Heavy bleeding, month after month, could be a sign that your body is preparing itself for menopause. Alternatively, it could point to uterine fibroids. Consult your gynaecologist to find a solution to this problem.
There are numerous birth control options available to women today. Ask your gynaecologist which one will work best for you.
It is commonly believed that having sex during your period is relatively safe. However, your gynaecologist will tell you that the risks can vary depending on the length and regularity of your cycle.
Don’t wait for those annual checkups to have your breasts checked for lumps. Ask your doctor to tell you the right way to conduct a breast self-exam, so that you can do this on your own routinely.
Vaginal douches might be doing more harm than good to your body. The vagina keeps itself clean naturally, and you may not require a vaginal douche except in certain cases. It’s best to check with your doctor before you decide to use one.
As necessary as it is, visiting a gynaecologist can sometimes be an awkward experience for women. Regular visits to the gynaecologist are recommended for women across all age groups, because sometimes it’s hard to tell whether or not things are normal with your ‘lady parts’.
Here are some questions to help you prepare for your visit and to know exactly what you need to be asking your doctor about your reproductive and sexual health.