For women

Could your thyroid be stopping you from healing PCOS?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and hypothyroidism (low thyroid function) are two of the most common hormonal disorders in women. PCOS is a complex syndrome involving the overproduction or over-sensitivity to male-type hormones in women. PCOS interferes with...

PCOS: What is insulin resistance?

Insulin resistance is where the cells of your body become resistant to the effects of the hormone insulin. Why does this matter to you? Well it could be the reason behind your infertility, acne and male-pattern hair growth. And it’s fixable…

Prevotella spp. – a common vaginal and periodontal infection

Prevotella is a Gram-negative bacterial genus, part of our mouth and vagina flora, and sometimes involved in anaerobic infections in the respiratory tract (lungs, nose, throat, ear infections). Periodontal disease and abscesses are commonly associated with Prevotella...

Ovarian cysts

We go over ovarian cysts and explain what they are and how they are treated.

How to fix PCOS

Fixing PCOS – truly fixing it – is a combination effort. We explain.

What is genital shedding in herpes?

Viral shedding is where a virus makes virus babies that are popped out of cells, setting out to find their own cells to replicate in, and pop out their own viral babies.

Ureaplasma infection in women

Ureaplasma is an antibiotic-resistant infection that can affect the urogenital tract of women and men. We discuss its basic components in women.

Mycoplasma infections

Mycoplasma refers to a few species of bacteria that can reside in and infect the female genital tract, with several species resistant to antibiotics.

What is Gram staining?

Learn about Gram staining and how it’s used to figure out what’s living in your vagina.

Vulvar eczema

Vulvar eczema can be caused by a few things, just like regular eczema on other parts of your body.

Brazilian, French and American bikini waxing styles

Historically, there are three trends in pubic hair waxing designs, and like a McDonald's burger, you could walk into any beautician and they would know precisely what you were asking for. Now, a beautician might have a folder full of designs, but it's important that...

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