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Keys to a Healthy Pregnancy in 2019

By Womens Health Medical Group
January 15, 2019

At Women’s Health Medical Group, we’re all about women. And for many women, there’s nothing bigger in life than pregnancy and childbirth. We’re with you every step of the way from fertility issues to pregnancy to delivery. Toward that end, here are some tips for a successful pregnancy. Many of them involve planning ahead of ... read more

Do You Know Endometriosis?

By Womens Health Medical Group
December 15, 2018

Endometriosis affects 5 million U.S. women, 200 million women worldwide, but many women have no idea just what it is. Endometriosis isn’t usually dangerous, but it can be quite painful and can lead to infertility. While there is no cure for the disease, we can treat your symptoms at Women’s Health Medical Group. What is ... read more

Fertility Help the Old-Fashioned Way

By Womens Health Medical Group
November 15, 2018

These days, technology has enabled some quite advanced ways of helping a guy and a gal make a baby. In vitro fertilization was one of the first really advanced scientific changes to the field. Much more recently, a woman has the option of freezing younger (expected to be healthier) eggs now in hopes of getting ... read more

What Increases the Chance of Getting Osteoporosis?

By Womens Health Medical Group
October 15, 2018

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. People with the disease have bones that are weak and prone to breaking. Your mother or your grandmother may have had osteoporosis to the degree that an inadvertent sneeze could potentially crack a vertebra. Osteoporosis affects all the bones in the body, but breaks are more common in ... read more

Why Do You Need Thyroid Screening?

By Womens Health Medical Group
September 15, 2018

At Women’s Health Medical Group, we test the level and function of your thyroid hormones. These hormones are incredibly important for all kinds of body functions. Here’s why screening is so important. What does the thyroid do? Only two inches in length, the thyroid plays in a big role in our health. It produces a ... read more

What’s that Ultrasound?

By Womens Health Medical Group
August 15, 2018

Most everyone has at least heard of ultrasound, even if they haven’t been pregnant. Usually it comes in a story from friends about the ultrasound procedure when the parents suddenly discovered the sex of the baby by the presence of tiny penis on the ultrasound. And they didn’t want to know the sex before delivery! ... read more

The Pluses and Minuses of Screening Mammograms

By Womens Health Medical Group
July 15, 2018

Early detection of breast cancer can mean the difference between life and death. The two standard tools have been the breast exam and the mammogram. Mammograms are x-rays of the breasts. Mammograms are an effective way to detect cancer early before signs or symptoms can be seen or felt with breast exams. Screening mammography has ... read more

Does Menopause = Decreasing Interest in Sex?

By Womens Health Medical Group
June 15, 2018

At Women’s Health Medical Group, we have patients who are passing through menopause or who have completed it who complain about a decreased interest in sex. They wonder what’s behind the changes, as their relationship hasn’t changed and other factors, such as job stress, aren’t present. The answer is menopause can decrease a woman’s sex ... read more

Preterm Labor

By Womens Health Medical Group
April 15, 2018

Preterm labor is defined as a pregnant woman’s body preparing itself for delivery too early in a pregnancy. Normal pregnancies last about 40 weeks. If a woman is having preterm labor, she experiences regular contractions that prepare the cervix for labor between the 20th and 37th weeks of pregnancy. Obviously, this can lead to preterm ... read more

Gestational Diabetes

By Womens Health Medical Group
April 13, 2018

As the name implies, gestational diabetes develops during gestation, pregnancy. Diabetes of any kind affects how your cells use sugar. In gestational diabetes the high blood sugar created by the condition can affect your pregnancy and your baby’s health. We test for gestational diabetes at Women’s Health Medical Group. What causes gestational diabetes? It’s a ... read more

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