When are Ovarian Cysts a Problem?

Ovarian cysts are a common health condition that many women experience at least once throughout the course of life. Most of these cysts only last a few months, don’t cause discomfort, and really aren’t a problem at all. But sometimes, … Continue reading

Anorgasmia in Women

Orgasms vary in intensity and duration and can present differently from woman to woman, but for those who suffer from a medical condition called anorgasmia, it can be difficult, or even impossible, to reach orgasm at all. Essentially, anorgasmia is … Continue reading

What You Need to Know about Anemia and Your Period

Anemia is a common health condition characterized by low red blood cell count that affects more than 3 million Americans. Having an insufficient amount of red blood cells can be problematic because the body’s cells are unable to get enough … Continue reading

10 Things to Know Before Your First Gynecologist Appointment

For many teens and women, seeing a gynecologist for the first time can be a daunting and fearful prospect. But the truth is, visiting a gynecologist isn’t actually a bad experience at all. Follow along as we let you know … Continue reading

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Common Yet Misunderstood

Pelvic organ prolapse is a common yet frequently misunderstood health condition where one of the pelvic organs—the bladder, uterus, rectum, small intestine, or vagina—drops down from its usual position and pushes against the walls of the vagina. Up to one-third … Continue reading

Perimenopause: What You Need to Know in Your 30s And Beyond

Many women are well aware of the signs and symptoms of menopause, but are far less knowledgeable about perimenopause. In fact, many don’t even know what perimenopause is at all. But don’t feel bad if you’re in that boat—we’re here … Continue reading

Seven Surprising Facts About Your Fertility

On the pathway toward conception, it turns out there are a lot of misconceptions floating around. When the time comes to add to a family, it’s important to know about all of the different factors that play a role in … Continue reading

The 8 Most Common Symptoms of Endometriosis

Most women experience cramps and menstrual pain from time to time. But how do you know if the pain is just caused by your period or Endometriosis? An estimated 1 out of 10 women suffer from Endometriosis in the United States, … Continue reading

How Does IUD Birth Control Work?

Women have been taking birth control for decades, but often with very little knowledge of the science behind how birth control works, and the effects on your body. While there is plenty of education on how a condom works, other … Continue reading

5 Ways Your Vagina Is Unique – And When It Should Worry You

Every woman is unique, with her individual thoughts, personality, body shape, and vagina. While we encourage women to embrace their uniqueness, it’s important to know when something isn’t quite right down there. Your vagina is an elastic, muscular canal with a soft, flexible lining … Continue reading