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Vaginal Yeast Infection Symptoms Plus Conventional Treatments, Natural Remedies and Prevention Tips

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), vaginal yeast infections are caused by the fungus Candida. Candida typically co-exists on, and in, the human body without causing a problem but in some cases it multiplies, leading to Candida...

How Do You Get Rid of a Cyst?

The Internet is filled with videos and pictures of people (and doctors!) popping cysts or even lancing the skin to pull out a cyst. Let’s be clear—do not pop, squeeze or lance a cyst—this is not safe. So how do...

5 Frankincense Oil Benefits Scientists Want You to Know

If you’re interested in natural health, you may already be familiar with some of the ways essential oils can benefit your health—for instance, treating headaches. Essential oils like frankincense have been used around the world for centuries to treat a...

Fenugreek Benefits for Men and Women

Herbs and foods from around the globe continue to make their way into mainstream America as they are touted for their extraordinary health benefits and healing properties. The latest food to be making the rounds on social media is fenugreek....

Why Prevention Is the Best Way to Treat Cervical Cancer. Plus, Learn the Causes, Symptoms and Other Treatment Options

Cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of cancer death for cervix-having individuals living in the United States, according to statistics shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But since the late 1970s, the numbers of...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Symptoms and Natural Remedies

A hormonal disorder, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may cause women to suffer numerous unpleasant symptoms, including infrequent or long-lasting periods, higher androgen levels, and impaired ovarian function. While the condition affects a shocking 10% of women of childbearing age, unfortunately,...

Understanding Perimenopause: The Before, During and After

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when she stops menstruating and is no longer able to bear children. Doctors refer to perimenopause as the time in which a woman is transitioning into menopause. Women who notice perimenopause signs...

Is There a Cure for Male and Female Pattern Baldness?

Searching for a baldness cure? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Cleveland Clinic, 50% of men and a large number of women start showing signs of hair loss by age 40. And while pattern baldness isn’t a medical...

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Symptoms and Causes

A condition resulting from alcohol exposure prior to birth, fetal alcohol syndrome causes brain damage, growth issues, and other problems affecting a child’s health. According to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, 1 in 100 babies is born with...

HPV Vaccine for the Most Prevalent STI in America

In 2006, the first HPV vaccine was approved for use in female and male children and young adults up to 26 years of age. The HPV vaccine has recently made headlines because the FDA has now approved its use up...