More than one million people contract sexually transmitted diseases every day, but what are STDs?
Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) â also called sexually transmitted infections (STI) â are infections that are transmitted through the contact of sexual organs (through both heterosexual and homosexual relations). However, these are not the only ways in which these diseases are transmitted; for example, they may also be transmitted via the blood (as is the case with both HIV and Hepatitis B) by sharing needles used to puncture veins, as well as during pregnancy and birth (transmitting the disease from the mother to the child).
You’re not alone, many women throughout the world suffer from pain when they are about to have, or are having, their period, this is known as, âdysmenorrhoeaâ: pain, cramps, bloating, mood swings… These are some of the effects caused by the hormonal changes which occur in our body during the menstrual cycle.
Do you ever suffer from severe intimate itching or burning, or even swelling at times?
This problem usually occurs as a result of a vaginal infection such as vaginosis or candidiasis. [Continue Reading]
Â¡SÃ, no es una errata! Tienes 52 aÃ±os y te encuentras muy bien, te has cuidado siempre, has hecho ejercicio, te has preocupado de no tomar el sol en exceso, has vigilado tu peso y si te has visto alguna arruga de mÃ¡s has recurrido a tus pequeÃ±os âsecretos de bellezaâ.
Do not let hormonal changes impair your self-confidence!
The vagina is the organ with the highest density of estrogen receptors per surface of the human body.Estrogens are the hormones produced by the ovaries, responsible, among other functions, for maintaining hydration of the genital mucosa (vulva and vagina). That is why, when the menopause arrives and the estrogen levels drop abruptly, there are changes that can reduce your quality of life: dryness, vaginal itching, discomfort, pain and bleeding with sexual intercourse, atrophy of the lips and even repeated urinary infections. [Continue Reading]
Have you postponed your maternity due to your career or for not finding the right partner?
Have you noticed the important change between our mothers and us? In the previous generation, it was common for women in their twenties to be asked when they would have a baby. Today this question is almost unthinkable. [Continue Reading]
The first gynecological review generates numerous uncertainties whether you are a young girl or a mother and want to advise your daughter. Do you have to wait until you have had sex? What if she wants to keep her privacy and does not mention it? [Continue Reading]
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