Menopause is a special period in a female life when the menstrual cycle finishes and fertility becomes impossible. The process appears the moment the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone, hormones, required for fertility. Additionally, to diagnose menopause, a woman should have no periods for over a year. Naturally, menopause happens with age, though there is an induced menopause type, which can be caused by certain treatment, surgery or disease. Continue reading
Infertility is all about attempts to get pregnant for over one year with no results. When it comes to female infertility causes, most of them are hard to diagnose. The good news is that there are many effective treatment options, but their right choice depends on the main cause. Female infertility can be caused by different factors, including: Continue reading
When a woman turns 40, she should be ready for drastic changes in the life and health. A great range of processes takes place in the female organism during this period. Being aware of possible processes and diversifications is important, as it can help you balance the situation and treat the body respectively. Continue reading
Weight gain is almost never healthy. Despite what the dangerous body-positive propaganda is telling you, obesity is never good for your health. There are many types of weight gain – periodic, continuous and sudden.
Periodic weight gain is characterized by constant fluctuations in body fat. Continue reading
Prolactin is the vital hormone that is produced by the lactotroph cells. The cells are located in the pituitary gland and feature an ability to pump out the hormone in the amounts, required by the organism. The cells produce as much hormone as they can, up to the time some inhibitory factor occurs and ceases the process. The neurotransmitter dopamine is one of the inevitable inhibitors that prevent excess prolactin production. Continue reading
There is no better food than breast milk for a baby in the first months of life. It contains all required proteins, fats, carbohydrates, and microelements, and it is also well digested by the newborn body. Moreover, the breast milk is the most natural product the use of which does not cause allergy, or other side effects. Continue reading
A subject of the female libido is rather seldom discussed in the medical literature. However, in practice, women often complain of a decrease of the sexual drive and loss of satisfaction during the sexual activity.
The female libido has a rather complicated nature. According to different data, completely various factors can affect the female sexual drive. Continue reading
When you hear the phrase sexual disorder, the first thought is male sex issue. However, the results of the recent research showed that women suffer from sexual distress as often as men. Recurrent and persistent complications with sexual desire, response, pain or orgasm can be combined in the group of female sexual dysfunction. Continue reading