Uterine fibroids may be small and asymptomatic in many women, but in some instances they can cause significant pain and heavy bleeding, or grow large enough to cause infertility and other problems. If you have problems related to fibroids, there are several surgical options depending on your long-term reproductive goals. Destroying A Fibroid's Blood Supply There are two procedures used to destroy the blood supply of fibroids. In the case of smaller fibroids, the blood supply to a specific fibroid can be destroyed by using different techniques, such as cauterization. [Read More]
Is Your Diet Affecting Your Sex Life?
Is the fire inside being caused by your date or your food? Your diet affects everything going on in your body -- even your sex drive. Some foods might be preventing you from feeling aroused, while others could affect the way you perform in the bedroom. Here's what you need to know about how diet can affect physical intimacy. The Good Chocolate has a reputation for working as an aphrodisiac, and this is no coincidence. [Read More]
Three Birth Control Methods
Bringing a child into the world is a big responsibility, and many couples decide that they want to wait to have children. Many couples decide that they want to wait in order to be in a better financial position for their kids. No matter what the reason to postpone children, you have a couple different options when it comes to contraceptives. Some couples decide that a condom is the best choice, while others feel that it can take away from the intimacy. [Read More]
Are You Ready To Conceive?
What you do prior to conceiving is just as important as what you do after. Pre-conception care helps to ensure that you are physically and mentally ready to have a baby. It also helps to identify any problems that could make conceiving a challenge. If you and your partner are preparing to have a family, here are some pre-conception care tips to remember. Schedule a Preconception Care Checkup One of the most important steps you can take to prepare for pregnancy is to schedule a checkup with your gynecologist. [Read More]