Why You Keep Getting Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

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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2022-12-22T10:58:12-05:00December 14th, 2022|Women's Health|Comments Off on Why You Keep Getting Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Living With Uterine Polyps

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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2022-11-15T22:12:53-05:00November 15th, 2022|Women's Health|Comments Off on Living With Uterine Polyps

STDs: The Ultimate Guide You Don’t Want to Talk About

The CDC estimates that nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) occur each year in the United States. That’s a lot of sexually transmitted diseases. And it’s not just happening to other people; you or someone close to you might have an STD and not even know it. STDs are caused by bacteria, parasites, ...
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2022-04-08T21:59:41-05:00April 8th, 2022|Women's Health|Comments Off on STDs: The Ultimate Guide You Don’t Want to Talk About

What You Need To Know About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

It is estimated that there are more than 20 million cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States every year. That’s more than half of the population! And while most people think of STDs as a problem that only affects young people, the truth is that anyone can get an STD, regardless of their ...
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2022-12-22T11:24:07-05:00March 8th, 2022|Women's Health|Comments Off on What You Need To Know About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

What You Need To Know About Female Genital Warts

It is important to know about female genital warts because they are a common sexually transmitted infection. Female genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus or HPV, which is a virus that can be passed through skin contact with an infected person. It is possible to have the virus without realizing it, as not ...
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2022-12-22T11:25:03-05:00February 8th, 2022|STD, Women's Health|Comments Off on What You Need To Know About Female Genital Warts

Understanding Dyspareunia and What it Means for Your Sex Life

Pain during intercourse is a common problem for women, but it’s rarely discussed. It’s difficult to define what exactly constitutes dyspareunia- the term generally refers to any form of painful intercourse. If you are experiencing pain with your partner during intercourse, don’t worry there are many different treatments for dyspareunia! The following article will give ...
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2022-12-22T11:23:12-05:00January 10th, 2022|Women's Health|Comments Off on Understanding Dyspareunia and What it Means for Your Sex Life

PCOS – Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

PCOS is a hormonal imbalance that can lead to infertility, weight gain, irregular periods, and other symptoms. PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. If you are experiencing these symptoms, a gynecologist can help determine if you have PCOS. Read on to learn more about this disorder. What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a ...
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2022-06-07T10:48:51-05:00January 8th, 2022|Women's Health|Comments Off on PCOS – Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments