health

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

Rachel Coyle8 months ago
Dealing with PCOS
PCOS... Why do I feel like this is one of the least talked about abnormalities in women's health? I would like to share my story and obstacles I have encountered, but have also come to accept (for the...
Kelsey White9 months ago
Making It a Better Flow
Hello, my Sunshines! Today we are going to be talking about periods, but more importantly, some little tips and tricks to make this week of hell, not so bad. So, I have six tips for you that I have fo...
Ossiana Tepfenhart9 months ago
How to Get Birth Control (When Your Doctor Refuses You)
With the laws on women's body autonomy getting worse every day, it's becoming increasingly difficult to find doctors who actually advocate on behalf of women. We live in a time when both pharmacists a...
CosCom Writers9 months ago
Tips for Coping With Menstrual Pain
Although menstruation is a totally natural biological function, many women suffer intense pain that affects their daily well-being during the period. We tell you how to relieve them. The menstrual cyc...
Sam Smith10 months ago
Why I Talk About My Period
My first period came at the age of 10. From the very beginning, it was painful, heavy, and irregular. No worries though, I had The Care and Keeping of You - an American Girl book which said that it co...
M&B Musings10 months ago
Hysterectomy and the "Hysterical" Woman
Hysterectomy is a word that often strikes fear in the heart of a woman. It is plagued with a history of heartbreak and pain and even now isn't something taken lightly by many. The word hysteria and th...
Sarah Proietti10 months ago
Changing the Stigma of a Woman's Period
When I first started my period, I was horrified to walk on the path to womanhood. The women around me talked big about how painful the NORMAL life process was. At a young age, I already had a preconce...
Cheeky Minx10 months ago
PMDD & Perimenopause
I entered perimenopause about four years ago. It not-so-coincidentally was accompanied by an intensification of my PMDD that eventually made me realize I had PMDD. Up to that point, I thought I was ju...
Micky Thinks10 months ago
Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Pro-Feel
A sleeve of chill bumps wavers across my body as I exit the waiting room. The chilling reality of how cold it was hadn’t unnerved me until now. The nurse ushers me into the next room and urges me to t...
Nanette Tenpo10 months ago
The Scalpel That Changed It All
"Why didn't I bring my husband?" was the thought running through my head. My Dr. stared at me, waiting for me to respond. "Did you hear what I said? I am going to cut you from hip bone to hip bone to ...
Jessica Purvis10 months ago
Living with Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a disease that can affect women of all ages. Despite the fact that most people have never heard of it, one in ten women experiences endo. Many women go undiagnosed for years, only fin...
Sam Smith10 months ago
Things You May Not Know About PCOS
PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome affects approximately 10 million women of reproductive age across the world. It is known by those who have the disorder to cause everything from unwanted facial hair...
Louise Nozedara year ago
PCOS - What's That Now?
Do you have any of the following symptoms: Irregular periods or no periods at all Difficulty getting pregnant Excessive hair growth (hirsutism) – usually on the face, chest, back, or buttocks Weight g...
Jessica Enasa year ago
Adventures With PCOS
So for those who don’t already know, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition where hormones in the body are off so there’s a high testosterone level in the woman’s body and symptoms such as we...
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Rebecca a year ago
The Life of a Woman in Chronic Pain
Endometriosis (endo) is a genealogical condition which affects approximately 176 million women worldwide. This disease causes many symptoms in women of a sexually mature age. On average, endo takes se...
Rivka Spicera year ago
PCOS: Cure or False Hope?
Like many others, I woke up on Tuesday to the news that not only had doctors discovered "the cause of PCOS" they had also discovered a "cure". The article was everywhere on social media, quoted from v...
Amber Nickola year ago
Living With PCOS
Since I can remember, things were just different for me compared to other girls my age. Doctors would tell me: watch what you’re eating, exercise, drink water, etc. You know the normal things they tel...
Kelsey Langea year ago
10 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Only Using Organic Tampons
Many women are so used to the normal tampons on the shelves of CVS that they don't think twice about the ingredients that create them. You put a tampon in your body for hours on end, snug between some...