Creating awareness about women’s health, fertility, and anti-aging one powerful blog post at a time.
Obamacare or marketplace insurance can be super confusing. I mean before Obamacare I found health insurance pretty bewildering anyway, but the creation of the Affordable Care Act made it even more confusing for me. And, when it comes to women’s health, insurance isn’t...read more
Discovering post-surgery I had a 2mm subserosal fibroid was a shock. I didn’t know much about fibroids except that my mother had to have them removed after giving birth to me. That was the extent of my knowledge. I had no understanding of how they impact reproductive...read more
Currently, the menstrual cup is all the rage. Just take a stroll down the tampon aisle at your local Target or Wal-Mart and you’re bound to find a small selection of menstrual cups that boast to provide freedom from the oppression of those wasteful tampons. As a...read more
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive disorder in which there isn’t enough awareness or education. It’s estimated that 6-12% of women in the United States have PCOS while 2.2-26% of women are affected worldwide. Consequently, PCOS has been linked to an...read more
When you understand the Basics of the Menstrual Cycle it becomes easy to identify irregular periods and abnormal cycles. Experiencing issues with absent periods or having prolonged cycles is a common sign that you are not ovulating properly. Failing to ovulate...read more
Painful periods (dysmenorrhea) or experiencing mild to moderate discomfort during menstruation is considered normal. Experiencing mild to moderate cramps and discomfort during your period is quite common especially during days 1-3 of your period. I shared in my blog...read more
I didn’t think that discovering the cause of my health woes would change me as much as it has. Finding out that the cause of my extreme bloating, digestive issues, bowel dysfunction, painful periods and pelvic pain is due to endometriosis; was a huge aha moment. And,...read more
Natural birth control methods have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Women are choosing to transition away from hormonal birth control in favor of natural birth control; such as the fertility awareness method. A common reason for this shift is due...read more
Ovarian cysts are a reproductive health issue that many women have experienced. As a matter of fact, you’ve probably had an ovarian cyst and didn’t even know it. Most ovarian cysts occur due to irregularities during the menstrual cycle and cause no signs or symptoms....read more
It’s time to discuss another awkward yet common feminine health issue known as vaginal itching. As with many feminine health issues the private nature of vaginal itching causes many women to shy away from talking about it due to shame or disgust. But, there’s no...read more
Skin aging has always fascinated me. Ever since my early teens, I was consumed with learning about how I could protect and preserve the youth and health of my skin. I purchased my first anti-aging skincare regimen when I was 20. And, while I was laughed at and had...read more
Suffering from painful period cramps is an awkward and miserable experience. Trust me I know firsthand how killer period cramps can disrupt daily life. Yet, it wasn’t until my struggles with infertility and endometriosis that I began to understand more about the...read more
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