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Normal vs. Abnormal Vaginal Discharge

The vagina is an incredible organ–  it has systems in place to keep its tissues healthy, to protect against bacterial and fungal infections, and to provide lubrication.  Discharge is the vagina’s way of keeping itself clean– it’s constantly in the

Posted in Symptoms, Treatments, Yeast Infection

The ENPOWR Project Teaches Endometriosis Awareness

In 2016 EndoFound (The Endometriosis Foundation of America) began a new community-based outreach program called The ENPOWR Project (ENdometriosis:  Promoting Outreach and Wide Recognition) that “raises awareness and promotes treatment-seeking behavior” Read More…

Posted in Endometriosis, Symptoms, Teens / Kids / Young Adults

Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery

I’d like to take some time to talk about robotic-assisted surgery.  During robotic surgery the cutting, sewing, and extraction is done by four robotic “arms” that are controlled by the surgeon, who sits behind a console unit with high definition

Posted in Surgery

You’re Not Alone– Celebrities with Endometriosis

If you ever feel like you’re the only one struggling with Endometriosis, read on.  These celebrities with Endometriosis have come forward to share their experiences. Daisy Ridley:  Daisy, star of “Star Wars:  The Force Awakens” and “Star Wars:  Read More…

Posted in Endometriosis, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Symptoms

Yeast Infection; Tips to Reduce Risk During Summer

A yeast infection is a common problem for ladies of all ages; the overgrowth of the candida fungus leaves the vagina red, sore, itchy, painful, and with unpleasant discharge.  Many yeast infections are cleared up with over-the-counter remedies, but some

Posted in Yeast Infection

What is a Second Generation Birth Control Pill?

Oral birth control pills are categorized into different generations based on when they were developed.  Just like the generations within a family, the different generations of birth control pills have developed over the years with the first generation Read More…

Posted in Birth Control, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions

Medication Storage/Delivery During Hot Summer Months

As we enter the warmest months of the year, it’s time to consider your medication storage and what temperatures they are exposed to.  Like food, medication needs to be kept in the appropriate temperature zone for quality purposes and safety. 

Posted in Medications and Prescriptions

Prelief is Still #1 Dietary Supplement for Reducing Acid in “Trigger” Foods

Over the years you have heard me talk about Prelief and how much it can help ladies suffering from Interstitial Cystitis.  As you know from my blogs, Interstitial Cystitis is an annoying bladder condition that causes urgency, frequency, and oftentimes

Posted in Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis

Experiencing Painful Intercourse With a History of Sexual Assault

Today we are going to discuss a topic that doesn’t get much attention.  We are going to talk about sexual assault, specifically how it contributes to painful intercourse down the road.  Ladies who have been sexually assaulted may suffer a

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Examinations, Hormones, Uncategorized

What to do When You Have a Fibroid

One of the most common gynecological issues among ladies of all ages is the presence of fibroids.  When discovered, your doctor might cause you a lot of unnecessary panic, or she might lead you to believe they’re nothing to worry

Posted in Fibroids

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