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LISTEN AGAIN:  Dispelling Myths about Your Menstrual Cycle | Amy Divaraniya

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LISTEN AGAIN: Dispelling Myths about Your Menstrual Cycle | Amy Divaraniya

January 4, 2022

LISTEN AGAIN: Dispelling Myths about Your Menstrual Cycle | Amy Divaraniya

Until recently, it was thought a normal cycle for women was 28 days.  While data now shows this is not the case, innovative tools continue to be developed to better understand what is “normal” for a given woman.  Dr Amy Divaraniya, the CEO and co-founder of OOVA speaks with Fempower Health.

In this episode, Amy covers:

  • Myths about women’s menstrual cycles, including “28 days is normal”
  • Surprising information OOVA is uncovering about women’s cycles, including better understanding when you ovulate
  • Why LH is not the only important hormone for fertility
  • What women can do to better understand their personal “normal” cycle

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More About Dr Amy Divaraniya

Dr. Amy Divaraniya is the CEO and Co-Founder of OOVA, a women’s health company. She has more than 10 years of experience as a data scientist and has both led and published original research in the areas of personal genomics and biomarker discovery.  In 2017, Dr. Divaraniya chose to pivot her career as a data scientist and devote herself to improving women’s healthcare. After facing her own struggles with conceiving her son, Dr. Divaraniya decided to build a solution to help women having difficulty getting pregnant. Today, her and her team have built the first at home test, OOVA, that measures multiple hormones through urine samples and provides personalized results and insights on a woman’s fertility. As a response to COVID-19, OOVA has done an early product release, which has resonated with many women and clinicians and is now being adopted by fertility clinics and hospitals across the country.

**The information shared by Fempower Health is not medical advice but for information purposes to enable you to have more effective conversations with your doctor.  Always talk to your doctor before making health-related decisions. 

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