There are several words you never want to hear from a doctor. For those of the female gender, those words include "women's pelvic exam". Pelvic exams are never fun, usually not comfortable, and are generally unexpected, no matter how long it has been since the last. A pelvic exam is when a medical doctor examines the internal and external reproductive organs, usually while a woman is awake. They should be relatively pain-free; however, depending on your circumstances, you may feel discomfort. [Read More]
3 Surgical Procedures For Uterine Fibroids
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]