How to recognise obstetric violence

How to recognise obstetric violence

Venezuela, Argentina, Uruguay, several states in Mexico and the state of Santa Catarina in Brazil: these are the countries and regions where a national law defines the idea of obstetric violence. https://www.obstetricviolence-project.com/ According to such laws,...

Taking your time is always a good thing

Taking your time is always a good thing

The pandemic and the awkward limbo we have been experiencing for some months now have affected our normal routine in a way we could have never imagined. Working from home blurs our daily life activities, which used to be quite clearly defined: work-related activities,...

FKA Twigs’ rebirth after uterine fibroids surgery

FKA Twigs’ rebirth after uterine fibroids surgery

At least one woman in four in reproductive age suffers from uterine fibroids, especially the ones aged between 30 and 45. The problem is often diagnosed late, something that may jeopardise fertility. Symptoms may vary and cause heavy menstrual bleeding, abdomen pain,...

Fashion and health do not always get along well

Fashion and health do not always get along well

High heels can damage your posture. Tight trousers hinder your blood circulation. It may seem an exaggeration, but sometimes what you wear may turn out to be a problem for your health. Especially for women. When we choose a specific style we hardly think about health,...

Fibroids and hair loss might be linked, according to a US study

Fibroids and hair loss might be linked, according to a US study

Fibroids and hair loss might be linked, according to a US study African-American women who suffer from hair loss, particularly central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) are more at risk of developing uterine fibroids. That’s the conclusion of a study published...

Fibromas and physical activity: staying in shape is possible

Fibromas and physical activity: staying in shape is possible

A specifically devised programme that is able to support women on an emotional level too: this is where fibromas and physical training can converge. Uterine fibroids affect 15% of fertile women aged over 35 and statistics reveal that one woman in three develops them....

Headaches are female

Headaches are female

Roughly 70% of women regularly suffer from headaches. According to an Assosalute survey, this is the most frequent ailment among women. Migraine tends to affect women more than men, the ratio being three to one. But there is more: the survey revealed that nine women...