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What to do When You Have a Fibroid

One of the most common gynecological issues among ladies of all ages is the presence of fibroids.  When discovered, your doctor might cause you a lot of unnecessary panic, or she might lead you to believe they’re nothing to worry

Posted in Fibroids

Uterine Morcellation– Part 2; Suspected or Confirmed Cancer

Last week we introduced Uterine Morcellation by providing a rough overview of what it is and why it is done.  Today, we’re going to talk about Uterine Morcellation as it relates to cancer. In the presence of cancer, it is

Posted in Cancer, Examinations, Fibroids, Hysterectomy, Procedures

New Patients: Check out our Dr. Davis Videos!

A few years ago we created a YouTube page and added a variety of informational videos to it.  These Dr. Davis videos are great resources for anyone looking for more information or better understanding of the many conditions we treat including

Posted in Birth Control, Bladder, Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Fibroids, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Resources, Symptoms, Treatments

What to do if you have Fibroids…

Uterine fibroids (also called uterine leiomyomas) are non-cancerous tumors that develop from the myometrium layer of the uterus (the myometrium layer of the uterus is the soft, smooth muscular layer of the uterus.)  They stay within the uterine muscle Read

Posted in Examinations, Fibroids, Pain/Chronic Pain, Symptoms, Treatments

Our Services: The Gynecological Issues We Treat

At the Center for Excellence in Women’s Healthcare we treat a wide variety of women with a variety of gynecological issues.  Our patients range in age from young teenagers to the very elderly.  Despite age, each patient struggles with a variety of Read

Posted in Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Heavy Bleeding, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Interstitial Cystitis, Periods/Menstruation, Resources, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Vitamins

Why Lower Back Pain May Accompany Gynecological Issues

Lower back pain often accompanies menstruation and ovulation.  But have you ever wondered why your back hurts when the problem is in your pelvic area? In your body there are muscles and ligaments that hold the uterus in place.  We

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms, Treatments

Pelvic Pain and Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a medical practice where needles are placed into the skin in order to relieve pain, treat disease, or provide emotional well-being to patients.  Developed thousands of years ago in China, acupuncture revolves around the idea of “qi.”  Read

Posted in Anxiety, Bladder, Depression, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Insomnia, Interstitial Cystitis, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Treatments

Heavy Bleeding, Hysteroscopy, and Endometrial Ablation

Women who experience severe uterine bleeding have a really rough time.  Their bleeding can be so heavy that it interferes with quality of life.  Usually when we tackle gynecological issues like severe uterine bleeding we, as doctors, try the simplest

Posted in Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Fibroids, Heavy Bleeding, Procedures, Treatments

What is Uterine Ablation? How Successful is it in Treating Heavy Bleeding?

Ablation is defined as “the surgical removal of body tissue.” There are two major types of common ablation procedures. The first is cardiac ablation, which is used to treat heart arrhythmia and abnormal heart rhythms. The second is uterine ablation,

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Fibroids, Heavy Bleeding, Hysterectomy, Infertility, Treatments

Fibroids vs. Endometriosis

Fibroids and Endometriosis are conditions that we commonly see in our office. They both involve abnormally growing tissue, but there are a few differences. Fibroids are created when smooth tissue from the myometrium layer of the uterus forms a rubbery,

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Symptoms, Treatments

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