Category: Sexual Health

Is Your Birth Control Making Your Breasts Bigger?

Blog Is Your Birth Control Making Your Breasts Bigger? July 2, 2020   Sexual Health The birth control pill, a form of hormonal contraception, is a commonly used pregnancy prevention method. It has been around for decades and is trusted by millions of people. For the majority of women, oral contraceptives are extremely effective when taken correctly, are safe to use, and have a variety of benefits…. Read more »

How a Healthy Vagina Should Smell

Blog How a Healthy Vagina Should Smell February 12, 2020   Sexual Health Every woman is unique and quite frankly, so is her vagina. If you’re wondering if your vagina should have a smell, the answer is yes. The scent you experience down there is a combination of the normal bacteria that lives in the vaginal area, your food intake, the laundry detergent you use, as well as… Read more »

Sex After Menopause: Things They Never Told You

Blog Sex After Menopause: Things They Never Told You January 14, 2020   Menstruation & Menopause, Sexual Health As a young woman, you may remember your mom fanning herself to cope with random hot flashes. Perhaps she complained about the lack of sleep she experienced the night prior, changed her pajamas as a result of night sweats, or was moody at times. She most likely was going through… Read more »

Holidays and Vaginal Infections

Blog Holidays and Vaginal Infections December 4, 2019   Sexual Health The holidays are upon us! In addition to the festive parties, beautiful decorations, and food overload, it’s common to feel a bit out of routine this time of year. The extra lbs. from the delicious desserts are not the only bodily changes you may notice throughout the season—those savory sweets also increase your chance for vaginal… Read more »

Ovarian Cancer 101: An Overview of Symptoms and Risk Factors

Blog Ovarian Cancer 101: An Overview of Symptoms and Risk Factors September 5, 2019   Preventative Care, Sexual Health Ah, September—the kids are going back to school, Starbucks has brought back its coveted Pumpkin Spice Latte, and Sundays are filled with cheering on your favorite team and an abundance of buffalo chicken dip. While September may mark the beginning of a new season and bring about change… Read more »

The Pill Isn’t Bulletproof: 3 Factors That Affect Reliability

Blog The Pill Isn’t Bulletproof: 3 Factors That Affect Reliability July 1, 2019   Sexual Health How often does this happen to you? You feel your phone vibrate and look at it, expecting the usual chatter from the group text with your closest friends planning the latest summer excursion, only to find another familiar notification—it’s time to take your birth control. But there’s just one problem. You’ve… Read more »

Make Sexual Health a Priority

Blog Make Sexual Health a Priority May 9, 2019   Sexual Health A healthy sex life can do wonders for reducing stress levels, improving your quality of sleep, and strengthening your relationship with your partner. That’s right — sex can make you healthier! However, maintaining a healthy sex life is easier said than done. Many factors contribute to a woman’s sexual health and libido. To enjoy a… Read more »

Birth Control 101

Blog Birth Control 101 March 6, 2019   Sexual Health Did you know that pregnancy prevention methods have been in practice since ancient Egyptian times? Fast forward to the 1960s, when the first birth control pill was developed in the U.S. In the decades since then, birth control options have grown exponentially — now catering to all kinds of women and lifestyles. No matter which method of… Read more »

Yes, You Can Get Pregnant Doing That

Blog Yes, You Can Get Pregnant Doing That August 1, 2018   Pregnancy & Postpartum, Sexual Health As we were often reminded in our teen years, there is only one way to avoid pregnancy altogether—abstaining from intercourse. However, there are a variety of contraceptive methods that, when used correctly, have a 98% chance of preventing unintended pregnancy. Maybe you didn’t practice safe sex, or perhaps you tested… Read more »