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What is cervicitis and what causes it?

Cervicitis refers to inflammation of the cervix, the narrow passage connecting the uterus and vagina. It can result in itching, pain, and bleeding, and it is caused by a variety of conditions. In this article, we examine the symptoms and causes and look at treatment options, including natural remedies for relief or pre

What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?

Some people use the term cervix penetration to refer to cervical stimulation. With this, the small canal behind the vagina is stimulated when the penis or other object rubs against it. Is cervix penetration safe, are there health risks, and what considerations should be made by those wishing to try deep penetration?

Is fibromyalgia worse in women?

The defining feature of fibromyalgia is widespread pain. It is more common in women than men, who may experience this and other symptoms differently. Women also tend to have more symptoms, including bowel irritation, and heavy, painful menstruation. Learn about fibromyalgia and symptoms specific to women here.

Pancreatic cancer: Some blood pressure drugs put women at risk

A new study reveals that certain blood pressure drugs are linked with a high risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women.

Do feminine hygiene products actually lead to a higher risk of infection?

Many women may view using intimate hygiene products, such as washes or wipes, as a necessity. But new research suggests that they may, in fact, be harmful.

Female pattern baldness: Treatment and genetics

While most women lose between 50 and 100 strands of hair per day, this hair is usually quickly replaced by new growth. When bald patches or thinning occurs, however, it may be a sign of female pattern baldness. In this article, learn more about the common causes and treatment of hair loss in women.