Trans women can have endometriosis too, especially if they're taking estrogen HRT. Cisgender men taking estrogen for prostate cancer can get endometriosis too!
Why I Love Acupuncture, and You Should Too
Acupuncture helps you sleep better, improve your digestion, have more energy, a better sex life, and live pain free!
10 Reasons LGBTQ Seniors Should Get Acupuncture
LGBT older people face significant health disparities, "linked to a lifetime of stigma, discrimination, violence and victimization; higher poverty rates; a lack of access to LGBT-competent providers; and low rates of health insurance coverage” (Out & Visible). Therefore, LGBTQ older adults need even more access to healthcare. Acupuncture helps to protect the immune system and … Continue reading
3 Ways for Healthcare Providers to Respect Diversity
Avoid making harmful assumptions about your patient. Whether you’re assuming they’re straight, cisgender, uneducated, dealing with addiction, or any number of things, any time you’re assuming rather than asking and listening to your patient you aren’t giving them the care they deserve. (For example, don’t ask a patient about her boyfriend when she hasn’t told … Continue reading
Ways Your Doctor Lied to you About Weight
What does weight have to do with health? Not much, it turns out. Most people in our society believe they're overweight. And many people are deemed overweight, or even obese, by doctors: did you know the definition of "overweight" for a 5'4" tall woman is 145 pounds, even though the average weight for that height … Continue reading