Microbiome Series

The Microbiome and Women's Health


Lectures: 0
Credits: 0.75
Supported by independent educational grants from Microbiome Labs, Burt's Bees, and Nutranext.

About this course

Skill level: all levels
Estimated time to complete activity: 45 min
Release date: October 15, 2018
Expiration date: October 14, 2019


American Nurses Credentialing Center(ANCC), American Medical Association(AMA)


This activity is part of a 13-course series designed to equip licensed practitioners from medical, nursing, and related disciplines with a multidisciplinary approach to managing patients through microbiome education.

11. The Microbiome and Women's Health

The microbiome is an important part of vaginal health. Antibiotics and products may alter the microbiome and dysbiosis can lead to inflammation and overgrowth of different organisms leading to conditions such as vaginal yeast infections. This activity will review how the gut microbiome may influence circulating hormones and strategies to maintain a healthy microflora. The use of natural approaches and probiotic supplementation will be reviewed.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will able to:

  • Describe the vaginal microbiome
  • Review what causes vaginal microbiome dysbiosis
  • Identify how the gut and the vaginal microbiome may be connected
  • Review ways to maintain a healthy vaginal microbiome

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
Aunna Pourang, MD None


Contact Information

This activity is jointly provided by SynAptiv and Dermeda

Questions about CE accreditation or CE certificates related to this course, please contact us via email at yourcesource@synaptiv.org.

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Lectures: 0
Credits: 0.75