Medical Abortion

Women who are eight weeks pregnant (or less) can opt for medical abortion if they don’t wish to continue with the pregnancy.  Medical abortion is a type of early abortion; it is performed by the administration of a combination of medications given to the pregnant woman, under the supervision of experienced physicians. During the initial visit to the office, patients are given the first medication to be taken orally. A second medication is given to be given 24 to 72 hours later from the pri

Medical vs. Surgical Abortion

From a medical point of view, abortion procedures are generally classified into two types, the medical abortion or the surgical abortion. Before explaining the differences, it is best to acquaint patients with some of the terms commonly used in the abortion process. For example, the periods of pregnancy are referred to as trimesters and there are three trimesters in a pregnancy. The first trimester includes weeks 1 through 12, the second trimester proceeds from week 13 through week 26, and the t

Abortion Pill or Surgery: Making the Best Choice

If you are in the early stages and wish to end a pregnancy, the next question is to choose the kind of abortion that is right for you and your personal circumstances. This is of course, largely a matter of individual choice. More and more women are beginning to believe that using the abortion pill has distinct advantages.  It does have many advantages; however, there are certain limitations to be considered. Below is a comparison between having a medical abortion with the use of medications and

The Reasons for Having an Abortion

The term abortion is self illustrating and has always been a very debatable topic. People are often quite biased in their opinions about this delicate issue, but rarely do they realize the multitude of reasons behind making such a difficult and life altering decision. The following are some of more commonly observed reasons why women choose to terminate a pregnancy. Many times, abortion is the result of a horrendous event like rape or incest. Apart from these, women also opt for abortion d

Abortion: The Emotional After Affects

While most people are familiar with the term abortion and possibly even the different types of abortion procedures, far less are aware of the after affects women may endure when they have chosen to terminate a pregnancy. There is always concern for a woman’s physical state during and immediately after she has an abortion; however, less importance is usually placed on her emotional and psychological well being. Thousands of women throughout the world obtain abortions every year. The decision

Early Abortion Options

The earlier a woman decides to have an abortion, the more options there will be available to her. Two options, both non-surgical, are the Abortion Pill and the Aspiration Procedure. Both are natural and safe methods for ending pregnancy. These early options are completed within less than ten weeks of pregnancy. It is recommended that pregnancies be terminated within the 5th to 10th weeks. Before ten weeks, the pregnancy actually consists of a thickened tissue which lines the uterus (this i

Thigh Exercises For Women

For women, shaping the muscles of the thighs is an important fitness goal. A shapely lower body is considered very feminine, and the right proportion of the waist to the hips is part of the equation. It's surprising, but true, thigh toning exercises can be done at home, without equipment and results can be seen in 4-6 weeks. Also, did you know that thigh and hip toning gadgets are not required if you know which exercises work, and how to do them. Most importantly, thigh exercises are most effect

Vagina Health Tips for a Sweet Smell & Optimum Health

All women need to be aware of their vagina's health. Keeping it healthy means you will avoid infections and also have a pleasant odor and the tips enclosed will ensure that you have optimum vagina health

A healthy vagina is home to a huge variety of minute organisms. Normally, they live harmoniously in an acidic environment that prevents the overproduction of any one species in the vagina and helps combat foreign bodies that can infect it.

Vaginal infections are common and occur w

Getting Rid Of Cellulite

What is the solution for getting rid of cellulite? It's important to recognize that even the best cellulite treatments are going to be ineffective if you are unwilling to commit to a healthy lifestyle. The main key to reducing cellulite is through exercise via cardiovascular and strength training programs while also establishing a clean and healthy diet.

As we age, our metabolism gradually tends to slow down. The result of this when leading a sedentary lifestyle along with poor diet

Me First This Time

Self-care and its importance in our lives is discussed often and even so people fail to recognize its importance. "When am I going find time to put me first?" you may think to yourself. "My life is crazy enough."

Well busy or not, in this fast paced world in which we live, self-care is essential if we truly want to experience an enjoyable life. Self-care is also an important tool in achieving work-life balance. You can put yourself on the back burner only so long before you begin to exp

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