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

How to Protect Yourself and Your Baby from COVID-19

Whether expecting your first or your fourth child, pregnancy (and motherhood, for that matter) can be both an exciting time and fraught with stress and anxiety. You want to keep both yourself and your baby as healthy as possible, and with that natural desire comes choices and decisions that must be made. When pregnant

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

Your Mental Health Matters: 7 Simple Mood Boosters

Discussing mental health struggles doesn't have to be a taboo topic. In fact, mental illness is more common than you might think — there has been a demonstrated rise in depression and anxiety in recent months, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. At least 20% of U.S. adults experience mental illness at some point;

What Exactly Is Endometriosis?

You may have heard of a disorder known as endometriosis, whether through a diagnosis of your own or that of a loved one or friend. But what exactly is it? Endometriosis is a common condition that often results in painful periods, pain when having sex, and chronic pain throughout the lower belly. It affects more

Meet PMDD, the Evil Twin of PMS

You're not going crazy, even though it may feel like it at times. Particularly during the final days of your menstrual cycle, it's not uncommon for many women to experience symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), which often recurs in a predictable pattern in the days leading up to your period. It is estimated that as

Yes, You Can Prevent Cervical Cancer (Almost) Entirely

It wasn't all that long ago that cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death for women throughout the United States. However, the number of cervical cancer diagnoses and the number of deaths have gone down significantly in recent decades. The primary reason for the decrease? The regular occurrence of Pap tests, which are

Understanding the Five Types of Gynecological Cancers

While you may be well versed with the routine Pap smear* that involves the slightly uncomfortable insertion of a metal speculum into your nether regions, there is likely a lot you don't know when it comes to gynecological cancer. For instance, the Pap only tests for cervical cancer — there are four other entirely different

Your Commonly Asked Breastfeeding Questions, Answered

The art of breastfeeding can be a conundrum for many new (and even experienced!) moms — from latch to milk supply to the frequency of feeds. But there's no doubt when it comes to the endless benefits that breast milk can provide your baby. Known to many as nature's perfect baby food, breast milk is

The Reality of Postpartum Depression

Bringing a new baby into the family can introduce a whole host of emotions, from excitement and joy to sadness and anxiety. The flux of hormones coupled with the extreme life change, be it your first baby or your fifth, can contribute to several of these negative feelings. This can cause both confusion and even

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