Your uterus is a key part of the reproductive process, but it is susceptible to a range of health conditions. Uterine fibroids are a problem that can be harmless or become a danger to a pregnancy. Here’s how you can treat it.
If you’re looking at your options for birth control, you have lots of choices. One convenient option is the Nexplanon® implant, which can provide protection for up to three years, and that’s only one of its benefits.
Your periods are a normal and natural part of your reproductive life from puberty to menopause, and they can be irregular occasionally. But if you’re dealing with frequent abnormal bleeding, endometrial ablation may be the solution.
Your uterus becomes a highly important part of your life once you’ve reached puberty. There are also several problems that can affect this organ, like uterine fibroids. Read on to find out how to manage this condition.
Your bones are living tissue that protect vital organs and form the structure of your body. Several conditions can affect the strength of your bones, including osteoporosis. But why does this condition affect women more than men?
Hormones play a major role in many stages of our lives, and radical changes in how much you have can lead to conditions like early or premature menopause. Read on to find out about the signs to look for.
Your abdominal muscles play a key role in protecting, supporting, and creating movement in your abdomen. During pregnancy and childbirth, your abdominal muscles can separate — a condition called diastasis recti. Here’s what you can do to avoid it.
Millions of couples struggle to have children, and infertility can result from many different illnesses and conditions. There are a lot of misconceptions about infertility out there, so let’s help to separate fact from fiction.
Childbirth is a truly amazing thing, but it does create a lot of changes in your body that affect your life. If you’re trying to resume sex after you’ve had your baby, there are some things you should probably know.
Bringing a child into the world changes how you live your whole life, so if you’re thinking of starting a family, you should get your body ready. Read on to find out what steps to take to prepare for pregnancy.
Ovarian cancer is a serious condition that can spread to other parts of your body and do a lot of harm if left unchecked. On top of that, there are misconceptions about this illness that people believe. Let’s go over the facts.
A hysteroscopy is a diagnostic tool to look for uterine bleeding and other abnormalities, and if you’re preparing for one, you should know what to expect during and after. Read on to find out more about this procedure.
A well woman visit is a vital part of every woman’s life, and in between visits, we know that life happens. So if you have an exam coming up and you have concerns, now is a good time to put together health questions to ask.
Your thyroid is one of several organs that produce hormones to help functions throughout your body. Thyroid disease is a common disorder that can cause many problems including complications with pregnancy.
Menstrual bleeding is a part of every woman’s life during the reproductive years, but there are times when you may experience bleeding outside of your cycle. Read on to find out when it’s normal or when it may be linked to cancer.
There are a multitude of reasons you may not be sleeping well, but a possible cause of problems like insomnia can come from the hormonal changes that occur as you approach menopause. Read on to learn more.
Pelvic pain can be the result of many conditions, ranging from minor irritations to life-threatening illnesses. Endometriosis is a pelvic condition that can be painful, but is treatable. Read on to find out how it can affect you.
Your ovaries are essential to your reproductive system, but a cyst on one or both of them can lead to complications that affect your health. Read on to learn the advantages of analyzing a cyst with ultrasound.
If you’re trying to have a baby and you don’t succeed, there are a number of reasons why that happens. If you keep trying to conceive over a long enough period of time, infertility may be a possible cause. But how do you know?
Infertility is a common problem for millions of women, and for those affected, struggling to conceive can cause miscarriages or stillbirths. Learn what factors can keep you from reaching your goal of parenthood.
Whether you’ve had a baby before or not, if you haven’t given birth through cesarean section, there are things you need to know. Here’s what to expect about the experience of and recovery from this birthing method.
If you’re pregnant or thinking about having children, getting the best possible care is paramount for you and your baby. But how do you go about finding the doctor that suits your needs? What questions should you be asking?
When it comes to birth control, there are many options to choose from. But if you’re looking for a solution that is extremely effective and long-lasting, there are few better choices than intrauterine devices.
Morning sickness, extreme fatigue, and swollen breasts are some of the most common symptoms you can anticipate during your first trimester of pregnancy. But as your body transforms, those aren’t the only symptoms to expect.
While nausea and vomiting are common, too much could mean that there is a more serious issue. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a condition that causes extreme morning sickness that could cause complications in your pregnancy. Here is what you should know.
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.
Search for an OBGYN can be a little daunting. It’s an important decision that can have a great impact on your health or the health of your baby. There are plenty of options to choose from and it may be difficult to narrow the field.
The decision to breastfeed is a personal matter, but the decision may draw strong opinions from your family and friends. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) strongly recommend ...
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that physicians support a more individualized approach to labor management. This means that more in-depth birth plans will presumptively be more common place among expecting mothers. Birth
Being pregnant can be very stressful. Adding COVID-19 to the list can be overwhelming. It’s natural to be worried and curious about how the coronavirus might affect your pregnancy. We are here to provide you with the necessary information ...
During pregnancy, your life will change in ways you may have never thought of before. You must consider the well-being your baby, along with your own. Your body will go through visible physical changes, ...
There has been some discussion amongst medical professionals, whether there is a direct correlation between breast density and breast cancer. One should consider everything when it comes to personal health.
Painful sex is more common than you may think and has many different causes. In fact, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), 3 out of 4 women will experience painful sex in their lifetime.
People today are juggling many responsibilities. Work, family obligations and other factors make it seem like you have no extra time to focus on your health. It’s easy to neglect your health – especially when you are feeling okay.
As women grow older, they find their digestive health patterns change. Eating and drinking the proper supply of nutrients can help the body grow, replace worn-out tissue and provide energy. If your body isn’t receiving the nutrients it needs...
Most women’s menstrual cycle is 28 days. Normally, the length of a period is 3 to 8 days, averaging 5 days.
What is the menstrual cycle?
The monthly cycle causes a series of changes in a woman’s body as it prepares for the possibility of fertilization.
Nearly 50 million Americans are estimated to travel by airline this holiday season. While it may be instinctive to think that you shouldn’t be flying while pregnant, it can be perfectly safe as long as you follow some simple steps ...
Survivor is a word that is commonly used to attribute to a person that once had cancer. Not everyone who once had cancer identifies with that word, but there is something inherent about the word survivor that lends itself to support and admiration.
Mutations may sound scary or something out of a comic book, but they are more common than you think. According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, one in five healthy adults may carry a disease-related genetic mutation.
According to the American Cancer Society, over 13,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2019. For over 4,000, the disease will be terminal. Cervical Cancer is the 4th most common type of cancer in women, however it is also the most treatabl
Going to the gynecologist (OBGYN) as an adult is a routine part of staying healthy, but when it is your first visit it can be unnerving unless you know what to expect. These feelings are very common when trying something new.
According to the American Psychological Association, two out of four new mothers experience what is commonly referred to as the “baby blues” after delivering a baby. Up to 15% of those women will develop a more severe and longer lasting depression called p
Regardless of how many children you have had, expecting mothers’ minds are often filled with pressing questions. Will my baby sleep through the night? Will they have difficulty nursing? How big will my baby be?