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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

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

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

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

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

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

Participate in clinical trials with confidence

Participate in Clinical Trials with Confidence

World Patient Safety Day takes place on September 17th. The focus is to promote global actions to enhance patient safety and reduce patient harm. It is also the perfect opportunity for educating our communities about the importance of clinical trials and the measures taken to ensure patient safety. In turn, individuals can gain the necessary … Read more