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To all ladies! 6 things your vaginal discharge is trying to tell you

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Like most women with other things going on in your life, you probably don’t give your vaginal discharge much thought.

As long as it looks and feels normal—that means clear or white and watery to slightly sticky, depending on where you are in your cycle—you have no reason to be concerned.
But when something in your undies looks or feels off, that sounds alarm bells.

Maybe there’s a lot more of it than usual, the color is weird, or you’re hit with a whiff of an odor that you know can’t be good.

Before you panic and buy out all the creams and sprays in your local pharmacy’s lady aisle, read these 6 things your vagina may be trying to tell you:

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1. It’s Clear to White, Wet, and Stretchy
Most Likely: Ovulation. This slippery discharge appears during the middle of your cycle; it’s your body’s way of making it easier for sperm to slide into your vagina and fertilize an egg.

“Discharge at ovulation can be copious,” says Dr. Alyssa Dweck, ob-gyn and coauthor of V Is for Vagina. “I often hear from patients who are worried something is wrong, but it’s normal.” No wonder this type of sex is the kind women prefer when they’re ovulating!2. It’s White, Clumpy, and Really Itchy

Most Likely: A yeast infection, one that’s caused by an overgrowth of the yeast that normally helps balance the bacteria in your vagina.

“There’s usually a lot of cottage-cheese looking discharge,” says Dr. Alyssa Dweck. “And while it doesn’t have an odor, it’s accompanied by killer itching of the outer or inner labia.”
A yeast infection is incredibly common and can be caused by a ton of things, such as taking antibiotics or sitting around in your damp gym clothes.

“Yeast love warm, moist environments,” says Dr. Alyssa Dweck. Pick up an OTC anti-yeast cream, or ask your doctor about an antifungal prescription that ends the infection without any mess.

3. It’s Yellowish-Green and Possibly Stings a Little

Most Likely: Chlamydia or gonorrhea, two common bacterial STDs. Other signs of either infection include pelvic pain and burning while urinating—but scarily, most women have no symptoms.

Once your doctor diagnoses chlamydia or gonorrhea, they’re easily cured with antibiotics.
Thing is, you have to get your man to see a doctor, as well.

Both partners need to be cured, or you’ll keep passing either infection back and forth to each other.

4. It’s Grayish, Thin, and Has a Strong Odour

Most Likely: Bacterial Vaginosis (BV). The odour is the defining trait—it’s kind of a foul, fish-like smell.

We know—not something you want a whiff of when you take off your undies. BV is also very common (it’s the most common v33ginal infection among women ages 15 to 44, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and is easily cured with prescription meds once your doctor diagnoses it.It’s a bit of a mystery why some women develop BV, but it generally means that something has upset the bacterial balance in your vagina, though experts aren’t always sure what.

5. It’s Frothy, Has an Unpleasant Odor, and Is Tinged Gray or Green

Most Likely: Trichomoniasis. It’s the most common curable STD, according to the CDC, yet you don’t have to have sex to catch it. “Trichomoniasis is caused by an organism that can live on towels, vibrators, and other inanimate objects,” says Dr. Alyssa Dweck.

Equally as alarming, most men and women who have it don’t show symptoms—but if left untreated, it can make it easier for a woman to contract HIV and affect her baby’s health if she is pregnant, reports the CDC. The good news is that it can be treated and cured with a prescription pretty quickly.

6. It’s Bloody
Most Likely: Breakthrough bleeding, which often happens during the first few months after a woman goes on the Pill, as her body adjusts to the new hormones.

If it’s dark red or brownish-colored discharge, it could simply be leftover blood from your period that took its time leaving your vagina. In rare cases, bloody discharge can signal something more threatening—

for example, a precancerous cervical lesion. “Let your doctor know, so she can check you out and rule out a serious issue,” says Dr. Alyssa Dweck.

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die!

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Everyone wants to travel the world and visit the beautiful sites, but with so many places to visit where do you start? Here we come to you with the list of 10 most incredibly super awesome places to visit around the world, before you die.

Whitehaven Beach – Australia

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Whitehaven Beach is known for its white sands. The Beach is a 7 km stretch along Whitsunday Island. The island is accessible by boat from the mainland tourist ports of Airlie Beach and Shute Harbour, as well as Hamilton Island. The Beach was named the top Eco Friendly Beach in the world by CNN.com. Dogs are not permitted on the beach and cigarette smoking is prohibited.

Westin Maui Resort & Spa Hawaii

Westin Maui Resort & Spa Hawaii
A fantastic lobby with waterfalls and pools greets visitors to this lush Kaanapali resort where the impressive scenery, friendly service, fabulous spa and awesome swimming pools are the highlights. The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali is located along a breathtaking stretch of the gorgeous, white-sand Ka’anapali Beach.

The Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye – Scotland

The Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye - Scotland
If you are backpacking in Scotland generally or are planning a trip to the Isle of Skye then I heartily recommend that you visit the so-called Fairy Pools.The Fairy Pools is located in Cuillins Hills, Isle of Skye, Scotland. The Fairy Pools are a series of clear, cold pools and waterfalls formed as Allt Coir’ a’ Mhadaidh tumbles down from the foothills of the Black Cuillins into Glen Brittle.

