4 Girls Health - Glossary
Addiction - (say: uh-DIK-shun) This is a condition where you become dependent on, or can't do without, physical substances or an activity to the point that stopping it is very hard and causes severe physical and mental reactions. Substances you can become addicted to include tobacco, alcohol, and...
Becoming a Woman - Getting Your Period
Probably the most talked about event of puberty for a girl is her period. Getting your period is another way of talking about menstruation. Within about a year after beginning her growth spurt, most girls will have their first period. This marks the beginning of a girl's life as a young woman. In... Understanding Breast Changes: A Health Guide for All Women
Introduction Breast cancer is hard to ignore. It is the most common form of cancer among American women, and almost everyone knows at least one person who has been treated for it. Understandably, women are concerned about getting breast cancer, and this concern prompts them to watch for breast... Skeletal Effects of Anorexia
Approximately one percent of adolescent girls develop anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder characterized by an irrational fear of weight gain. The condition usually begins around the time of puberty and is associated with restricted eating and extreme weight loss. Anorexia is a mental disorder with...
Women's Excellence In OB/GYN Now Offering Natural Family Planning (NFP) via NaPro TECHNOLOGY in Lake Orion, Michigan
Natural family planning (NFP) is an extension of a holistic approach to women's health. Women's Excellence in OB/GYN is pleased to now offer NaPro TECHNOLOGY to help facilitate reliable natural family planning charts.Lake Orion, MI (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Natural family planning (NFP) offers... Food that boosts your fertility
Hoping to get pregnant? Eat these foods for 12 weeks (the time it takes for an egg to mature) to boost your baby-making chances Insomnia
Insomia does not refer to the number of hours you sleep. What counts is whether you woke up refreshed and able to function normally the next day. New Girl
Compared to his New Girl roommates, Winston Bishop was a relative mystery up until the show's second season. But now we know him for the weirdo he is: a guy who thinks he has a menstrual cycle and hatches outrageously bad schemes (
How to Recognize Delayed Puberty
May 10, 2007, 5:36 am
“Puberty is considered delayed (delayed puberty ) if it hasn't occurred by the age of 13 years in girls and 14 years in boys.” If you suspect your child has missed puberty, and you are lucky enough to have access to your child’s birth family, then ask them when family members experienced... Science for geezers, 2
February 24, 2007, 3:55 am
Continued from here where we've been talking science stuff ...
While we're thinking and learning, how about pondering this for a while?
Researchers have been able to "decode" secret intentions ... those hidden thoughts that may or may not come true ... by looking at brain activity.
It... One More For 2007
December 31, 2007, 9:26 am
I have one last blog to post for 2007. I thought I’d scour back through my end-of-the-year postings for 2006 (our year of infamy) to enable myself to reflect on what’s different and what’s the same.
Well, I’d like to report that 2007 was incredibly easier than 2006…but that’s not necessarily...
The Ovulation Cycle - Cycle, Day, Days, Development, Estrogen
The Ovulation Cycle. While most women have some understanding of their menstrual cycles, many are surprised to learn that they don't know much about the ovulation cycle itself -- or that there's even a difference!
What Does My Weird Cycle Mean? - Birth, Causes, Children, Current
That said, I will add that the old adage that a "normal menstrual cycle" is 28 days in length can be very misleading. There's actually a pretty wide range of time that's considered normal, from about 24 days to about 35 days in length.
Tracking Ovulation After Miscarriage - Cycle, Cycles, Find
Tracking Ovulation After Miscarriage. Question - Tracking Ovulation After Miscarriage: "My question has to do with ovulation. If I have a period every 30 to 35 days, does that mean that I am ovulating every month?
Luteal Phase Defect (LPD) - Cause, Cycle, Cycles, Days ...
The Menstrual Cycle Proliferative Phase Growth of endometrium under influence of estradiol. *Corresponds with Follicular Phase. Secretory Phase Endometrium stops growing and starts producing secretions (used to nourish an implanted embryo).
Normal Menstrual Cycle Overview: What is a Menstrual Cycle?
What is a menstrual cycle?The menstrual cycle is the series of changes a woman's body goes through to prepare for a possible pregnancy. About once a month, the uterus grows a new, thickened lining (endometrium) so that it is ready to receive a fertilized egg. When there is no ...
The menstrual cycle
Explains the stages of the menstrual cycle and provides information about menstruation and ovulation.
Menstrual cycle: What's normal, what's not - MayoClinic.com
Do you know when your last menstrual period began or how long it lasted? If not, it might be time to start paying attention. Tracking your menstrual cycles can help you understand what's normal for you, time ovulation and identify important changes