Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a serious medical condition for pregnant women that must be treated and addressed with great care and expertise. Preeclampsia is characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to other organs. At every prenatal appointment, women’s blood pressure rates are taken to ensure that no rise is evident. Even a slight rise … Read More

Stress and Your Monthly Cycle

Stress comes in many forms and has many different effects on the entire body. Stress can disrupt your sleep, prevent you from getting sleep, cause you to eat too much or too less, cause your skin to breakout, affect your mood, and it can also disrupt a woman’s menstrual cycle. When the body is under … Read More

Abnormal Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge is a common complaint among women, and it is one of the most common reasons why women make an appointment with their gynecologist. From an overabundance of vaginal discharge to a foul smell, vaginitis symptoms cause many women to worry. Yet, when is vaginal discharge considered abnormal or as a cause to worry? … Read More

Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections are common among people of all ages, yet women are more likely to be affected (and affected again, and again) than anyone else. The design of the female body places the urethra close to the anus. One of the first things parents teach their young girls when they are potty training is … Read More

Low Libido

The term “low libido” refers to a woman’s decline in sexual desire and interest. It is a common problem for women, and it is often the result of many different conditions or a side effect from certain medications. At Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. our doctors are here to help you find the treatment you need … Read More

Traveling While Pregnant

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It is difficult for most women to put their entire lives on hold for nine months while they are pregnant. This is especially true for women whose professions involve traveling, or for the traveling enthusiasts who love visiting new places. While traveling on a whole is not discouraged throughout a woman’s pregnancy, it is important … Read More

Safe Weight Loss After Pregnancy

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While the average pregnancy weight gain is between 25 and 35 pounds, many women still choose to indulge during their pregnancies and fly by the “eating for two” mentality. Despite weight gain during pregnancy (whether average or above average), almost all women desire to lose all the extra pregnancy pounds as quickly as possible. They … Read More

Depression During Pregnancy

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Whether you have surprisingly found out that you are pregnant or you have been trying for years and a healthy pregnancy has finally occurred, you may be shocked and saddened to find that your happiness is not all that you thought it would be. It is estimated that at least 10% of pregnant women will … Read More

Ovarian Cysts

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Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs within or on the surface of an ovary. The ovaries – women have two – are located on each side of the uterus. Each month eggs develop and mature in the ovaries and are released during menstruation during the childbearing years. Many women have ovarian cysts without them being aware … Read More

Women and Heart Disease

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It may come as a shock to learn that heart disease is the number one killer of women each year in the United States. Most people would assume that cancer of the breasts or reproductive system causes more deaths among women because they tend to believe that only “old men” suffer from heart disease. It … Read More