THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chickenpox cases in the United States have dropped sharply since a vaccine against the disease became available in 1995, a new study shows.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Untreated pelvic pain is common among U.S. women in their childbearing years, a new study reveals.
The findings suggest that even during routine visits, doctors should ask women about pelvic pain, the investigators said.
(HealthDay News) -- While everyone has intestinal gas, some people have severe bloating that causes discomfort and other problems.
The Mayo Clinic mentions these warning signs that you may need to see a doctor:
Reading about gynecologic cancer is enough to send shivers down any woman's spine.
For we define much of our womanhood through our reproductive organs, not only on a physiological basis, for example, our ovaries produce estrogen, but also in an emotional way, particularly when it comes to our womb.
You probably don't think much about your pelvic health unless you're having your annual gynecologic exam, getting a Pap test, or experiencing a problem. But no matter what your age, the health of your reproductive and urinary organs—your pelvic organs—is important. If something goes wrong "down there," it affects your overall health and quality of life.
Get in touch with yourself with the practice of tai chi chuan (translation: "supreme ultimate fist"), a meditative Chinese martial art-turned-exercise. Results include increased strength and balance, improved circulation, relaxation and stress reduction.
Looking for a new way to treat a chronic condition? Try your local health food store, where staff should be able to introduce you to homeopathic treatments, foods that can alleviate specific symptoms and aromatherapy oils for bath or massage. Remember to check in with your health care provider to identify potential conflicts with other medications.