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Tips for Weathering Problematic PMS

If you aren’t among the lucky few women to experience a fuss-free period, then you know what it’s like to have PMS symptoms disrupt your life. The good news is you can tame PMS with some practical steps.

Nov 1st, 2019
My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal: What Now?

Having regular Pap smears is an important way to detect potentially serious changes to your cervical cells before they become a problem. If your Pap test came back abnormal, it may or may not be anything to worry about. Here’s what you need to know.

Oct 1st, 2019
Can Endometriosis Cause Infertility?

The painful symptoms of endometriosis can impact your quality of life. The condition can also interfere with your ability to become pregnant, but with the right treatment, you can raise your chances of conceiving.

Aug 16th, 2019
When to See a Doctor about Abnormal Bleeding

Many women experience abnormal vaginal bleeding at some point in their lives. Your gynecologist is your best bet for accurate, up-to-date information on how to handle this frustrating issue.

Jul 10th, 2019
Why is HPV So Common?

HPV affects women of all ages and backgrounds. It’s a common infection that’s harmless in most cases. Scheduling regular well-woman checks is one of the best ways to take care of your health and get answers to your questions about HPV.

Jun 21st, 2019
Living with Fibroids

Uterine fibroids can impact your quality of life. How much fibroids negatively affect your daily activities is a key factor when deciding how to treat them.

May 23rd, 2019
9 Lifestyle Changes that Can Improve Fertility

If you’re considering getting pregnant or are already trying, it’s never too early to make some practical lifestyle changes to improve your chances of conception. Adopting certain habits can set the stage for a healthy pregnancy.

Apr 24th, 2019
Understanding When a Colposcopy is Necessary

While the word “colposcopy” may sound scary, this simple diagnostic test is designed to closely examine your cervix for signs of disease. Sometimes it’s a necessary part of reproductive health testing that can keep you well.

Feb 14th, 2019
The Importance of an Annual Pap Smear

Annual well-woman visits, which include getting a Pap smear, are the best way to keep track of your wellness and maintain health. Find out why this simple exam is vital to your overall well-being.

Dec 19th, 2018
HPV: Testing, Treatment, Screening and Vaccines For Women

While most strains of the human papillomavirus cause few issues beyond an occasional wart, there are some strains of HPV that infect the genitals of both women and men. Left untreated, these strains can create cell changes leading to cervical cancer.

Nov 29th, 2018
10 Tips for Managing Menopause Symptoms on the Job

The hot flashes, mood swings, and other symptoms you experience at home during menopause travel right along with you to the workplace. Don’t let them boss you around. Check out these tips for managing menopause symptoms on the job.

Oct 26th, 2018
Should You Consider Permanent Contraception?

It’s estimated that about 27% of women opt for permanent contraception once they’ve decided they’re done having children. In fact, female sterilization is one of the most common types of birth control in the United States.

Sep 26th, 2018
Your Summer Pregnancy Survival Guide

Whether your pregnancy is just beginning or you’re in the home stretch, the summer months can be difficult as you bear the weight of an extra human being in the heat. Here are a few tips to help you sail on through.

Aug 27th, 2018
Facts About How Fibroids Are Diagnosed and Treated

July is Fibroid Awareness Month, a good time to get informed about uterine fibroids. Read on to find out what uterine fibroids are, what symptoms they cause, and how doctors diagnose and treat them.

Jul 9th, 2018
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a common infection you can acquire through sexual activity. While it’s not curable, it doesn’t typically cause health problems. Routine Pap tests and safe sex practices can help prevent related complications.

Jun 18th, 2018
Why Breast Self Exams Are Important

Taking active steps to detect breast cancer at its earliest stages gives you the best chance of treatment and survival. Getting to know your body and learning how your breasts normally feel can help you spot when something isn’t quite right.

Apr 5th, 2018