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What Is Toxic Shock Syndrome?

By Evita Almassi | Jan 28, 2020 | Comments Off on What Is Toxic Shock Syndrome?

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. 

What Is a Yeast Infection?

By Evita Almassi | Jan 8, 2020 | Comments Off on What Is a Yeast Infection?

A vaginal yeast infection, also known as vuvlovaginal candidasis, is when healthy yeast over produces in the vagina.

How Can I Prevent Osteoporosis After Having Taken Depo-Provera?

By NWHN Staff | Dec 10, 2019 | Comments Off on How Can I Prevent Osteoporosis After Having Taken Depo-Provera?

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.

What Are the Health Benefits of Masturbation?

By NWHN Staff | Nov 12, 2019 | Comments Off on What Are the Health Benefits of Masturbation?

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. 

Is My Chronic Pain Related to My Silicone Breast Implants?

By Evita Almassi | Oct 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Is My Chronic Pain Related to My Silicone Breast Implants?

Short answer, it’s definitely possible. 

Is the G-Spot Real?

By NWHN Staff | Oct 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Is the G-Spot Real?

While researchers from the Journal of Sexual Medicine could find no physical evidence of a G-spot in the largest post-mortem study ever on the G-spot, this does not necessarily mean that it is not real.

How to Increase Sexual Desire After a Partial Hysterectomy

By NWHN Staff | Sep 18, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Increase Sexual Desire After a Partial Hysterectomy

If you are experiencing low sexual desire, some alternative methods may work better without Addyi’s harmful side effects.

What Is the Relationship Between Plant-Based Dieting and Disease Prevention?

By Evita Almassi | Sep 5, 2019 | Comments Off on What Is the Relationship Between Plant-Based Dieting and Disease Prevention?

In recent years, plant-based, vegan and vegetarian diets have grown in popularity. Celebrities such as Beyonce and Ariana Grande have praised their trendy plant-based diets on social media. But beyond public perceptions of the diets, there are some real health benefits associated with eating plant-based foods, especially for women. However, there are also a few dangers to be aware of, too. 

Can UTIs and Common Medications Mimic Dementia Symptoms?

By Evita Almassi | Aug 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Can UTIs and Common Medications Mimic Dementia Symptoms?

Some dementia symptoms in older women such as delirium or confusion may actually be caused by the cumulative effect of taking certain over-the-counter drugs, or even by urinary tract infections.

Do Women Always Need a Man’s Consent to Get a Hysterectomy?

By NWHN Staff | Jul 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Do Women Always Need a Man’s Consent to Get a Hysterectomy?

No state mandates spousal consent for this procedure, and any such proposals would almost certainly be found to be unconstitutional. That’s because hysterectomy can be considered to be a sterilization procedure, since pregnancy cannot occur afterwards.