Why You Keep Getting Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

2022-12-22T10:58:12-05:00December 14th, 2022|Women's Health|

Bacterial vaginosis, or BV, is an imbalance of healthy bacteria in your vagina. When certain types of bacteria (anaerobes) outnumber the good bacteria (lactobacilli), you can get BV. Bacterial vaginosis is a common infection, affecting 1 in 3 women at some point in their lives. Some women have recurring cases of BV. However, many women ...
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Living With Uterine Polyps

2022-11-15T22:12:53-05:00November 15th, 2022|Women's Health|

If you are experiencing unexplained bleeding, heavy or inconsistent menstrual periods, or unusual discharge, uterine polyps aren't typically the first cause to come to mind. Uterine polyps, also known as endometrial polyps, are not a condition most women are familiar with, but they aren't rare. Up to 3 in 10 women will have uterine polyps ...
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Dysmenorrhea: What It Is and How to Deal With It

2022-12-22T11:21:32-05:00September 13th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle|

Most women will experience some form of dysmenorrhea, or pain during menstruation, at some point in their lives. For some, the pain is mild and manageable. For others, it can be severe enough to interfere with daily activities. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for dealing with dysmenorrhea, there are a few things that can ...
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What You Need to Know About Toxic Shock Syndrome

2022-12-22T11:26:32-05:00August 10th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle|

Toxic Shock Syndrome is a warning you may have seen on your package of tampons or other feminine products. The name itself sounds pretty scary, and that's because it can be a very serious illness if not treated properly. Toxic Shock Syndrome, also known as TSS, is a very real risk if you don't know ...
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Adenomyosis: The Silent Disease Women Experience

2022-06-20T10:43:05-05:00June 20th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle|

Adenomyosis is a disease that causes many symptoms that women experience without understanding the cause. Women just accept that their period is painful without realizing it is due to a disorder. This disease affects the uterus and can lead to infertility and other issues. Adenomyosis is often misdiagnosed as other conditions, such as fibroids or ...
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