Wait . . . What Happened to My Period?

If you’ve noticed lately that you’ve had exceedingly long cycles, you’re not alone. As a casual experiment, during your next zoom office meeting, you may even want to ask a few of your closest coworkers whether they, too, have noticed that they’ve had long cycles recently. Then prepare for a long awkward silence . . [...]

By |2020-06-02T15:37:56+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Front Page, Tips|1 Comment

Improve Your Sex Life in the Age of The Coronavirus

Like most of you, I’ve been a tad consumed with this (oh, I don’t know) little inconvenience of Covid-19. And every day, I can’t help but feel like we are all actors in one of the most surreal episodes of the Twilight Zone. At any rate, since one of our new but necessary realities is [...]

By |2020-05-05T16:28:56+00:00May 5th, 2020|Front Page, Tips|0 Comments

Two Sets of Symptoms to Never Ignore

We as women are so used to experiencing various types of pains and discomforts during our cycles that we may lose sight of what is normal versus what merits seeing a health practitioner. Of course, the benefit of learning about Fertility Awareness and charting your cycle is that you become acutely aware of what signs [...]

By |2020-02-10T20:19:30+00:00February 10th, 2020|Front Page, Tips|0 Comments

A Few Words of Sexual Wisdom for Men

One of the most common causes of contrasting sexual satisfaction during intercourse between men and women can be attributed to a typically misunderstood fact about the female body: The clitoris (the female analog to the highly sensitive tip of the penis) is located outside of the vagina. So during traditional sex, alas, the man is [...]

By |2019-11-20T22:42:08+00:00November 19th, 2019|Front Page, Tips|2 Comments

Just for Giggles

Quick! What do all of these female body parts have in common? Fallopian Tubes, G-spots, Skene's Glands, Bartholin's Glands, Gartner's Ducts, Graffian Follicles, Pouch of Douglas, Glands of Montgomery, and Hydati of Morgani? If you said that most of them seemed mildly unappealing, you’d be partially right. But let’s be honest, what is rather astounding [...]

By |2019-10-22T17:55:17+00:00October 21st, 2019|Front Page, Tips|1 Comment

Two Sides of the Same Menstrual Coin (Part B)

Can a woman get pregnant if she isn’t menstruating? Or another way of asking it is: Can a woman assume she doesn’t need to use birth control because she isn’t having periods? Or can she get pregnant if she is trying to conceive, even if she isn’t having periods? In both cases, the answer is [...]

By |2019-07-30T18:12:40+00:00July 30th, 2019|Front Page, Tips|1 Comment

Two Sides of the Same Menstrual Coin (Part A)

Two of the most common questions women have about their periods and conception are whether it’s possible to get pregnant either (1) during  menstruation or (2) without actually having periods altogether. Today I’ll address the issue of whether or not a woman can get pregnant during her period. Surprisingly, in many ways, the answer lies [...]

By |2019-07-10T22:05:32+00:00July 10th, 2019|Front Page, Tips|1 Comment

Preserving Your Future Fertility

If you’ve been following the news lately (and who can really blame you if you haven’t been in this current climate?) you’ve probably noticed that there has been a surge of interest in a relatively new procedure that allows young women to freeze their eggs. But why would women even want to do that? Because [...]

By |2019-03-11T21:55:40+00:00March 11th, 2019|Front Page, Tips|0 Comments

Don’t Get Me Started

When I was a young teenager (about a decade ago, give or take 50 years), I remember the constant assault to my self-esteem from the onslaught of ads for douches. Obviously, I hadn’t yet developed the confidence to question the veracity of such ads. In reality, I wish someone would have told me that our [...]

By |2019-01-10T16:08:56+00:00January 10th, 2019|Front Page, Tips|0 Comments