Gynecology

Perimenopause: What You Should Expect

|   April 13, 2021   |   Gynecology, Menopause

Perimenopause: What You Should Expect

When we were young, many of us found that our elders did their best to prepare us for puberty. They talked to us about our changing bodies and what we could expect to happen within the next few years. We were nervous and excited as we anticipated these changes and witnessed them in ourselves and among our peers. Looking back now on those years, many of us will think, "Well, I'm so glad that's over!"

What many women were not prepared for, however, is how their bodies would continue to change over time. While many are aware that menopause may be on the horizon, they may be less aware that looming much larger and closer is a season known as perimenopause. 

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Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

|   September 25, 2020   |   Gynecology

Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

Your bladder is an often overlooked organ with a very important role. Keeping your bladder healthy can prevent various conditions and diseases from forming while maintaining proper function.

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Fast Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

|   September 15, 2020   |   Gynecology

Fast Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) awareness month, and this widespread disease affects roughly 10 million women across the globe. It’s associated with irregular periods, infertility, and ovarian cysts that can be troublesome and painful.

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Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

|   July 23, 2020   |   Gynecology

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) may sound familiar to you, especially if you’ve ever purchased or used tampons. On nearly every package you buy, you’ll find the warning label regarding tampon use and TSS. In fact, about half of all diagnosed TSS cases are a result of tampon use.

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