Category: Blog

Sexual Transmitted Infections and Diseases: The More You Know, the Safer You Can Be

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Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmitted infections (STIs), affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and from all walks of life. In the U.S. alone there are approximately 20 million new cases each year, half of which occur among people between 15 to 24 years. If you’re sexually active with one or more people, […]

I #ChoosetoChallenge — How I Support Villages As a Women’s Health Advocate to Forge a Gender-Equal World

Happy Women’s History Month!  What a time to identify as a woman! On August 18, 1920, a proportion of American women were enfranchised and given all the rights and responsibilities of citizenship through the 19th Amendment — and we’ve continued to raise hell for gender equality since. We’ve come a long way, but not far […]

Countering Cabin Fever During the Pandemic

Hello, from the trenches.  Almost one year from the initial COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, we’re still… at home. And now, as the vaccine rolls out and our fatigue from months of sacrificing our livelihoods takes its toll, new variants of the virus have been reported that are even more contagious. This means we have to stay […]

Plan B — How It Works and the Potential Side Effects

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You know what the morning-after pill is, but do you know how it works and what it does to your body to prevent pregnancy before it happens? Probably not, and that’s okay because you’re about to find out. Recently, I was featured in a Shape magazine article, “The Potential Side Effects of Plan B,” where […]

Know Before You go to Your Next Doctor’s Appointment

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Dr. Savita Ginde, Chef Healthcare Officer at STRIDE Community Health Center has the dos and don’t when visiting your doctor now that many offices are starting to open up. Watch the video here »

Supporting your staff while reopening the practice

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Dr. Savita Ginde is featured in Physicians Practice’s article “Supporting your staff while reopening the practice”. Here’s an excerpt from the article: From basics such as social distancing to cleaning, give them an unambiguous sense of how you will keep the office healthy. “I think engaging everyone in the process, having that process really outlined and […]

High Blood Pressure and Birth Control – Your Options

High Blood Pressure And Birth Control Your Options

The blog, Which Birth Control is Safest for High Blood Pressure? published on Romper covers birth control selections for those with high blood pressure. As a contributor to this piece, I’m happy to share that hypertension does not prevent you from using birth control. High blood pressure and birth control – can they coexist? They […]

Barrier Methods of Contraception

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What an honor to be a featured expert in Healthline’s article, “Top-Rated Condoms and Barrier Methods, According to Gynecologists”! Check it out for barrier method FAQs and peruse my blog to discover the best barrier method for you. 

Should I shave before going to the gynecologist? (and other gyno questions answered)

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You likely have many questions about your visit to the gynecologist, including “should I shave before going to the gynecologist?” As a women’s health doctor, I understand the trepidation… you’re probably not used to stripping naked in front of a near-stranger. Even after years of visits, the experience can leave you feeling self-conscious. Not to […]

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Dr. Savita Ginde TEDx talk viewing party and wine tasting

Join author + reproductive health advocate, Dr. Savita Ginde for a wine tasting and screening of her TEDx to discuss repro rights + privacy. Author and thought leader, Dr. Savita Ginde will be hosting a screening of her recent TEDx talk that centers around her new book, The Real Cost of Fake News: The Hidden […]