Women’s Health FAQs
As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, one trend is increasingly clear: the disparity in how COVID-19 affects men versus women.
Although you might feel totally healthy, you could still be contagious, so going out to a restaurant, bar, or continuing nonessential travel puts vulnerable populations at greater risk for infection.
Regardless of age, there are precautions all of us should take: frequent, thorough handwashing, avoiding nonessential travel and large groups of people, and disinfecting frequently touched objects. One of the most crucial steps those over 60 can take, though, is to avoid visiting with grandchildren and other young people.
You’ve read about the novel coronavirus in the news, but what is it, and what can you do to stay healthy and safe?
The NWHN fully supports women’s access to medically sound, unbiased information so that they can make informed decisions about their health care, but that’s not the goal of these state-mandated counseling sessions.
Having sex can feel messy. There are many ways to practice good post-sex hygiene, even if you do not feel like showering.
TSS can affect men and women alike, however, it is mostly associated with women who menstruate. Toxic shock syndrome may occur from two different kinds of bacteria. The most common bacteria is staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria. The syndrome can also be caused by group A streptococcus (strep) bacteria.
A vaginal yeast infection, also known as vuvlovaginal candidasis, is when healthy yeast over produces in the vagina.
When Depo Provera was approved for use in the U.S. in 1992, preliminary research indicated that women who used Depo Provera experienced a loss of bone mineral density (BMD), which might put them at higher risk for osteoporosis and bone fractures later in life.
Masturbation is perfectly natural and comes with numerous health benefits! Your vagina has thousands of nerve endings—8,000 in the clitoris, to be exact.