Tough Talks: Who Can I Talk to About My Sexual & Intimate Health?

Tough Talks: Who Can I Talk to About My Sexual & Intimate Health?

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Tough Talks: Who Can I Talk to About My Sexual & Intimate Health?
If you’re an Intimina blog reader, then congratulations! You’ve been taking some important steps to become more informed about your body. Not to toot our own horn (though we have…

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Sophia Luu: A period is not an illness – it’s a completely natural recurring cycle

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Sophia Luu: A period is not an illness – it’s a completely natural recurring cycle
Designer Sophia Luu punched the stigma about periods right in the face. In front of the 11.000 colleagues on Slack, she confessed she is on her period, in pain and…

How Meditation Can Make Your Sex Life Better

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How Meditation Can Make Your Sex Life Better
Meditation is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about sex. Contrary to popular belief, meditation doesn’t have to mean just sitting and trying to…

Anal Oral Sex: All about ‘Rim Jobs’

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Anal Oral Sex: All about ‘Rim Jobs’
The world of sexual wellness is vast and expansive. We like to think that no matter what you’re into, there’s something for everyone.  The body is full of erogenous zones,…

Playing Sports on Your Period: What Athletes Need to Know

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Playing Sports on Your Period: What Athletes Need to Know
If you’re an athlete, chances are you’ve had your period coincide with a big game or competition. And for many, that has caused groans and annoyance. In fact, by age…

Meet Ziggy: The Reusable Cup You Can Wear During Sex

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Meet Ziggy: The Reusable Cup You Can Wear During Sex
Sex can be messy – and awkward, and weird and hilarious and wonderful. But that doesn’t make clean-up during what should be a time of post-coital bliss any more enjoyable.…

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…
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