Sexual Health

Treatment

Latest

PrEP

Should You Take PrEP to Prevent HIV? Here's What You Should Know

The drug is more than 90% effective at preventing the spread of HIV through sex. So why aren’t more docs prescribing it?

OBGYN table.

Could Your Doctor’s Religious Beliefs Come Between You and Your Health Care?

The Trump administration says its new ruling is a way to protect religious freedoms. But many say it goes too far.

Young woman with her finger to her lips.

The Herpes Viruses are Getting Smarter

Find out what it means for prevention and treatment.

Woman speaking with doctor

Uterine Fibroids: What You Need to Know

Get the answers to 10 common questions about fibroids, including information about symptoms, causes, treatments, and more.

Woman talking to gynecologist about endometriosis treatments.

5 Things To Know Before Hysterectomy to Treat Endometriosis

When your endometriosis symptoms are severe, you may look to hysterectomy when nothing else has worked. Here’s what you should consider before making your final decision.

Woman thinking about birth control.

Demand for IUDs Is Up — Here's Why

President Trump recently ramped up his promise to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare. Here’s how women are reacting, according to a new study.

Woman on a jog.

Period Problems Solved: 5 Ways to Ease Bloating

Struggling with premenstrual bloating? Here are things you can do to make that time of the month a bit easier.

Birth Control Options for Women Over 30

Just as you change as you get older, so do your birth control needs. Here are some options to consider.

Woman frustrated with complications of her polycystic ovary syndrome.

Is it PCOS, or Hypothyroidism — Or Both?

One of the most common signs of PCOS — ovarian cysts — are also frequently seen in women with hypothyroidism. If you have ovarian cysts and your doctor suspects that you have PCOS, make sure that he or she evaluates your thyroid before diagnosing you with or treating you for PCOS.

Doctor showing tablet to a young patient.

How Eating Disorders Can Affect Your Reproductive Health

You may not think of a gynecologist as someone who could help you deal with eating disorder symptoms, but in fact, they can play a key role.