Teen and Her Mother Marietta, GA

Talking To Your Teen About Her Period


If you have a teen girl living in your home, you know the joys and struggles associated with this. It can feel like you’re living on a roller coaster of highs and lows every moment of the day. Hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone cause these very normal mood swings. Adolescence is a transitional …

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Going With Your Flow


For many women, it seems like they have such a heavy flow of blood every month during their period. While this may be true for some, you’d be surprised to know that you actually may not be as heavy as you think you are. Women with a moderate amount of blood flow only lose 1.01-1.35 …

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Irregular Periods


The duration and regularity of a menstrual cycle varies from woman to woman. While most women follow a routine cycle, some women can plan their year by their cycle. They can track their cycle on a calendar and know exactly which day of every month they will start their period. However, there are also many …

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Hormones and Women’s Health


If you are a woman, you are most likely very aware of the effect of hormones on your daily life. This is especially the case during certain times of the month (ovulation and menstruation), puberty, pregnancy and Menopause. However, do you really understand the role of hormones in your health? If not, read on to find out …

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Natural Treatments for Menstrual Cramps


For many women, menstrual cramps are simply a part of their monthly menstrual cycle. The severity of menstrual cramps can range widely from a mild nuisance to a debilitating pain. If you experience menstrual cramps every month, the first thing you should do is make your OBGYN aware of your symptoms and particularly any changes …

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Pelvic Pain: Is it a Uterine Fibroid, or Something More Serious?


Pelvic pain is a common condition affecting women and can be caused by a number of conditions. So, how do you know if your pelvic pain is being caused by uterine fibroids or something more serious? Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that develop on the wall of the uterus.  In many cases, fibroid tumors do …

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Barrier Methods of Birth Control


Barrier methods of birth control work by preventing sperm from entering the uterus and fertilizing an egg. When a spermicide is combined with a barrier method of birth control, it is even more effective. Unlike other methods of birth control, barrier methods are used only when you have sexual intercourse. So, what are the different barrier methods of …

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Minimally Invasive Management Options for Fibroids


Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths in the muscular layers of the uterus. They are a common occurrence among women of childbearing age. In some cases, uterine fibroids do not cause symptoms and will go away on their own. However, in other cases, they can cause symptoms such as pain, excessive menstrual bleeding and infertility. Fortunately, there are …

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Menstrual Migraines


According to the National Headache Foundation, women suffer migraines three times more frequently than their male counterparts, and menstrual migraines affect 60% of the women who experience migraine headaches. A menstrual migraine is a severe headache that occurs before, during or immediately after a woman’s menstrual period, or during ovulation. It is brought on by fluctuating …

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