HPV: 13 Must Read Facts

Published: April 14, 2020 1:05pm 317 Views

HPV: 13 Must Read Facts

While awareness of HPV is increasing, and treatments are evolving, there’s still a lot of confusion about HPV in general. Don’t put yourself or your loved ones at risk. Get the lowdown on HPV with these 12 facts.  The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually...

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The Truth About Toxic Shock Syndrome

Published: April 6, 2020 6:05pm 281 Views

The Truth About Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is an incredibly rare condition that is most often associated with tampon use. The truth about TSS is more complicated, however, and may just surprise you.  What is TSS? Toxic shock syndrome isn’t a disease but rather a complication from a bacterial in...

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Bladder Control Issues Don’t Have to Control Your Life!

Published: February 26, 2020 4:23pm 446 Views

Bladder Control Issues Don’t Have to Control Your Life!

Millions of Americans suffer from urinary incontinence. Although this embarrassing condition is common, you don’t need to resign yourself to living with the constant struggle.  What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is the uncontrolled leakage of urine that has becom...

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After Endometrial Ablation: What to Expect

Published: January 10, 2020 11:45am 1259 Views

After Endometrial Ablation: What to Expect

Endometrial ablation is an effective surgical procedure performed to reduce abnormal uterine bleeding while sparing the uterus. Endometrial ablation is an outpatient procedure associated with rapid recovery, minimal complications, and high patient satisfaction rates. Abnormal uterine bleeding...

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How to prepare for your 1st Pap Smear

Published: July 5, 2019 8:27pm 703 Views

How to prepare for your 1st Pap Smear

Visiting the gynecologist for the first time and getting a pap smear may be a terrifying thought for you and that’s perfectly normal. By taking a few moment to read about the exam, you can alleviate all of worry and misconceptions surrounding your visit to the gynecologist.  S...

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National Infertility Awareness Month

Published: April 19, 2019 9:43pm 605 Views

National Infertility Awareness Month

Infertility can feel unbearable when a couple is trying everything in their power to get pregnant.   To add to the mix, it may feel like everyone around you is pregnant and friends and family can provide a myriad of opinions which may not be helpful or wanted. The month of April is...

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Diet & Endometriosis

Published: March 12, 2019 9:47pm 945 Views

Diet & Endometriosis

For women suffering from endometriosis, they simply want to feel better.  Bloating, painful cramps and stomach pain are all painful side effects of the disease.  Like many conditions, diet and nutrition plays a critical role in managing symptoms and even improving them.  By avoidi...

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Pregnancy and heart health!

Published: February 6, 2019 2:17pm 656 Views

Pregnancy and heart health!

February is the season of love making it the perfect time to focus on heart health.  This is especially important for pregnant women.  From the moment a woman gets pregnant, a myriad of changes take place inside their body.  The amount of blood in your body doubles, your heart pumps m...

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Make Room For the Menstrual Cup

Published: January 15, 2019 5:38pm 663 Views

Make Room For the Menstrual Cup

If you struggle in caring for your monthly period you are not alone.  For decades, women were limited to two options, pads were cumbersome and tampons were found uncomfortable and neither were eco-friendly.  Thankfully now there is a third option, the menstrual cup.  Menstrual cups ha...

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Get educated about endometriosis

Published: December 3, 2018 5:00pm 676 Views

Get educated about endometriosis

“But you don’t look sick!”  Does this sound familiar?  This sentiment is all too common for women who struggle with Endometriosis because it is an invisible illness.  Yet for the 1 in 10 women diagnosed with the disease, they can feel like prisoners in their own bodi...

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Healthy Holiday Treats for Thanksgiving

Published: November 9, 2018 10:06pm 743 Views

Healthy Holiday Treats for Thanksgiving

The holidays are upon us, and with that means there will be plenty of opportunities to eat. This can be an exciting prospect for people, but it can also be incredibly scary and frustrating for others. For people who are attempting to watch their weight or have special dietary restrictions, the holid...

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Foods to help improve urinary incontinence

Published: October 17, 2018 10:04pm 569 Views

Foods to help improve urinary incontinence

Having an overactive bladder can be troublesome and frustrating. Eating and drinking different things can make symptoms worse, and how much a person eats or drinks can also have an impact. There is no tried-and-true diet that will improve urinary incontinence, but there are some things people with t...

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How to Lose Weight During Menopause

Published: September 4, 2018 10:00pm 642 Views

How to Lose Weight During Menopause

When women enter menopause they can expect insomnia, irritability, fatigue, and hot flashes. As if this wasn’t already enough, weight gain is also a common side effect when going through menopause. Officially, menopause begins when a woman hasn’t had a menstrual cycle for 12 months, but...

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4 Tips to Prevent Pelvic Prolapse

Published: August 2, 2018 9:44pm 570 Views

4 Tips to Prevent Pelvic Prolapse

Pelvic prolapse is a fairly common medical condition that women may face in their lifetime. It occurs when the pelvic muscles are weakened and/or connective tissue tears - most often during childbirth or excessive straining. The pelvic muscles are responsible for supporting and positioning a number...

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