Having a healthy vaginal microbiome is linked with having the best outcomes for fertility and pregnancy. If you're starting your journey of trying to conceive, there are steps you can take to proactively care for your vaginal ecosystem.
The season of gratitude and festivity is right around the corner, which means it's time to spend a lot more time with loved ones. Thanksgiving is near and is a holiday where families and friends gather to enjoy a home cooked meal and share what they are grateful for.
Our cultural conceptualization of gender as a society is changing. Most of us are aware of the rise in the use of gender-neutral pronouns, as the cultural visibility of others who do not feel identified within the gender binary has increased in recent years. About one in five Americans personally know someone who prefers a pronoun other than ‘he’ or ‘she’. Many of us may not understand what preferred gender pronouns are and why they are crucial to many.
If you’ve just recently entered menopause, you might be noticing some of the changes that accompany this major shift. There are the emotional changes, the mood swings, hot flashes, disrupted sleep, and of course, the vaginal pain and dryness, which can make sex suddenly uncomfortable.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, making up 30% of all women’s cancers.In 2022, over 300,000 women will be diagnosed and over 40,000 will die of breast cancer. While cancer screening and treatment technology continues to grow more advanced, the cornerstones of breast health continue to be prevention and early detection.
It can be devastating to feel pain when you were expecting to feel pleasure. And yet, if you have ever experienced this, you should know you are not alone. The landmark "Sex in America" survey conducted in 1994 found that 1 in 5 women experience pain during sex, and this likelihood increases to 1 in 3 women when they are post-menopausal.