Managing Menopause Symptoms: How We Can Help You Find Relief

Although not necessarily fun, it's something every woman must come to terms with at some point in her lifetime: The transition — commonly known as menopause — that signals the end of the reproductive years. True menopause occurs when your menstrual period has stopped entirely for 12 months, with 51 being the average age of

When Should My Daughter Have Her First OB/GYN Visit?

Parents are faced with a plethora of questions and decisions as their children get older and inevitably change — especially when it comes to their kids' health and well-being. For those parents of developing adolescents, many may be wondering when it is appropriate to bring their daughters to the OB/GYN for the first time. It

The Truth About Sex Over 50

Before you start blushing, remember: Sex shouldn't be a taboo topic, especially with your ob-gyn. As we age and have babies, our bodies and hormones inevitably change — but that doesn't mean that your sex life has to suffer. Dr. Rebekah Richmond recently appeared on the Uncluttered and Unfiltered podcast to talk all things sex

Benefits of Birth Control: Beyond Preventing Pregnancy

While birth control pills are primarily used for the obvious — preventing unwanted pregnancy — there is a myriad of other reasons why women may regularly take these teeny tiny pills. In fact, it is estimated that as many as 1.5 million American women take "the pill" for reasons other than contraception. For starters, oral

Tracking Your Cycle: Our Favorite Period Tracking Apps

Any woman knows that there's far more to her period than a few days of burdensome bleeding every month. Mood changes, acne, breast tenderness, cramps, water retention, and more all add to the laundry list of symptoms that come alongside a woman's typical menstrual cycle. To add to that, the exact timing, flow, and host

The Truth About Urinary Tract Infections

Many women are all too familiar with the dreaded urinary tract infection (UTI). Just the term alone can evoke cringe-worthy memories of the trademark burning sensation and never-ending pesky urge to pee. But the fact of the matter is, you can drink all the cranberry juice in the world (more on that later) and still

Your Menstrual Cycle and the COVID-19 Vaccine

There's no denying that the past two years have been tremendously tough on all of us. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more and more studies are being conducted on both the virus itself and the efficacy of the vaccine. A recent scientific study published in the Obstetrics & Gynecology journal shows that the COVID-19 vaccine

Find Relief From Fibroids With Acessa

Struggling from ongoing pain and discomfort from uterine fibroids? Know that you're not alone — and treatment is available. For some, these noncancerous growths of the uterus may not even be problematic, with zero signs or symptoms. For others, the benign tumors can grow rather large, resulting in a variety of symptoms including severe abdominal

Struggling With a Heavy Period Every Month?

Struggling with an excessively heavy or long period every month? We know it's not fun — especially here in Florida where we get to spend several months out of the year enjoying the sun, surf, and sand! For starters, know that you're not alone, but more importantly, heavy periods aren't something you just have to

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