Vart, Queef, Vaginal Wind – same noise, different name

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Topic of the day: queefing.

Almost sheepishly a patient asked: “how do I stop from queefing during yoga?”

Surprising few patients ask me about queefing. Maybe women don’t know what to ask, or who to ask, or perhaps there’s some embarrassment involved (but give me a break! I hear lots of weird stuff. Don’t be embarrassed to bring me your weird stuff too!).

So here’s the low down on queefing, for those stalling on asking an expert:  Continue reading “Vart, Queef, Vaginal Wind – same noise, different name”


UTIs and cranberry juice

Patient question of the day: how much cranberry juice do I have to drink to prevent a UTI? Notice the question is NOT: will drinking cranberry juice prevent a UTI? It is assumed that it will, and that I have the secret formula to give. Let’s see if I do …

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Are your ovaries workin’ it? How to tell (and why).

How well do your ovaries work?

A caterpillar workin’ it.

If I had an office visit FAQ, this would be at the top. Women – all ages, all sorts of relationships, all phases of their reproductive lives – want to know how their ovaries are doing. They want hormone tests. They want ultrasounds. They want it all.

Should you want it all too? Moreover, do you need it?

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