1. STI Testing Excuses (And How To Face Them)

    It’s the topic that nobody likes to think about. It’s the awkward conversation that causes discomfort everywhere. But if you have a nagging feeling that you need to get tested for STIs, it’s time to listen to your instincts — even if you don’t want to face the truth. Honestly, the truth is less scary than you think. Getting tested can be a scary process, but the peace of mind and sense o…Read More

  2. Some More Self-Care Tips

    We’re back with some more self-care tips in Part II of our blog, and we’re glad you’re joining us! Self-care is important at every time of year, but during an election season where women’s issues move to the forefront of political agendas, it can be a difficult time — and one where self-care becomes more crucial than ever. Find a few more tips in our blog, and make your next appointment …Read More

  3. Self-Care Tips In Election Season

    The politics in this country have been especially tumultuous in the years following the presidential election. No matter what side of the political spectrum you fall on, it can be very taxing to live in a period of such discourse and din. Recently, this has been an especially exhausting time for women. You might not feel affected whatsoever by the politics that are directly impacting what it means…Read More

  4. The Risks Of Getting An IUD

    There are plenty of benefits to getting an IUD. You could have birth control that lasts anywhere from three years to a decade or longer. You won’t have to worry about getting refills on prescriptions, such as is the case with the pill, and if you go with a copper IUD, you won’t have to deal with hormones — a huge benefit if your body is sensitive to added hormones. The procedure is relativel…Read More

  5. All Your IUD Questions, Answered

    Many women end up at the same place you’re at right now: weighing out your contraceptive options, trying to find the best form of birth control, and wondering if an IUD is right for you. We’ve all heard the myths and the horror stories, and we’ve also heard some high praise and recommendation for this T-shaped type of birth control. Gynecologist Dr. Carole Neuman is here to give you the fact…Read More

  6. Menopause Symptoms And Treatment Part II

    Welcome back to Part II of our blog series on menopausal symptoms and treatment! In our first blog, we covered vaginal dryness, hot flashes, and irregular periods, and will continue today with weight gain, hair thinning/hair loss, night sweats, and mood changes. This isn’t a complete list of every symptom that a woman might experience during menopause, but it does give a good sense of what some …Read More

  7. Menopause Symptoms And Treatment

    As if women don’t already have enough on their plate, menopause eventually comes around to rear its ugly head. Or it comes around and isn’t all that bad. Or it’s not too much of a shift, except for those hot flashes which are no joke. No matter how your body deals with menopause, there can be some uncomfortable side effects. The good news is that there are treatment options available, and wa…Read More

  8. Should I Switch My Birth Control?

    Many women get on birth control from a fairly young age, for a variety of reasons. Some are trying to prevent pregnancy, some are wanting lighter and less intense period symptoms, and in some instances, women love birth control for its effects on reducing acne. No matter when you started birth control, it tends to become such a routine that it eventually fades into the background. But for as many …Read More

  9. Myths About Your Period

    Half the population goes through a menstrual cycle at some point in their lives. For the sheer number of people who experience menstruation, one would think that there’d be a wealth of knowledge and information surrounding periods — but this is not the case. In fact, there are so many myths (and even stigmas) that exist regarding menstruation, that even women themselves are often misled. Our w…Read More

  10. Best Remedies For Cramps

    It happens every month like clockwork. The slow, dull ache, that turns quickly into a roaring, searing pain. You can’t tell if you’re ever going to be able to get out of the fetal position again, or if laying on the couch is really even helping. Is ice cream going to fix it? Chocolate? What, if anything, can possibly make these horrendous period cramps go away? Gynecologist Dr. Carole Neuman h…Read More