Evita Almassi

What Are My Options for Treating Hot Flashes?

By Evita Almassi | Oct 26, 2017 | Comments Off on What Are My Options for Treating Hot Flashes?

Many women who reach the point of menopause experience hot flashes as a common side effect. While hot flashes are relatively normal and an anticipated side effect of the natural changes that occur during menopause, some women may have harsher symptoms than others. As a result some women seek various treatment methods to help alleviate the intensity of menopausal symptoms.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Evita Almassi | Oct 20, 2017 | Comments Off on October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Far too many women, 1 in 8 to be precise, are diagnosed with breast cancer.

How Will Donald Trump’s New Rules on Birth Control Affect Me?

By Evita Almassi | Oct 18, 2017 | Comments Off on How Will Donald Trump’s New Rules on Birth Control Affect Me?

On October 6, 2017, the Trump Administration published two new rules, effective immediately, undermining the Affordable Care Act requirement that insurance plans cover all 18 FDA-approved methods of birth control without copay or deductible.

NWHN Statement on Trump Executive Order Undermining the Affordable Care Act

By Evita Almassi | Oct 12, 2017 | Comments Off on NWHN Statement on Trump Executive Order Undermining the Affordable Care Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org
or (202) 682-2640

NWHN Statement on Trump Rules Rolling Back Contraceptive Coverage

By Evita Almassi | Oct 6, 2017 | Comments Off on NWHN Statement on Trump Rules Rolling Back Contraceptive Coverage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org
or (202) 682-2640

How Can Women Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

By Evita Almassi | Oct 5, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can Women Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

“I’ve always heard that women have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Why is this? What can I do to reduce my risk?” There are many misconceptions about how gender impacts the risk of cardiovascular disease, commonly referred to as…

What is Bacterial Vaginosis and How Do Women Get It?

By Evita Almassi | Sep 27, 2017 | Comments Off on What is Bacterial Vaginosis and How Do Women Get It?

Bacterial Vaginosis, typically referred to as BV, is a bacteria infection that occurs in the vagina. Women get BV when there is an imbalance in the natural PH levels of your vagina.

Is the Copper IUD More or Less Effective Than the Hormonal IUD?

By Evita Almassi | Sep 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Is the Copper IUD More or Less Effective Than the Hormonal IUD?

The IUD has become a growing choice for women due to its long-term protection and low maintenance. There are two types of IUDs available to women to choose from, the copper IUD and the hormonal IUD.

What Are Ovarian Cysts?

By Evita Almassi | Sep 14, 2017 | Comments Off on What Are Ovarian Cysts?

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs in the ovary. They are common and usually form during ovulation. Ovulation happens when the ovary releases an egg each month.