Tag: medical

How often should I check for breast cancer?

Adult women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-exams at least once a month. * In the Shower Using the pads of your fingers, move around your entire breast in a circular pattern moving from the outside to the center, checking the entire breast and armpit area. Check both breasts each month feeling […]

Is using only water to wash the vagina sufficient enough to keep bad odor away?

The vagina is pretty good at cleaning itself. The vagina has its own pH level. It’s supposed to be acidic with an acidic level of no less than 4.5. There’s a low pH because it aims to prevent the growth of undesirable bacterial organisms that can easily pave the way for vaginal infections. When you […]

How safe are waist trainers from a medical background?

Waist training is when you wear a constricting garment to reduce the size of your waist. “Medically, it doesn’t make sense that cinching your waist tightly will make it permanently smaller” says Dr Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., clinical professor of ob-gyn at Yale School of Medicine. “Once you take the garment off, your body will […]