You know that there are plenty of products available to contain your monthly flow — but more options doesn’t mean happiness (if anything, it means the opposite). Choosing between Tampons, Pads, and Discs With so many options and your day-to-day well...
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This week, international media has been abuzz with news of TSS outbreaks and near-death experiences for young women. As a board certified OBGYN, I’ve been shocked to see how this news has incited critical and judgmental reactions from both men and...
But First, A Brief Anecdote About (Fake) Murders and Period Blood Last Halloween a friend of mine, Chase, came dressed to the office as Jason. Or Freddy Kreuger. Or one of those types of characters. He had a plastic knife...
Confession: Women have period panties. Not the kind you bleed into on purpose (although those are cool, too), but the ones you remember buying and loving, which have now been stained by a leak. Completely ruined. And a sad reminder of...
“But I thought TSS was from my mom’s generation.” “Didn’t it die out in the 80s?” “The booklets in our tampon boxes feel like a lot of FDA hype.” If it feels like toxic shock syndrome has disappeared, perhaps it’s...