Pre And Postpartum Depression, How To Avoid Them

Pre or post partum depression (also called perinatal depression) affects 16% of women facing maternity and only half is treated appropriately. This phenomenon, so undervalued and in many cases also unrecognized or untreated, can be remedied with prevention and with…

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Vaginal Rejuvenation Or Female Viagra? New Ways To Kick-Start Sex Life

Female sexuality is a complex matter that is built up by a large variety of factors, predominant of which are ageing and problems with the reproductive system. Orally administered drugs like Female Viagra (sildenafil) and Addyi (flibanserin) can…

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Pink Viagra: Why This Is Not The Best Name For Flibansering

Flibanserin is the first non-hormonal drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the American food and drug control agency, to treat loss of sexual desire in women of childbearing age. Flibanserin works by increasing dopamine and…

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The Role Of Prolactin In Breast Cancer: New Research Data

Researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University (USA) have discovered that prolactin, a hormone produced by the pituitary gland that promotes breast development and the production of breast milk, can block the BCL6 protein, an oncogene responsible…

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Surefire Ways To Tell Your Hormones Are Out Of Whack

Do you always feel like you could sneak in a few more hours of sleep? Gotta be hormones. Do you sport a giant pimple on your chin? Blame it on hormones. Do you have extra pounds you can’t get rid…

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More Women Risk Heart Health With Sedentary Lifestyle

Since 2008, 2427 women between the ages of 35 and 79 have been examined within the study, with a participation rate of over 60%. Physical inactivity and obesity are two characteristics that go in the same direction: it is…

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The Specificity of Diabetes in Women

Based on the data provided by the CDC, as of 2017, about almost 12 million women got diagnosed with diabetes in the USA. An observational study published in the Official Publication of The College of Family Physicians of Canada claims…

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Top 5 Causes of Mood Swings in Women

Mood swings are not rare for women around the world. Their causes are mostly similar as they are connected with the hormonal level in the female organism. However, this problem may also be provoked by mood disorders. Here are the…

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How does alcohol affect female sex life?

Despite different kinds of research conducted on the impact of alcohol on female sex life, scientists still cannot come to a common thought as to this issue. A female body can react very differently to the same amount of alcohol,…

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Changes in the Female Body during Lactation Period

Any woman expecting her firstborn faces a challenging question: to breastfeed or not? The World Health Organization recommends exclusively this way of nourishing babies up to the age of 6 months. However, half a year is only the beginning as…

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