Category Archives: Women’s Health

I Think I Have Endometriosis — Now What?

Another month, another painful period. Or maybe that menstrual pain never goes away. For some women, it’s a painful life as usual. But what could be the cause of these painful cycles? Endometriosis may be the culprit. And while the condition generally isn’t dangerous, it can be quite debilitating. With

Dr. James A. Simon Becomes Latest ISSWSH President

Congratulations to the New ISSWSH President
The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH.org), the preeminent organization focusing on the biopsychosocial aspects of women’s sexuality, welcomes Dr. James A. Simon, M.D., Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington D.C., as its new president. Dr. Simon’s goals for his two-year term

Yes, Hormone Use During Menopause Is Not Only Safe but Also Effective in Disease Prevention: Get the Facts (Part 2)

Personalized Care Any medical treatment should be considered specific to the needs and hormone concentrations of each individual patient. This is why we share our full breadth of knowledge about endocrinology, medical safety, and treatment efficacy in addition to treating gynecologic function and overall wellness.   So we were dismayed

Preserving Memory After Menopause

The symptoms of menopause are numerous and we now know that a large part of women’s working memory is affected by menopause. Memory is affected by both the levels of hormones and their fluctuations. As a result, researchers are looking for ways to mitigate memory problems. Thankfully, we are more

Sexual Health, Function, and Identity after Cancer

Upon hearing a cancer diagnosis a person’s world changes immediately and forever. The person becomes a patient. The patient has to make myriad decisions about treatment plans, and the possibility of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. These treatments, while life-saving, are also life-altering. The side effects can modify body image, reduce

Fuel your Fire for Desire with Fiera

Fiera sexual wellness device
A new sexual wellness device is revolutionizing women’s sexual health care.  It’s not a vibrator exactly (but it does vibrate). A vibrator stimulates the clitoris directly or indirectly through vibration and pulses (that’s why it’s called a vibrator). Fiera is different. Fiera is a self-adhering clitoral vacuum that increases blood