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5 Benefits of IUDs for Birth Control

Wondering if an IUD is right for you? IUDs are among the most effective reversible birth control options available. Find out why more women are choosing IUDs over other options and discover the benefits that this type of birth control offers.

Nov 5th, 2020
The Importance of STD Testing

Routine STD testing is one of the most important actions you can take to protect your sexual and reproductive health. Find out what’s involved and how it can make a difference in your well-being.

Oct 6th, 2020
Exploring Natural Contraceptives

If you’re considering natural contraceptives, there’s a lot to learn about pregnancy prevention that doesn’t rely on hormones or devices. Find out what’s involved in this type of birth control and whether it’s right for you.

Sep 21st, 2020
How to Increase Your Chances of a Normal Pregnancy

While it’s impossible to have control over all aspects of your pregnancy, there’s a lot you can do to reduce preventable risks and give yourself the best chance of having a normal pregnancy and a healthy baby.

Aug 23rd, 2020
Tips for Dealing with Hot Flashes in the Summer

Having hot flashes can intensify the discomfort of summer heat and humidity, making you feel miserable and frustrated. Find out what you can do to reduce these symptoms so you can enjoy yourself this summer.

Jul 27th, 2020
Why You Should Never Ignore Heavy Periods

While having a menstrual flow that’s heavier or lasts longer than normal can be a nuisance, it can also be a warning sign of serious problems. Find out why it’s important to determine the cause of heavy periods when they occur.

Jun 18th, 2020
5 Tips to Help You Sleep Comfortably While You’re Pregnant

While getting a good night’s sleep can help protect your health and the health of your unborn baby during pregnancy, it’s not always easy to get the sleep you need. Find out how to sleep more comfortably as your body changes and your baby grows.

May 15th, 2020
Myths and Facts About Geriatric Pregnancies

Over 35 and thinking about getting pregnant? Don’t let common misconceptions about “geriatric pregnancies” sway this important decision in your life. We debunk some common myths with solid facts about having a baby after age 35.

Apr 30th, 2020
Common Signs that You May Be Dealing with Endometriosis

While painful periods are often associated with endometriosis, several other symptoms may indicate that you’re dealing with this chronic and complicated condition. Find out what to look for and when to seek treatment.

Mar 12th, 2020
Tips for Weathering the Winter Pregnancy Blues

While pregnancy is supposed to be a memorable and magical time, it can be hard to maintain this perspective when it’s cold and gray outside. Learn how to restore energy and enthusiasm so you can enjoy your pregnancy, no matter what the weather.

Feb 1st, 2020
Restore Your Vaginal Health With Non-Invasive Viveve®

You don’t have to accept urge incontinence, vaginal laxity, and painful sex as an inevitable part of aging. We offer innovative Viveve® treatment to restore your vaginal health and your quality of life. Read on to learn more about Viveve.

Jan 9th, 2020
Myths and Facts About Ovarian Cysts

Shrouded in myth and misconception, ovarian cysts can seem a lot scarier than they actually are. Separating fact from fiction about these common growths is the first step in understanding your diagnosis, as well as your treatment options.

Dec 2nd, 2019
Most Common Causes of Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain can be uncomfortable and scary. You may wonder if it’s temporary or a sign of a more serious condition. Regular gynecologic care ensures you have routine checkups so you don’t have to worry, and you have a doctor when you need one.

Oct 18th, 2019
What Constitutes a High-Risk Pregnancy?

Are you over 35? Do you have diabetes? If so, your pregnancy may be considered high-risk. Learn what other factors contribute to a high-risk pregnancy and how you can minimize your risks.

Sep 1st, 2019
You Don't Have to Live with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

If you're going through multiple sanitary pads or tampons in a matter of hours or rearranging your daily activities due to your period, it's time to seek professional help for your heavy bleeding. Many treatment options are available.

Aug 9th, 2019
When Your Heavy Flow Is Considered Abnormal

Heavy periods aren't always a sign of a serious problem, but they're never "normal." Fortunately, they can be treated. The first step is determining if your flow is heavy enough to warrant medical attention. Here's how to tell if your periods are unusual

May 10th, 2019
Choosing The Best Contraceptive For Your Lifestyle

There are dozens of ways to prevent pregnancy. They range from condoms to patches to surgery. Trying to decide which method is right for you is a deeply personal choice. But it involves more than just how you feel.

Jan 31st, 2019
3 Factors That Can Contribute to a High-Risk Pregnancy

Though many pregnancies progress normally, some women experience difficult pregnancies that can pose a health threat to them and their unborn child. Here are three factors that can contribute to a difficult pregnancy.

Jan 11th, 2019
Your Annual Well-Woman Checklist

Your yearly well-woman exam is an important part of staying healthy. Annual checkups focus on preventive care, separate from any injuries or sickness. Learn more about what to expect, and get your well-woman checklist here.

Dec 7th, 2018
How Menopause Affects Your Sex Life

Does menopause really mean no more sex? That’s a common belief, but let’s take a look at what the facts say about the ways menopause affects — and in some cases, doesn’t affect — your sex life.

Sep 26th, 2018
10 Tips for Managing Hot Flashes

If you’ve entered menopause, you may be experiencing a common symptom — hot flashes. Even when it’s winter, you may be feeling your own “personal summer.” The good news: There are a variety of ways to manage these uncomfortable sensations.

Jul 23rd, 2018
How Common Are Ovarian Cysts?

There are several different types of ovarian cysts, and they’re more common than you’d think. In fact, many women develop harmless ovarian cysts that resolve on their own — and never even know it. Read on to find out more about ovarian cysts.

Oct 18th, 2018
Living with Endometriosis

Living with endometriosis means one thing: finding ways to manage your pain. The constant pain zaps your energy and interferes with every part of your life, but we can help you have a better life while living with endometriosis.

Aug 17th, 2018
Everything You Need To Know About IUDs

There are more options than ever in birth control. However, many women are limited in their knowledge of Intrauterine devices (IUDs). Read on to learn about the different types of IUDs and decide whether you should consider this increasingly-popular contra

May 15th, 2018
Not Your Mother's Hysterectomy

To better understand how far removed we are from your mother’s time of routine, open hysterectomies, here’s a look at how laparoscopy has changed the way women undergo a hysterectomy.

Apr 19th, 2018
When Should I See a Doctor About Heavy Menstrual Bleeding?

We’ve all had days when our periods lean more toward a flood than a trickle, and these are hardly good days. If you’re routinely experiencing these types of days, there may something more at play than just an unusually heavy period.

Mar 30th, 2018
How Does a High-Risk Pregnancy Affect My Prenatal Care?

As you negotiate the early days of pregnancy, full of excitement and a lot of nerves, the last two words you want to hear are “high risk.” Bear in mind that the word “risk” isn’t a prognosis, but simply a warning. Here’s what you should know.

Mar 16th, 2018
How My OB/GYN Can Help Manage My Menopause

It used to be that women simply resigned themselves to the often bumpy journey through menopause, quietly suffering through frequent hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, and more. Suffer no more -- we’re here to help.

Jan 30th, 2018