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Who Needs a Hysteroscopy?

A hysteroscopy provides an in-depth look at your uterus. There are many reasons you might need one, including abnormal uterine bleeding. Here’s what you should know about this minimally invasive procedure.

May 7th, 2021
What to Expect at a Well-Woman Exam

Visiting the OB/GYN for a well-woman exam can be a little scary, but the appointment is really nothing to worry about. Here’s what to expect at your exam and how you can prepare.

Mar 11th, 2021
Don't Suffer Through Menopause Without Help

Menopause is a natural progression of your fertility, but that doesn’t mean you should just deal with it on your own. Having a caring provider who can help you with symptoms and discomfort as you move through menopause helps make the process easier.

Feb 1st, 2021
When Should I Start Prenatal Care?

Prenatal care is essential in promoting your health and the health of your baby. Prenatal care should start soon after you find out you're pregnant to ensure you get the screenings and support necessary for you and your baby to thrive.

Jan 1st, 2021
4 Causes of Heavy Menstruation

A typical period lasts 5-7 days and is controlled with regular pads and tampons. Longer, heavier periods may indicate an underlying condition that needs treatment. Here are some of the more common reasons you may be experiencing heavy menstruation.

Dec 1st, 2020
Am I a Good Candidate for Sterilization?

Sterilization is a highly effective way to prevent pregnancy, but it is permanent. Consider the following to determine if tubal ligation or another long-term, but reversible method of birth control is right for you.

Nov 1st, 2020
Perimenopause or Menopause? How to Tell the Difference

Perimenopause and menopause are actually two distinct stages of a woman’s fertility transition. You may wonder where perimenopause ends and menopause begins. Take a few moments to figure out how to tell the difference.

Oct 1st, 2020
Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Pelvic Pain

When you need surgery for your pelvic pain, you don’t have to experience distress and dread. Minimally invasive surgical options are not as daunting as conventional open surgery. Take a moment to learn about the benefits of this effective approach.

Sep 2nd, 2020
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