Posts By: south ave

6 Urinary Tract Infection Prevention Tips for Women

Have you struggled with painful urinary tract infections (UTIs) in the past? You’re not alone. Because of anatomical differences, women are generally more likely to contract UTIs than men. These infections are typically caused by the bacteria E. coli, causing symptoms like frequent urination, burning or pain with urination, cloudy urine, blood in urine, and… Read more »

A Timeline for Your Abortion Options

In some cases of unplanned pregnancy, women might know that abortion is the right choice for them as soon as their result comes back positive. For many others, it can take longer to determine if abortion is the best solution for their situation. If you’ve recently discovered that you are unexpectedly pregnant, you may be… Read more »

Debunking Common Myths About Endometriosis for Endometriosis Awareness Month

There are a lot of misconceptions about women’s health and, more specifically, women’s pain, that exist in society and even the medical field. One condition that has long been shrouded in mystery is endometriosis. In fact, there is so much misinformation out there about this disease that there’s an entire month—March—dedicated to raising awareness and… Read more »

What to Do If a Condom Breaks

There’s no feeling quite like the panic of getting done having sex with your partner and realizing the condom broke. Suddenly, the protection you thought you had from an unwanted pregnancy or STI is gone. Now, you’re left feeling vulnerable, anxious, and helpless to prevent the possibilities of what may happen next. But do you… Read more »

5 Reasons You Might Be Experiencing Painful Sex

At some point in their life, almost every woman will probably feel some amount of pain or discomfort during sex. For some women, this is just a one-time or occasional experience due to circumstantial reasons, such as inadequate foreplay, an awkward position, or a larger than average partner. For others, however, painful sex can be a… Read more »

What Is the Difference Between PMS and PMDD?

There are a lot of things a woman should know about her menstrual cycle. One of the very first things you realize soon after you get your first period in adolescence? Just how annoying the whole process is. An average period lasts anywhere between two and seven days. But a large majority of women will… Read more »

State by State Abortion Restrictions

Abortion has been a touchy subject throughout much of the world for centuries. But although there have always been times and places where the procedure is illegal, it hasn’t stopped women from terminating unplanned or unwanted pregnancies. If history has taught us anything about abortion restrictions, it is that they do not stop women from… Read more »