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Q&A On The Menstrual Cycle with Dr. Dunsmoor-Su

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. … Read more

Understanding GSM and how it relates to menopause - learn more in our blog!

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 … Read more

Give seasonal viruses the cold shoulder! Read more in our blog.

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 … Read more

Cease Yeast Infections! Tips in our latest blog.

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Birth control benefits beyond the basic - learn more in our blog.

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 … Read more

August is national immunization awareness month!

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 … Read more

The dangers of RSV in older adults.

RSV in Older Adults

https://youtu.be/sYHdMUrwF8gRespiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a disease that primarily affects infants and children. While more children and infants contract the virus, over 177,000 adults over the age of 65 are hospitalized with severe RSV infection in the U.S. each year. Understanding the impact of RSV in older adults has opened the doors to potential new … Read more

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