Monday’s Roundup: Vaginal rejuvenation devices have serious side effects, & more...

August 06, 2018 Kimberly Williams

 

How is today Monday? It was Friday only a few hours ago! We know it’s hard to reset when the weekend is gone in the blink of an eye. Luckily, we’ve garnered our favorite articles from around the web so it won’t be such a cruel, cruel Monday.


The effectiveness and safety of vaginal rejuvenation procedures have been questioned by researchers for some time now. On July 30th, United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have deemed that energy-based devices for such procedures can be unsafe and their use should be avoided. In some instances, patients have ended up with vaginal burns, scarring, pain during sex, and recurring pain.

 

As easy and simple as it may seem, taking your daily birth control pill has a sneaky way of well, sneaking out of your mind! If you are considering making the swtich to the vaginal ring, here are some things you should know.

 

Urinary incontinence affects the lives of many. It can be a stressful condition that dictates your social life, fitness, and intimacy. These tips for managing incontinence will help you take control of your urinary health


“Miscarriages are extremely common, rarely talked about, and wrought with misinformation.” Gynecologist, Yalda Ashfar M.D.,Ph.D., discusses the miscarriage myths we need to stop perpetuating.


“Mastitis is one of those things most women have never even heard of before they start nursing—and constantly think about once they do.” Here are the facts about mastitis, and how to lower the risk of developing it.

 

In a  movement the New York Times is calling a “rainbow wave”, the nation has more LGBTQ candidates running for office than ever.

 

"If you think about it, when we use dry toilet paper to clean our most sensitive and almost dirtiest areas of our body, that doesn’t really make a lot of sense." Bidets are hands-free and use water to clean the most sensitive areas of your body (not to mention tres chic), we want one for every bathroom!  



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