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What Is Menstruation?

What Is the Vagina?

Learn about the causes of irregular menstruation. Menstruation is a woman’s menstrual bleeding. Menstruation is a series of hormonal changes that a woman’s body undergoes in preparation for pregnancy. Each month, the lining of the uterus (or uterus) thickens. Your body sheds this lining along with the blood, if an …

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What Is the Vagina?

What Is the Vagina?

This female organ plays a central role in childbirth, menstruation, and sexual intercourse. The vagina is a muscular tube that extends from a woman’s vulva, to the outside of her body, to her genitals, to her cervix, to the lower part of her uterus – which is called “pregnancy” during …

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What Is Vaginal Prolapse?

What Is Vaginal Prolapse?

Learn what can cause the vagina and other pelvic organs to fall from their normal position. Vaginal contraction occurs when the vagina falls from below normal to the opening of the vagina into the urethra. In severe cases of elongation, the vagina may spread beyond the opening of the vagina. …

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Everything You Need to Know About Angina

If you have ever experienced a tightness in your chest that feels like squeezing, burning or suffocation, it could be angina. Angina occurs when one or more coronary arteries fail to supply enough blood to a part of the heart that needs oxygen. The National Institutes of Health estimates that …

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