A yeast infection in an overgrowth of fungus in the vagina characterized by vaginal itching, burning and discharge. READ MORE

The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

What you need to know about keeping your gut and vaginal microbiomes in balance.

Your Health

Healing My Confidence and My Skin From Chronic Yeast Infection

I thought there was something wrong with my plus-sized female body, until I learned I wasn't alone in my struggle with chronic yeast.

Real Women, Real Stories

When Is Vaginal Discharge Abnormal?

Most women regularly experience vaginal discharge, making it difficult to know when the discharge is a concern. Here are signs that it's time to see your health care provider.

Your Health

Secrets Your Vagina Wants to Tell You

It may not be something that you regularly talk about, but it’s important to know what’s going on down there.

Your Health

What Is Causing Pain During Sex?

Dryness, irritation and a tearing feeling during sex are common symptoms of vulvodynia. It may be difficult to diagnose, but it can be treated.

Menopause & Aging Well

Summer May Mean More Yeast Infections

A side effect of hot summer days is more yeast infections because yeast thrives in warm, moist environments. Learn how you can avoid these uncomfortable infections.

Your Health

The Vaginal Infection Many Women Ignore

If you think you may have a vaginal infection, take note of these signs of bacterial vaginosis

Your Health

When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

Sexual Health

Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia is chronic pain or discomfort of the vulva (the area surrounding the outside of the vagina) that lasts for three months or longer without any evidence of other skin or gynecological causes. READ MORE

Conditions & Treatments