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How We Classify High-Risk Pregnancies

If you’re bringing a child into the world, there are certain circumstances that can make the pregnancy more difficult and create a higher risk during childbirth. Read on to find out what conditions classify your pregnancy as high risk.

Nov 5th, 2021
4 Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormones play an important role in many of our body’s functions, and many factors, including menopause can create a hormonal imbalance. Keep reading to learn four ways hormone replacement therapy can help.

Sep 12th, 2021
What You Need To Know About a High-Risk Pregnancy

Bringing a child into the world is certainly a painful process, but usually safe. With that said, some women have a higher risk of complications for a variety of reasons. Read on to learn more about high-risk pregnancies.

Jul 26th, 2021
When You Should Consider Fibroid Removal

Developing fibroids becomes more likely as you get older, but what does it mean? Some people have no symptoms and others experience heavy periods, abdominal pain, and other issues. When should you consider getting them removed? Keep reading to learn more.

Jun 20th, 2021
5 Ways You Can Safeguard Yourself Against STDs

If you’re sexually active, you’re at risk for some sort of sexually transmitted disease (STD). Protecting yourself from STDs will reduce the risk of the many complications they can bring. Keep reading to learn how you can safeguard yourself against STDs.

May 6th, 2021
What Constitutes Abnormal Bleeding?

Bleeding is normal during your period, but many women experience bleeding at other times during the month. What is considered abnormal bleeding, and what can cause it? Read on to find out more.

Apr 13th, 2021
Vaginal Discharge: When To Be Concerned

Vaginal discharges are a natural part of a woman’s life. Many types of discharges are completely normal, but there are times to be concerned. Read on to find out what types of vaginal discharges you should worry about.

Mar 21st, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Menopause

Menopause happens when your body stops making the hormones that drive reproduction and other functions of the female body. It can take years to happen, but once it’s done it means experiencing life differently.

Feb 14th, 2021
What Causes Vulvovaginal Atrophy?

Vaginal discomfort can be caused by many different conditions, including vulvovaginal atrophy. But what can cause vulvovaginal atrophy, and what can be done to help? Read on to find out more.

Jan 13th, 2021
Do You Have These Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance?

Hormone imbalances can happen for a number of reasons and can cause symptoms including bloating, fatigue, mood swings, etc. Because these symptoms mimic other conditions, many women ignore them. But hormonal imbalances shouldn’t be ignored. Keep reading fo

Sep 21st, 2020
5 Common STDs and How to Treat Them

Regardless of your gender or age, being careful about sex and preventing sexually transmitted diseases is important for your health. Keep reading to find out which STDs you're at risk for and how to prevent or treat them.

Aug 28th, 2020
Gynecology and COVID19: What You Should Know

Dealing with COVID-19 has brought a variety of challenges to the healthcare industry. With so many restrictions, you might feel anxious scheduling an appointment with your gynecologist. Keep reading to learn more.

Jul 31st, 2020
Menopause and Your Moods: How to Restore Balance

Menopause is something all women eventually deal with, and it brings a host of uncomfortable side effects. One of the most common side effects is extreme mood swings. Keep reading to find out how you can better manage mood swings during menopause.

May 27th, 2020
5 Lesser Known Pregnancy Symptoms

Think you might be pregnant? You probably know to look out for certain symptoms like a missed period or nausea. But what about the lesser-known pregnancy symptoms? Keep reading to learn uncommon signs of pregnancy.

Apr 22nd, 2020
Common Signs of Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis can strike women of any age and can lead to several complications if left untreated. But what are the common signs and how can you prevent the condition? Keep reading to find out.

Feb 29th, 2020
Menopause and Night Sweats: How to Sleep Better

Though menopause is unavoidable, you can take steps to manage your symptoms and stay comfortable. Night sweats are a common cause of sleep disruption for women undergoing menopause. Read on to learn what you can do about them.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Why Would I Need an STD Test?

Do you need an STD test? Here are some of the reasons it might be necessary to get tested in order to protect your health.

Dec 31st, 2019
Is Sex Painful? It Could Be One of These Common Conditions

Sex should be pleasurable, but sometimes it’s painful. If you’re having pain during sex, you may wonder what’s wrong, and what you can do. Learn about common conditions that can lead to pain during sex, and what treatments are available.

