Guide to Genetic Health Problems in Females

A woman examining her breast for female health problem such as breast cancer

Genetic disorders result from any defect in an individual’s genetic health problems composition. It can range from minor to substantial, depending on whether there is a modest mutation in a single gene’s DNA strand or an extensive abnormality of the entire chromosome or set of chromosomes. It is important to recognize women’s health issues.  Some … Read more

Feminizing Hormone Therapy: Body Effects, Risks, Treatment & Result

Feminizing hormone therapy also called cross-sex hormone therapy, is used to induce physical changes in your body caused due to female hormones during puberty. It helps harmonize your gender identity and your body (called gender congruence). If feminizing hormone therapy is commenced before the changes of male puberty start, male secondary sex characteristics, including changes … Read more

What Are The Different Types Of Gynecological Cancer?

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Gynaecological cancer is an umbrella term used for all types of cancer occurring in or around a woman’s reproductive system and genitals. These include the cervix, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, vulva, and vagina.  While some screening tests are available for certain types of gynaecological cancer, there isn’t any proven screening method for others. This makes … Read more

PCOD vs PCOS: What’s The Difference?

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PCOD vs PCOS – Are they different? Many women are concerned if they have PCOD or PCOS. They are usually confused between these terms and this is no surprise as people have been using these terms interchangeably.  Obviously, PCOD and PCOS are two different conditions which is why two distinct names have been used. However, … Read more