womens health

When Can You Exercise After Getting an IUD?

When Can You Exercise After Getting an IUD?

Getting an IUD inserted can be a weird experience. A tiny, T-shaped bit of plastic and maybe metal is popped inside your uterus, and you may have pain during the insertion and cramping afterwards. (Or not — everyone is different.) One thing that’s helpful to know, though: You can exercise…

Should You Get Your Vaginal Microbiome Analysed?

Should You Get Your Vaginal Microbiome Analysed?

The bacteria and other microbes that live in the vagina are hugely important to our health, but (like the microbes in other parts of the body) they’re not very well understood. Now, a company is offering free vaginal microbiome reports to women who join their study.