A Mismatch Between Pill and Problem

A Mismatch Between Pill and Problem

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A Mismatch Between Pill and Problem
Behind the headlines about the US prescription opioid crisis lie complicated choices around pain.

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Menstrual Hygiene Around the World

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Menstrual Hygiene Around the World
Ever thought about how periods are treated in a country other than your own? In some cultures, menstruation is a rite of passage that is met with celebration. Maybe your…

A Women's Health Issue that Might Surprise You

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A Women's Health Issue that Might Surprise You
For most of us, a quick mental review of common women’s health issues would likely not include gallbladder disease. And yet, according to the American College of Gastroenterology, up to 20 percent of American women will be diagnosed with gallstones by the age of 60, and women between the ages of 20 and 60 are […]

Can Vitamin B3 Prevent Skin Cancer?

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Can Vitamin B3 Prevent Skin Cancer?
Studies have shown Vitamin B3 helps in the prevention of non-melanoma skin cancers such as squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC). From Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology Studies have shown Vitamin B3 helps in the prevention of non-melanoma skin cancers such as squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC). What is […]

Is Hypnobirthing Right for You?

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Is Hypnobirthing Right for You?
When preparing for the journey of birth and parenthood, you have a lot of things going through your mind. First things first, getting the baby out.  Of course, there’s so…

The Perfect Storm: Severe, Prolonged Stress Leads to Burnout

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The Perfect Storm: Severe, Prolonged Stress Leads to Burnout
Learn the signs and symptoms to identify, manage, and recover from this debilitating syndrome, which was brought into the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic. About eight years ago, Rev. Roxanne Pendleton thought she was experiencing a return of symptoms of clinical depression that she had battled years before. As pastor of a small-town congregation, Rev. […]

Optimize Your Health with Ayurveda

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Optimize Your Health with Ayurveda
With so many diets, guidelines, tips and tricks out there in the world of wellness, it can be tricky to figure out which ones work best for you. The thing…

5 Easy Ways to Be More Eco Friendly

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5 Easy Ways to Be More Eco Friendly
Are you looking to be more green? If you’ve managed to remember re-usable grocery bags for 90% of your shopping trips this year, then you’re ready to make a few…

Postpartum Depression

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Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression is depression that affects new mothers Postpartum depression is depression that affects new mothers. Depression is more serious than feeling sad or down for a short period; people with depression feel sad, empty, or anxious for extended periods. Symptoms may be mild or severe and can interfere with daily activities, responsibilities, and personal […]

Learning about Surrogacy

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Learning about Surrogacy
Every person’s journey to parenthood looks different. There is no one right way to create a family, and modern medicine has paved the way to make even more options accessible…

Pain Relief Options During Labor

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Pain Relief Options During Labor
One of the biggest sources of anxiety during pregnancy is pain during labor. “How will I handle it?”, “Will I be able to cope?”, or “I’m scared of the pain”…

What are Cervical Polyps?

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What are Cervical Polyps?
The cervix is an incredible organ.  It serves as the gateway between the vagina and the uterus, it allows sperm to come in, or keeps it out, period blood flows…

On and On and On: Reasons Why Your Period is Lasting Forever

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On and On and On: Reasons Why Your Period is Lasting Forever
Have you ever wished you could get your period over in one hour? If you think about it, you could spend that hour on the toilet, catching up on your…

Menopause Q&A

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Menopause Q&A
As my patients reach their forties and start noticing changes in their menstrual cycles, they often start thinking… As my patients reach their forties and start noticing changes in their menstrual cycles, they often start thinking about menopause. Their older sisters, co-workers, and friends may be lamenting hot flashes and night sweats. They may hear […]

Beyond Botox

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Beyond Botox
Doctors discuss the wide-ranging medical uses and evolving role of Botox to treat a number of medical conditions. On Halloween morning in 1975, Martha Murphy, then a 23-year-old newlywed, woke up with a stiff neck. “I thought I just slept wrong, no big deal,” she recounts. But the pain and stiffness did not go away […]

What Does it Mean to Be Intersex?

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What Does it Mean to Be Intersex?
Someone who is intersex has sex characteristics that don’t fit the societal notions of male and female bodies. Instead, it’s an umbrella term that makes room for all sorts of…

What are Antioxidants and Why Do We Need Them?

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What are Antioxidants and Why Do We Need Them?
You’ve probably heard the term “antioxidants” thrown around here and there, in regards to nutrition. But what exactly are antioxidants, how do they work in the body, why do we…

Seeing Clearly Through Menopause

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Seeing Clearly Through Menopause
How your eyesight may change as you age How your eyesight may change as you age By Mia James Hot flashes, mood swings, vaginal dryness, and eye changes? It’s true: your eyes are among the various parts of your body and well-being that menopause can affect. You can make these changes less uncomfortable or disruptive […]

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

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Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
The pelvis contains a lot of different systems of the body. There are various organs: the bladder, the colon and the uterus or prostate and there are various joints, muscles,…

Heart Health at Every Age

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Heart Health at Every Age
By the American Heart Association By the American Heart Association In Your Twenties Tia Timpson suffered a severe stroke at age 20. Cardiovascular disease and stroke can happen at any age, which is why it is essential to consider your cardiovascular health at every age. Start practicing heart-healthy habits in your twenties. Learn what you […]

Sex and The Nervous System

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Sex and The Nervous System
Ah sex, we know it. We love it. And here at Intimina, we love to get down to the nitty-gritty science of it.  Examining what’s going on physiologically when we’re…
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