Tag Archives: Women

For Many Women, Tracking Their Fertility Can Be an Emotional Whirlwind

Mayara Costa Figueiredo, University of California, Irvine and Yunan Chen, University of California, Irvine Have you ever used a health app to track your personal data, such as diet, exercise, or menstrual cycle? Did seeing the data make you feel excited and empowered? Or stressed and frustrated? With the popularity of self-tracking technologies like apps… Read More »

Remarkable number of women who suffer from bladder weakness – and the surprising advice which could help

It probably isn’t the first topic of conversation you’d bring up over a coffee – but millions of women across the country live with little leaks. Yes, we’re talking about the pesky problem of bladder weakness. Research shows an incredible one in three women over the age of 35 will experience the problem at some… Read More »

Menopausal Symptoms More Common in Women with History of Intimate Partner Violence

While we have identified various sociodemographic variables as factors which modulate vulnerability to menopausal symptoms, no studies (to my knowledge) have looked at how a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or other traumatic exposures may affect susceptibility to menopausal symptoms.   A recent study looked at menopausal symptoms in 2,016 women (40 to 80… Read More »