There are many types of physical exams to assess the health of the human body, particularly the female body. One exam that you will likely have in order to check out your reproductive health (if you’re a woman) is called a pelvic exam. Continue reading “Why Should I Get a Pelvic Exam?”
If you’re new to the world of gynecology, either because you’re young or you’ve just never gotten around to making an appointment, you might not know what a Pap smear is or why getting one is important. We’ve put together a simple overview of the Pap smear: what it is, what’s involved, when you need one, and why!
Here’s everything you need to know. Continue reading “What is a Pap Smear, & Why Do You Need One?”
Let’s talk about eggs! And, we’re not talking about the type that you may have had for breakfast this morning. We’re talking about female eggs, which are the key factors when it comes to pregnancy, menstruation, and even menopause.
As a woman, our hormones play a much larger role in our lives than we may realize. From our general health to sexual development and reproduction, our hormones are at the forefront of many systems within our bodies that impact us every day, whether we realize it or not.
“It’s that time of the month!”
We’ve all heard it, and said it a million times, however, something that is often overlooked is that your period isn’t just a portion of the month. Your menstrual cycle actually includes four phases that span out over the course of one full month. So while you may actually only “bleed” for one week, your body is undergoing changes throughout all four of these phases every month.
In honor of I Am Woman: A Celebration of Womanhood, we are taking a look at the menstrual cycle as a whole, and how we can work with our body during these different phases. Continue reading “Honoring Your Menstrual Cycle [I Am Woman Series]”
As a female, your reproductive system plays a major role in many aspects of your life. From monthly menstrual cycles to pregnancy, to your day-to-day hormone levels, it is crucial that your reproductive health is maintained to keep your body functioning properly.
This month, in honor of I Am Woman: A Celebration of Womanhood, we are taking a look at just how important your reproductive health is as a female, and how to ensure it is prioritized through every stage of life.