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Recommendations for IUD Insertion Comfort

The Mirena IUD is a very common form of birth control that is a great choice for many women.  It is also a popular treatment for ladies who struggle with a variety of gynecological issues (such as heavy bleeding) and are

Posted in Birth Control, Examinations

Prelief Customer Survey and Free Trial (while supplies lasts)

If you suffer from Interstitial Cystitis and use Prelief, this blog is for you.  Prelief, as you know, is an over-the-counter pill that is taken with problematic foods like coffee, orange juice, or spicy foods that actually removes the acidity

Posted in Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis

Determining Abnormal Symptoms; Gynecology

Most doctors will tell you that if you experience abnormal symptoms  to let them know.  But what if you’ve gone your whole life with abnormal symptoms and you never knew they were abnormal because they were always normal for you?  For example, if

Posted in Anxiety, Bladder, Bowel Movements, Depression, Pain/Chronic Pain, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms, Treatments

PCOS Overview and Symptoms

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine system* disorder that affects the ovaries and sex hormones of women.  It is estimated that between 5 and 10% of women are affected in the United States alone, and many are not diagnosed

Posted in Anxiety, cysts/ovarian cysts, Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Medications and Prescriptions, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments

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

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