Blog Articles

Bothered by Hot Flashes? Hormonal Optimization Can Help

When hot flashes get so intense that they’re interfering with your quality of life, it’s time to find a treatment that works. Learn how hormonal optimization can help to relieve hot flashes, whether you’re going through menopause or not.

Jul 22nd, 2020
How to Prevent Recurrent UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common but painful. Many women who get one UTI will experience more of them, but you can take steps to reduce the chances of suffering these bothersome infections. Learn some tips to prevent the recurrence of UTIs.

Jun 24th, 2020
4 Benefits of Menopause

Does the thought of menopause make you cringe? Hot flashes and mood swings are but a few of many infamous symptoms, but the truth is that the changes aren't all bad. From no more periods to fewer headaches, consider some of the benefits of menopause.

May 28th, 2020
Natural Family Planning: How Does It Work?

Choosing if and when you want to grow your family is personal. If you want to prevent pregnancy, natural family planning is a method of contraception that puts you in control. Learn how it works without hormones, other drugs, or side effects.

Apr 22nd, 2020
Can Heavy Periods Cause Anemia?

Heavy menstrual bleeding can severely affect your quality of life, but it can also bring health complications like pelvic pain and anemia. Find out if your periods are abnormally heavy, and what treatment options are available.

Mar 6th, 2020
5 Common Myths About Infertility

Infertility can be heartbreaking and leave you with lots of questions. When it comes to infertility, there’s a lot of misinformation out there. Here, we help you separate fact from fiction.

Jan 9th, 2020
What Causes Abnormal Bleeding?

Abnormally heavy flow, frequent spotting, and long periods are not the norm — they can be a sign that something is wrong with your menstrual cycle. What causes abnormal uterine bleeding? Learn about it and how can you seek diagnosis and treatment.

Dec 1st, 2019
The Link Between Your Weight and Your Hormones

Did you know it's not just how much you eat and the energy you expend that can cause your weight to fluctuate, but that your hormones play a big part, too? Learn more about the hormones that affect your weight and the link between these functions.

Nov 1st, 2019
I Had a C-Section; Can I Deliver Vaginally?

You’re so grateful for the precious child you had by cesarean section. But now that you’re pregnant again, you wish you could deliver your baby without surgery. Is that possible? Yes, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) is possible and safe.

Oct 1st, 2019
What Makes a Pregnancy High-Risk?

High-risk pregnancy is a term health care providers use when there are possible complications that could affect the mother or child, or both, during the pregnancy. Read on to learn what factors may cause a pregnancy to be considered high-risk.

Sep 1st, 2019
Most Common Causes of Pelvic Pain

Female pelvic pain can result from problems with the reproductive or urinary systems, and the pain can range from mild to severe. Read on to learn more about the most common causes of pelvic pain and when to seek medical treatment.

Aug 2nd, 2019
My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — What Now?

Getting regular Pap smears is an important preventive health measure for women 65 and under. If you’ve recently learned you had an abnormal Pap smear, it’s important you seek follow-up care to ensure you stay healthy.

Jul 3rd, 2019
Does It Burn When You Urinate? You Might Have a UTI

About 50% of women report having a urinary tract infection (UTI) at least once in their lives. UTIs are painful and inconvenient, and they can lead to serious health issues if untreated. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of UTIs.

May 1st, 2019
How a Pap Test Can Save Your Life

You may have cervical cancer and not even know it. To honor National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, get proactive about your health and schedule your next Pap test today. It could be a life-saver.

Jan 15th, 2019