GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Women's Health / Gynecology

How can your period affect bowel movements?

Many people notice that their bowel habits change predictably throughout their monthly menstrual cycle. This shift in pattern is because the bowel is affected by period-related hormone changes. During each menstrual cycle, the body goes through many hormonal shifts. These changes affect the whole body, leading to familiar premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms such as mood […]

Cardiovascular / Cardiology Women's Health / Gynecology

Late evening eating may compromise women’s heart health

New research finds that eating more calories in the evening is associated with poorer cardiovascular health in women. Share on PinterestEating more of the day’s calories after 6 p.m. is linked with poorer heart health in a new study. Evidence is accumulating that meal times can impact cardiometabolic health. One recent study, for example, showed […]

Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Women's Health / Gynecology

What to know about breast yeast infection

A breast yeast infection is a type of inflammatory skin condition that develops in skin folds. A yeast infection, also called candidiasis, occurs when Candida yeasts grow uncontrollably. A yeast infection can develop in many different parts of the body, including the: mouth and throat esophagus vagina penis anus skin Candida yeasts are a type […]