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UTI vs Yeast Infection
Yeast Infection and Urinary Tract Infection: What's the difference?

The nether regions of a woman are such a mystery that at times. But pain, discomfort and itchiness down there when it’s not that time of the month can only mean two things: UTI or Yeast Infection...

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Emotionally unavailable
Understanding the Emotionally Unavailable

The basis of a healthy relationship is emotion, which not only affects all human decisions, but are a great driving force in making them too. They help bring two people closer in a relationship and act as a catalyst for their love. ..

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How do we track Ovulation?

Ovulation is the process of release of the egg from the female ovary, which may or may not be fertilized by a sperm. It usually occurs 4 days before or after the midpoint of one’s menstrual cycle and can last up to 3 - 6 days. It’s the best time to get pregnant and therefore...

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paternity leave
Should There Be Longer Paternity Leaves?

Recently, Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team, made headlines for opting to take paternity leave ahead of the Adelaide Test Cricket Match in Australia. There were mixed sentiments to this decision...

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How does ‘Chivalry’ fit in a Feminist World?

The meaning of chivalry changed over centuries and the 21st-century connotation of chivalry is quite different from what it was during medieval times. In fact, there has been a complete erosion of the chivalric code...

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menstrual cup
Can Teenage Girls Use a Menstrual Cup?

Puberty in women, usually starts around the time a girl hits 8 years of age, when she starts developing breasts. And just as she reaches this milestone, it’s not long before she experiences her first menstrual cycle...

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Stigma around Miscarriage

Once a baby is born, there are numerous responsibilities and expectations that fall upon the mother. But it’s odd that while everyone is ready with advice after a baby is born, no one talks about what happens in case a miscarriage occurs and how to handle the pain and suffering of dealing with the loss of an unborn child...

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PMS diet
PMS: A dietary guide

From feeling grumpy and bloated to craving grotesque food combinations, premenstrual syndrome or PMS, has hit most women. Premenstrual syndrome refers to the emotional and sometimes physical symptoms that occur one or two weeks before the menstrual cycle hits a woman...

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History of Female Orgasm: Cum Again?

The question involving female orgasm has been a matter of great bewilderment and has often been swept under throughout the history of human civilization. Not only has this matter been misunderstood and underreported, there is doubt over its ‘purpose’...

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sanitary pads
From Cloth Rags to Sanitary Pads- The Chronicles of Menstrual Products

This story of rags to riches is quite literally that - the account of change in menstrual products from old cloth rags to high quality, super soft and comfortable sanitary pads...

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Menstrual Cup
Menstrual Cup- What Users Have to Say

Menstrual cups are quite popular these days and with many women talking about its merits, it’s difficult to say whether it’s just one of those products in vogue, like low-waist jeans and whether it is really worth the buzz it has created...

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hpv and cervical cancer
Link between HPV and Cervical Cancer: Things to know

Cervical cancer is a kind of cancer that affects the cells of the cervix — the lower part of the uterus that connects the vagina. It is caused by the Human Papillomavirus or HPV and is a sexually transmitted viral infection...

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