Marble Caverns of Carrera Lake – Chile

Marble Caverns
Azure temple, Lake General Carrera in Patagonia, Chile, A natural wonder that could be the world’s most beautiful cave network. An Azure Temple created by nature, the walls of this network of water-filled marble caverns show just how magnificent the precious geography of our planet can be.

The Shahara Bridge – Yemen

The Shahara Bridge - Yemen
This bridge was constructed in 17th century to connect towns at the tops of mountains in the state of Yemen. Shahara Bridge built to fight against Turkish invaders. It’s a scary bridge and a popular tourist attraction.

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Havasu Falls – Grand Canyon National Park

Havasu Falls - Grand Canyon National Park
Havasu Falls is paradise on Earth. This is an absolutely amazingly beautiful waterfall located in a remote canyon of Arizona. The spectacular waterfalls and isolated community within the Havasupai Indian Reservation attract thousands of visitors each year. The Havasupai are intimately connected to the water and the land. This blue- green water is sacred to the Havasupai.

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon – Iceland

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon
Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland which is up to 100 m deep and about 2 kilometres long, with the Fjaðrá river flowing through it. It is located near the Ring Road, not far from the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.The canyon was created by progressive erosion by flowing water from glaciers through the rocks and palagonite over millennia.

Arang Kel, Neelum Valley – Kashmir, Pakistan

Arang Kel, Neelum Valley - Kashmir, Pakistan
A Breathtaking, Lush Green Village in Neelum Valley, Kashmir. Situated at the hill top near Kel, about 1500 feet ascend from River Neelam. It is also a village full of beautiful sceneries. It is a piece of utmost beauty, one can find in Kashmir. Visit Neelum Valley for Arang Kel, a worth visiting place.

Arang Kel, also known as the Pearl of Neelum Valley. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit once in life. Its an amazing 30-45 mins trek from Kel. I must say! It’s just breathtaking.

The Dark Hedges – Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges - Northern Ireland
This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century. The Dark Hedges is one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland and a popular attraction for tourists from across the world. It was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors.

This beautiful tree tunnel has been used to film a scene in HBO’s popular television series Game of Thrones. Since that the Dark Hedges became so popular, and that’s why we included it “top most beautiful places to visit before you die! In addition, the Dark Hedges have also been used in the 2017 Transformers film The Last Knight.

Coast near Marsa Matruh – Egypt

Coast near Marsa Matruh - Egypt
Mersa Matruh is a major Egyptian tourist resort and serves as a getaway resort for Europeans as well as Cairenes eager to flee the capital in the sweltering summer months. It is served by Mersa Matruh Airport. The city is known for its white soft sands and calm transparent waters.

Marsa Matruh is a cool attraction for beach lovers. It has become a destination for millions of tourists. The beach there is too good. Sugar sand, crystal clear blue water that has a coolness to it during the most hot months of the year. However, not much coral or underwater activities there.

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Carbon dioxide could help reduce belly fat

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Scientists have identified a new technique that eliminates stomach fat with the first randomised, controlled trial testing of carbon dioxide gas injections.

A report published in the Northwestern Medicine noted that the changes were modest and did not result in long-term fat reduction.

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The lead author and the vice-chair of dermatology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Murad Alam, said, “Carboxytherapy could potentially be a new and effective means of fat reduction. It still needs to be optimised. So, it is long lasting.”

The paper was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology described the new technique as a “safe, inexpensive gas, and injecting it into fat pockets may be preferred by patients who like natural treatments.”

According to sciencedaily.com, the current technologies routinely used for non-invasive fat reduction include cryolipolysis, high intensity ultrasound, radiofrequency, chemical adipocytolysis and laser-assisted fat reduction.

The new technique, known as Carboxytherapy, has been performed primarily outside the United States, with a few clinical studies suggesting that it may provide a lasting improvement in abdominal contours.

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Researchers Identifies the genome of the most common cancer among younger men

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In the case of UNC’s testicular cancer mapping, researchers analyzed 137 testicular germ cell tumors to find unique molecular features. They discovered certain changes in the RAS gene family. These are the type of genes that make proteins involved in cell signaling pathways that control cell growth and death. Members of the RAS family include KRAS, HRAS, and NRAS, the most common oncogenes in human cancer.

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“We identified distinct molecular events that were associated with different histological types of testicular germ cell cancer,” Hoadley said. “While we found recurrent mutations in KIT, KRAS, and NRAS, they were only discovered in a subset of seminomas. However, we noted strong epigenetic components — DNA methylation and miRNA — that are likely very important in testicular germ cell tumorigenesis. We also identified a previously underappreciated subset of seminomas defined by KIT mutations that likely occur early. These tumors had a complete global lack of DNA methylation that locks them in a state with similarity to primordial germ cells.”

Hopefully, this turns out to be yet another piece in the puzzle on the road to curing cancer once and for all. While we’re still a long way from that, mapping the genome of existing cancers will give scientists far more information about exactly what it is that they’re up against.

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