Love Your Body: Go Green!

03 Dec, 2019

If your chicken doesn’t have antibiotics and hormones, why should your body? Why would we suppress ovulation with a contraceptive pill or shot and quiet symptoms that disrupt a woman’s cycle when we can offer a natural, holistic approach to address the root issues of a woman’s reproductive health? Mainstream medicine reaches for the oral […]

Fertility Awareness: The Birth Control of Choice

26 Nov, 2019


Fertility Questions


Want to solve the mystery of fertility misconception? Forty percent of women across all age groups expressed concerns about their ability to conceive. Yet one-third of women were unaware of adverse implications of sexually transmitted infections, obesity, or irregular menses for procreative success, and one-fifth were unaware of the effects of aging. Approximately 40% were […]

From the Head to the Heart

19 Nov, 2019


Birth Control Pill


Is the short-term fix worth the long-term problem? Hormonal contraception is one of the most widely prescribed drugs for women but concurrently exposes them to the risks of depression, stroke, blood clots, heart attacks, breast cancer, cervical cancer, liver cancer, infertility, sexual malaise, discomfort, and the demineralization of bones. The World Health Organization classifies oral […]

The Morning Aftermath

05 Nov, 2019


Woman Talking About Morning After Pill


Is it possible to take the morning after pill and still have an unplanned pregnancy? Emergency contraception pills like Plan B contain a synthetic hormone called progestin. They prevent pregnancy by delaying the release of the egg from the ovary to prevent fertilization. According to Dr. Michelle Metz, general OBGYN, emergency contraception can make your […]

Taking Off the Mask – Birth Control Pill Facts

29 Oct, 2019


Birth Control Pill


Do Oral Contraceptives Downplay the Real Issue? Did you know that 1 in 3 women take hormonal contraception for non-contraception related issues such as  irregular bleeding, excessive pain or cramping, PMS, acne, etc? Furthermore, ⅔ of  women are on the pill in part for gynecologic reasons that remain unidentified and untreated. If a woman goes […]

A Painful Pill to Swallow – Birth Control

22 Oct, 2019


Make an Appointment


Is the short-term gain of using oral contraception worth the long-term costs? A normal, pill-free ovulation cycle involves a chain reaction of four hormones: progesterone, estrogen, luteinizing hormone (LH) or follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) to prepare the body for possible pregnancy and equips the body to maintain the pregnancy. The ovaries grow eggs, the uterine […]

The Downside of Multiple Partners

15 Oct, 2019


Woman Considering Free Pregnancy Test


Multiple sexual partners may seem like a fantasy to some, but to the educated the very thought is a high-risk endeavor.  If you have multiple sexual partners this article is a must read for you. Are you having symptoms of an STD but unsure of the source? Studies show that many people fail to get […]

Don’t Become the STD Statistics!

01 Oct, 2019


Girl asking "What is the Difference Between Plan B and the Abortion Pill?"


STD Statistics Did you know that more than one million STIs are acquired daily worldwide?  Here are some more STD statistics: Each year, there are an estimated 376 million new infections with 1 of 4 STIs: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and trichomoniasis. The importance of  accurate, accessible STI diagnostic testing without long appointment wait times, return […]

Disrupting the STD Infection Cycle

17 Sep, 2019


STD Testing


Disrupting the STD Infection Cycle, Stop It Before It Stops You! What are the benefits of STD testing after unprotected sex? The World Health Organization endorses that a person can have an STI without the presence of symptoms. More than 1 million STIs are acquired daily because many people are living with undiagnosed infections including […]

STDs Go Beyond Infections

03 Sep, 2019

Is treatment of an STD the end of the infection? Long-Term STD Effects According to the World Health Organization, STDs not only have short-term consequences of infection, but can pose serious threats long-term to a woman’s reproductive health including infertility, cervical cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, and possible mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy and childbirth. Furthermore, an […]