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The connection between birth control and endometriosis

The Connection Between Birth Control and Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women of reproductive age. It can impact all aspects of life and overall well-being in severe cases. The search for a cure continues, but treatments are available to help manage your symptoms. Birth control therapy is one option that targets the same factors involved in the development and progression of … Read more

National Women's Health Week

National Women’s Health Week

May 8th through the 14th is National Women’s Health Week. It’s a week-long observance that kicks off annually on Mother’s Day and encourages women to take care of themselves by prioritizing their health. Women often spend a lot of their time helping others and don’t take time for themselves. However, by focusing on good health, … Read more

The Patch vs. IUD: Which One Is Right for You?

Thanks to modern advances and research, there are now more options than ever for contraception. No longer are they just for preventing pregnancy. They can reduce PMS symptoms, help you have easier periods, and more. Gone are the days of the one-size-fits-all approach. Now, women also have the flexibility of choosing a birth control that … Read more

Types of Migraine Treatments

Types of Migraine Treatments

For some individuals, migraines are an occasional inconvenience they can easily tolerate. For others, it’s a devastating condition that severely impacts their daily actions and quality of life. With doctor guidance, a multi-facet approach using cutting-edge migraine treatments is helping individuals better manage their migraines. Acute: The First Signs of an Impending Migraine At the … Read more

Love your nexplanon implant but curious about the long term effects?

Nexplanon Implant: Extended Use, Safety, and More

Nexplanon is a contraceptive implant that’s taken the term “set-it-and-forget-it” to whole new heights. Aside from convenience, it’s one of the most effective options on the market. The concept of implantable birth control is proof of the innovation driving contraceptive research today. Here’s a closer look into the Nexplanon implant and why women may be … Read more

February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers are the fastest-growing segment of jobs. Employers struggle to find available talent, yet women continue to be excluded from participating fully in science. International Day of Women and Girls in Science (IDWGIS) is on February 11. It is a day to celebrate the accomplishments of women in science … Read more

Let's celebrate cervical health month

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Approximately 14,500 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer last year. Thanks to awareness events and programs centering around cervical health, the impact of this form of cancer has been dramatically reduced. Cervical Health Awareness Month occurs in January. It is one program that reminds women that cervical cancer is preventable with appropriate vaccinations and screenings. … Read more

Speak Up About SUI

You’ve seen the commercials. Women sporting the latest incontinence options while exercising, lifting, and squatting with a blissful smile plastered to their faces. If only real life were that easy. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the most common type of urinary incontinence in women. While it’s helpful to have various options for managing this condition, … Read more

Understand all the pieces of sexual health

All Aspects of Sexual Health Matter.

Sexual Health Awareness Month is celebrated annually during September and attempts to break down social and cultural taboos associated with sexuality. It also promotes a positive association surrounding sexual health worldwide to create an understanding that sexual health isn’t just physical. All aspects of sexual health matter. Here’s why. Sexual Health Awareness Month Sexual Health … Read more