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Why You Need HPV Vaccination

By Womens Health Medical Group
November 15, 2017

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted viral infection. In fact it is the most common sexually transmitted disease. You may confuse it with HIV and HSV (herpes), but it’s different. We provide HPV vaccinations at Women’s Health Medical Group. What is HPV? There are more than 40 different kinds of HPV. Some of those ... read more


IUDs Deserve Another Look

By Womens Health Medical Group
October 30, 2017

If you’re looking for reliable, unobtrusive birth control, you need to consider intrauterine devices (IUDs). But you’ve heard they’re unsafe, right? Something about an IUD in the 70s called the Dalkon Shield, right? That’s ancient history. Today’s IUDs are the most effective method of birth control short of living in a monastery. They’re so comfortable ... read more


Minimally Invasive Tubal Sterilization

By Womens Health Medical Group
September 15, 2017

Minimally invasive surgery is changing all kinds of procedures. It reduces scarring, trauma, blood loss, and the need for pain medication. Recovery is far faster and easier, usually just a couple weeks. At Women’s Health Medical Group, we use minimally invasive methods when possible when performing tubal sterilization for our patients. What is the goal ... read more


What to Expect During Your First Trimester of Pregnancy

By Womens Health Medical Group
August 15, 2017

At Women’s Health Medical Group, we help our patients through the entire course of fertility, pregnancy, and delivery of their children. No matter how many books you read or how much research you do online, no one is ever totally prepared for the sea of changes that accompany pregnancy. But it does help to know ... read more


Obese Couples May Take Longer to Get Pregnant

By Womens Health Medical Group
July 15, 2017

Numerous research studies have detailed the various health challenges posed by obesity — Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. But a recent study by the National Institutes of Health points to another challenge, getting pregnant. In the study, whose findings appear online in Human Reproduction, couples, where both partners are obese, were shown to ... read more


Don’t Think Heart Disease is a Man’s Problem

By Womens Health Medical Group
June 15, 2017

Some women are under the illusion that heart attacks and heart disease aren't something they have to worry about. Those are the realms of men, right? Wrong. Dead wrong. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released statistics that show heart disease kills more women each year than all types of cancer combined. At ... read more


Dealing with Hot Flashes

By Womens Health Medical Group
May 15, 2017

If you’re nearing or in menopause, you have far more experience with hot flashes than you would like. Hot flashes happen in around 70 percent of North American women during perimenopause and almost all women with menopause. Still, if you’re a bit younger and wondering what your future holds, or if you want ways to ... read more


Dealing with Urinary Incontinence

By Womens Health Medical Group
April 15, 2017

If you’ve had a problem controlling your bladder, you’re not alone. In a large study conducted in 2005 involving 23 million women, 38% said they’d suffered at least one episode of urinary incontinence in the last year. At Women’s Health Medical Group, we can treat your incontinence. More statistics More statistics from that study: 13.7% ... read more


When Your Pelvic Floor Feels Like It’s Dropping

By Womens Health Medical Group
March 15, 2017

Your pelvic floor is a group of muscles and other tissues that form a kind of sling across your pelvis. In women, this sling holds the uterus, bladder, bowel, and other pelvic organs in place so that they can work properly. However, pregnancy and childbirth can cause your pelvic floor to become weakened or injured. ... read more


Knowing Osteoporosis

By Womens Health Medical Group
February 15, 2017

If you’re a woman over age 50, you may be focused on menopause. But this is a time to also think about osteoporosis. This bone disease occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious ... read more


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