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What to Know About Infertility & Risks at Every Decade

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In this blog post, we will be examining infertility at every decade, including the risks to the patient and their baby, as well as ways they can boost their fertility.

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Endometriosis 101: What is Endometriosis?

Part One: What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis occurs when cells from the endometrial lining of your uterus are found in places they do not naturally occur and this causes inflammation. Oftentimes endometriosis growths attach to organs outside of the Read More…

Posted in Birth Control, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Fibroids, Heavy Bleeding, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Infertility, Menopause, Overall Women's Health, Pain/Chronic Pain, Symptoms

Hysterectomies: the Why, the What & the When

What is a hysterectomy?  A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, a muscular reproductive organ of the female body. The operation may be performed via abdominal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy or vaginal hysterectomy. A hysterectomy Read More…

Posted in Cancer, Endometriosis, Heavy Bleeding, Hysterectomy, Incontinence, Infertility, Interstitial Cystitis, Menopause, Ovarian Cancer, Overall Women's Health, Pain/Chronic Pain, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Procedures, Resources, Side-Effects, Surgery, Symptoms, Treatments Tagged with: , , ,

Owning Pets May Provide Support to Those With Mental Illness

A small study from the United Kingdom says that people who have long-term mental illness such as depression, anxiety, or other social, emotional, or physical health conditions may benefit from owning a pet. Here are some ways that having a

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Hysterectomy, Infertility, Treatments, Uncategorized

The Link Between Endometriosis and Infertility

Approximately 30% of ladies with Endometriosis will also experience infertility– that being said, Endometriosis is one of the leading causes of infertility among women.  But why does Endometriosis create this problem?  How do the endometrial implants Read More…

Posted in Adhesions, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Hormones, Infertility, Symptoms, Treatments

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month!  Help us spread the word about this disease that affects millions of women around the world by wearing yellow, speaking out, encouraging awareness, and becoming involved. On the west coast, in San Francisco, Read

Posted in Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Hormones, Infertility, Interstitial Cystitis, Pain/Chronic Pain, Painful Intercourse, Resources, Symptoms, Treatments, Yeast Infection

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

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

Endometriosis and Infertility

Researchers in New York are taking a closer look at endometriosis. It’s a disease that’s not often talked about, but it affects one in ten women in the U.S., and 176 million women worldwide. During a normal menstruation cycle, the

Posted in Endometriosis, Infertility

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