Treatments for Heavy Periods

Understanding And Treating PCOS

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It’s not uncommon to skip periods, especially if you recently began having periods or are taking certain medications, such as birth control. Once you can rule out pregnancy as the cause, you should make an appointment with your gynecologist to determine if PCOS is a concern. Symptoms Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) occurs when the ovaries create cysts when they should be releasing eggs. Under normal circumstances, the lack of egg production stops prevents you from having a period, although people with PCOS may seemingly have normal periods. Read More»

How To Know If Your Symptoms Are Caused By Ovarian Cysts

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Symptoms that you might live with day-to-day could be a sign of a health problem that you aren’t even aware of. You might experience weight gain, excessive body hair, or skin problems. Rather than going to see a dermatologist, you might actually need to see a gynecologist. You might be diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome.  What Causes PCOS? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) results from the ovaries not ovulating. The cysts are sacs filled with fluid. Read More»

Why You Should Join A Prenatal Care Group

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If you are thinking about joining a prenatal group, you may already know how it works. You will have a cohort of other pregnant parents in your group, people who are interested in having a healthy and happy pregnancy. Are you still on the fence? Here are a few reasons to consider joining a prenatal care group at your local hospital or doctor’s office. You Get to Know Other Parents on a Deeper Level Read More»

Routine Medical Checkups For Improved Health

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Regular medical checkups are important for a long healthy life. Through routine checkups, doctors can diagnose underlying conditions in their early stages and initiate therapies. In some cases, regular checkups may be the difference between life and death, especially for aggressive disorders. The benefits of routine checkups apply to women’s pelvic exams. Although pelvic exams are uncomfortable for some women, they effectively detect gynecological conditions in their early stages, allowing timely interventions. Read More»

How Do OB-GYN Doctors Treat Abnormal Bleeding?

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Women’s reproductive health is a key part of overall wellness. Women should visit a gynecologist for regular check-ups at least once a year. A gynecologist can also help you if you’re experiencing painful or troubling symptoms, such as abnormal bleeding. Abnormal bleeding is distinct from menstrual bleeding in its timing and severity. Here are four ways OB-GYN doctors can treat abnormal vaginal bleeding: 1. Discuss your menstrual cycle When you visit an OB-GYN doctor complaining of abnormal bleeding, they will ask you questions about your menstrual cycle. Read More»