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Busting Incontinence Myths

Incontinence is a common, but embarrassing & lonely condition. Incontinence is rarely discussed openly, and can make people feel ashamed and isolated. Many people plan their trips around access to bathrooms, avoid social gatherings, and resort to wearing diapers to live a normal life. There are so many myths surrounding …

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What is the Pelvic Floor?

Everyone has one, but no one really talks about them. When you are starting to suffer from symptoms of pelvic floor disorders, such as pelvic pain, heavy bleeding, urinary leakage, pressure or a bulge in the pelvis, the first thought you think of probably isn’t your pelvic floor. So, let’s …

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Who Treats Pelvic Floor Disorders?

Pelvic floor disorders fall into a category that can span across different medical specialties. If you see your primary care physician regularly, it is likely that they will be your initial point of contact regarding your pelvic floor symptoms. In most cases, though, your primary care physician should refer you …

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What Is Abnormal Menstruation?

Image credit: Illustration by Caitlin G. McCollom – Teen Vogue When we first start our periods, it’s difficult to know what to expect. Aside from what we see in movies, hear from our mothers, or learn from our friends, periods aren’t talked about often. As women, we also run the …

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Endometriosis Explained

Endometriosis is a condition that impacts over 6.5 million women in the US alone, but it can still feel mysterious and hard to diagnose. Our team of medical experts are sharing all about endometriosis, and helping us all understand this common reproductive health issue! What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a …

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What You Should Know About UTIs

As women, there are three infections that are more common for us than men: urinary tract Infections (UTIs), yeast Infections and human papillomavirus (HPV). Today, let’s talk about urinary tract infections as they are twice as likely to happen to women than men1 and 50% of all women will get …