Can you imagine a 21-day period? For this British woman, two vaginas meant two cycles.
Viewers were shocked by the latest guest on The Tyra Show. On Friday, 29-year-old Lauren Williams announced on the show that she had been born with two vaginas, drawing gasps of dismay from the audience. No less startling to many women watching the show was Williams' confession that the condition seems to give her two menstrual cycles, as she says her periods last 21 days. In addition to two vaginas—which she has since had surgery to merge into one—the young English woman also has two cervixes and two uteruses.
Research finds that people whose parents divorced are twice as likely to have suffered a stroke.
There's been a lot of controversy surrounding the psychological effects of divorce on children. Now, researchers warn of medical repercussions, as a study conducted at the University of Toronto suggests that the children of divorced parents are at higher risk for a stroke.
Ladies, if you're wondering why your sex life isn't as thrilling as you would like it to be, forget about picking up tips on how to wow his world from some self-help book or women's magazine. The answer may be as simple as shaping up the right muscles.
"When it comes to great sex, preparing for a little fun in the bedroom isn't any different than what athletes go through to prepare for their sport," says Marta Montenegro, exercise physiologist and creator of the Montenegro Method. "You need the right amount of strength, power, flexibility, agility and stamina to perform at your best, which is why a well-designed exercise program is crucial."
Science suggests that romantic love could cure what ails you.
Want less pain in your life? Fall in love. A new study has scientists talking, and for once, their suggestions might be fun to follow. As TheScientist reports, a recent study suggests that romantic love actually functions as a painkiller. Researchers discovered that the goo-goo-ga-ga feeling associated with new love actually activates your brain's dopamine centers. These centers are also influenced by illicit drugs such as cocaine and amphetamines, which may explain the phrase "addicted to love".
What women have called selective memory loss in men is an actual condition.
How often have you complained that your husband can't seem to remember anything? You ask him to take out the trash, and fifteen minutes later he's still watching TV, claiming you never spoke to him. You remind him to pick up milk on the way home from work, and he shows up empty-handed. Yet he never seems to forget when his favorite football team is playing or when that race is airing on ESPN. Is it selective memory? Well, maybe not. As it turns out, the guys may have an excuse for their inability to keep up with things as well as women do.
PMS can wreak havoc on your relationship—here's 8 natural ways to keep it in check.
Women have long searched for a way to alleviate the symptoms of PMS—bloating, cramps and mood swings—just to name a few. Jonny Bowden, author of The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth, has found the cure—a natural PMS cocktail. Learn more about the herbs and supplements that will bring you relief.
Freezing ovaries allows women to prolong their fertility after 40.
When Amy Tucker of Columbia, Ill., gave birth to a healthy baby boy last May, she made headlines. The 32-year-old cancer survivor was no ordinary new mom. Thirteen years ago, when Tucker was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, she knew the cancer treatment would leave her infertile, so she elected to have one of her ovaries frozen for later re-implantation when she was cancer-free and ready to have kids. Freezing ovaries is allowing women to prolong their fertility after 40.
Healthy eating can be difficult to follow through on when your mind is wrapped around your last lover. Rather than turning to the old indulgences, try following these tips to help put you on track to a healthier diet and a healthier body.
If you're unhappy with your sex life, is your man making these mistakes?
Here's a secret: Women like having sex. A lot of them love it, and a few even think about it all the time. But their shortcoming is that they often want men to be mind readers. Many women aren't confident enough to ask for what they want in bed, so instead they accept a so-so sex life. Tonight, start a conversation about sex. Talk about the things that turn you on and ask her if there's anything she'd like you to do differently.