Creating awareness about women’s health, fertility, and anti-aging one powerful blog post at a time.
Racial bias is an issue that impacts many nuances of our society and world, including diagnosing and treating endometriosis for Black patients. And, while it takes the average endometriosis patient 7-10 years to achieve a proper diagnosis. It can take double the time...read more
When it comes to talking to your doctor about endometriosis, it can be a bit intimidating. You don't want to be pushy or insult their medical expertise with your late-night Google search. However, you KNOW your body, and you know when something's not right. Hence why...read more
I've silently struggled with disordered eating behaviors since I was a teenager. My ongoing issues with body dysmorphia and undiagnosed endometriosis created a pretty toxic relationship with food. Struggling with food intolerances that triggered IBS-like symptoms....read more
Although there are various options for health insurance, you're most likely going to choose to receive the health benefits offered via your employer insurance plan. Unless you're self-employed, work part-time, are still considered a dependent, or fall under another...read more
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can impact reproductive health and fertility if left untreated. While this isn't a glamorous topic, it's essential to discuss it because many adults have little understanding or regard when it comes to...read more
Exercise-induced period loss medically known as exercise-induced amenorrhea is relatively common, especially if you're starting a new exercise routine and making subsequent dietary changes. And, while this is common, it can lead to health complications if it continues...read more
The birth control pill contributed to a variety of unpleasant experiences during the years that I used it to "treat" my debilitating periods. Hence why I decided to go off it for good in my early thirties. However, after being diagnosed with endometriosis, I became...read more
The days and months I spent battling chronic pain were challenging and draining. Not just physically but mentally and emotionally. Dealing with the steady hum of daily pelvic pain, lower back pain, sciatica, and digestive distress made life in my body a prison. There...read more
Recurrent bacterial vaginosis (BV) causes discomfort for many women. Yet, learning how to apply an integrative approach to treatment can help decrease recurrence and provide lasting relief. I quickly discovered this during my late twenties after struggling with...read more
The first time I received a CA125 test was after two large cysts were found on my left and right ovary via a pelvic ultrasound. My gynecologist informed me that it was a routine precautionary measure due to the size of the cysts. Unfortunately, I knew very little...read more
As a die-hard lifter, I know how beneficial strength training is. Even when my endometriosis was at its worst, I still kept up with my strength-based workouts. So, I know first hand how beneficial it can be for managing endometriosis. In my case, I was able to...read more
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease, and talking about it in today's modern culture is rare. However, it remains contagious and infectious and can spread via unprotected sexual contact with an infected person during its various stages. Yet, proper awareness and...read more
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