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.
LifeStage: 35-45 Years
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.
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.
If you've just learned you're pregnant, you're probably being flooded with lots of stories from the other women in your life, and it may be hard to sort through all that information. It doesn't have to be stressful, however. We're here to help you sort through some of your burning questions to let you know what is normal, and when you should schedule an appointment to see us.
Worldwide, statistics show that cervical cancer is the fourth-leading deadliest cancer among women. However, cervical cancer is preventable. Read on to learn more about Pap smears, what to expect during the procedure, and how often you should be tested.
You may think you know what breast cancer is, but this one condition covers a myriad of terms, types, and classifications that are complicated to understand. Each of these refers to the quantity, size, spread, location, of cancerous cells and tumors.
You have probably heard about dense breasts and may be wondering what it is. We are here to unravel that for you. Let's begin by telling you what your breasts are made up of.
Despite the popularity of the play The Vagina Monologues, many of us are uncomfortable discussing our vaginas and related vaginal issues with others. Everything from vaginal discharge to yeast infections to UTI's are either whispered about or simply Googled instead of talked about openly. Google, however, is not a trusted confidante.
“I’m feeling really bloated today” is a thought that most women have expressed more than once. On those days where you’re having trouble zipping your jeans, you suddenly feel full after a small meal, or you’re just generally feeling sluggish, bloating might be the culprit. While it is usually not a bad thing, if you’re feeling this way consistently for more than a couple weeks, it’s time to see your doctor to figure out if there is more to it than just run of the mill bloating. While there are many simple reasons to explain it, persistent bloating is also one of the symptoms of ovarian cancer.
The thing that most women find so scary about breast cancer is that a diagnosis appears to be completely random, and the older we become, the stronger the risk of breast cancer. With knowledge comes power, learn the risk factors associated with breast cancer, those you can control and those you can not.