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The Pill vs. an IUD: Which to Choose?

The pill and the IUD are safe and effective ways to prevent pregnancy. Choose a method based on your current health and health history, as well as your personal preferences. Take a moment to learn how to pick the right contraceptive method for you.

Aug 9th, 2020
3 Common Causes of Heavy Menstruation

Heavy menstrual bleeding can mean you soak through feminine products, don’t enjoy daily activities, and lose sleep. Know that you have options. Learn some of the most common reasons you may suffer heavy menstruation, and what you can do about it.

Jul 15th, 2020
The Importance of Regular Pap Smears

Pap smears are such a regular part of your pelvic exam, you may hardly notice this gentle swab of your cervix. But it’s worth a reminder that a Pap smear is a critical screening tool to catch cell changes before they become a serious health concern.

May 6th, 2020
How Does Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

Endometriosis can interfere with your reproductive organs, making it hard for you to conceive. Knowing the exact impact endometriosis has on your fertility can help you understand your treatment recommendations.

Apr 9th, 2020
4 Reasons You're Getting UTIs

A urinary tract infection is certainly no fun. Painful and urgent urination, cloudy urine, and foul smell aren’t symptoms to celebrate. Take a moment to learn what puts you at risk and how you can prevent future UTIs.

Mar 12th, 2020
How a High-Risk Pregnancy Affects Your Prenatal Care

It’s concerning when your pregnancy is considered “high risk,” but most women in this category go on to have a healthy baby. Your prenatal care may differ slightly than a “normal” pregnancy to prevent complications. Read on to learn what to expect.

Feb 17th, 2020
5 Reasons to Consider an IUD

Your female doctor likely uses an IUD for her own birth control. Does that mean you should, too? Find out why the IUD is so popular among those in the know and if it might be right for you.

Oct 1st, 2019
Most Common Causes of Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is a very general symptom that may have any number of causes. Take a moment to explore some of the most common issues we’ll rule out when you come in with pelvic pain symptoms.

Sep 1st, 2019
What Can I Do About Heavy Periods?

Heavy menstrual bleeding is uncomfortable — and sometimes embarrassing. If your periods are interfering with your quality of life and you have to change your feminine hygiene products hourly, or more often, during your flow, you deserve relief.

Aug 2nd, 2019
How Long Will My Menopausal Symptoms Last?

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her fertility ends, and doctors say you reach menopause when you go 12 straight months without a period. But symptoms of this major life change can occur far sooner. Take a moment to learn what to expect.

Jul 19th, 2019
4 Ways to Help Maintain Bone Strength as You Age

Keep your bones strong and healthy to discourage the onset of osteoporosis, which can be a leading cause of disability as you age. What should you eat, and should you exercise? These are just some of the questions we answer about bone strength.

Apr 24th, 2019