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Stomach Aches, Nausea, Vomiting Could be Endometriosis Related

Do you experience stomach aches during your period or during ovulation?  Do you have cramps that come with nausea or vomiting?  Do you lose weight when you’re on your period because it’s difficult to eat anything?  Does this cycle tend

Posted in Endometriosis, Medications and Prescriptions, Pain/Chronic Pain, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms

Interstitial Cystitis Treatments; Conventional, Complimentary, and Alternative

Interstitial Cystitis is an annoying, frustrating, and painful condition that can range from mild to severe.  Women with this condition oftentimes have lives that rotate around using the bathroom.  When I hear that my patients are using the restroom Read

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms, Treatments

Mirena IUD Requires Management Plan

One of the biggest perks about the Mirena IUD is that it can be used long term; it is replaced only once every five years (approximately) but can be discontinued at any time and taken out during a simple office visit. There’s no pills,

Posted in Hormones, Side-Effects, Symptoms

Troublesome, Painful Ovarian Cysts

Today we are going to be talking about Ovarian Cysts.  These fluid filled sacks can develop on the ovaries either individually or in small clusters.  Sometimes they are small and painless, other times they are quite painful.  Some cysts will

Posted in cysts/ovarian cysts, Oophorectomy, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

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

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