What Is a Menstrual Cycle Anyway? A Day by Day Guide

We hear two questions more than the rest, and that tend to stump our patients with regard to their menstrual cycle. They are: – Do you have normal periods? – When was the first day of your last menstrual cycle? For many women, these two questions often...

Understanding Irregular Periods

  It’s a rare woman who has consistent periods from her first menses through perimenopause. Irregular periods will happen from time to time as the result of hormonal or dietary changes, stress, contraception changes, or other physical conditions. In most...

Top 5 Period Myths Busted

Women’s issues – especially those pertaining to reproduction – have been considered taboo for decades. Even in today’s western culture, where tampon commercials are shown on mainstream TV, there is still a whole lot of embarrassment (and, dare we say...