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Women's Health

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)?

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)?

When women enter menopause, their (menses) periods stop. Before menopause occurs (perimenopause), oestrogen which controls the menstrual cycle fluctuates a lot. These changes in hormones lead to vaginal dryness, hot flashes and changes in sleep. To manage such changes some women are administered hormones and this is known as hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or menopausal hormone... Read More

Are you getting her to the peak? Female Orgasm Explained

Are you getting her to the peak? Female Orgasm Explained

Orgasm is the culmination or climax of sexual arousal. The sexual response cycle has been described in different phases for women. Excitement Phase: The initial stage of sexual arousal. Plateau Phase: The second phase, in which the sexual arousal is more heightened. Orgasm: Climax and release of sexual excitement. Resolution: Phase where the sexual tension slowly reduces and comes... Read More

Menopause is not a pause in your life

Menopause is not a pause in your life

Menopause refers to the point of time when the menstrual periods of a woman cease. Menopause usually occurs in 40s-50s. Menopause is a natural process that marks the end of the fertile child-bearing period in a woman. In some women, menopause can happen in their early 40s and in some in late 50s. The average age of menopause in... Read More

Endometriosis: Can your uterus grow outside your uterus?

Endometriosis: Can your uterus grow outside your uterus?

Endometriosis is a common, chronic and painful health concern affecting millions of women worldwide. Endometrium is the tissue that lines the uterus; endometriosis refers to the outgrowth of endometrium outside the uterus to ovaries, fallopian tubes, to other tissues of the uterus and other parts of the body. Such growths are non-cancerous in nature... Read More

Vaginal Odour Causes and Prevention Tips

Vaginal Odour Causes and Prevention Tips

Vaginal odour is any smell that arises from the vagina. Under normal physiological conditions, vagina cleans itself by its secretions (discharge).It is normal for the vulva and vagina to have a slight odour just as the penis has, and it is unnoticeable by others. When the smell becomes unpleasant and is offensive, it causes embarrassment to the... Read More