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9 Causes Of Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding
Having to deal with bleeding once a month is, in itself, quite frustrating for most women. Which is why it's completely natural to be...
Can The Use Of IUDs Lower Your Risk Of Cervical Cancer?
An Intrauterine Device (IUD) is a tiny device a woman can put into her uterus to prevent a pregnancy. It is usually a small piece of...
The Common Causes Of Penis Allergies
If your penis is irritated after sex, it could be an allergic reaction. It’s possible to have a latex allergy, so try synthetic condoms. Fragrances, colors, flavors, and spermicides in condoms or lubricants may not agree with your skin. Even products on your partner’s body can cause irritation. Use lube to avoid friction from dry sex, and know that men can get a yeast infection after having unprotected sex with a woman who has one.
Top 10 Condom Myths Debunked
When it comes to sexual health and well-being, it is vital that every individual has their facts straight. Sex-ed classes may have prepared us...
All You Need To Know About A Latex Condom Allergy
There’s no better way to prevent sexually transmitted infections than wearing a condom. But, if wearing one is causing itchy, dry, and burning skin with rashes down there, it’s probably because you’re allergic to latex condoms. Repeated exposure to latex condoms when you’re allergic may even lead to an anaphylactic shock. In such a situation, seek immediate medical help. Switching to condoms made of polyurethane or natural membranes can prevent future allergic reactions.
Is Your Birth Control Causing Acne?
Did you know that your acne can be a side-effect of your birth control? Certain forms of contraception like androgen-based oral pills, depot shots, hormonal IUDs, and sub-dermal implants can cause acne. They contain the male hormone, androgen, that triggers breakouts. If your birth control is causing acne flare-ups, talk to your doctor and consider using an alternative form of contraceptive.
8 Widely Held Pregnancy Myths Debunked
Myths associated with pregnancy can be perilous if taken seriously. It is essential that every individual has all the facts in hand so that...
7 Steps To Keep Your Hormones In Check And Find Happiness
Every fertile woman on earth goes through that time every month when anger, irrationality, irritation, exhaustion, depression, and anxiety, all of them work together...
Reasons For And Prevention Of Nausea Caused By Birth Control Pills
The first birth control pill was introduced in 1960 and since then, women have started relying on them to prevent pregnancy. It has been...
Everything You Need To Know About Female Condoms
Female condoms are nonreusable, latex-free condoms that are as effective as the usual ones in protecting you and your partner from STDs and preventing unwanted pregnancies. These condoms are inserted into your vagina or anus, depending on the intercourse and may take some practice to get them right. These also give women a control over their sex lives.
5 Everyday Habits You’ve Been Doing Wrong All Your Life
Excessive showering can deplete your skin's protective layer, causing it to become dry, while pushing the penis into a condom till the very end can cause tearing of the latex, thus increasing the risk of unwanted pregnancies. There are many other everyday practices such as these like drying our hands under an electric blower and using ordinary lube when trying to conceive that we've been doing wrong all throughout.
5 Contraception Options To Consider After Your 40th Birthday
In your forties, a lot of things change. You seem to be finding a new grey hair every morning, the creases by your eyes...
9 Things That Can Cause Painful Sexual Intercourse In Women
Pain during sexual intercourse is a common problem. Most often, it is a result of reduced lubrication. This can be caused by menopause, birth control pills, and certain allergy medication. Other causes include infections like bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections. Having sex too soon after childbirth can be painful too. In any case, it is better to use lubricants and be gentle and slow with movement.
9 Bizarre Condom Facts Most People Don’t Know
We all know that condoms are also nicknamed jimmies. But did you know they're also called scumbags? Did you know people in the past had to use condoms made from pigs' intestines? Also, contrary to popular belief, 40% of condom sales are thanks to proactive women who take responsibility for their sexual health. Here are some more strange facts about the world's most beloved barrier method of contraception – the condom.
6 Reasons Why Your Period May Be Worse Than Others
Unhealthy diets and weight gain can cause unbearable period pain. Too little or too much exercise can cause painful periods. Sometimes, a painful period can be because of your age, which decreases with time. Period cramps can be relieved using oral contraceptives prescribed by a doctor. Period irregularities may be due to a health condition like endometriosis.
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