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Eating Popcorn for Science: A New Study to Help Women Living Without an Omentum

Eating Popcorn for Science: A New Study to Help Women Living Without an Omentum

Participate in this tasty study! Take the survey to see if you qualify >> Omentum? If you have never heard of it, you’re not alone. Most people are not familiar with it. Meanwhile, thousands of cancer survivors are living without an omentum. Omentum Awareness Credit: Wiki Commons The omentum has been known throughout history, with Aristotle referring to it as a “large apron” that covers the intestines, and Hippocrates believing the omentum played a role in secreting and absorbing peritoneal fluids. And, in modern times, the invention of the microscope in the late 1800s brought it into view. Despite all...

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What To Do About Painful Sex After Childbirth

Let’s face it, you are exhausted, stressed out, trying to heal- and just not in to it. It has been six weeks since your baby arrived and your doctor has just given you the green light to resume sexual activity. Your health care provider says,  “Everything down there is healed and looking healthy. “. However, what your doctor may not have mentioned is that for some women who have recently given birth,   sexual intercourse could be painful.  The good news is that this is usually a temporary problem, so new moms:  take a deep breath!  If you are experiencing discomfort...

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Sexual Health is Pelvic Health: Recognizing Pelvic Pain Awareness Month

Sexual Health is Pelvic Health: Recognizing Pelvic Pain Awareness Month

May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month, when we take time to recognize those who are dealing with pelvic pain, and increase awareness as to what causes it and what can make it better. Common causes of pelvic pain Tens of millions of women worldwide experience pelvic pain. In the U.S., 15 percent of reproductive-age women endure pelvic pain for 6 months or more [1,2], and 25 percent of all women have reported at least one pelvic floor problem [3]. Common causes include: Endometriosis Adenomyosis Uterine fibroid Ovarian cyst Dysmenorrhea / menstrual cramps Ovulation pain Urinary tract infection Pelvic inflammatory disease...

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Soul Source President Jane Silverstein Receives the Pelvic Health Friend of the Academy Award

Soul Source President Jane Silverstein Receives the Pelvic Health Friend of the Academy Award

Soul Source President Jane Silverstein received the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) 2021 Pelvic Health Friend of the Academy Award during the organization’s Annual Section Meeting in San Antonio, TX early February 2022. Bestowed by APTA’s Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy upon one recipient each year, the distinguished award recognized Jane and Soul Source’s cutting-edge dilators and contributions to furthering the Academy’s mission through practice, education, research, and – an enthusiastic area for Jane – social responsibility. Most award recipients are physical therapists and healthcare practitioners. Yet, the Friend of the Academy Award often recognizes other non-practitioner industry professionals for their...

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Humanitarian Efforts in the Media

Humanitarian Efforts in the Media

We were delighted and honored that our humanitarian efforts were featured in Contemporary OB/GYN in their April article “New frontiers in sexual medicine.” In their roundup of the 2022 International Society of the Study of Women’s Sexual Health conference (ISSWSH) in Dallas, TX, the publication chose to feature Soul Source first among the exhibitor overview for our commitment to giving back. As part of our mission to help women maintain and regain their sexual health, Soul Source frequently makes financial and in-kind product contributions to healthcare and education programs that further this cause. Over the years, Soul Source has supported numerous organizations...

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