Emotional Support For Menopause: Treatments That Can Help

Probably the most difficult aspect of menopause is the roller coaster of emotions that you go through. Not only are these emotional cycles hard on you, but they are also difficult on your family. You may think you have no other choice but to weather out the storm, so to speak, but there are actually several menopause treatments that can help you cope with the emotional aspects of menopause. HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)

Diagnosed with Fibrocystic Breasts? Ease Your Discomfort with These Tips

If your gynecologist has diagnosed you with fibrocystic breasts, you may wonder if there's anything you can do to ease the pain and other symptoms you are experiencing, especially the pain and symptoms of menstruation. Fibrocystic breast tissue occurs most often in women between the ages of 20 and 50 years old. Although the condition creates painful lumps and cysts in the breasts, it's not the same thing as breast cancer, which requires a different sort of medical care to treat.

Five Miscarriage Risk Factors To Be Aware Of

One of the greatest fears of an expecting mother is the prospect of a miscarriage. Many common causes of miscarriage—chromosomal abnormalities and problems with placenta development—are largely random and uncontrollable. However, there are some huge risk factors that a woman can avoid to significantly lower her risks of experiencing a miscarriage. These include the following five risk factors: Consuming too much caffeine Caffeine consumption has been linked to miscarriage risks in numerous studies.

Things A Husband Should Do During Pregnancy

Having a baby is one of the most special moments in a person's life. In fact it could be argued that it is the most special moment in a person's life. That being said, it can be stressful and very anxiety filled for both husband and wife. Pregnancy can be very difficult on a woman, and there are things that husbands should keep in mind. This article is going to outline three different things that husbands should do when their wife is pregnant.

Should You Make An Extra Effort To Exercise While Pregnant?

As a pregnant woman, you probably take prenatal vitamins and watch what you eat. You may even do some walking or easy exercise, but working out might be more important than you think. And while your obstetrician may encourage you to walk or do other light exercises, this might be a good time to discuss what some of the benefits could be to considering this. Exercising in Pregnancy Can Be Connected to Baby's Activity Levels for Life

Abnormally Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Get The Facts

If you've noticed a heavier than usual period, it may be cause for concern. Heavy menstrual bleeding can usually be diagnosed if you're noticing the need to change sanitary napkins or tampons more frequently than usual or if you begin to notice blood clots that are larger than an inch in diameter. If you're concerned about your menstrual cycle, it could be time to visit your gynecologist so they can help determine the cause.

3 Tips For Managing Discomfort During Pregnancy

Being pregnant is a beautiful and miraculous experience for many women. In fact, many women enjoy their pregnancy rejoicing in the miracle of life. However, just because it is a beautiful experience doesn't always mean that it is comfortable. Many times the woman's body undergoes extreme stress, pain and discomfort throughout the pregnancy. This is why it is important that expectant mothers know how to minimize the discomfort during pregnancy. Here are some tips.