The Between Blog

Occasional musing and ruminations about all things gynecology.

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The Vagina Monologues: Symptoms That Shouldn't Be Ignored

Knowledge is power, and the more you know about your body, the better equipped you'll be

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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Care VS Traditional OB-GYN Care

Let's dive in and explore the benefits of choosing an NP for your next well-woman visit

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9 Signs It's Time to Visit Your Women's Health Provider

This is a handy guide to help you recognize when it's time to schedule an extra visit

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Tampons 101: Finding the Right Fit for Your Flow

How do you know how to choose the right tampon size?

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Ozempic for Weight Loss: Separating Fact from Fiction

We're here to discuss the facts and potential benefits of this medication

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Uncovering the Sneaky Symptoms of Chlamydia

We're here to give you the lowdown on this pesky infection and how to keep yourself safe

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The Ultimate Relaxation Ritual: Why Float Therapy is Making Waves in the Wellness World

Research suggests that this unique form of relaxation could be a game-changer

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The Naked Truth: Why Regular STD Testing is a Must for Anyone Getting Busy

A secret weapon in your sexual health arsenal

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The PID Chronicles: Navigating the Risks and Realities of Pelvic Inflammation

If you're sexually active, take steps to protect yourself

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Stressed Out and Over It: A Survival Guide for Women's Health

The impact of chronic stress on our minds and bodies is no joke

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The Yeast Beast: A Candid Look at Vaginal Candidiasis

Preventing yeast infections isn't rocket science

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Period Postponement 101: How Norethindrone Can Save Your Special Day

This hormone helper can come to your rescue

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Hormonal Birth Control: Separating Fact from Fiction

Let's break down the facts and separate the science from the scary rumors

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The Secret Weapon Every Woman Needs: A Trusted Doctor in Your Corner

Your future self will thank you for it

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Supercharge Your Cancer Prevention Game with the HPV Vaccine

This little vaccine is a total game-changer in the world of cancer prevention

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The Birth Control Revolution: Opill Hits Shelves as First Over-the-Counter Pill

A revolutionary change in reproductive health is just around the corner

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Mgen: The New Kid on the STD Block (And What You Need to Know)

We're delving into a topic that's been making waves in the world of STDs

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Endometriosis Unveiled: Shedding Light on a Misunderstood Condition

Let's dive in and separate the facts from the fiction

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Genital Herpes 101: A Judgment-Free Guide to Understanding and Managing the Virus

A common condition that affects millions of sexually active individuals

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Eating Like a Queen: Nourishing Your Body and Soul with a Healthy Diet

Fueling your body with the right foods can be downright delicious and empowering

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Cysters Unite! Understanding the Many Faces of PCOS Symptoms

We're here to break it all down for you and remind you that you're not alone

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Bladder on Fire: Navigating the World of Interstitial Cystitis Treatment

Treatment options are out there to help you manage your symptoms

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Bacterial Vaginosis: The Vaginal Health Issue No One Wants to Talk About (But Should!)

We're here to break down and help you navigate this common but often misunderstood issue

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An Apple a Day...Plus an Annual Physical Exam!

Don't wait until something goes wrong to start paying attention to your health.

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The Vagina Monologues: A Candid Conversation About Intimate Wellness

How Do You Keep Your Vagina Happy and Healthy?

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The Pelvic Floor Diaries: Chronicles of a Misunderstood Region

We're Diving Into The World of Pelvic Floor Disorders

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The Pre-Game: What You Should Know Before Having Sex

Let's Chat About Some Things You Should Know Before Getting Down And Dirty

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The Birth Control Buffet: Sampling the Many Methods of Preventing Pregnancy

Let's Embark On A Journey Through The Land of Contraception

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Pill Popping, Patch Wearing, and Ring Slinging: A Modern Girl's Guide to Hormonal Contraception

Let's Dive Into The Wild and Wonderful World of Hormonal Contraception

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Leaky Laughs: A Casual Conversation About Incontinence

When Your Bladder Decides To Go Rogue Without Your Permission

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Itch, Burn, Discharge, Oh My! Navigating the World of Vaginitis with Humor and Facts

There's No Shame In The Vaginitis Game!

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Fibroid Warriors: Empowering Women To Take Control of Their Uterine Health

This Topic Affects A Lot Of Us, Let's Get Into It

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Don't Fear the Smear: Why Pap Tests Are Your BFF

This simple little test can literally save your life. And I'm not just being dramatic her

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Don't Panic! Here's What an Abnormal Pap Smear Really Means

Abnormal Pap smears can be scary, but knowledge is power

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No Glove, No Love? Here's Your Action Plan for Unprotected Sex

We've all been there – caught up in the heat of the moment

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The Colposcopy Chronicles: Things You Need to Know About This Important Procedure

Now, before you start squirming in your seat, let me break it down for you in a way that

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Trichomoniasis: The Unwelcome Visitor in Your Pants

It's like the party crasher of your genital area, and trust me, you don't want to invite

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Vaginal Ventures: Shedding Light on 6 Often-Overlooked Gynecological Conditions

It's time for a little heart-to-heart about our lady bits.

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Becoming a Breast Friend

Mastering the Art of Self-Examination

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Vulvodynia

The Mysterious Misery of Your Nether Regions

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When Your Vagina Says 'No'

A Guide to Understanding and Treating Vaginismus

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Why Your Cervix Deserves a Yearly Spotlight

The lowdown on your annual well-woman visit and pap smear

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What Happens During an Annual Exam / Pap Smear?

Here's what to expect during your first annual exam / pap smear.

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Emergency Contraception Options: Everything You Need to Know

You have multiple options for emergency contraception. Learn more.

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What Causes Uterine Fibroids?

A common health issue that affects many people. Most don't know the root causes.

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Gynecologist, Midwife, or Nurse Practitioner: How to Decide for Women's Health Issues

Choose the care provider that works best for your specific health needs.

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I Think I Have an STI - What Should I Do?

4 straight forward steps to if you have an STI

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Common Gynecology Surgeries and Procedures

Spoiler: colposcopies have nothing to do with colons

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5 Common Causes of Abnormal Pap Smear Results and What They Mean for Your Health

The top 5 causes of abnormal pap smear results may surprise you.

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Can You See a Gynecologist While on Your Period?

The short answer is yes, you can have a gynecology appointment while on your period.

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Introducing Between: Your Partner in Gynecology

At Between, we believe people deserve easy and convenient access to gynecology care

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