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 The chaos of life brings forth a whirlwind of emotions; a series of pits and peaks as we navigate the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, celebrate the highs and hold on tight through the lows. These fluctuating emotions are all part of being human…but if you’re feeling overwhelmed, this is… Read More »From Stress to Bliss: How to Harness the Power of Endorphins for Better Sex and Health
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.
Maintaining proper genital hygiene is essential for both men and women. It helps prevent infections, odors, and discomfort. In this article, we will discuss the importance of genital hygiene and provide some tips for keeping your genitals clean and healthy. Why is genital hygiene important? Proper genital hygiene is essential to keep your genitals clean… Read More »Genital Hygiene
The female genitals are not only one of the most sensitive parts of the human body. They also have a tendency to be the home to some infections if not kept clean. Giving it the care it deserves is beneficial to men and women but it begs the obvious question- how? What exactly is the correct way to clean your genitals, especially your vagina? Did you miss Part 1 for men…? well here’s part 2 for the ladies…
Do you think of the menstrual cycle as this unending bloody series with seasons 1 to 50+? then think of ovulation period as the most important action hero in your menstrual cycle (series). If you were to stop, delay, or postpone a woman’s ovulation date, the date of the next menstrual cycle will automatically change.