Up until recently, MTHFR, short for the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase enzyme gene, was nearly unheard of. However, due to its effects on health, especially female fertility, more and more people are finding out about the MTHFR gene mutation.
A hysterectomy is a very common procedure required by many woman. It is the surgical removal of the uterus which may be required due to non-cancerous tumors called fibroids, ovarian or cervical cancer, long-term pain in the pelvic region, and due to the pain and discomfort of heavy periods.
Pelvic prolapse happens when a pelvic organ, e.g., the bladder, drops from its normal position in the lower belly and pushes against the walls of the vagina.
NuvaRing is one of several birth control options that works by emitting hormones. It allows a woman to avoid pregnancy by placing a ring in the vagina.
The debate that followed the publication of the first results of the Hormone Replacement Therapy trials, gave many women the impression that experts did not agree on the topic of HRT.
The annual Pap Test is a typical routine exam that women follow every year. Most of the time, it's no big deal - you go in, have the test, and everything is fine.
Laser skin resurfacing is a technique used for diminishing the [...]
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