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What Happens During an Annual Woman’s Exam

By henley.tabal
May 15, 2022

Chances are you don’t look forward to it, but it is an important part of keeping you healthy! Your annual wellness exam doesn’t take much time, and it’s important to have it done – to catch any potential problems early or to give you peace of mind for another year. But what does an annual exam entail? ... read more

How do you fix urinary incontinence?

By henley.tabal
April 15, 2022

Even though urinary incontinence (UI) is not usually a serious medical condition, the loss of bladder control can be an embarrassing problem. Here is what you need to know about UI and what can be done to correct it. What is UI? UI is the loss of bladder control, which ranges from occasionally leaking urine ... read more

Breastfeeding Could Reduce Asthma Symptoms in Infants

By henley.tabal
March 15, 2022

If you’re a parent or know a mother with a child with asthma, you know it can be a scary thing. It’s estimated that asthma affects just under nine percent of U.S. children and adolescents. Good news on that front — a 2016 study found that breastfeeding lowers the likelihood of infants with a genetic disposition to ... read more

Ten Questions about Hormone Therapy

By henley.tabal
February 14, 2022

Hormones + menopause go together like a prom tuxedo and a corsage. And women have endless questions and concerns. How can I stop these darn hot flashes? Will my mood swings make me a homicidal maniac? Should I have hormone replacement therapy? Why don’t men go through menopause?!!!! Here are some questions that may come ... read more

What’s Up with Those Dark Coarse Hairs?

By henley.tabal
January 15, 2022

At Women’s Health Medical Group, we hate unwanted hair as much as our patients. Shaving, plucking, and waxing is as tedious for us as it is for you. Laser hair removal isn’t one of our services, but we do hear from patients sometimes wondering about their desire to remove one particular type of hair. You ... read more

Resolve to Not Get HPV in 2022

By henley.tabal
December 15, 2021

At this time of year everyone’s all about resolutions. Go to the gym more often. Eat less fast food. Read more. All well intentioned, but rarely resolutely followed a few weeks into a New Year. At Women’s Health Medical Group, we’d like our patients to resolve to protect themselves against the human papillomavirus (HPV) for ... read more

What is Endometriosis?

By henley.tabal
November 15, 2021

Most women have heard of endometriosis. But most of those same women couldn’t tell you what it is. And, while endometriosis isn’t usually a dangerous condition for a woman, it can be painful. Plus, it can impact fertility.  So, here’s Endometriosis 101 from your friends at Women’s Health Medical Group.  What is endometriosis?  Endometriosis occurs ... read more

Osteoporosis 101

By alex.curci
October 15, 2021

If you’re a woman over age 50, you should know 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 cases, from something as innocent as a sneeze.  While osteoporosis isn’t ... read more

An Abnormal Mammogram

By vera rota
September 15, 2021

After a woman receives word that her mammogram was “abnormal” there is some serious instant anxiety. But, although this classification of your mammogram will likely create the need to have additional testing, the odds are vastly in favor of you not having breast cancer or any other serious condition.  Mammograms have their pluses and minuses, ... read more

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

By vera rota
August 15, 2021

Breastfeeding allows a new mother to feed her baby directly from her own breasts. Ideally, this happens through nursing on the breast, but in some cases this may not be possible. Breast milk can then be expressed (pumped) from the breast and fed to the infant in a bottle. Breastfeeding provides an infant with essential ... read more

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