Mammograms are an important part of women's health and wellness. Preventative care is the best way to practice self-care. For many ladies, the prospect of yet another screening alongside their well-woman visits may seem like a hassle.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, individuals and organizations will come together to educate, encourage, and inspire people to grow in their awareness of the problem and the ways in which they can support the breast cancer community.
When it comes to understanding the signals our bodies are trying to tell us, it helps to know the terminology surrounding common hormonal conditions.
Every year, around 21,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Sadly, over half of them will die from it.
We know that Labor Day can feel a bit scary at times. The anxiety surrounding your child's birth is anything but a picnic. While it's completely natural to feel anxious and even overwhelmed at times with the prospect of bringing new life into the world, our team of knowledgeable, caring physicians are here to support your motherhood journey from conception to delivery.
There's a lot of misinformation to be found when it comes to you and your uterus! Staying informed on your private healthcare shouldn't require a private investigation to determine fact from fiction when it comes to women's health. At The Woman's Clinic, we're committed to demystifying women's healthcare and providing you (and your uterus!) with simple, honest facts.
Skin cancer can happen to anyone. The frustrating part is how it tends to sneak upon us. It's easy enough to spot on the face, hands, and feet, but what about the back and shoulders? While it's impossible to diagnose skin cancer without seeing a medical professional for an evaluation, here are some signs of what skin cancer looks like, and tips to help you prevent it.
In order to decrease our risk of developing cancer, many of us try to make healthy choices. We eat lots of green, leafy vegetables, avoid overexposure to sunlight, and cut down our intake of refined sugars and highly processed foods. We try to keep up with current research and follow its guidance as best we can. Unfortunately, however, when it comes to the risk to women of developing breast and/or ovarian cancers during their lifetimes, the likelihood that they will do so sometimes comes down not to the daily choices they make but to their own genetics.
Let's face it; women are pretty amazing. Our bodies are strong, powerful, and incredibly resilient. As parents, we want to pass on that sense of relentless courage and self-confidence to our children. However, growing up can be an awkward time for young adults. From acne to changing bodies, adolescence is a vulnerable stage in our lives. It's hard to feel like a superwoman when faced with the obstacle of our first period.
Period talks don't have to be awkward.