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8 Telltale Symptoms of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a painful condition that happens when tissue that normally lines your uterus grows in other parts of your body. But how do you know if you have it? Read on to learn eight telltale signs.
Nov 10th, 2022

Are Fibroids Affecting Your Quality of Life?

Uterine fibroids don’t always cause noticeable symptoms, but when they do, they can take a toll on your quality of life. In this blog, we explore the top signs that fibroids are affecting your quality of life 一 and what we can do to help.
Oct 12th, 2022

How Age Affects Your Fertility

Even if you have a period every month, does that mean your fertility is the same? Not necessarily. Your age affects your fertility, and if you’re trying to conceive, it’s important to know how your fertility and age are connected.
Sep 1st, 2022

How Long Is a "Normal" Period?

Menstrual cycles vary from woman to woman, especially depending on which phase of life you’re in, but how do you know what’s “normal”? The answer might surprise you! Read on to explore what’s normal 一 and what’s not.
Aug 8th, 2022

5 Ways to Manage Menopausal Hot Flashes

If you’ve had a hot flash, you know that the quick rush of heat can interrupt the flow of your day. You might feel embarrassed, sweaty, and more than a little annoyed. The good news is that there’s help for managing menopausal hot flashes. Read on.
Jul 6th, 2022

The Link Between Early Menstruation and Fibroids

Uterine fibroids can affect your menstrual cycles each month, leading to painful, heavy, and longer-than-usual periods. But did you know that starting menstruation early can increase your risk of developing fibroids? Learn more about the link here.
Jun 1st, 2022

Rev Up Your Sex Life With MonaLisa Touch™

Is vaginal dryness keeping you from enjoying intimate times? Menopause can cause a host of unwanted symptoms 一 dryness, itching, burning 一 that can lead to painful sex. Find out how MonaLisa Touch™ can help you rev up your sex life.
May 17th, 2022

Common STDs and How to Prevent Them

There are more than 20 different types of sexually transmitted diseases, some of which are notorious for causing pain, itching, discharge, and odor. Read on to learn about the most common STDs as well as how to prevent them.
Apr 5th, 2022

What Could Be Causing Your Abnormal Bleeding?

Abnormal bleeding is a nuisance, but it can also hint at underlying conditions, such as polyps or uterine fibroids. The key to stopping abnormal bleeding is treating the root cause. In this blog, we cover the most common sources of abnormal bleeding.
Mar 8th, 2022

How Hormonal Fluctuations Can Cause Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness is a common complaint, and whether you’re a postpartum mother or just entering menopause, the dryness has a common culprit: fluctuating hormones. Learn more about the connection between hormones and dryness in this blog.
Feb 8th, 2022

When to See a Specialist About Menopause Symptoms

Hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings are telltale menopause symptoms, but just because they’re common doesn’t mean you’re stuck with them. Here are five signs that it’s time to seek medical intervention for your menopause symptoms.
Jan 13th, 2022

Vaginal Dryness: Is It Perimenopause?

Vaginal dryness isn’t uncommon, but does it indicate that you’re entering perimenopause? For many women, it could. Continue reading to learn more about the causes of vaginal dryness and 一 more importantly 一 how it’s treated effectively.
Dec 13th, 2021

5 Signs of Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is known for causing painful blisters and bumps, but what other symptoms raise red flags? In this blog, we explore five signs of genital herpes and how treatment can shorten your outbreaks.
Nov 11th, 2021

IBS and Menstruation: What You Need to Know

Can your period make your irritable bowel symptoms worse? You’re not imagining it: IBS can intensify during your period. In this blog, we explore the link between irritable bowel syndrome and menstruation and what you can do to find relief.
Oct 13th, 2021

Beyond Pills: What are my Birth Control Options?

Not interested in birth control pills? Pills are a common method women use to prevent pregnancy, but they’re far from your only option. Continue reading to learn more about the reversible and permanent birth control options available to you.
Sep 9th, 2021

Family Planning: How an OB/GYN Can Help

What is family planning, and how can an OB/GYN help? Family planning is much more than just contraception — although that’s a big part. In this blog, we answer your family planning questions.
Aug 16th, 2021

Do I Have Painful Bladder Syndrome?

There are many conditions that contribute to pelvic pain, and painful bladder syndrome is one of those conditions. Keep reading to learn three common signs of painful bladder syndrome as well as how the condition is treated.
Jul 22nd, 2021

6 Signs of Uterine Fibroids

Fibroids are known for causing long and heavy periods, but they also can cause many more symptoms. In this blog, we describe the top six signs of uterine fibroids and explain what you can do if you notice them.
Jun 29th, 2021

Is There a Cure for Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is notorious for causing terrible cramps, back pain, and heavy periods, but what can you do about it? While there isn’t a cure, several treatment options are available. Read on to explore how we can help you get relief.
May 20th, 2021

5 Ways to Manage Vaginal Dryness

What’s the best way to combat vaginal dryness? It depends on the cause. From hormonal imbalance to irritating body care products, many factors can affect your comfort. Read on to explore five ways you can manage vaginal dryness.
Apr 14th, 2021

Pelvic Pain and Depression: What's the Link?

Does pelvic pain cause depression? Or does depression contribute to pelvic pain? The answer: It might be both. Read on to learn about the complex relationship between pain and depression and how we can help you.
Mar 9th, 2021

When Menstrual Pain Stems From Something More Serious

Do you experience extreme menstrual pain each month? Are pelvic pain, lower back pain, and constipation just things you just deal with? Learn to recognize when menstrual pain is something more serious than simple period discomfort.
Feb 12th, 2021

What All Women Need to Know About STDs

What you don’t know can’t hurt you, right? Not so when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Here’s what women of every age need to know about STDs related to symptoms, pregnancy, testing, and treatment.
Jan 13th, 2021

How Fibroids Can Affect Your Everyday Life

You may have very few symptoms, if any, but uterine fibroids can also grow large enough to cause pain and other problems. Learn about the complications and how you can stop fibroids from affecting your daily life.
Dec 10th, 2020

How Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Help You Through Menopause

Menopause is a natural life process for women, but the associated symptoms may not feel very natural. If you’re bothered by unpleasant physical and emotional changes as you transition through menopause, hormone replacement therapy may help.
Nov 30th, 2020