An ovarian cyst may develop in one or both of the ovaries. Though they are not uncommon and often harmless, some ovarian cysts can pose a serious threat to a woman's fertility and can lead to more serious, life-threatening...
Do I have a yeast infection? You might, but it's worth starting with a good understanding of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this very common condition. About 75% of women will get at least one yeast infection during their...
In this day and age, women have more options than ever when it comes to birth control. But the abundance of choices has become a cause of apprehension and confusion among women – which birth control is best for...
Pregnancy isn't the only thing that can cause a woman to miss her period. To have a period the ovaries, vagina, cervix, and uterus must all be working properly, and if they are not it could be due to...
The thyroid, which is a small gland in the endocrine system located in the neck, coordinates many bodily functions. Some of these include weight loss and gain, mood regulation, and sexual libido and functioning. When a person has Hashimoto's...
Knowing more about the side effects of emergency contraception or the morning after pill is important to every woman around the world. When we say morning after pills, we are referring to emergency contraceptive medications which actually don’t have serious...
The Lupus Foundation of America estimates that 90 percent of the 1.5 million Americans who suffer from lupus are women. The disease typically strikes during childbearing years and can cause kidney disease, coronary artery disease, osteoporosis, and complications during...
Abnormal sensitivity to sunlight, known as photosensitivity, affects over one half of people with lupus. Exposure to sunlight can cause a skin rash or trigger a flare-up of internal lupus resulting in joint pain and fatigue. Because sunlight cannot...
In some parts of the world, having sex during a period is considered to be taboo, but Can You Have Sex On Your Period and if so, is it safe to do so? The perception by some is that sexual intercourse...
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Have you been diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)? This autoimmune disease can affect almost every organ in the body, causing a variety of health complications. Because there’s no known cure for this disease, therapy centers around treating the...

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How to Stop Your Period for One Day

Hey girl. Don't even pretend that you've never said, "I wish I could turn off my period for one day, or one night." Right?...