Musings on women's health, sexuality, and empowerment.

Painful Menses and Painful Ovulation

By Chaya Aronson | January 3, 2012 | Comments Off on Painful Menses and Painful Ovulation

Many women have pain during menses or pain during ovulation. Menstruation is a cyclical process that is governed by the anterior pituitary gland. If we think of this gland as a messenger, and the ovaries and uterus as the location to which the message be sent, we like to envision the path for the messenger…

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Tilted Uterus

By Chaya Aronson | December 30, 2011 | Comments Off on Tilted Uterus

Many women are told, casually, by their gynecologists that they have a “tilted uterus”, and that this is “normal”. It is, in fact, so common, that many anatomy and physiology textbook illustrations picture the uterus in a forward tilt. The forward tilt, anteverted, is the most common uterine malposition, though there are others, including retroverted,…

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