WOMEN’S HEALTH

Jul 282017
 
Why Does My Vagina Smell?

Why Does My Vagina Smell?

Vaginal odor – the foundation of many a cringe-worthy commercial. “Do you ever get that not-so-fresh feeling?” 🙄 There are many misconceptions about vaginas, but one of the most common revolves around its smell. Some women are insecure about the way their vagina smells, but the truth is, your natural vagina smell is totally normal! Perfume [...]

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Jul 212017
 
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Ovarian Cysts: The What, Why and How of This Common Condition

Whether a discovered during routine check-up at the gynaecologists or diagnosed after reporting physical symptoms, no woman wants to hear she has ovarian cysts. But not only are these largely benign growths super common, in most cases they’re a standard byproduct of a normal, healthy reproductive system. Relax, read up and rest assured: a diagnosis [...]

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Jul 142017
 
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BRCA: The Cancer Curse – Are You at Risk?

Do you remember when Angelina Jolie had a mastectomy because of a defective cancer gene? That was BRCA. BRCA1 & 2 stand for ’breast cancer susceptibility genes one and two,’ respectively. That’s a bit of a mouthful so for the sake of this article we will call these two genes ‘BRCA.’ These two cancer-fighting genes play [...]

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Jul 112017
 
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5 Insecurities Women STILL Have About their Vagina

From that first wide-eyed glimpse of our lady bits (usually as teenagers, squatting over a hand-mirror) we’ve all worried that our vagina is not quite the same as everyone else’s. And if it isn’t the appearance of our vagina that worries us – it’s everything else; its smell, its itchiness, its relentless staining of our [...]

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Jul 072017
 
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4 Best Ways to Troubleshoot Period Acne

You’re out of your teens and into the acne-free zone, right? WRONG. Unfortunately, the tyranny continues after puberty, all because of a little something called the hormone cycle. Yes, you’d totally be forgiven for thinking that pimples were a thing of the past, but alas, you and your skin remain at the will of those [...]

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Jun 162017
 
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The 10 Step Guide to Removing Your Pubes (Properly!)

Every woman has her own pubic philosophy. Whether you are an advocate of the less-is-more school of thought or the increasingly retro long-hair-don’t-care look, there is no right or wrong when it comes to removing pubic hair, however it should always be your own personal choice. With no discernible health benefits, the choice to remove [...]

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Apr 252017
 
monthly hormone cycle with cats

Your Monthly Hormone Cycle – As Told By Cats

Every month, menstruating humans around the world go through what can best be described as an emotional and physical roller coaster. With ups and downs, twist and turns, the hormone cycle is a big contributor to our highest and lowest moods throughout the month. Thankfully though, the levels of our hormones follow a pretty predictable [...]

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Feb 212017
 
itchy vagina why do i have

What Causes Vaginal Itching?

Ever thought your vagina was trying to tell you something? Our vaginas are pretty amazing at taking care of themselves, but when something’s up, they’re going to let you know. Vaginal itching can be uncomfortable, painful and downright inconvenient (we’ve all used our handbags to disguise a scratch) but it’s basically the body’s way of [...]

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