“Vaginal itchiness” is classified as a medical emergency in most hospital A&E departments. In fact, some women can have it so bad that the resultant excessive discharge (soaked pantyliners) and endless irritation (think itches that you can’t scratch in public) make it quite impossible to work - or even think straight. The culprit?
Vaginitis, or in plain English, inflammation of the vagina.
DO YOU HAVE A DOCTOR WHO IS ALSO YOUR GOOD FRIEND?
Since women are widely perceived to be more health-conscious than men, none of the conditions mentioned above should crop up in national statistics, right? Actually, not really, because many women aren’t actually health-literate.
Ask a bunch of women to name the top illnesses that they are most likely to get, Few would pick Heart Disease.
Fact: Heart disease is the number one killer of women in developed countries. In Singapore, 1 in 3 women die from heart disease and stroke, the same as worldwide, where heart disease claims the lives of a third of all deaths in women.
Everyone dreams of having a fresh radiant look with soft and supple skin. Ever wondered why some people have glowing skin, while some don't?
What is the secret to soft, beautiful skin?
The answer is simple. If you look after yourself, you can have a beautiful skin too!
Stress, unhealthy diets, fast food, smoking and alcohol and lack of exercise are the main factors causes an adverse effect on our skin. A balanced diet, healthy lifestyle and exercise can go a long way in helping us achieve a great radiant skin.
Here are 10 tips for a soft supple skin: