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A woman's sexual desire naturally fluctuates over the years. Highs and lows commonly coincide with the beginning or end of a relationship or with major life changes, such as pregnancy, menopause or illness. Some antidepressants and anti-seizure medications also can cause low sex drive in women. If you have a persistent or recurrent lack of interest in sex that causes you personal distress, you may have hypoactive sexual desire disorder — also referred to as female sexual interest/arousal disorder. But you don't have to meet this medical definition to seek help. If you are bothered by a low sex drive or decreased sexual desire, there are lifestyle changes and sex techniques that may put you in the mood more often. Some medications may offer promise as well. Causes--A woman's desire for sex is based on a complex interaction of many components affecting intimacy, including physical well-being, emotional well-being, experiences, beliefs, lifestyle and current relationship. If you…


A bruise is an area of skin discoloration.A bruise occurs when small blood vessels break and leak their contents into the soft tissue beneath the skin., There are three types of bruises, subcutaneous- beneath the skin, intramuscular-within the belly of the underlying muscle, perosteal-bone bruise. Bruise can last from days to months, bone bruise being the most severe and painful. Causes Accidents—Bruises are often caused by falls, sports injuries, car accidents, or blows received by other people or objects. Medicines—People taking prescription blood thinners like aspirin or warfarin may bruise easily if they take too much medication. Age—Older people often bruise easily because the skin capillaries become more fragile with age. Symptoms ·Pain, swelling and skin discolouration ·The bruise begins as a pinkish red color that can be very tender to touch. ·It is often very difficult to use the muscle that has been bruised. For example a deep thigh bruise is painful when you walk or run ·Eventually …


Anovulation means lack of ovulation , or absent ovulation. Ovulation, which is the release of an egg from the ovary, must happen in order to achieve pregnancy. If ovulation is irregular, but not completely absent, this is called oligovulation. Both anovulation and oligovulation are kinds of ovulatory dysfunction. Ovulatory dysfunction is a common cause of female infertility, occurring in up to 40% of infertile women. Causes – ·Poly cystic ovarian syndrome, PCOS Obesity Too low body weight Extreme exercise HyperprolactinemiaPremature ovarian failure Perimenopause, or low ovarian reservesExtremely high levels of stressThyroid dysfunction , either hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism Symptoms--Usually, women with anovulation will have irregular periods. Or, in the worst case, they may not get their cycles at all. If your cycles are shorter than 21 days, or longer than 36 days, you may have ovulatory dysfunction.


Lice are tiny, wingless, parasitic insects that feed on your blood. Lice are easily spread — especially by schoolchildren — through close personal contact and by sharing belongings. Several types of lice exist: Head lice. These lice develop on your scalp. They're easiest to see at the nape of your neck and over your ears. Body lice. These lice live in clothing and on bedding and move onto your skin to feed. Body lice most often affect people who aren't able to bathe or launder clothing regularly, such as homeless or transient individuals. Pubic lice. Commonly called crabs, these lice occur on the skin and hair of your pubic area and, less frequently, on coarse body hair, such as chest hair, eyebrows or eyelashes. You or your child can have good personal hygiene habits and still get lice. Unless treated properly, this condition can become a recurring problem. Causes--You can get lice by coming into contact with either lice or their eggs. Eggs hatch in about one week. Lice can't f…