5 Risk Factors for Ovarian Cysts

While ovarian cysts are relatively common, some circumstances can make you more likely to have them. Find out how ovarian cysts occur and whether you have a heightened risk for developing them.
May 19th, 2023

Understanding How PCOS Can Affect Your Body

Unpredictable periods are just the tip of the PCOS iceberg. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, your entire body takes a hit. Here’s what lies beneath the surface of PCOS and what you can do about it.
May 3rd, 2023

10 Telltale Symptoms of Menopause

Are you feeling more irritable than usual? Do you have difficulty falling or staying asleep? These health problems may be symptoms of menopause. Click here to learn more about the telltale signs of this change in life.
Feb 3rd, 2023

Life After a Positive STD Test

Learning you have an STD can cause a wide range of emotions, from alarm and fear to confusion and even shame. But you’re not alone. When you work with an expert you trust, they can help guide you through your diagnosis.
Dec 1st, 2022

Understanding How the Nonhormonal IUD Works

An IUD is one of the most effective long-term birth control solutions available. However, some women don't respond well to hormonal birth control. A nonhormonal IUD can help.
Nov 1st, 2022

My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — What Now?

Abnormal Pap smear results aren’t a diagnosis of cancer, but they do call for further testing. Take a moment to find out what’s likely to come next, and learn more about why your results came back abnormal.
Oct 1st, 2022

Why Do I Have Wrinkles Around My Eyes?

Eye wrinkles are common, but when they hinder your confidence and make you feel less than your best, it’s time to do something about them. Learn where eye wrinkles come from and how cosmetic injectables can help you love your look again.
Sep 1st, 2022

Seven Symptoms of Endometriosis

Pelvic pain, heavy bleeding, and infertility are some of the common signs of endometriosis. But these symptoms also occur with many other gynecological conditions. Click here to learn more about endometriosis.
Aug 1st, 2022

What Causes Vaginismus?

Vaginismus is a painful condition that makes vaginal penetration of any kind difficult. It’s complex, and identifying the physical and mental factors that contribute to it isn’t always easy. Learn the possible causes and find treatment options here.
Jul 1st, 2022

How Does a Birth Control Patch Work?

To be effective, contraceptive pills must be taken daily. Find out how birth control patches can prevent unwanted pregnancies without the inconvenience of having to remember to take pills on a daily basis.
Jun 1st, 2022

Injectable Treatments for Crow's Feet and Frown Lines

The combination of aging and even repeated facial movements like smiling can lead to specific types of wrinkles, such as crow’s feet and frown lines. One very simple solution for reducing their appearance is by using injectables.
May 1st, 2022

5 Ways to Promote Lasting Sexual Health

Aging, trauma, and other factors can affect our sexual health — for the long and short term. Read on to learn more about sustained sexual health and how you can protect your own.
Apr 4th, 2022

Treating Cervical Cancer Early

A cancer diagnosis is never good news, but an early diagnosis is better than a late one. Early treatments dramatically increase your chance of surviving cervical cancer and living a full and healthy life for years to come.
Mar 6th, 2022

5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

You don’t feel like yourself anymore, or look like yourself, either. If you’re losing your hair, or if you feel irritable or foggy, you may not just be getting older. Your hormones may be out of balance, too. Here’s how to tell.
Feb 1st, 2022

How Do I Know if I've Reached Perimenopause?

Your body begins to prepare for menopause long before you have your last period. This transition phase is known as perimenopause. While perimenopause is different for every woman, there are certain signs that indicate it’s happening.
Jan 1st, 2022

Don't Skip Your Pap Smear: It Could Save Your Life

Since you feel fine and use condoms most of the time you have sex, you may assume you can skip your Pap smear. But a fast, easy Pap test identifies the early signs of cervical cancer — which potentially could save your life.
Oct 1st, 2021

7 Tips for Maintaining Bone Strength as You Age

You don’t have to accept frailty and brittle bones as inevitable side effects of aging. Here are some tips to help you stay strong and maintain your bone strength as you get older.
Sep 22nd, 2021

Common Causes of Abnormal Bleeding

It’s natural to be concerned about abnormal uterine bleeding. While it can indicate a potentially serious condition, abnormal bleeding can also occur without problems. Find out about common causes of abnormal bleeding and when it requires treatment.
Jun 16th, 2021

Finding the Perfect Combination of Cosmetic Injectables

Combining cosmetic injectables allows you to tackle multiple issues at once to provide beautiful, natural-looking results. Learn why you should consider making combination injectables part of your beauty maintenance routine.
May 17th, 2021

The Pap Test: Your First Line of Defense

A Pap smear is a quick and simple test that can save your life. It detects precancerous and cancerous cells of the cervix and helps to diagnose cervical cancer early, when it’s easier to treat.
Apr 4th, 2021

Preparing for Your DOT Physical

If you need a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam, no problem. Here’s what you need to know about this required exam, and what you'll need to do to pass.
Mar 9th, 2021

How You Can Boost Sexual Health at Home

Sexual health encompasses multiple aspects — practicing safe sex, preventing unwanted pregnancy, and getting screened for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Here are some simple, less obvious ways you can help boost your sexual health.
Feb 16th, 2021

Adjusting to Life With Menopause

For some women, menopause is no big deal. But for many women, the changes brought on by menopause can disrupt their daily life in a big way. Here are some tips on how to adjust to life with menopause.
Jan 7th, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About PCOS

If you’re struggling with PCOS symptoms, you’re not alone. This common and chronic condition can cause menstrual problems, weight gain, changes in hair growth, and more. Early diagnosis and treatment can help you get your wellness back on track.
Dec 22nd, 2020

When Is It Time for an STD Test?

If you’re having sex, there’s a chance you have or can get a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Unfortunately, STDs don’t always have obvious symptoms, and you can be infected without knowing it. The only way you can be sure is with an STD test.
Sep 10th, 2020

Which Birth Control Is Right for You?

When it comes to birth control, there are so many options and so many questions to ask. Which type of birth control is the right one for you? Here are some answers.
Aug 11th, 2020