Tubal Infertility

 

There are many different causes of female infertility, one of which is damage to the fallopian tubes.  This condition is sometimes referred to as “tubal infertility.” Your fallopian tubes have the important function of transporting the egg from the ovary to the uterus. When the fallopian tubes are damaged or blocked, they can prevent sperm from getting …

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Is Hormone Therapy Right for You?

 

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 40s …

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HPV Vaccines and the Recurrence of HPV-Related Disease

 

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 …

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Weight Gain in Women over 40

 

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 …

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Early Term Births in the United States

 

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 deliveries to …

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Cycling and Women’s Sexual Health

 

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. This …

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What is Hydrothermal Ablation?

 

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 …

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Choosing An Obstetrician To Care For You During Your Pregnancy

 

If you have recently discovered that you are expecting a baby, this is a very exciting and important time in your life.  It can also be a bit overwhelming.  Many decisions need to be made including choosing the right Obstetrician to care for you during your pregnancy and the delivery of your child.  If you …

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Breast Cancer and the Importance of Early Detection

 

Breast Cancer is a life-threatening disease that affects hundreds of thousands of women in the United States every year. It is one of the most serious issues affecting women’s health today. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 202, 964 women in the United States were diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2007 (the …

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