What to Know When Starting Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
When a woman encounters pain during sex, it is often overlooked. Yet, it is such a common occurrence and many women are dying to talk about it—to know they're not in this alone. Here, Jordan introduces her experience with pelvic floor physical therapy to treat her secondary vaginismus.
How I Got Diagnosed With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Here's an account of how I got diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and my journey of getting pregnant.
Overcoming Your Fear of Using a Menstrual Cup
I got a severe rash that limited my activities when using a sanitary napkin. I was looking into other options when I heard many women complaining about the same issue. So I finally took that step towards a more economically viable and healthier alternative—period cups.
How Switching to Cloth Menstrual Pads Changed My Life
2020 is a year of change for me, and one big change that I made this month is switching from disposable feminine hygiene products to cloth pads. The difference is truly life-changing.
How I Dealt With My Infertility, PCOS, and Ectopic Pregnancies
Infertility has a way of throwing some major curve balls in your life. My journey of having "female" issues started as soon as I started having my menstrual cycles and continued for years! Being determined and advocating for yourself are keys to surviving these hardships.
How to Survive Menopause When Dealing With an Illness
Menopause on its own is bad enough. Add on a chronic illness—in my case, Graves' disease—and it can be a lot more difficult to handle. Learn about how I got through it while maintaining my sanity.
Party in My Pants Pads Review: My First Foray Into the World of Reusable Cloth Pads
Though I initially had no interest whatsoever in trying cloth pads; Party in My Pants pads changed my mind. After trying these, I will never go back to disposable menstrual products.
TENS Units for Menstrual Pain Relief: A Comparison of Livia and AccuRelief Mini TENS Systems
TENS Units are a great pill-free way of managing menstrual pain. In this review, I compare Livia—"the off switch for menstrual pain"—and the AccuRelief Mini TENS System.
Why Do My Breasts Hurt During PMS and What Can I Do About It?
Breast tenderness during your period can be unbearable. Learn why it happens and what you can do to feel better.
Best Ways to Remove Stains From Your Silicone Menstrual Cup: My Tips
Love your Diva Cup, or other silicone menstrual cup, but can't stand the sight of the stains? Is boiling not working? I have the solution for you — and you're going to be amazed.
My Experience, Symptoms, and Treatment of Uterine Fibroids
The worst thing about having uterine fibroids is the emotional toll experienced every month. Read about my experience dealing with these conditions. Women, know that you are not alone!
My Earache During Pregnancy: Symptoms, Remedies, and Medication
At nearly 17 weeks into my pregnancy, I developed the most painful earache. This is what I learned about symptoms, remedies, and medications for earache during pregnancy.
Misdiagnosis of a Blighted Ovum: A Firsthand Account
I was told I had an empty gestational sac and advised to have a D&C. I turned down this procedure multiple times until finally, at nine weeks, we saw my baby on the ultrasound.