Huma Farid, MD
Posts by Huma Farid, MD
During early months of pregnancy, many women experience nausea and vomiting (morning sickness). A small percentage struggle with persistent, severe nausea and vomiting, a condition called hyperemesis. Certain treatments –– or time –– sometimes help.
Many women feel uncomfortable talking about health issues or concerns relating to the vulva or vagina. This brief primer on vulvar health can help.
Women who have experienced sexual violence or trauma are more likely to have anxiety about medical visits, particularly seeing a gynecologist and receiving a pelvic exam. Open communication in both directions is crucial for women to feel safe during these visits.
Many women have urinary tract infections (UTIs), but researchers found that when women with recurring UTIs drank significantly more water each day, their frequency of infection was cut in half.