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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 sterilization? It ... 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

Don’t Forget Your Skin in 2017

By Womens Health Medical Group
January 15, 2017

While we are your resource for your gynecological, obstetrics, and fertility needs at Women’s Health Medical Group, we’re also concerned about your overall health. With that in mind, we want to give you a little primer on protecting your skin against the sun and the threat of skin cancer. After all, most of us have ... read more

Things You Need to Know About the Pill

By Womens Health Medical Group
December 15, 2016

You may be surprised to know the percentage of American women who use birth control — only 62 percent. But you’re probably not surprised by the most popular form of that birth control — the pill. Over 10.5 million U.S. women are on the pill. But that doesn’t mean they know much about it. Since ... read more

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