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I’m Getting Headaches Every Day; What Should I Do?

I’m Getting Headaches Every Day; What Should I Do?

Are you plagued by headaches?A headache is something that most women experience at some time. Many relate to changing hormone levels in perimenopause and menopause, or the menstrual cycle. But not always – especially if you have them every day rather than a few times per month.Many different causes and types of headaches could be atContinue Reading »

What’s Causing My Lower Abdominal Pain?

What’s Causing My Lower Abdominal Pain?

When women report lower abdominal pain, they sometimes describe it as an ache or cramps in the lower belly.In practice, lower abdominal pain is pain that occurs explicitly anywhere between the belly button and the pelvis.Generally, the pain subsides over time, with most of the reasons for lower abdominal pain turning out to be nothingContinue Reading »

Can Sexually Transmitted Infections Cause Pelvic Problems?

Can Sexually Transmitted Infections Cause Pelvic Problems?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are common and vary in symptoms.Despite that, a segment of the female (and male) population carries a sexually transmitted infection but doesn’t know about it because they don’t have any symptoms. This lack of awareness is a problem because STIs can pose a serious health risk if you don’t treat them promptlyContinue Reading »

The Enforced Concept Of Women’s Shame: How to Heal

The Enforced Concept Of Women’s Shame: How to Heal

For the second in this series of blogs that focus on how society views the female body, and what impact these attitudes have on women’s health, we address the complex subject of women’s health and gender shaming.If you didn’t get the chance, check out the first one here! Gender shaming is happening and we see itContinue Reading »

Can You Prevent Postpartum Preeclampsia?

Can You Prevent Postpartum Preeclampsia?

Are you worried about Postpartum Preeclampsia after childbirth and want to know whether there is anything you can do to prevent it? Among the pregnancy-related conditions that women experience, two major ones can occur during and after pregnancy: Preeclampsia and Postpartum Preeclampsia. Both conditions are linked to hypertension. Note: Hypertension means anything that increases bloodContinue Reading »

How Can I Fix My Pelvic Tilt?

How Can I Fix My Pelvic Tilt?

Understanding Pelvic Tilt: What Is It And Why Is It A Problem? Have you been told by a doctor that you have a pelvic tilt? When we talk about dysfunctional movement (the type that leads to chronic pain and other problems), muscle imbalance is one of the primary causes. The so-called “pelvic tilt”, specifically, isContinue Reading »

Is Postpartum Responsible For My Digestive Issues?

Is Postpartum Responsible For My Digestive Issues?

Are you in the postpartum period and suffering from bloating, constipation, gas, or other digestive issues? Giving birth to a child is one of the biggest human marvels you can experience. It’s a miracle, really. However, waiting for the baby to arrive for nine months is nerve-racking for both parents. But for us women, whoContinue Reading »

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