It is estimated that endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years in their lifetime. Worldwide, that means it affects roughly 175 million women per year.
Conversations about sexually transmitted diseases can be tough. But those conversations are important, especially because you could have an STD without even knowing it
Yeast infections are incredibly common. In fact, seventy-five percent of women will experience at least one yeast infection during their lifetime. Out of those women, about half of them will have two or more recurrences.
Many patients have likely heard of endometriosis, but don’t have a clear understanding of what it is, what causes it, and how to treat it. Read on to learn more about endometriosis, its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Ovarian cysts are extremely common in pre-menopausal women of all ages and in actuality. Read on to learn more about ovarian cysts, what causes them, and more about diagnosis and treatment.
An annual visit to the gynecologist is reserved for moms and “older ladies” right? Wrong. Women should have their first visit to a gynecologist between the ages of thirteen and fifteen.
Just hearing the acronym “UTI,” which stands for urinary tract infection, is enough to make many women wince and cringe. In fact, it’s estimated that between 50 to 60 percent of women will experience a UTI in their lifetime, and it is the most common bacterial infection among women.
If you’re like most women, especially those in “caring” professions such as full-time moms, nurses or teachers, you are more likely to put aside your own health concerns while being the main scheduler for your children or spouse.
This April, focus on understanding and educating yourself and your family about the prevalence and danger of sexually transmitted diseases. April is STD Awareness Month, and our goal is to make sure that all of our patients understand how serious STDs are and most importantly, how to protect themselves and their partners. STDs aren’t usual topics of conversation, but the fact is that many of them have been steadily on the rise in recent years, with millions of Americans affected each year.
Endometriosis is a painful disorder that may worsen with your menstruation period. If you have extreme discomfort and pelvic pain around the time of menstruation and are having difficulty getting pregnant, you may want to consult a doctor to find out if you are suffering from endometriosis.