Menstrual Cycle Stages: In Conversation with Dr. Dunsmoor-Su
For women, our menstrual cycle is just another aspect of life. It’s something we’ve come to accept as a normal part of our bodies, and we may not give it much thought beyond that. But when you think about it, our menstrual cycle is actually quite remarkable and well, intense. We asked the amazing Dr.
The Reality of Menopause with GSM
Most women have never heard of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM), formerly known as Vulvovaginal Atrophy (VVA) even though it affects up to 45% of peri- and postmenopausal women. It is caused by the lower estrogen levels that occur after menopause which cause thinning of the vaginal and vulvar tissues, which is also known as
Give Viruses The Cold Shoulder this Flu Season
Fall and winter can be joyous seasons filled with holidays, good food, and the company of loved ones. However, fun isn’t the only thing that peaks during these colder months. As the seasons change, environmental and social factors make us more susceptible to illnesses such as the common cold, the flu, and RSV infections. But
Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Since 1985, Breast Cancer Awareness Month has brought individuals together every October to support survivors and those fighting the battle. Read our blog to learn more about the significance of this month and how you can be an ally! Don’t Face Breast Cancer Alone Every year in the United States, approximately 264,000 women are diagnosed
The Challenges of Yeast Infections
If you have a vagina, chances are you’ve encountered the challenges of a yeast infection and all the discomfort it comes accompanied with. Typically, vaginas maintain a healthy balance of bacteria and yeast, but like everything in life, moderation is key. Learn more in our blog about how excess yeast can lead to yeast infections
Behind the Migraine Pain
Few things can successfully ruin a day’s plans like a migraine; ignoring the throbbing pain behind your eyes can often seem impossible. Read our blog to learn more about the science behind migraine pain and how you can keep those head-pounding days at bay. Migraine Pain – Where We Are Today Migraines may be invisible
Birth Control: Benefits Beyond Contraception
There’s more to birth control than initially may meet the eye. The benefits go beyond that of just contraception and that is exactly what we want to discuss.Birth control is an effective and safe way to prevent pregnancy, but much like the women taking them, contraceptives are multifaceted. Many birth control options are now readily
It’s Time to Talk Vaccines
https://youtu.be/sYHdMUrwF8g It’s time to talk vaccines, considering what the world has been through over the last few years, taking the time to speak on vaccines has never seemed more relevant. In honor of National Immunization Awareness Month, we wanted to take the time to discuss the importance of mRNA vaccines and the role they play