Women's Wellness of SA

Medications for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Medications for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know There are a number of medications that can be used to help people lose weight. These medications work in different ways, but they all have the same goal: to help you burn more calories or eat fewer calories. Some of the most common medications for weight […]

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): What You Need to Know

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): What You Need to Know Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder that affects women of reproductive age. It is characterized by irregular menstrual cycles, excess androgen (male hormone) levels, and small cysts on the ovaries. The exact cause of PCOS is unknown, but it is thought to be […]

Menopause: What You Need to Know

Menopause: What You Need to Know Menopause is the natural end of a woman’s menstrual cycle. It happens when the ovaries stop producing eggs and hormones. The average age of menopause is 51, but it can happen earlier or later. The symptoms of menopause can include: Hot flashes Night sweats Vaginal dryness Irritability Mood swings […]

Birth Control: What You Need to Know

Birth Control: What You Need to Know Birth control is a way to prevent pregnancy. There are many different types of birth control available, and the best type for you will depend on your individual needs and preferences. Some of the most common types of birth control include: The pill: The pill is a medication […]

The Importance of Women’s Health

The Importance of Women’s Health Women’s health is a broad term that encompasses all aspects of a woman’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It is important to take care of women’s health throughout all stages of life, from adolescence to menopause and beyond. There are many factors that can affect women’s health, including genetics, lifestyle […]

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the ovaries, which are two small organs that sit in the lower abdomen. The ovaries produce eggs and hormones. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death in women. It is often called a “silent killer” […]

Cervical Cancer: What You Need to Know

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Cervical Cancer: What You Need to Know Comprehensive Guide to Cervical Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. It is primarily caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted infection (STI). […]

Infertility: What You Need to Know

Infertility: What You Need to Know Infertility is the inability to get pregnant after 12 months of regular unprotected sex. It affects about 1 in 8 couples in the United States. There are many causes of infertility, both in men and women. Some of the most common causes in women include: Age: Fertility decreases with […]

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in Women: What You Need to Know

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in Women: What You Need to Know Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that can be passed from one person to another through sexual contact. There are many different types of STDs, and some of them can be more serious than others. STDs can affect both men and women, but some […]