Author Archives: healthyhooha

Can more be done to prevent chronic/recurrent uti’s? A plea to Doctors everywhere

Recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTIs) are a significant problem in women.  Approximately 25-40% of women in the United States, aged 20-40 years, each year have an uncomplicated UTI (1). After a first UTI, roughly 25% of women have a confirmed recurrence within the next 6 months, and about 3% of those have a second recurrence within the same period of time.

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Official statement regarding annovera birth control and other contraceptives using the combo of segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol

Disclaimer: I am not against the use of birth control including Annovera. I am against not having informed consent. I recently had the opportunity to speak with a few OBGYN’s, and other providers, who expressed their excitement and preference for prescribing Annovera birth control ring as their understanding was that the Annovera birth control ring did not raise SHBG due

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Allergic Vulvovaginitis -OR- Does my Vag seriously have seasonal allergies?!?!

Is your vulva/vagina feeling raw for no reason?  Experiencing a burning sensation that you can’t pinpoint?  A mild itching or discharge that isn’t attributed to an infection or any other cause? Your bits may be experiencing seasonal allergies! I know it sound nuts but your vagina and vestibule are mucus membranes just like your eyes, nose, and throat and they

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