How is PCOS diagnosed?

/ Posted in: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome /

Unlike many other syndromes, PCOS isn’t usually diagnosed with one quick trip to the doctor’s office.   PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a genetic hormonal disorder affecting 1 in 10 women of childbearing age (15-44 years old). Unfortunately, information …

The Truth about Endo and Teenage Girls

/ Posted in: Endometriosis /

Who is impacted by endometriosis?   Contrary to the median diagnosis age of 25-30, 66% of women report experiencing symptoms as teenagers. 1 in 10 women are affected by endometriosis, typically starting around puberty. Believe it or not, endometriosis has …

5 Tampon Alternatives to Try

/ Posted in: Menstrual Disorder /

From puberty, most girls grow up believing there are only two options for managing their monthly flow: tampons or pads. But these traditional period products come with some concerns.   Beyond the worry about embarrassing leaks, there are environmental concerns …