The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck's anterior portion that is responsible for regulating metabolism, temperature, and energy. It is estimated that approximately one in eight women will be affected by a thyroid condition at some point in their lives. There is an association between Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and thyroid disease. These […]
Hormonal Imbalance: A Woman’s Guide to Regaining Control
Bioidentical hormone pellets are a form of hormone therapy that uses hormones that are identical to the hormones naturally produced by the body. These pellets are placed just under the skin and slowly release hormones into the bloodstream over a period of time, providing a more consistent and natural dose than other forms of hormone therapy. They can be used to treat conditions such as menopause, hypogonadism, andropause, and other hormonal imbalances.
The V Itch
Vaginal itching can be caused by a lot of different things, like yeast infections, BV (bacterial vaginosis), STIs (sexually transmitted infections), allergies to certain soaps or products, and skin conditions like eczema. It could also happen if you don’t take care of your hygiene properly, wear tight clothes, or don’t change pads/tampons often enough. Go see a doctor to figure out what’s causing it and how to treat it. Taking care of your vagina and vulva is super important for all girls – doing so can help avoid problems like vaginal itching, BV, UTIs (urinary tract infections), and yeast infections.
“Let’s Get it On” | Safe Sex Practices
As a woman, you can’t be afraid of taking control of your own sexual health and safety. Researching and preparing ahead of time to keep yourself safe is both healthy and wise. Using safe sex practices like birth control and STD testing can help prevent the spread of STDs and, possibly, unplanned pregnancies. Your sexual […]
Breast & Belly & Booty, Oh My | How To Avoid Stretch Marks & Tips For When You Can’t
Sometimes they’re red, white, or purple, and sometimes they’re called tiger stripes or lightning strikes. Sometimes they’re itchy, and sometimes they’re bumpy and squishy. If you haven’t guessed it yet, we’re talking about stretch marks—especially how to avoid stretch marks. What Are Stretch Marks? Stretch marks are the squiggly, bumpy, red, purple, or white lines […]
Man, I feel like a Woman | Aging Never Looked So Good
Many aging women dread getting old because they don't imagine living with a dry, itchy, dull, and rough skin texture or an uneven skin tone. Aging is inescapable, but you can still maintain that beautiful look with the right products. With the variety of products available in the market, you've probably tried checking through various […]
The Importance of Vaginal Health. No Shame Here. Period.
Vaginal health is a crucial part of every woman’s overall well-being, so talking about and treating any issues is important, and nothing to be ashamed about.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): Does It Cause Infertility?
If you’ve been diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), you may be concerned about your ability to conceive. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is one of the most common causes of infertility in women. Luckily, it’s also a treatable condition. Read on to learn more about PCOS, infertility, and your treatment options after diagnosis. What Is Polycystic […]
How Do I Know if it is an Ovarian Cyst or a Fibroid?
There are many variations of abnormal growths that can appear on the uterus and ovaries. An Ovarian cyst and a fibroid can cause similar symptoms, but they are caused by very different health issues. Whether you are suffering from an ovarian cyst or uterine fibroids, it is important to get treatment as soon as possible. […]
Feel Empowered with SPARC | Understanding your Sexual Health
The Sexual Pain Advancement & Restoration Care Clinic, or SPARC, is a sexual health clinic designed to help our patients understand and embrace their own sexual health! We know that discussing your sexual health or asking questions about your body can be uncomfortable, embarrassing, or even painful. That’s why we created SPARC. Because, at The […]