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The Biggest Myth about Menopause (+ How to Deal with Your Symptoms)

By: Dr. Sarah de la Torre, OB/GYN For most people, menopause is a decidedly unsexy topic. But with approximately 38 million women at or reaching menopause, that hardly seems fair. Why should such a huge proportion of our population have to feel less-than-great about something as natural as menopause? We think...

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Woman in pain

How One Woman Inspired Thousands to Open Up about Endometriosis

Can you imagine being in so much pain that you can't even get out bed?

For over 176 million women worldwide suffering from endometriosis, coping with debilitating pain is simply a way of life.

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Why is it Still Taboo to Talk About Vaginal Health?

Why is it Still Taboo to Talk About Vaginal Health?

Did you know that March is Women's History Month? For centuries women have been quietly driving major breakthroughs in the field of health and medicine. And it hasn't been easy. Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to obtain a medical degree in the US after being voted in by the...

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We Need to Talk...About Vaginal Wellness!

We Need to Talk...About Vaginal Wellness!

In our current era of female empowerment, women are speaking up about a host of issues – including those surrounding pelvic floor and vaginal wellness. On a practical level, pelvic floor issues can be plain old inconvenient, often manifesting as constant interruptions while working out – as well as during...

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Three Real Ways to Get Closer to Your Partner

Three Real Ways to Get Closer to Your Partner

Dreading Intimacy? Here are 3 Real Ways to Get Closer to Your Partner. This time of year, relationship advice runs rampant.  But suggestions to "try a new sexual position" or "schedule a date night" won't do much to cure the deeper issues standing between you and your partner. Here are...

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