What is it, how common is it, and how do we navigate it?
Posted on October 27, 2022
Fibroids - a bigger deal than you might think.
Posted on February 21, 2022
About two years ago, my menstrual pain really took a turn for the worse. Having been burdened with my complaints, my mother bought me the perfect birthday gift this year: a TENS machine, a “transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.” device. In this week’s blog, I will be sharing my experience using this supposed period pain remedy, and discussing whether or not it’s worth the hype.
Posted on January 26, 2022
Growing up, I’ve heard numerous tips on how to avoid and cure UTIs, like eating garlic, drinking water with baking soda, and wiping front to back - just to name a few. Although until now, I’d never really bothered to find out which methods are proven to be effective. In this week’s blog, the Marlow team presents to you the UTI guide, where we cover the “need-to-knows” and debunk some common misconceptions about this everyday infection.
Posted on January 06, 2022
In 2015, the Washington Post called it a hidden medical epidemic, gynaecologists often do not notice it in routine exams, and some may go decades without ever noticing it. The culprit: pelvic organ prolapse. Have you ever heard of it? If you think you may be suffering from it, take a read.
Posted on September 02, 2021
The average diagnostic delay of endometriosis is 6.7 years on average. The delay from first symptom to surgical diagnosis can take up to 11 years. The truth is, these aren’t just pain disorders. They impact an individual’s cumulative life as it imposes limitations on life choices including education, career, and family. So, what’s driving this reality, and where do we go from here?
Posted on January 21, 2021
I can vividly remember getting pulled out of my seventh grade classroom with vaccination forms signed by my parents along with all the other girls in my class. I remember knowing I was receiving a shot but I was unaware of what the actual vaccination was for. Personally, I was never educated on what Human Papillomavirus (HPV) was. So, let's answer all the questions that I had when I was younger that my education system failed to teach me.
Posted on January 10, 2021
In 1998, the world was introduced to Pfizer's little blue pill, which has since shaped the sexual dysfunction market as we know it. Because of Viagra's fast and enormous success, it was only a matter of time before the pharmaceutical industry decided that females should have their own 'little pill' too, right?
Posted on November 27, 2020
How many of us really know what PCOS is? What causes it? What does it mean to deal with it on a daily basis? This week, the Marlow team set out on a mission to learn more about PCOS and through our platform, we want to shed some light on how this syndrome affects those living with it.
Posted on August 20, 2020
Roughly 2 in every 1000 individuals with a vagina have vaginismus, but what is vaginismus? What causes it? How do I treat it? Can vaginismus go away on its own? This week, we interviewed Michelle Fraser, a pelvic health physiotherapist and Hannah Kilarski, a student diagnosed with vaginismus to find out.
Posted on August 13, 2020