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Are You Always Cold? More Hypothyroidism Symptoms

  Are you always cold?  As we head into the warmer months are you wearing pants and a sweater when everyone else is in shorts?  Do you find your hands take a really long time to warm up when everyone

Posted in Symptoms, Thyroid

Searching for Medical Advice Online; Exercise Caution

Thanks to the Internet, we have a wealth of information available to us.  In just a few seconds from our phones or computers we have access to medical websites, online publications, newspaper articles, blogs, group discussions, and an immediate answer

Posted in Resources, Symptoms, Uncategorized

Lesser Known Symptoms of Gynecological Issues

Many of our patients have classic symptoms of gynecological issues (like pelvic pain for Endometriosis) and immediately know they need to see a gynecologist.  But what happens when you have a bunch of seemingly unconnected symptoms and you’re not sure Read

Posted in Bladder, Bowel Movements, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Heavy Bleeding, Incontinence, Pain/Chronic Pain, Painful Intercourse, 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

Tracking Your Symptoms: A Symptom Diary for Teens

Specifics about symptoms are incredibly valuable to me and my staff– if you feel like something is wrong start a symptom diary. The timing and grouping of gynecological symptoms can help us point to a specific condition or give us incredible

Posted in Endometriosis, Periods/Menstruation, Resources, Symptoms, Teens / Kids / Young Adults

The Thyroid: What Your TSH Number Means

In our last blog we talked about some of the things that can happen when your thyroid is sluggish or overactive.  Today we’re going to talk about the TSH test and its results.  TSH stands for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone– a

Posted in Hormones, Symptoms, Thyroid

The Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland in the front of the neck.  Its job is to regulate hormones that support the heart, muscles, brain, and general organ health.  If it is not working properly the result is either hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism

Posted in Anxiety, Bowel Movements, Diseases and Conditions, Hormones, Insomnia, Periods/Menstruation, Resources, Symptoms, Thyroid

Are You Experiencing Side Effects? Let us Know!

If you are taking medication and are experiencing side effects of any kind I want to know about it.  This is especially important if we’re dealing with a medication I have prescribed you.  I will listen to you and will help

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Resources, Side-Effects, Symptoms

Endometriosis Gets Segment on Fox News!

As we wrap up Endometriosis Awareness Month, I want to share some exciting news:  Fox News featured a segment about Endometriosis on March 17, 2016 in preparation for the annual walk in San Francisco that happened March 19, 2016 in

Posted in Endometriosis, Infertility, Symptoms

Nausea, Vomiting, or Weight Loss with Endometriosis

Women with Endometriosis suffer from a variety of symptoms.  Severe pain is usually the biggest complaint and is usually the one that sends women to their doctors for help.  But today I’d like to talk today about nausea, vomiting, and/or

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Painful Intercourse, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms

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