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Preparing Your Daughter for College Health Care

This might seem like kind of an odd blog, but I think it could be helpful.  I’d like to take a moment to talk about preparing your daughter for continued OB/GYN care when she is away at college and doesn’t

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Examinations, Resources, Symptoms, Teens / Kids / Young Adults, Uncategorized

The ENPOWR Project Teaches Endometriosis Awareness

In 2016 EndoFound (The Endometriosis Foundation of America) began a new community-based outreach program called The ENPOWR Project (ENdometriosis:  Promoting Outreach and Wide Recognition) that “raises awareness and promotes treatment-seeking behavior” Read More…

Posted in Endometriosis, Symptoms, Teens / Kids / Young Adults

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month!  The 5th Annual March for Endometriosis will take place on March 24th, 2018 in major cities such as San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, and Washington D.C.  In addition, there will be groups all over the

Posted in Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Resources, Symptoms, Teens / Kids / Young Adults, Treatments, Uncategorized

Your Periods– Are they Normal or Abnormal?

Young women are told when they start having their period it will come with cramping and pain.  So when a young woman starts her menstrual cycles and experiences pain she doesn’t think that she is having abnormal periods.  Even if she

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

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

Extremely Painful Periods; A Resource for Teens

Being a teenager is hard, but when you’re a teenager with gynecological issues like extremely painful periods life can be especially tough.  While all your friends are getting their period but still going to school and still engaging in activities, Read More…

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Painful Intercourse, Periods/Menstruation, Resources, Teens / Kids / Young Adults

Warning Signs of PCOS in Teen Girls

  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is a chronic condition that will affect a woman for the entire course of her life (until menopause or removal of ovaries).  Oftentimes we see warning signs in young girls who become diagnosed with

Posted in Periods/Menstruation, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Symptoms, Teens / Kids / Young Adults

Signs of Gynecological Issues in Young Girls

As a society, we tend to associate certain gyneoclogical issues with different age groups.  For example, when we think hormonal imbalances we typically think of women in their 40’s or 50’s who are entering (or about to enter) menopause.  When

Posted in Endometriosis, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms, Teens / Kids / Young Adults, Treatments, Urinary Tract Infection

Signs You Have Abnormal Periods

Our practice helps a lot of women who struggle with abnormal periods.  Sometimes these women have menstrual flows that last a week or more, sometimes the pain is so unbearable they miss school or work.  And whether they have hormone

Posted in Heavy Bleeding, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms, Teens / Kids / Young Adults

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