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Interrupted Coitus
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Interrupted Coitus

Interrupted coitus: definition Interrupted coitus is a natural contraceptive method which consists in the immediate and prompt interruption of sexual intercourse a few moments before ejaculation. In an attempt to avoid fertilization, the interrupted coitus therefore provides for the withdrawal of the penis from the vagina shortly before the intercourse: during these moments, the man must worry about directing the ejaculate away from the woman's external genitals

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Physical exercise in women: positive and negative effects

Edited by Alessandro De Vettor It has long been known that excessive physical activity is closely related to significant negative effects, sometimes with serious repercussions on the whole organism. On the other hand, multiple studies have shown that adequate physical exercise produces significant beneficial effects on various organs and systems, such as the cardio-vascular, musculoskeletal and gastro-intestinal systems
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Varicose veins

INDEX OF THE SECTION »Varicose veins: Anatomy »Varicose veins: Introduction and epidemiology »Varicose veins: Causes and Classification »Varicose veins: Symptoms and Diagnosis »Varicose veins: Therapy »Varicose veins: Drugs to treat varicose veins »Varicose veins: Remedies for varicose veins Generality The World Health Organization defines varicose veins (or varices ) as abnormal and saccular dilations of the veins, especially of the lower limbs, which often take a tortuous course. They
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adenomyosis

Definition of adenomyosis Glossary Endometrium (endometrial tissue): mucosa that internally covers the uterus Myometrium: muscular layer of the uterine wall, between the perimeter (serous tunic of the uterus, its most external part) and endometrium "Adenomyosis" is a purely medical term used to indicate a benign pathological condition in which a portion of endometrial tissue * develops along the muscular walls of the uterus
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anhedonia

Anhedonia: definition "Anhedonia" is defined as the total or partial inability to experience satisfaction, fulfillment or interest, for the usual pleasant activities, such as food, sex and interpersonal relationships. "Anedonia" is synonymous even with disinterest in sleeping, relaxing and living: it is therefore clear that anhedonia reflects mental disorders, depression and chronic psychosis in general
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Post pill amenorrhea

Post pill amenorrhea: definition Following the interruption of a hormonal contraceptive treatment, the menstrual flow could delay to appear for some months: it is a disorder known as post pill amenorrhea. The contraceptive pill is useful to regularize the menstrual cycle, as well as, obviously, to ensure the contraceptive effect: it is therefore clear how - following an estrogenic suspension, although respecting the rules dictated by the gynecologist - the body may be affected suffering alterations about the rhythm of menstruation
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Contraceptive Ring: Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages The contraceptive ring acts like the pill, releasing a very low dose of hormones that prevents ovulation. It is used by many women for its many advantages, listed below: Very high contraceptive safety (over 99%); The hormones released by the contraceptive ring pass quickly into the bloodstream, the mucosa of vaginal lining being particularly thin and rich in blood vessels; The vaginal ring, unlike the contraceptive pill, does not involve the first passage through the liver, nor through the gastrointestinal tract: in this way, the contraceptive safety is assured even in the case of di
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Contraceptive Ring

NuvaRing contraceptive ring A new goal on the contraceptive front has been reached with the marketing of the slow-release hormonal contraceptive ring (also called the vaginal ring): an innovative and safe method for the prevention of unwanted pregnancies. The only contraceptive ring sold in Italian pharmacies is the NuvaRing , admitted for the first time in our territory on 12 June 2001: it is estimated that around 1
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adnexitis

Definition of adnexitis Annexed is any inflammatory process that affects the appendages of the uterus, or ovaries and tubes (hence the name "annexed"); in the medical language, one speaks more precisely of salpingovaritis, which can manifest itself in a chronic, subacute or acute form. When phlogosis only affects salpingis, we speak of salpingitis (a phenomenon that is also very frequent), while the term "pelvic inflammatory disease" is suitable for expressing inflammation extended also to the peritoneum
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Internal absorbents: mode of use, advantages, disadvantages

Watch the video X Watch the video on youtube Interior absorbents: what are they? Internal sanitary napkins (or tampons) absorb menstrual flow directly into the vaginal canal, preventing the same blood from escaping. Internal pads are a valid alternative to external pads: they are hygienic, comfortable and offer maximum discretion
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Interior absorbents

Internal absorbents: definition Internal pads are cotton and / or rayon pads to be inserted gently into the vaginal cavity during menstruation. The function of internal absorbents is to absorb the menstrual flow, preventing the uterine blood from escaping from the vagina. The reason is not well understood, but the fact is that around the topic "internal pads" there are still many prejudices, often unfounded
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