Menopause and Pelvic Health

Menopause and Pelvic Health During menopause, estrogen levels begin to decrease. These hormonal changes can cause pelvic organs and tissues to become thinner and weaker. This is a natural part of menopause, but if pelvic tissues have been weakened by other factors, such as pregnancy, childbirth, smoking or obesity, it can begin to cause problems. One of the most common conditions diagnosed during menopause is called Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). It occurs in approximately 50 percent of … [Read more...]

FGM: New research highlights link between FGM/C and mental disorders

FGM: Female genital mutilation and other harmful practices Health consequences of female genital mutilation Female genital mutilation may cause mental health problems This pilot study investigated the mental health of women following genital mutilation. A number of experts have in the past assumed that women undergoing genital mutilation would be more likely to develop psychiatric illnesses than women in the general population but there has been little research to confirm this … [Read more...]

Cervical Cancer Month – HPV

HPV January is Cervical Cancer Month The HPV is a virus that causes this type of cancer in Women, and every woman should monitor her health, in this area of her life. Below is a synopsis of information that will help the Women of our World to understand this virus and its effect, symptoms, etc. Take Action! The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a mer of the papillomavirus family of viruses that is capable of infecting humans. Like all papillomaviruses, HPVs establish … [Read more...]

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