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Let’s Talk About Sexual Intercourse

Sexual intercourse

Sexual intercourse, also called copulation or coitus, is a physical act in which two or more people engage in sexual stimulation to achieve sexual pleasure and, sometimes, to reproduce.  The most common type of sexual intercourse involves the penetration of one person’s genitals (penis) into another person’s genitals (vagina) and is a fundamental aspect of […]

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Unveiling the Unspoken: Your Guide to Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM)

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM)

Dear Women, Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM) is a topic that’s essential for you to understand. It pertains to chronic conditions that affect your urinary tract, vulva, and vagina due to reduced oestrogen levels during menopause. Coined in 2014, this term replaced older designations like vulvovaginal atrophy or atrophic vaginitis. Prevalence of GSM: This is […]

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Premenstrual Syndrome (Tension)

A lady probably experiencing PreMenstrualSyndrome

What Is Premenstrual Syndrome (Tension) Premenstrual syndrome (tension), or PMS, is a group of physical and emotional symptoms that start one to two weeks before a woman’s menstrual period. Most women have at least some symptoms of PMS which go away after their periods start. The symptoms may range from mild to severe. Over 90% […]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Myth-Busting Guide

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause

Introduction Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has generated mixed reactions from people; while some praise it for its ability to reduce menopause symptoms, others fear it due to rumors that it may increase the risk of developing certain illnesses. Dissecting common myths about HRT is crucial in a world where contradictory health claims abound. What Is […]

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The Mental Load Women Carry

Women's mental load

Many women are carrying an inordinate mental load for society. Whether women are single or in a relationship, have children or not, are working in the home or outside the home or both, women in 2023 are still carrying a disproportionate mental load for society. This is not to say that some men are not […]

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