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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
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
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
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