Is Hormone Therapy Right for You?

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If you are a woman over the age of forty and are experiencing symptoms such as fatigue, moodiness and lack of libido, you may be in Perimenopause or Menopause.  Perimenopause is the stage of a woman’s reproductive life when the ovaries gradually begin to produce less Estrogen.  This stage begins for most women in their … Read More

HPV Vaccines and the Recurrence of HPV-Related Disease

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HPV (Human Papillamovirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States affecting approximately 20 million people according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention.  There are over forty types of HPV affecting the genital areas of both males and females.  HPV can lead to genital warts as well as many types … Read More

Weight Gain in Women over 40

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Many women age forty or older struggle to maintain a healthy weight.  Everyday, doctors in the United States hear women over forty complain that although they have not changed their eating habits, they have started putting on weight.  Many times, it is blamed on hormones or thyroid issues, but, the truth is, it is harder … Read More

Early Term Births in the United States

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Approximately one out of ten births in the United States is intentionally early.  This is due to planning on the part of women and their Obstetricians.  Many women try to schedule their deliveries so that they can coordinate childcare or have their babies delivered by a specific Obstetrician within a practice. Other women seek early … Read More

Cycling and Women’s Sexual Health

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Spending time on a bicycle seat has been linked to erectile dysfunction in men.  A new study conducted by researchers at Yale shows that it may also be a hazard to women’s sexual health. Bike seats are designed in such a way that a person’s body weight typically rests on the nose of the seat.  … Read More

What is Hydrothermal Ablation?

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Hydrothermal Ablation (HTA) is a Gynecologic procedure created to destroy the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus.  It is used to treat patients with excessive uterine bleeding. In most cases, this procedure decreases heavy and irregular bleeding. In some cases, it can stop menstrual bleeding altogether. HTA is a minimally invasive procedure and involves … Read More