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5 Vaginal Conditions You Need To Know About

All the intel you need on these below-the-belt conditions. Let’s be honest for a hot second, okay? Having a vagina ain’t easy. It calls for a whole lot more upkeep than another sexual organ (cough, penis, cough), and unfortunately some of the well-intentioned efforts we put into making it look good—waxing, shaving, and cleaning with scented soaps and powders—only end up aggravating it and causing significant irritation, rashes, or a god-awful itch. Now for the good news: If you notice any of these symptoms appearing where you least expected them,…

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9 Facts About Fibroid Tumors Every Woman Should Know

Up to 70 percent of us are likely to get them in our lifetime. Raise your hand if you know anything about uterine fibroids. Bueller? Bueller? While uterine fibroids aren’t standard info covered in Women’s Bodies 101, they should be: Up to 70 percent of all women are likely to get them in their lifetime. Here are all the nitty-gritty details you need to know: 1. Uterine Fibroids Are Super-Common Also known as leiomyomas or myomas, these are the most common uterine tumors. One study found that between 70 to…

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Ways To Keep Your Vagina Happy And Healthy

You might think you know everything about keeping your lady parts in tip-top shape, but you could be wrong. From douching to ditching your annual exam, there are tons of common misconceptions about what you should do to maintain a healthy vagina. Allow us to enlighten you. Use condoms. You know that rubbers are great at protecting against STDs and pregnancy, but one study found that using condoms helps keep your vagina’s pH level at the status quo so good bacteria, like lactobacilli, can survive in there. And this is…

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WE-Change Stands With Stella

Latoya Nugent, Executive Director of WE-Change and Co-Founder of the Tambourine Army, was arrested by members of the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.They have since charged her with “use of a computer for malicious communication” under the Cybercrimes Act. This charge comes as a result of her boldness in challenging the status quo by naming persons identified by their victims as sexual predators. She has been at the forefront of the charge to strengthen the societal response to sexual violence…

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Must-Know Facts About the Most Common Cause of Stinky Vagina

It’s called Bacterial Vaginosis, and it’s a bitch. If it has ever felt itchy and smelled fishy down there, it’s time you get to know the basics about bacterial vaginosis (BV) — a common vaginal issue we sometimes mistake for a yeast infection. But BV isn’t yeast — it’s got different symptoms and treatments, too. So here’s what you need to know next time you sense something stinky. 1. A Fishy Odor Marks the Spot The telltale signs of BV are vaginal itching or irritation and a grayish watery discharge…

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The Best Workout To Do At Each Stage Of Your Menstrual Cycle

A full 75 percent of women regularly opt out of exercise when on the rag. Get back in action by coercing your fluctuating hormones to help, not hinder, your workouts. Just follow these week-by-week recommendations from Anate Aelion Brauer, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU School of Medicine and Stacy Sims, Ph.D, exercise physiologist at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. WEEK 1 Estrogen and progesterone are at rock bottom, prompting bleeding—and the cramps that come with it. But: That same dearth of hormones increases your…

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Why Condoms Are Good for Your Vagina (and Not Just Because of STDs)

If you’re a sexually active human, you should know that STD rates are higher than ever, and certain infections (like chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis) are reaching superbug proportions. This isn’t to scare you away from having sex, but when it comes to getting intimate, you need to be smart. Translation: Use a freaking condom. But, surprise! There’s another great reason to wrap it before you tap it. Condoms aren’t just great for protecting against STIs; they might actually be healthy for your vagina too. Vaginal and vulvar health is all…

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