These Vaginal Health Mistakes Might Increase Your Risk of Infection

It's time to take control of your vaginal health. From gym clothes to shaving habits, here are eight lifestyle habits you might want to reassess.

What You Should Know About Sex and Yeast Infections

Women dread the intense itching and thick, white discharge that signals the presence of a vaginal yeast infection. Candida albicans is the scientific name of the yeast that usually causes these infections.

What to Do When Sex Hurts (and Not in the Good Way)

If your latest romps between the sheets were more painful than pleasurable, you’re not alone. The good news is, most causes of sexual pain are manageable.

Lipedema: The Fat-Storing Disease Immune to Diet and Exercise

Lipedema is a very under-recognized condition that affects millions of women across the globe, and is very difficult to treat.

Holding in Your Pee Is Now a Trend: Here's Why It's Dangerous

Doctors are warning against holding in your pee for the sake of a "peegasm," saying that it can cause permanent damage to your bladder.

13 Things That Should Never Go Near Your Cooch

Want to give your vagina the loving care that it deserves? Make sure these 11 things never go near it.

Considering a Menstrual Cup? Here's Why It's Life-Changing

Sure, you've heard of menstrual cups, but do you really know what they are and how they work? Before you make the switch, here's everything you need to know about period cups. They could just be your new best friend.

Elizabeth Olsen's reaction to 'Avengers' costume is a sign that superheroes are changing

Elizabeth Olsen, who plays the Scarlet Witch in Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” voices her displeasure about the cleavage her costume shows off.

Can Flaxseed Increase Estrogen Levels?

Flax is not only a good source of fiber, but one of the richest plant sources of omega-3 fats, and abundant in lignans -- an estrogen-like compound or phytoestrogen. Even though flax can mimic estrogen, research shows flax either reduces, or has no significant impact on blood levels of estrogen.

7 Things You Should NEVER Say to a Skinny Person

There are many comments, both well-intentioned and not to much, that skinny people find offensive. To make sure you're not body shaming the thin people in your life, avoid these statemens and questions.

Causes of Menstrual-Like Cramping at 33 Weeks Pregnant

Pain in the abdominal area during pregnancy, including menstrual-like cramps, can be startling. There are a few perfectly safe explanations for late pregnancy cramping.

Reasons for Getting Your Period Early

An occasional early period can occur for a variety of reason, most of which pose no serious health risk.