During our 2021 ESSENCE Wellness House, Coach Gessie explains why fibroids plague 90% of Black women and what we can do about it.
A Battle With Fibroids Inspired This Woman To Create A Healthcare App To Help You Find Black Doctors
“I realized at a young age that I would have to become my own healthcare advocate and that became more important than ever when I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids.”
9 out of 10 Black women will develop fibroids before they’re 50 years old, and their symptoms are often more severe.
The first 150 ESSENCE readers to sign up will receive a care package from the organic feminine care brand.
Are detox pearls the silver bullet for our vaginal ailments, or is it all a farce? Dr. Tosha Rogers weighs in.
Black History Now: Vilissa Thompson—Activist, Writer, Licensed Social Worker And Disability-Rights Advocate
Thompson grew up knowing about the complexities of being Black with a disability. Now she’s working to dispel the myths surrounding disabilities, including those that still go undiagnosed and ignored in our community.