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    National Women’s Health Awareness Month

    National Women’s Health Awareness Month

    May is National Women’s Health Awareness Month, a time to celebrate and empower women with health knowledge and resources, encouraging women to prioritize their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This year’s national women’s health month is dedicated to empowering women to take charge of their health journeys and shining a light on health issues unique to women. 

    Pisces Healthcare understands the complexity of women’s healthcare. We are committed to staying up to datewith new, innovative products that aim to meet, honor, and celebrate women’s unique healthcare needs. 

    Did you know, more than 2 million Women Veterans live in the U.S. today?

    • Women are the fastest growing group in the veteran population. In 2000, only 4% of veteran’s were women. It is projected that by 2040, 18% will be women 

    • Women Veterans have served across all military branches and divisions 

    • Women Veterans and racially and ethnically diverse with 43% of the women who have used VHA health services in FY20 belonging to a racial or ethnic minority group 

    No matter where they live, every woman veteran has access to the VA health system which provides care at 1,293 health care facilities, including 171 VA Medical Centers and 1,112 outpatient sites of care. 

    • Every VA Medical Center nationwide has a Women Veterans Program Manager to advise and advocate for women Veterans and help coordinate all the services they may need, from primary care to specialized care for chronic conditions or reproductive health. 

    • Every VA offers maternity care coordination. VA Maternity Care Coordinators understand women Veteran's unique needs and will support them through every stage of their pregnancy. 

    • VHA provides the highest quality, state-of-the-artsystems and health care equipment, including on-site mammography at 69 sites across the country. 

    Women veterans in focus graphic  

    PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS: 

    The Elitone Pelvic Floor solutions product for pelvic floor muscles 

    Elitone products are the only FDA-cleared external solutions that tone your pelvic floor and calm your overactive bladder. Ditch the pads, stop your leaks, and feel the freedom in just 6 weeksElitone and Elitone URGE precisely deliver pelvic floor stimulation to effectively treat the most common types of incontinence. Whether you’re experiencing stress incontinence, an overactive bladder, or a mix of both, Elitone has the solution for you. 

    TINA 

    TINA is the world’s first comfort-first assistive aid for tampon insertion.

    TINA is the world’s first comfort-first assistive aid for tampon insertion, designed so that everybody can use tampons consistently with confidence and comfort. Engineered specifically for a women’s anatomy with inclusive design for extra reach and easy grip. 

     

    Temperature Therapy Pelvic Wand product.

    The only pelvic wand available that combines ergonomic shape with soothing temperature therapy.Clinically indicated toaddress endometriosis pain, Levator Ani Syndrome, Pelvic Floor Tension Myalgia, Vestibulodynia, Vaginismus, Vestibulodyniaand painful sex.  

    Adaptive Clothing 

    Pisces provides a variety of stylish adaptive clothing and bras.

    Pisces provides a variety of stylish adaptive clothing and bras, designed to improve the comfort and independence of women with arthritis, barriers to their mobility, limited range of motion, pain, and more! These options include the Easy On Mobility Adaptive Bra and Adaptive Women’s Everyday Long Sleeve Top.  

    Elvie Trainer Kegel Exerciser

    Pelvic floor problems are surprisingly common, affecting 1 in 3 women and up to 80% of expectant and new moms. Elvie Trainer is an expert-designed device that measures pelvic floor contractions, cutting the guesswork out of your workout. 

    Beyond National Women’s Health month, Pisces Healthcare will continue to be a partner in women’s healthcare, providing groundbreaking products that support each veteran’s specific health goals. For more innovative products, please see our Women’s Health Category. 

    VA Resources for Women 

    • Women Veterans Call Center: 855-VA-WOMEN 

    • Veteran Crisis Hotline: 988 (press 1) 

    • Caregiver Support Line: 855-260-3274 

    • VA Benefits Hotline: 1-800-827-1000 

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