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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

Female Arousal Disorder

Female Sexual Arousal Disorder: Causes and Treatment Options

Female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) is a type of female sexual dysfunction. It occurs when a woman experiences distress due to the absence or reduction in their sexual interest. As a result, responding to sexual stimulation becomes extremely difficult. Female sexual arousal disorder affects different people and has different causes and treatment options. Arousal and … Read more

How birth control actually works

How Does Birth Control Actually Work?

Contraception is when you use a device, medication, or method to prevent pregnancy. With all the various options available, you may still be wondering how does birth control actually work? While this depends on the method, knowing the difference can make your decision easier. Permanent Birth Control Methods Permanent birth control methods are meant to … Read more

How hot flashes can develop

How Hot Flashes Can Develop

Most people associate hot flashes with menopause. Up to 75% of women get them in their menopause transition, with a quarter of those experiencing severe enough symptoms to seek help from their doctor. Despite the shared awareness of hot flashes, we still do not know enough about them. While health experts and researchers are working … Read more

Diagnosing Endometriosis

Diagnosing Endometriosis

Every March, Endometriosis Awareness Month takes place worldwide to increase awareness and highlight the symptoms and other important information about this chronic condition. In honor of the approximately 200 million individuals living with endometriosis (endo), we want to talk about ways to diagnose it and how clinical research studies are helping improve care options. What … 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

Leave endometriosis pain in 2021

Leave Endometriosis Pain in 2021

If you suffer from endometriosis you know that a flare-up can be excruciating to experience. The onset of an endo flare is different for everyone as several things can trigger it. Identifying your triggers can help reduce flares and leave endometriosis pain in 2021. Endometriosis Pain and Other Symptoms Endometriosis affects approximately 11% of American … Read more

Seasonal Migraines: Sleigh Winter Migraine Symptoms

Reducing exposure to the various potential triggers is a vital part of managing migraine symptoms. For instance, the atmospheric and environmental differences that come with the changing seasons can be a significant trigger for migraine sufferers. Seasonal migraines can take the merriness out of the holiday season. While you can’t change the weather, we have … Read more

Does Migraine Pain Spook You?

If you suffer from migraines, an attack is always lurking in shadows, waiting to strike. Just when you’re starting to feel like your old self again, you schedule plans, and BAM! Your fun night out is traded in for a dark room under the covers, riding out the head pain and other symptoms. Does migraine … Read more