A condition of the red blood cells (RBCs) called sickle cell disease (SCD) is inherited. Misshapen RBCs are a consequence of a genetic mutation. The crescent-shaped RBCs, which resemble a sickle-shaped farm implement, are the source of the SCD moniker. RBCs are often shaped like discs. Your body’s organs and tissues receive oxygen through RBCs.… Read More »How to Deal with a Sickle Cell Crisis
By: Mara Sampson Women’s bodies go through an ongoing cycle of hormones that kick off when you hit puberty and carry on until after you go through menopause. It’s the most natural process in the world. Yet, far too often, it’s not spoken about, and young women are left wondering what’s normal and what isn’t. Let’s… Read More »The Hormonal Dance: Exploring the Monthly Changes in Your Body
Every generation likes to think they invented sex, and some countries even call first dibs on certain sexual practices like French kissing and Indian Kama Sutra. This means we may never know who or what nationality first discovered oral sex. These three words are often used to define oral sex: 1. fellatio (oral sex performed on… Read More »Is Oral Sex Safer than Real Sex?
By: Mara Sampson Premenstrual Syndrome, commonly referred to as PMS (and sometimes incorrectly as premenstrual symptoms), is something that almost every girl and woman experiences at some point. It usually starts a few days before your period begins and eases off two to three days after your period has begun. PMS is characterized by mood… Read More »PMS & Constipation: How They’re Connected and How to Relieve Them.
A vasectomy could be the best option for you if your family is complete and you’re searching for a long-term, side-effect-free method of birth control. Contrary to the common misconception, your testosterone, sexual desire, or libido won’t be affected by a vasectomy. The procedure’s goal is to simply stop semen from moving, which also stops… Read More »VASECTOMY: All You Need To Know