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How Does an IUD Prevent Pregnancy?

How Does an IUD Prevent Pregnancy?

July 6, 2015

The IUD, which stands for intrauterine device, is a form of birth control becoming more and more popular for women in the United States. These devices, made of flexible plastic, are inserted into the uterus by a healthcare professional. Considered one of the most effective forms of birth control available, IUDs can last between three […]

What Are My Treatment Options for Heavy Periods?

What Are My Treatment Options for Heavy Periods?

July 2, 2015

One of the most common types of abnormal bleeding from the uterus is heavy or prolonged periods. Also known as menorrhagia, heavy or prolonged periods are not only inconvenient, but they can interfere with sleep and daily activities and lead to health issues if the periods are severe enough. Fortunately, there are numerous treatment options […]

Which Wrinkle Fighting Treatment Is Best For Me?

Which Wrinkle Fighting Treatment Is Best For Me?

June 18, 2015

For many women, aging skin is a big concern. The first signs of aging can become noticeable during the mid to late 20s and typically include the appearance of fine lines around the eyes. As women reach their 30s and 40s, deep lines around the mouth and eyes can begin to appear as the skin […]

Is Menstrual Synchrony Real?

Is Menstrual Synchrony Real?

April 9, 2015

In the early 1970s, a young graduate student called Martha McClintock started to notice something strange happening in her dormitory. All the women’s cycles slowly started to match up. In fact, by the end of the semester, almost all the women’s cycles were within a 4-day period. Since this initial discovery, the existence of menstrual […]