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How Do I Know If I Have Abnormal Bleeding?

While abnormal uterine bleeding is common, you don’t have to try to tough it out. Discuss it with your gynecologist to get some insight into what may be happening. Once you have answers, you can discuss treatment options.
Jan 11th, 2023

5 Subtle Signs of a UTI You Should Never Ignore

Sometimes it’s obvious when you need to seek treatment for a urinary tract infection; other times, you may not notice the signs. Honing in on the early, more subtle signs means you can get treatment immediately.
Dec 6th, 2022

Here’s How Often You Need a Pap Smear

Pap tests are an essential women’s health screening designed to detect cervical cancer before it develops and at its earliest stages. Because guidelines on how often to screen have changed. It’s important to consult your health care provider.
Nov 3rd, 2022

6 STDs and How to Prevent Them

Using a barrier such as a condom is the best way to prevent contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD). However, there are other things you can do to reduce your risk of getting and spreading STDs.
Oct 7th, 2022

Try the DASH Diet to Lower Your Blood Pressure

The DASH diet is a nutritious eating plan created to aid in treating or preventing high blood pressure. DASH-recommended dietary changes can lower blood pressure in as little as two weeks.
Sep 1st, 2022

Can Ovarian Cysts Cause Harm to My Health?

Finding out you have ovarian cysts can feel scary, but there’s no need to panic. Most ovarian cysts are harmless, and if your cysts are causing problems we can remove them.
Jul 1st, 2022

The Link Between Diabetes and Urinary Tract Infections

People with diabetes must pay close attention to their urological health. Having diabetes means you’re at an increased risk of bladder and urinary issues such as urinary tract infections, but you can do something about it!
Jun 1st, 2022

Understanding the Different Types of IUDs

The contraceptives of today are extremely effective, and there’s no shortage of options. Intrauterine devices not only prevent pregnancy for several years, they’re the most successful option available.
Apr 1st, 2022

Why Are My Periods Unusually Heavy?

Unusually heavy periods can be a major disruption, from canceling plans with friends to missing work. A women’s health specialist is your best resource in finding the right treatment to ease your symptoms.
Mar 1st, 2022

Understanding Your Birth Control Options

When you’re ready to consider options for birth control you may feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of options. Your health care provider is an excellent resource to get the information you need to make a wise choice.
Dec 1st, 2021

Does Having HPV Mean I Will Get Cervical Cancer?

Have you been diagnosed with human papillomavirus (HPV)? Or are you still wondering whether the vaccine for HPV is necessary? Here’s what you need to know about the link between HPV and cervical cancer.
Nov 1st, 2021

Risk Factors for a UTI

A urinary tract infection (UTI) can be as simple as a minor annoyance or can progress to a serious infection. Always talk to a health care provider if you have any concerns about a UTI.
Sep 5th, 2021

When To Schedule Your Next Pap Smear

Pap screenings are part of preventive care that all women should undergo to detect abnormal and potentially cancerous cells in the cervix. Regular screening substantially reduces death from cervical cancer.
Aug 5th, 2021

How to Tell Your Partner You Have an STD

Despite the prevalence of STDs, it remains challenging to discuss matters of STD status with partners. It’s important to know that discussing STDs and safe sex is part of caring for yourself and others.
Jul 7th, 2021

Are There Risk Factors for Infertility?

There are innovative, customized treatment plans for every fertility challenge and many treatments significantly improve the chances of getting pregnant. First, you need a fertility evaluation to find out why you haven’t conceived.
May 20th, 2021

Try These At-Home Remedies to Get Through a UTI

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are uncomfortable. The burning sensation and urinary urgency can interfere with your day. Fortunately, UTIs are usually simple to treat, and you can even take some steps at home to get some much-needed relief.
Apr 7th, 2021

5 Tips for Combating High Cholesterol

When it comes to cholesterol, the first step is to know your numbers. If you have high cholesterol, partnering with a health care practitioner to lower your levels is one of the wisest decisions you can make.
Jan 14th, 2021

Who Should Be Tested for STDs and How Frequently?

If you’re sexually active, you’re at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). For your health and the health of your partner, it’s essential to be tested for STDs. Read on to learn who should be tested for STDs and how often.
Nov 1st, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Aug 26th, 2021