overused, which causes problems of their own. Not every ailment needs to be […]