Wednesday, March 25, 2009


Vaginism or Vaginismus is a condition in which an attempt to insert something into a woman's vagina causes the muscles surrounding the vagina to tighten, and to clamp shut, making penetration painful or impossible. Vaginism can affect sexual intercourse as well as gynecological examinations and even the use of tampons. Vaginismus is involuntary - not intentional, and can be compared to any other reflex action where the body closes up as a reflex, like when the eye blinks if something approaches it. It is important to note that vaginismus is not triggered deliberately or intentionally by women. It happens involuntarily without their intentional control and often without any awareness on their part. Read and discover more ...

Abnormal Periods

In general normal regular periods are signals of the normal hormonal development and normal menstrual cycles. Many girls are curious what is normal and what should be considered as abnormality.
During lifetime women usually face different types of disturbances of periods and the causes could be very different (simple and serious, not important and life threatening).
Short periods, spotting, brown discharge, light periods, rare periods, bleeding, strange periods - these is very often complains from girls and young women. What are reasons of abnormal periods? What should be done? Discover more ...

Thursday, March 12, 2009

What is PMDD?

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe form of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). It is a mood disorder associated with the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. PMDD is premenstrual syndrome that is so severe it can be debilitating due to either physical, mental or emotional symptoms. PMDD considered being a very severe form of PMS that affects about 5% of menstruating women. Both PMDD and PMS share symptoms in common that include depression, anxiety, tension, irritability and moodiness. What sets PMDD apart is its severity. Women with PMDD find that it has a very disruptive effect on their lives.
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Sunday, March 8, 2009

Synchronized Periods

Do you know that women and girls living together and/or communicating very close are having their periods at the same time (very often or always)? Why it is happening? What means synchronized periods? What is McClintock effect?
In XX century was discover the phenomenon wherein the menstrual cycles of women living in close quarters tend to synchronize. This phenomenon has been observed in women living together. It has been found in room-mates, close friends, lesbian couples and most strongly between mothers and daughters.
Read more and discover very interesting facts about women body.