Valentine’s Day chocolates won’t give you a yeast infection

One of the most common myths that I debunk is the idea that sugar is a common cause of vaginal yeast infections. Whenever I write about this subject there is always one (but often more) person who becomes enraged and tells me “how dare” I write this because they get a yeast infection “immediately” after […]

No, your tampon still isn’t a GMO-impregnated toxin-filled cancer stick

A friend just shared this post going around Facebook: The post reports that Dr. Damian Marino, a researcher from Argentina, claims that 85% of tampons he tested contain “cancer-causing glyphosate” and “62 percent also tested positive for AMPA, the environmental metabolite.” This data was presented at the “3rd National Congress of Peoples” (another website claims […]

Your vagina cannot get you drunk

Stories about vodka-soaked tampons getting women clandestinely drunk continue to circulate and every now and then I get asked about this possibility. As there is a fairly recent study looking at some of the mechanics involved I thought I’d give it a go. The vagina is not a sponge It’s not like you can put […]