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Heavy Bleeding; Causes and Treatments

Heavy menstrual bleeding is commonly caused by the lining of the uterus becoming too thin or too thick.  Estrogen and Progesterone are the two hormones responsible for maintaining the appropriate thickness of your uterine lining.  When there’s a hormonal Read More…

Posted in Examinations, Heavy Bleeding, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms, Treatments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! More and more women are surviving breast cancer thanks to better, earlier diagnosis and treatment plans.  But this is still a huge problem today as Breast Cancer is still one of the leading cancers in women.

Posted in Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Resources

Are you Considering a Hysterectomy?

One of the most common surgeries performed in our country, a hysterectomy is the removal of female reproductive organs.  Whether you have recurring Endometriosis, uncontrollable heavy bleeding, or extreme pain, hysterectomy is an option– but it is a Read More…

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Resources, Treatments

Let’s Talk about PMS

PMS is such a common acronym in our society– you’ve probably heard all sorts of jokes, phrases, and excuses having to do with a woman’s menstrual cycle and PMS.  But let’s take a minute and really talk about PMS.  What

Posted in Hormones, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms, Treatments

Our Most Popular YouTube Video: Interstitial Cystitis

Three years ago we created a series of YouTube videos as reference points for our clients (both current and prospective).  In these videos I talk about a variety of issues that our patients are going through– depression, hysterectomy, abdominal pain, Read

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, Symptoms, Treatments

Treating Depression Along With Gynecology (Part 2 of 2)

Last week we talked about the more common causes of depression I tend to see in my office.  Today I want to talk about antidepressants.  Antidepressants have gotten a bad reputation in recent years because they tend to be over-prescribed

Posted in Depression, Diagnosis

Treating Depression Alongside Gynecology (Part 1 of 2)

In my practice I see a lot of women who have symptoms of depression; this problem seems to coexist with gynecology issues, and so I make it a point to treat each patient as a whole.  I take into consideration

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Vitamins

Antibiotics, UTIs, and Interstitial Cystitis

An Interstitial Cystitis flare up can feel quite similar to a bladder infection or Urinary Tract Infection.  They both can come on quite suddenly and share similar symptoms: burning when urinating, extreme pressure, discomfort, pain, and urgency.  Antibiotics Read More…

Posted in Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis, Symptoms, Urinary Tract Infection

How to Help a Loved One Who Has Endometriosis

With Endometriosis and associated gynecologic disorders happening in millions of women across the country, chances are there is a woman in your life who has a suspected or confirmed diagnosis.  Whether it’s your sister, wife, girlfriend, aunt, or daughter, Read More…

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis

The Link Between Chronic Conditions and Endometriosis

Women who have Endometriosis are more likely to develop other chronic conditions as well.  Asthma, allergies, and auto-immune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel syndrome, and Celiac disease are some of the more common conditions Read More…

Posted in Endometriosis

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