Most gynecologists will agree, it’s amazing what women adapt to. They will say something along the lines of, “My periods are 8-10 days long, and I have to buy the overnight pads, doubled up with super plus tampons. I usually feel fatigued and nauseous and have to take […]
It is healthy to recharge your own battery once and a while and free your mind #unplug
It happens often. I’m having a great meal at a nice restaurant with some friends. We all order what we like and have some drinks. The check comes, placed politely face down on the table by the waiter who is likely ending his shift and just wants to […]
It’s a very exciting time! You are pregnant…. and huddled over the toilet, willing yourself not to revisit your breakfast. The first trimester of pregnancy is tough. The fetus and uterus are only about the size of a plum, but they can cause major drama. Your body is […]
Your urine pregnancy test is positive. Now what?
A large proportion of women with irregular periods have a disease process called polycystic ovarian syndrome. Here’s what you should know.
Sometimes as women, things feel a little off. There can be an odor, or an itch, or a discharge that doesn’t feel like our normal self. This can be extremely worrisome and make one very self conscious. Here are some common issues women deal with, and some helpful […]
“I went to an Indian wedding…they smeared yellow paste on the bride…” The Health Benefits of Turmeric
One of my favorite traditions in a Hindu wedding is when we get to smear our betrothed family member with this yellow paste “haldi (turmeric)”. During a recent wedding, it was fun and lighthearted, and one of the few times my older male cousins and brother couldn’t retaliate. […]
This article is inspired by the age old question that I believe any patient waiting in their physician’s waiting room has asked before. “What the heck is taking so long? If I can show up on time, why can’t my doctor?” I hear you. It is very frustrating. […]
Let’s dissect our body (no pun intended), and more specifically our internal female reproductive organs. I always compare most women’s knowledge about their bodies to my knowledge about my car. People say “what kind of car do you drive?” and my response? “It’s a black one…..” Hopefully this […]