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The Annoyance that is PMS

By Womens Health Medical Group
November 15, 2019

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology defines premenstrual syndrome as “The cyclic occurrence of symptoms that are sufficiently severe to interfere with some aspects of life, and that appear to have a consistent and predictable relationship to the menses (menstrual period).” To which you just said, “Duh.” Or if you’re currently dealing with PMS, ... read more

The HPV Vaccine Shouldn’t Be An Optional Thing

By Womens Health Medical Group
October 15, 2019

There’s a lot of mumbo jumbo out there about vaccines. When people start trusting the uneducated opinion of a former Playboy centerfold over the scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you know we’ve taken a collective step down the road to Crazytown. Fortunately, if you want to send your child to school ... read more

Stopping Unwanted Pregnancies — Birth Control

By Womens Health Medical Group
September 15, 2019

It seems there is a good deal of shouting about whether or not a woman should have the option of having an abortion or not. Many states, such as Alabama and Georgia, have basically outlawed abortions, even in the case of incest. That seems just a little overwrought. Still, the best way to avoid needing ... read more

Paying Attention to Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding

By Womens Health Medical Group
August 15, 2019

Most women have experienced some type of abnormal vaginal bleeding or spotting in their lives. In fact, many of us don’t take these instances seriously enough because we’ve had them before. Vaginal bleeding is considered abnormal if it occurs when you aren’t expecting your period, if your flow is either lighter or heavier than normal, ... read more

A Preview of Coming Attractions — Perimenopause

By Womens Health Medical Group
July 15, 2019

Women sometimes misunderstand perimenopause. Defined as the transition into menopause, it begins several years before menopause, as the ovaries begin to produce less estrogen. For most women, perimenopause starts when they are in their 40s, but some women can start in their 30s or even earlier. Perimenopause ends, as you would expect, when you enter ... read more

The Annoyance of Urinary Incontinence

By Womens Health Medical Group
June 15, 2019

Urinary incontinence usually isn’t a serious condition, but it is a serious pain! No one wants to wonder if they laugh or sneeze that their bladder will leak a little. Urinary incontinence is a common condition in women, especially during and after pregnancy, but it can affect all ages. Here’s some more information and how ... read more

Have Some Questions About Menopause?

By Womens Health Medical Group
May 15, 2019

Menopause. Just the word makes women who aren’t yet to the age get a feeling of dread. Hot flashes. Sleep issues. Moodiness. What’s to come? In this month’s Women’s Health Medical Group blog, let’s address a few of the most common questions about menopause. What is it? Menopause is the life stage for a woman ... read more

Three Areas to Be Mindful of with Your Health

By Womens Health Medical Group
April 15, 2019

Despite the ongoing improvements in health care and longer life expectancies for women, there are still no guarantees. At Women’s Health Medical Group, all we think about is women’s health and we want our patients to be thinking about it too. Sometimes awareness and signs to look for is the best medicine. Toward that end, ... read more

Period 101

By Womens Health Medical Group
March 15, 2019

As women, we’re well versed in our menstrual cycles. When you think that over our lifetime, the average woman will have around 450 periods (ugh!) there isn’t a lot of mystery to our monthly cycle. At Women’s Health Medical Group all we do is women’s health. So let’s see if you know these four facts ... read more

Understanding Your Colposcopy

By Womens Health Medical Group
February 15, 2019

We take pap smears every day at Women’s Health Medical Group. This standard test of any gynecological exam is used as a screening tool for cervical cancer. Sometimes these tests return abnormal results. While this usually signals changes in the growth of cervical cells, they are still usually benign. But they can be a signal ... read more

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