Know about the top 6 foods which can help maintain vaginal health

Not a lot of women know that there are certain foods for one’s vaginal health. Read this article to learn how you can keep everything down there healthy

Know about the top 6 foods which can help maintain vaginal healthThere are certain foods to keep each part of our body healthy, including that of a woman’s vagina. The truth is that women struggle with vaginal health for a number of reasons, one of which is the lack of awareness as to the practices they needed to follow. Moreover, the majority of the women are […]

Here are five reasons why your vagina hurts

Vaginal pain can be caused by infections, cysts or other conditions. Menstrual pain is no picnic, but pain and discomfort down there that’s not related to your monthly cycle can be even more upsetting. It might leave you wondering what the heck is causing it and what you should do about it

Here are five reasons why your vagina hurtsWhether your vagina hurts a little or a lot, you shouldn’t just ignore it. The pain could be coming from your actual vagina (the internal organ) or from the labia and skin that form your vulva (your outside genitalia). Many women think it’s all the same thing, says Ob-Gyn Jessica Strasburg, MD, Medical Director of […]

Clitoral stimulation helps female orgasm, reveals study

A survey finds a majority of women need clitoral stimulation to orgasm during sex

Clitoral stimulation helps female orgasm, reveals studyHere’s a new big bang theory: The vast majority of women want more clitoral stimulation during intercourse, a new study has found. Seventy-three per cent of women said they either need direct stimulation during intercourse to achieve orgasm or preferred it because it made their orgasms feel better, according to a Indiana University School of […]

Is pain during sex normal for women? Here’s what you need to know

Nearly 3 out of 4 women will experience pain during sex at some point in their lives according to estimates from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Is pain during sex normal for women? Here’s what you need to know“The bottom line is I think most sexually active women have had pain during sex at some point in their lives,” urogynecologist Dr Cheryl Iglesia told Cosmopolitan. Now, how do we figure out when the pain is a sign of something wrong? Iglesia explains that it is dependent on two factors — how frequently it […]

Vaginal bacteria linked to ovarian cancer, reveals study

Having too few ‘friendly’ vaginal bacteria may increase a woman’s chance of ovarian cancer, and swabs can be used to spot this, say researchers

Vaginal bacteria linked to ovarian cancer, reveals studyThe team, led by University College London, hope the finding could be used to identify women at high risk of the cancer, which has no screening test. However, they say that more work is needed to explore this. It is too soon to recommend women should be given protective doses of the good bacteria, they […]

How to deal with urinary incontinence, its types and treatment

Urinary incontinence, often called loss of bladder control, is the unwanted loss or leak of urine. It is a symptom, not a disease, caused by a variety of conditions, common in millions of women which can be a source of great embarrassment

How to deal with urinary incontinence, its types and treatmentOne out of every four women has urinary incontinence after the age of 30 years, and 8 out of 10 who are affected, mistakenly believe that incontinence is a normal part of ageing. They believe that it is a temporary problem which would go away on its own or they would have to just live […]

How vaginal and rectal bacteria may influence HIV risk in women

In a new study, researchers have identified certain types of vaginal bacteria that might increase a woman's susceptibility to sexually transmitted HIV

How vaginal and rectal bacteria may influence HIV risk in womenFirst study author Christina Gosmann – a postdoctoral research fellow at the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard Medical School – and colleagues report their findings in the journal Immunity. HIV is a virus that attacks the body’s CD4 cells, or T cells, which are a type of white […]

All you need to know about genital rejuvenation

According to Vinod Vij, a plastic and cosmetic surgeon at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, there has been a 30 per cent increase in people seeking genital rejuvenation surgeries. Genital rejuvenation is a form of elective plastic surgery. The sole purpose of it is to restore or enhance the genitals cosmetic appearance and aesthetics

All you need to know about genital rejuvenationWe’ve all heard about facial rejuvenation surgeries, tummy tucks and body contouring. But did you know that you can also have your genitals rejuvenated? Several women today opt for surgeries to enhance the appearance of their genitalia. Likewise, there are numerous ageing males who wish to keep their genitals looking the way they did while […]

Birth control is not purely a woman’s responsibility; men too have means to prevent pregnancies

When it comes to birth control, women usually stick to the pill or the partner uses a condom during coitus; there are however alternatives to prevent pregnancies. Birth control is not purely a woman’s responsibility; men too have means to prevent pregnancies

Birth control is not purely a woman’s responsibility; men too have means to prevent pregnanciesContraception, is a well-known form of birth control, it is a measure taken in order to prevent unwanted pregnancies, temporarily or permanently.The ideal and most used contraceptives are widely acceptable, inexpensive, simple to use, safe, highly effective and require minimal maintenance or supervision. Birth control is not purely a woman’s responsibility; men too have means […]

Pune doctors treat woman with a rare case of having two uterus

Doctors at Sassoon hospital, Pune, claim they have received such a case for the first time. The patient is suffering from uterus didelphys with agenesis of cervix and vagina, which has an occurrence rate of around 0.1 per cent.  Doctors say that the patient has developed blood clots in her uterine cavity as she did not get menses and added that it, if not operated, it could be fatal for the patient

Pune doctors treat woman with a rare case of having two uterusManasi (name changed), a teenager born with two unconnected uterus and without a cervix and vagina. She is born with a birth defect called – uterus didelphys with agenesis of cervix and vagina, which has an occurrence rate of around 0.1 per cent. Doctors at Sassoon hospital, Pune, claim they have received such a case […]