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  • 5 Very Bad Things That Can Happen to Your Vagina in Old Age

    You've likely noticed some of the drawbacks of aging—wrinkles, a decreased metabolism, and memory loss, to name a few—but your vagina doesn't deal too well with old age, either. In fact, there are a whole host of changes that occur down there, starting in your 40s. While most of the aging-related differences you'll notice in your lady parts (like an increase in dryness and yeast infections) are just simply annoying, others can be serious. Here’s the deal:

    Your Uterus Can Fall Into Your Vagina

    One age-related condition that can occur down below is prolapse (a.k.a. the dropping of the uterus, bladder, or rectum into the vagina), says Timothy Ryntz, M.D., assistant clinical professor of gynecologic surgery and urogynecology at Columbia University. For women with mild prolapse, Kegel exercises can be helpful. As far as treatments go, that depends on the health of the patient—but one option is having a supportive pessary (a removable device) inserted into the vagina to keep things in place. Another option is surgery, including cystocele repair (tucking up the bladder), rectocele (tucking up the rectum), and hysterectomy (removal of the uterus and possibly the cervix), says Alyssa Dweck, M.D., assistant clinical professor in the department of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive science at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and co-author of V is for Vagina.

    Your Vagina Actually Starts To Look Older

    As you age, your skin loses elasticity, and wrinkles become more pronounced. Something similar happens to your vagina. Estrogen helps to keep skin plump and more elastic. Consequently, hormonal decreases as a result of aging mean a loss in elasticity of the vagina. This is known as vulvo-vaginal atrophy, or VVR. The vaginal walls thin out and can become dry and inflamed. Kegel exercises probably won't help, but any kind of activity that simulates and invigorates the area might, including $exual arousal. A doctor might even recommend a vaginal moisturizer or prescribe a topical or oral estrogen.

    Your Uterus - And The Entrance To Your Vagina - Can Shrink

    In response to dropping estrogen levels, the uterus can actually change size. "As women get older, the uterus itself tends to get smaller," says May Hsieh Blanchard, M.D., associate professor in the department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Makes sense since you're no longer in your childbearing years.

    Similarly, the vaginal entrance can narrow with age. "All of the tissue tends to constrict, particularly if it isn't being used," says Blanchard. According to a report from Harvard Medical School, this narrowing can lead to irritation, dryness, and sometimes, inflammation of the vaginal wall—a condition called atrophic vaginitis. Left untreated, atrophic vaginitis can cause bleeding and painful $ex and pelvic exams. That being said, maintaining a certain level of $exual activity can offset some narrowing—although there isn't any kind of externally mandated level of how often you should be getting busy. "It needs to be what's satisfying and comfortable for the woman and her partner," says Blanchard. Estrogen treatments can also help.

     

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  • A Three-Month-Old Baby was Left Blind in One Eye After a Family Friend Took his Picture

    All babies are adorable. Just one glimpse at their sweet faces can relieve us of our burdens after a hard day’s work. Whether they’re smiling their sweetest smile or just peacefully sleeping, the sight of those angels is enough to remove our stress. That is why most proud parents, including their relatives and their closest friends, store numerous photos of their babies on their mobile phones so they can look at those cute faces whenever they need a dose of happiness.

    There’s nothing wrong with taking a baby’s picture, but parents should be on guard because the flash from a camera or a mobile phone can harm an infant’s eyes.

    A three-month-old child from China was left blind in one eye after a family friend failed to turn off the flash of a camera phone. The family friend held the phone 10 inches away to take a close-up photograph of the baby boy. According to the People’s Daily Online, the parents of the child noticed that there was something wrong with the child’s vision shortly after the picture was taken.

    However, this only becomes fully developed once a child reaches the age of four. Damage to the macula can result in the loss of central vision.

    According to experts, although babies will blink their eyes on reflex, exposure to strong light, even for just a millisecond, can still cause permanent eye damage. They also advised parents to be mindful of strong bathroom lights when their babies are taking a bath.

     
    It is not yet clear whether the parents of the child will sue their friend for the unfortunate incident.
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  • Wrap Your Teeth With Aluminium Foil And See The Magic

    Say goodbye to costly treatments for teeth whitening. Now you can whiten teeth using aluminium foil at home. Dentists and medical practitioners have rated the aluminium teeth whitening process cost effective and result oriented. You just need aluminium foil, baking soda, toothpaste and salt for whitening your teeth in just an hour.

    In addition, try to use dentist recommended toothpaste such as Pepsodent, Sensodyne, Oral-B and Colgate. Having said that, let's get to the process.

    Make teeth as white as snow.

    Make teeth as white as snow.

    Teeth enhances your personality and smile. Always focus to use natural products for taking care of white. Here's the guide how to make teeth white at home.

    Aluminium foil makes teeth whiter.

    Aluminium foil makes teeth whiter.

    You have to create aluminium foil layer on your teeth.

    Salt and Baking soda are ingredients for teeth whitening.

    Salt and Baking soda are ingredients for teeth whitening.

    Mix the baking soda with your toothpaste and salt. Apply this solution on your teeth.

    Gently apply the baking soda mixture on teeth and cover with aluminium foil.

    Remove the layer after an hour.

    Remove the layer after an hour.

    You will find a surprising effect on teeth. Your teeth will shine white as ivory.

    Yellow teeth problem solved in an hour.

    Yellow teeth problem solved in an hour.

    Dentists recommend the aluminium foil DIY technique for teeth whitening a cost effective method. The complete process costs nothing, as all products are available at home.

    White teeth means healthy teeth.

    White teeth means healthy teeth.

    Try to brush teeth twice in a day for best results.

     Well, there you have it. Share if you find this interesting. 

     

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  • In Zimbabwe: 40-Years-Old Mother Set To Marry Own Son In Zimbabwe

    In Zimbabwe: 40-Years-Old Mother Set To Marry Own Son In Zimbabwe

     

    A woman is set to marry her own son.  The woman and her son claim to be in love with each other and now they want to take their relationship to the next level and get married considering that the mother, Betty Mbereko (from Mwenezi in Masvingo) is now six months pregnant and expecting her son’s child, and her grandchild.

    Mbereko, 40,  has been a widow for the past 12 years and has been living with her 23-years-old son Farai Mbereko.
    She confirms that she is six month pregnant and that she has decided it is better to “marry” her son because she does not want to marry her late husband’s young brothers, whom she says are coveting her.
    Betty stunned a village court last week when she said the affair with her son had begun three years earlier.
    She said after spending a lot of money sending Farai to school following the death of her husband, she felt she had a right to his money and no other woman was entitled to it.
    “Look, I strove alone to send my son to school and no one helped me. Now you see that my son is working and you accuse me of doing something wrong.
    “Let me enjoy the products of my sweat,” she told the village court council.
     
    Farai said he was more than prepared to marry his mother and would pay off the ilobola balance his father had left unpaid to his grandparents.
     
    “I know my father died before he finished paying the bride price and I am prepared to pay it off,” he said. “It is better to publicise what is happening because people should know that I am the one who made my mother pregnant.
     
    Otherwise they will accuse her of promiscuity.” But local headman Nathan Muputirwa says: “We cannot allow this to happen in our village, mashura chaiwo aya, (This is a bad omen indeed). In the past they would have to be killed but today we cannot do it because we are afraid of the police.”

     

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