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Tampon in for a month?

I just birthed a tampon after about a month. I totally forgot it was in. Just thought it was a yeast infection. No bleeding (a few drops when it came out) and no other signs of TSS or any symptoms other than these. Thought it was a yeast infection because I was the tiniest bit […]

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Why am I like this?

It took me SO long to accurately track the cycle. I kept trying to pin it on a specific date each month, but…that’s not really how it works!! It took like TWO YEARS of using both a menstrual tracking app AND keeping a bullet journal to be able to reliably predict when it’ll probably start. […]

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Can physical activity reverse the effects of a sedentary lifestyle?

New guidelines on recommended physical activity consider ways to potentially counter the health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle. It is no secret that regularly getting physical activity is healthy for the body.  Exercise can have a variety of physical health benefits; it can promote heart health, muscle development and maintenance, bone density, maintenance of […]

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What is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, PID, is a term that is often thrown around in reproductive health conversations, however, it’s not always clearly understood.  Affecting an estimated 4.4% of women of reproductive age in the U.S., PID is fairly common, and when left untreated, can come with serious long term health implications.  PID develops when bacteria travels […]

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Nearly 1 Million Crock-Pots Were Just Recalled Due to Burn Risks

There’s a major Sunbeam Crock-Pot recall affecting nearly 1 million units. Specifically, Sunbeam is recalling Crock-Pot 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers due to a lid issue that could cause burns. “The recalled Crock-Pot multi-cooker can pressurize when the lid is not fully locked,” according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). “This can cause […]