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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

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

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

Information on adolescents dealing with migraines

International Youth Day and Teen Migraine

International Youth Day is on August 12. It focuses on the difficulties that some young people are experiencing throughout the world. Migraine is typically thought of as an adult issue, but it affects children too. Approximately 10% of school-age children suffer from migraines. Up to 28% of teens between 15-19 years are also affected by … Read more

Osteoporosis slowing you down?

Osteoporosis: Your Treatment Options

Healthy bones continuously break down and rebuild throughout your life. As you age, bones break down more quickly, especially after menopause. Osteoporosis occurs when bone rebuilding cannot keep pace with breakdown. This causes them to deteriorate, weaken, and become more susceptible to breaks and fractures. However, with proper treatment and lifestyle changes, you can help … Read more

Ever wondered what clinical trials are and why they are so importnant?

What Are Clinical Trials?

There are many reasons people decide to take part in clinical research trials. Some patients are able to utilize new treatments before they are released to the general public. Others may receive certain types of medical care without going through insurance, and others may be passionate about contributing to medical advancements. We wanted to write … Read more

Don't get it twisted. Nexplanon myths debunked

Debunked Myths Regarding the Use of Nexplanon®

Nexplanon® is a long-acting reversible birth control implant and is one of the most effective, convenient, and safe methods available. Despite this, many myths circulate regarding the use of Nexplanon® and other implants. Though most have been debunked, it’s helpful to know about them and the facts behind each one. Keep reading to learn more about … Read more