Oct 31st, 2019
My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — Now What?

Nothing is scarier than learning that your Pap smear screening wasn't normal. Catch your breath and realize, however, that abnormal results aren't always cause for concern. Learn more about what your abnormal Pap test means — and what comes next.

Oct 1st, 2019
What an HPV Diagnosis Means for Your Reproductive Health

The human papilloma virus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. If you’ve been diagnosed with HPV, it’s important to know what this means for your reproductive health and how it can be treated.

Aug 31st, 2019
How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

You just barked at your employees and snapped at the grocery clerk. You’re always in a bad mood and you don’t feel like your usual, optimistic self. But before you wonder if you’re losing your mind, relax: It could just be menopause.

Aug 6th, 2019
When Should Adolescents Start Visiting A Gynecologist?

When is the right time for an adolescent to make her first visit to a gynecologist? As soon as your periods start? When you become sexually active? We’ve got the answer, along with what to expect from your introduction to gynecological care.

Jun 21st, 2019
Top Reasons Why You Should Consider STD Testing

You’re confident you don’t have a sexually transmitted disease. After all, you don’t have any symptoms, and you consistently use protection. Maybe you’re older and STDs haven’t been an issue before. So why should you make sure to get tested for STDs?

Apr 12th, 2019
What Are the Symptoms of a Hormone Imbalance?

As you age, the symptoms you experience on a day-to-day basis seem to increase, but how many of them could be caused by a treatable hormone imbalance? We look at the effects unbalanced hormones could be having on you and what you can do about it.

Mar 1st, 2019
3 Things You May Not Know About Having A Hysterectomy

If your doctor has recommended a hysterectomy, you may have lots of questions about the surgery and aftermath. But there’s more to this surgery than meets the eye. Get the scoop and discover some things you may not have known about hysterectomies.

Feb 1st, 2019
How Robotic Surgery Has Changed Gynecology

The thought of having gynecological surgery can be a scary one. But thanks to robotics, you can have great results with less pain, less downtime, and fewer risks than past methods. Read on to find out how robotic surgery is changing everything.

Jan 3rd, 2019
Bleeding During Pregnancy: What's Normal?

Even though bleeding during pregnancy can be normal, there are signs you should look for to know if there’s a problem. Read on to learn what some of the causes are and when to know if it’s serious.

Dec 7th, 2018
When Hormone Replacement Therapy Is the Answer

If you’re experiencing uncomfortable symptoms of menopause, it can be difficult to sift through all the treatments and separate fact from fiction. We break down the basics of hormone replacement therapy to help you decide if it’s right for you.

Nov 15th, 2018
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

HPV comes in many forms, most of which are not life-threatening, but it’s still important to take precautions and get tested regularly. Here’s what every woman needs to know about HPV and how to protect yourself.

Sep 26th, 2018
What Constitutes a High-Risk Pregnancy?

Being pregnant is challenging enough. But what if your pregnancy is considered high risk? Read on to learn a few reasons why your doctor may classify your pregnancy as high risk.

Jul 10th, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

Each year in October, you hear a lot about breast cancer, but there is always something new to learn about this common disease. In recognition of pink ribbon month, here are some lesser-known facts about breast cancer.

Oct 26th, 2018
Managing Hot Flashes in Summer

Man, it’s hot out there! The last thing you need is to experience a hot flash during the summer heat. Learn six easy ways to manage your hot flashes and cool down quickly this summer.

Jul 25th, 2018
Your Summer Pregnancy Survival Guide

Every pregnancy has its ups and downs during any season, but summer can be particularly difficult. Here are some essential tips for negotiating the summer season with ease while you’re pregnant.

Jun 22nd, 2018
What Defines an Abnormal Period?

Do you get your period every month? Does it last longer than eight days? Do you get it every few weeks or every few months? Find out if your period is considered an abnormal period and if you should be concerned.

May 24th, 2018
Which Contraception is Right for Me

There are many effective methods for preventing pregnancy until you’re ready to start a family, and there isn’t one method that’s right for everyone. Here’s a list of birth control options, so you can consider what might be the best fit for you.

Apr 4th, 2018