Month: January 2019


What Is Amenorrhea?

January 31, 2019

Sometimes women don’t get their period, even though they have gone through puberty, aren’t pregnant, and aren’t experiencing menopause. This is called amenorrhea. Although amenorrhea is not a disease and is typically not harmful, you should still talk to your doctor if you never get your period. Primary and Secondary Amenorrhea There are two types […]


What Is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

January 29, 2019

In order for a woman to get pregnant, the ovary has to release an egg into the fallopian tube. Here, it stays for around 24 hours, waiting to come into contact with sperm. If the egg is fertilized, it stays in the fallopian tube for three to four days before moving to the uterus. Once […]


What Causes Vaginal Dryness?

January 27, 2019

The walls of the vagina are lubricated with a thin layer of clear fluid. This fluid helps keep the lining of your vagina healthy, thick, and elastic. This fluid is maintained by the hormone estrogen, but sometimes, factors cause a reduction in the amount of moisture in your vagina. Vaginal dryness can occur at any […]