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Thank You and Happy Holidays from FACTS!

Thank You and Happy Holidays from FACTS!

December 23, 2020 'Tis the Season for Giving Thanks!   At FACTS, we would like to close out 2020 by giving thanks to all those who have given their gifts so selflessly to us throughout the year. A Heartfelt Thank You to... • The women and couples who have so...

Naltrexone in Weight Loss-Related Amenorrhea: A Review of Research

Naltrexone in Weight Loss-Related Amenorrhea: A Review of Research

This week’s post reviews research published twenty-five years ago in Fertility and Sterility titled, “Naltrexone treatment restores menstrual cycles in patients with weight loss-related amenorrhea,” and highlights the impact of naltrexone on the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis and the possible association between the menstrual cycle and body weight. Dr. Maggie Musso summarized the research as a fourth-year medical student during the FACTS Elective offered through Georgetown University School of Medicine.

FACTS Speaker Feature: Kate Heimann, DO

FACTS Speaker Feature: Kate Heimann, DO

In 2020, we have featured a FACTS-trained speaker monthly to highlight the diversity, depth of knowledge, and expertise of our talented pool of speakers. We value their contributions immensely and are grateful for each of them. This month, we feature Kate Heimann, DO, a board-certified family physician who incorporates FABMs daily as she cares for girls and women of all ages. We are grateful for her support and commitment to our mission and her ongoing contributions to our success.

10 Years of Sharing the FACTS: Celebrating with Gratitude!

10 Years of Sharing the FACTS: Celebrating with Gratitude!

These last few weeks, we have celebrated the first decade of sharing the FACTS about the science supporting fertility awareness and its many applications for women’s health and family planning! With sincere gratitude, we thank every person whose passion for the work of FACTS continues to inspire YOU to support our mission. We mean it when we say we would not be able to fulfill our mission without YOUR generosity. THANK YOU!

A Physician’s Journey to FABMs

A Physician’s Journey to FABMs

This week’s post features an interview with a physician who uses fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) to enhance her health while also offering FABMs to women and couples in her medical practice. Julie Sawyer conducted this interview as a fourth-year medical student during the FACTS fertility awareness elective, which now consists of two parts – one focused on modern, evidence-based fertility awareness-based methods of family planning and the second on the medical applications of FABMs to diagnose and treat common medical conditions in women’s reproductive health.

A Couple’s Journey with FABMs

A Couple’s Journey with FABMs

This week’s post interviews a woman who has used multiple fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) of family planning. It highlights the importance of learning these methods from trained instructors. The interview was conducted by Robert Ring, a fourth-year medical student, as part of the FACTS fertility awareness online elective offered through Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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