health

From the ovaries, outward, all about female-focused health and medicine.

Cheeky Minx18 days ago
Simple Tools for Surviving PMDD
Invisible illness sucks. If you look healthy and are of an age to "know better," you are expected to A) snap out of it, B) act your age, and C) pull your own weight. But none of those things are easy ...
Tips for a Healthier and Happier Vagina
Feeling comfortable and healthy down there is not always easy, especially when you consider how incredibly normal many of the factors that affect the health and general well-being of your vulva and va...
Can Serenol™ Really Alleviate PMS Moodiness? We Took a Closer Look to Find Out
PMS, also known as premenstrual syndrome, is a set of symptoms that around half of all women will experience during their lifetimes. It causes women to experience both physical and emotional symptoms ...
Alicia Springera month ago
Serenol™ Is Changing How We Think About PMS Symptoms—And You Have to Give It a Try
Once in a blue moon, humanity invents something that changes how we look at the world around us. Sometimes, the way tech changes our views on life are pretty stark—such as how humanity reacted to the ...
Is Your PMS Spiraling Out of Control? Here’s How You Can Fix It
PMS, also known as premenstrual syndrome, is one of the most widespread hormone-related issues in the world, and yet, we don’t often pay much attention to how deeply it can affect us. Three out of eve...
K. P.2 months ago
My Birth Control Horror Story
I started taking birth control in the tenth grade due to having problems with my menstrual cycle. I would maybe get it every four or five months, so my doctor decided that putting me on the pill would...
Christina Scanlon2 months ago
PCOS—A Never Ending Battle
I didn’t always have health problems. There wasn’t always a time where I didn’t want to get out of bed, sleep all day, leave my apartment a cluttered and dirty mess, dishes in the sink, laundry piling...
L. Welch2 months ago
Birth Control Options
Birth control. Rough topic in some cases but for now let's talk about each type (that I have tried): Pill, Patch, Condoms, Depo, Paragard, Nexplanon.
Cheeky Minx2 months ago
We Do Not Control PMDD
I write a lot of pieces about PMDD being a call to turn within and begin a journey of healing, the most recent one being "Periods of Misfortune." I know many of you have also come around to this way o...
Jennifer Hopper2 months ago
PMDD
I will start by saying that I have PMDD and my journey since discovering this has been long and very hard. I was misdiagnosed with Bipolar disorder for many years. I have learned a lot along the way b...
Courtney Lowry2 months ago
Menstruation Isn't Taboo, Period
Shark Week. Monthly Gift. Crimson Tide. No matter what you call menstruation, it happens. Though there’s such a harsh stigma around bleeding every month that people are afraid to talk about it. Why? Media shows us that having a period has to be secretive event, and it would be a sin if everyone knew about it. From ads promoting “discreet pads” equipped with cotton wrappers to cringey scenes in movies where a father is faced with the task of buying pads for his daughter, it sparks insecurity and ...
Morgan E. Westling3 months ago
10 Tools That Help You Save Money On Women's Health
Being a woman requires a multitude of health needs that men don’t have to deal with. Health care is unfortunately very expensive, and it’s important to save money in any way we can. Out of pocket cost...
Em Ree3 months ago
My Body Won't Let Me Have Sex
○●○ "Vaginismus." Personally, I think it sounds like a magic spell from a movie when you first hear it. Yet for the most part, women going through it will tell you first-hand that vaginismus is more l...
Patty Ramsen4 months ago
How to React If Your Pharmacist Denies You Birth Control
Here we are, slowly approaching the 2020s and yet we are still dealing with this crap. When a pharmacist denies you birth control, you may think that it’s a literal joke. They can’t honestly refuse to...
Jonci Potts4 months ago
Put a Sock in It
Sometimes I have to question what “put a sock in it” actually means. Look, don’t get me wrong, I totally understand the fact that "it" in this case is referring to the mouth. But it can easily be refe...
Jodie Denny4 months ago
Finding Out I Have PCOS
I have always known there was something wrong with me... I started my period at 9-years-old and would suffer through excruciating pain and extremely heaving bleeding EVERY SINGLE MONTH. My Mum thought...
Lindsay Bruce5 months ago
Endo' an Era
It wasn't supposed to be like this. Clinging to the sheets on my hospital bed to try and survive the now constant lapping of waves of pain, two thoughts permeated my mind: "I can't do this any more," ...
Xena Warrior5 months ago
Boys and Men Be Warned
Whelp... this post is NOT going to be comfortable for everyone to read. Today I'm going to be talking about contraceptives. Judge me as you wish, but for years I allowed fear to keep me from ever goin...