Prior to the mid-twentieth century, the availability of birth control choices was quite limited. Thanks to the work of clinical research and the determined efforts of women’s rights advocates, you’d be surprised at the variety of birth control choices available today. Whether you are planning to start a family soon, or ten years down the
The abundance of birth control options is genuinely mind-boggling. So many factors go into deciding which one to choose. Marital status, age, emotional maturity, and sexual relationships are a few. Knowing the available options and how to pick the right one for you can make the selection process easier. Available Birth Control Options Each type of birth
Whether you are ringing a bell at your local grocery store for donations or cleaning out kennels at the local animal shelter, this season is about giving back. At Seattle Women’s, our passion is women’s healthcare and clinical research. Clinical research helps discover which medical approaches work with an illness or a group of people.
Endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have two very different names, but they share some similarities. Each can be difficult to diagnose and affect 5-10% of women of childbearing age. While both conditions can result in irregular bleeding, they are very different conditions and, it is essential if you have any of the symptoms, you
Sexual health is one of those things that seems to always fall by the wayside. You do the yearly exams, but you want to get out of there instead of setting aside time to talk with your doctor about any challenges you are facing when it comes to sex. Avoiding or refusing to talk about
RSV is one of the most common causes of childhood illness, triggering annual outbreaks of respiratory illness in all age groups. Although most people recover within a week or two, RSV can be serious for infants and older adults. While there is no specific treatment approach for RSV, clinical research is playing a vital role
Birth control pills are a time-tested family planning option that women have trusted for years. Thanks to advancements in clinical research, there are many options available. But how do you know which one is right for you? Read on to find out what you should know when it comes to the pill. Types of Birth
Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause and up to 75% of women experience them at some point in their lives. However, hot flashes can start before menopause (perimenopause), and carry on after it as well (postmenopausal). This can leave women dealing with them for many years. The exact cause of hot flashes