pelvic pain

Gynecological Procedures Can Be a Real Pain

Why aren’t women who are undergoing painful GYN procedures routinely offered pain management?

What Actually Happens in Sex Therapy?

It's less about getting it on and more about getting real with yourself

What Is Endometriosis?

Watch this video to learn about the symptoms, risk factors and treatments for endometriosis

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Endometriosis

It can take years for women to get diagnosed. Learn about the condition to get the help you need.

My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

I Thought My Heavy Bleeding Was Normal — Until It Almost Killed Me

My fibroids caused severe anemia, and I needed a blood transfusion. But I've learned to manage the condition and advocate for the compassionate care I need

Hysterectomy Basics

What you need to know about the procedure: reasons, risks and alternatives.

From Vaginismus to Pleasure Warrior

After 30 years of painful sex, I finally learned I wasn't broken.

Vulvodynia: Pain Down There

Many women complain of pain around their labia, vagina and genital region, a common condition known as vulvodynia. While it can be challenging to treat, there are treatment options available.

Less Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Work as Well as Surgery

A minimally invasive procedure called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) was as effective as the recommended surgery for treating fibroids in the uterus.

How to Know if You Have Abnormally Heavy Periods

If you change your tampons or pads every couple of hours or bleed for more than seven days, you may have excessive menstrual bleeding. Find out other symptoms of abnormally heavy periods.

The Great Douching Debate Must End

Some women still mistakenly believe that douching will make their vaginas smell and feel cleaner and healthier. In fact, douching can cause or worsen infections.

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