As Governor Cuomo’s recent health memo states, women’s health services are considered essential during this time. If you plan on traveling to our office, here are some preventative measures you can take to ensure that your commute is as safe as possible:   Keep a distance of at least 6 feet from others. We see and…

Periods. They’re every woman’s least favorite visitor, and no matter how “prepared” we ought to be for their arrival, they still find a way to make life uniquely unpleasant. However, as uncomfortable as periods are, their symptoms are usually manageable with the aid of over-the-counter pain medication and rest. If your period is a source…

If you suffer from painful, heavy periods that interfere with your everyday activities, an underlying menstrual condition could be to blame. Two of the most common causes of significant pain and excessive bleeding are fibroids and adenomyosis. Keep reading to learn more about these menstrual disorders and how they can affect your health:   Adenomyosis Adenomyosis…

If you’ve been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and have been delaying seeking treatment, you’re not alone. According to research conducted by consulting firm Harris Interactive, women with fibroids wait three 1/2 years on average before seeking treatment. Significant concerns over a lack of treatment options, particularly uterus-sparing options, are often the reason women with fibroids…

On April 7, the New York State Department of Health issued a new guidance document stating that the Department considers sexual and reproductive health services as essential during this time.  What to know  These services include but are not limited to:  Birth control, including Long Active Reversible Contraceptives, such as IUDs;  Fertility services, including infertility…

VIVA•EVE Co-Founder and President Nehal Farouky recently spoke with Maria Dorfner of Bold TV about the importance of opening the conversation around women’s health, particularly, uterine fibroids.   “Symptoms are ones women get used to dismissing,” remarks Maria. “Who hasn’t heard a female friend say, ‘I feel so bloated?’ Heavy bleeding during periods is also…

If a friend told you the most common reasons for having a hysterectomy included heavy periods, would you believe it? At least 30% of all hysterectomies in the United States are performed to treat the symptoms of uterine fibroids, a benign condition that causes heavy menstrual bleeding, severe menstrual cramps, and chronic pelvic pain (among…