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Relieve Menstrual Cramps

Woman with painful menstrual cramps holding her lower abdomen

If you are one of the millions of women who experience menstrual cramps during your period, you’ll want to know what you can do to help relieve the pain. There are several at-home methods to feel better.

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Code Red

Wednesday April 28, 2010

Ladies, you're not the only one tracking your menstrual cycle.

A new iPhone app, Code Red, is allowing men, or anyone who uses the app, to track your menstrual cycle.

HOW IT WORKS: Your partner types in the first day of your menstrual cycle. Then each month the iPhone sends a notification to remind your beau it's that time of the month.The app doesn't just track when you are bleeding. During PMS time, a female symbol with devil horns appear. During ovulation, an alert is sent out to let him know the best time to get down.

The iPhone app isn't the only program that allows men to track their women's cycle. "PMSBuddy" and "PMSMeter" track menstrual cycles as well. "IAmAMan" allows men to track the menstrual cycles of several women at once, for those players out there.

Not making love anymore

Thursday February 25, 2010

According to a recent poll done by Sky Real Lives, a British television network, found that 25% of British women over 35 never have sex.

Women in Scotland are the most deprived, with 38% of those polled admitting to never having intercourse. In stark contrast, ladies from the Midlands sound as though they are happier than most, as 32% of those polled admit to having sex on a weekly basis.

Women with children in the household, surprisingly have the added pleasure of having more orgasms than women without children; 19% of women aged 35 and over with no children in the household, who have sex, stated they rarely or never orgasm when they have sex, compared to 12% of women with one child and 14% with two children enjoying orgasms most of the time when they have sex.

Unsurprisingly the daily grind of the office has an impact on most women's sex lives too with 67% of part time working women who have sex having orgasms most or all of the time, compared to 55% of those who work full time.

Premenstrual syndrome has perhaps more of an impact on women's lives than expected. Of those polled, one in three women (35%) aged 35 to 44 admitted to feeling violent towards themselves or someone else during this time.

Vaginal Bleeding After Sex

Thursday July 9, 2009
You've just finished making love, and you're in that pleasant dream-like state when you go to the bathroom and discover that you are bleeding. Nothing can bring you back to reality faster than vaginal bleeding after sex. Post-coital bleeding can occur for a number of reasons, and is nothing to take lightly. Take a look at the top 10 causes of vaginal bleeding after sex.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Thursday July 9, 2009
Although most urinary tract infections or UTIs are not serious, they are painful. Approximately fifty percent of all women will have at least one UTI in her lifetime with many women having several infections throughout their lifetime. Fortunately, these infections are easily treated with antibiotics that cause the symptoms to quickly disappear. Some women seem are more prone to repeated infections than others and for them it can be a frustrating battle. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of UTI.

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