Talking Clinically: Questions to Ask Your Health Care Professional About Birth Control

Medically reviewed. Erica Montes In the past, the birth control dilemma seemed simple: Go to the doctor and take the “Pill.” But now there are so many options to choose from, including non-hormonal ones that are a bit more complicated. Which pill? And why? What side effects are there? What are the other options? These …

Talking Clinically: Questions to Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular

medically reviewed. Dr. Nieca Goldberg Heart disease leading cause of death among women in the United States 1 in 3 deaths. Yet less than half of women realize that it is the number one killer of heart disease. Heart disease – including coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction (also known as heart attack) and heart failure …

Why Talking About Menopause Has Been Taboo for So Long

By Ranjith Ramasamy, University of Miami contrary to legends COVID-19 vaccines circulating on social media do not cause erectile dysfunction and male infertility. What’s true: SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, poses a risk for both disorders. So far, little research has been done on how the virus or vaccines affect the male reproductive system. …

Talking Clinically: Talking to Patients About Uterine Fibroids

Developed in partnership with this article White Dress Project. medically reviewed. Kristen A. Matteson uterine fibroids It is the most common gynecological condition among women of reproductive age. when they turn 50, up to 80% of all women They will have developed fibroids, and 20% of these women experience symptoms ranging from devastating to debilitating. …