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Are IUDs Safe?

IUDs, both hormonal and copper-based, are long-lasting contraception options, but are they safe? Here’s what our expert has to say.
Sep 1st, 2023

Can I Get Pregnant if I Have Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a condition where uterine cells grow and develop outside the uterus, leading to uncomfortable symptoms and difficulties with fertility. If you want to get pregnant, though, we have options to help.
May 17th, 2023

I've Been Diagnosed with High-Risk HPV: What's Next?

If you’re diagnosed with a high-risk strain of the human papillomavirus (HPV), it doesn’t mean you’ve got cancer. It means your doctor needs to take a closer look and be proactive about treatment. Here’s what you need to know.
Apr 13th, 2023

What Is Vaginal Estrogen and How Does It Work?

If you’re a woman heading toward menopause and are bothered by the uncomfortable symptoms that come with it, vaginal estrogen can help some of those symptoms without the risks associated with systemic hormone replacement therapy.
Dec 13th, 2022

How Does an IUD Work?

If you’re thinking about birth control options, you may want to consider an intrauterine device (IUD). Keep reading to learn how and why it’s so effective.
Nov 9th, 2022

Does an Abnormal Pap Smear Mean I Have Cancer?

If your Pap smear results come back abnormal, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer. Keep reading to learn what such results may mean and how your doctor addresses them.
Aug 8th, 2022

5 Popular Types of Contraception

If you’re looking for an effective means of contraception, you have many options to choose from. Here, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of five popular types.
Jul 6th, 2022

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Heavy Periods

If you have heavy menstrual periods, it may not be something serious or it may be something that needs immediate attention. Keep reading to learn why you shouldn’t ignore heavy periods.
Jun 1st, 2022

How Does PCOS Affect Fertility?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a collection of symptoms that can directly affect your fertility. Learn how it works and how we can successfully treat it here.
May 1st, 2022

Are Menopause Symptoms Inevitable?

Menopause can bring many symptoms, but suffering through them isn’t inevitable; we have treatments that can help. Learn all about them here.
Apr 4th, 2022

Why Prenatal Care Is So Important

If you’re pregnant or want to get pregnant, you need to have comprehensive prenatal care to ensure both you and your baby are healthy. Learn what’s involved here.
Mar 3rd, 2022

How to Prevent Cervical Cancer

Are you at risk for cervical cancer? Prevention is key to beating it. Learn about the strategies to detect cervical cancer early so the disease can be treated easily and effectively.
Nov 10th, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Pelvic Pain

Just because your pelvic pain is chronic doesn’t mean you have to live with it forever. In fact, getting treatment can save you a lot of pain and distress. Keep reading to learn why you shouldn’t ignore chronic pelvic pain.
Oct 11th, 2021

Is Pregnancy Safe After Age 40?

You want to have a child, but you’re over 40 — is it safe? Keep reading to learn about the risks of pregnancy after 40 and the steps you can take to make it as safe as possible.
Sep 8th, 2021

5 Benefits of an IUD

If you’re looking for safe and effective birth control that’s also hassle-free, an intrauterine device (IUD) may be a good choice for you. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of this common option.
Aug 12th, 2021

Do You Have These Symptoms of Menopause?

If you’re going through menopause — or its precursor perimenopause — you’re likely experiencing a lot of distressing symptoms. Keep reading to learn the specifics about these symptoms and what you can do to alleviate them.
Jul 15th, 2021

Next Steps After an Abnormal Pap Smear

Sometimes Pap smear results come back labeled abnormal, but that doesn’t mean you have or will get cervical cancer. Learn about what abnormal results could mean, and what your doctor can do about them.
Jun 22nd, 2021

What Are My Options for Contraception?

If you want a healthy sex life but aren’t looking to get pregnant, you have many contraception options available. Learn what they are and how some of the most common ones work, so you can discover what’s the best one for you.
May 24th, 2021

Causes of Irregular Bleeding

If your menstrual cycle isn’t as regular as usual, or if you’re experiencing new and troubling symptoms at that time of the month, get it checked out. Irregular bleeding may turn out to be nothing, but you need to be sure.
Apr 20th, 2021

The Many Benefits of Comprehensive Prenatal Care

If you’re pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant, the best choice you can make is to get comprehensive prenatal care to ensure your health and the health of your unborn child. Learn about the benefits here.
Mar 18th, 2021

PCOS and Fertility

The most common reason for infertility in women is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). If you’re struggling to get pregnant, click here to learn about the signs and symptoms of this condition, as well as how we can treat it.
Feb 15th, 2021

Pelvic Pain Isn't Something You Should Endure

Pelvic pain can be worrisome and uncomfortable, but that doesn’t mean you have to endure it. We’ve got treatments that can help resolve your pain and give you back your life. Read on to learn more.
Dec 15th, 2020

How to Prepare Mentally for IVF

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a lifesaver for couples struggling to get pregnant, but it comes with a physical, financial, and emotional price tag. Make sure you’re prepared before starting the process.
Nov 13th, 2020

Can I Still Get Pregnant if I Have Uterine Fibroids?

Do you have uterine fibroids and wonder if you’re able to get pregnant? The answer is most probably yes. Keep reading to find out more about this common medical condition and what it means for a developing baby.
Oct 14th, 2020

Is it Normal to Bleed after Intercourse?

If you bleed after having intercourse, don’t panic. A lot of the time it’s nothing serious and doesn’t require treatment. However, sometimes it’s important to contact the doctor and seek treatment. Learn more about the distinction below.
Sep 15th, 2020

Signs You Might Have Gestational Diabetes

Do you know the signs of gestational diabetes, a condition that can develop during pregnancy? Get to know the full picture of this disease so you can keep both you and your baby safe and healthy.
Aug 1st, 2020

My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — Now What?

Sometimes Pap smear results come back abnormal, but not every abnormal finding means you have or will get cervical cancer. Learn the facts about what abnormal results actually mean, and what your doctor can do about them.
Jul 1st, 2020

How Menopause Can Affect Your Everyday Life

Millions of women reach menopause each year, and while it’s a perfectly natural process, the symptoms of declining estrogen can disrupt your everyday life. Fortunately, there are effective options for relief.
Jun 8th, 2020