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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

Incontinence Discussion featuring Dr. Davis in Paradise, CA

Join me February 23, 2017 from 6:00-7:30pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Paradise, California for this month’s “Dinner With the Doctor.”  I will be speaking on Incontinence. Urinary Incontinence is a term we use when you do not have

Posted in Bladder, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Incontinence, Symptoms, Treatments

Prescribing Estrogen: A Custom Tailored Plan Based on YOU

There are many reasons why we are prescribing estrogen to women.  She may be approaching menopause or perimenopause, find herself with symptoms of low estrogen, or she may be countering the effects of another medication.  She may have had a

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Medications and Prescriptions, Oophorectomy, Symptoms

Tips for Reducing IC Flares

What are IC Flares?  IC stands for Interstitial Cystitis and is a chronic bladder issue many of our patients have.   A “flare” or “flare-up” is a sudden, intense period of extreme IC symptoms including frequency, burning, extreme urgency, or

Posted in Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis, Symptoms, Treatments

Endometriosis Symptoms Can Mimic Other Conditions

Painful periods, heavy bleeding, pain with intercourse, irregular periods, and fertility issues are the most common Endometriosis symptoms.  However, Endometriosis symptoms present differently in different women and can mimic other diseases or conditions. Read More…

Posted in Bowel Movements, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Heavy Bleeding, Pain/Chronic Pain, Painful Intercourse, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms

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

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

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

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