Blog Articles

Can Ovarian Cysts Go Away on Their Own?

Are you wondering whether your ovarian cysts need medical treatment or if they’ll go away on their own? The answer depends on many factors. Here’s a closer look at this common condition and when to see a doctor.
Jan 13th, 2023

5 Lesser-Known Facts About Contraceptives

Whether you have a favorite form of birth control already or you’re in the market for a new contraceptive, take a moment to learn about some important — but lesser-known — facts about common forms of birth control.
Nov 8th, 2022

Tips for Managing Endometriosis

While there’s no cure for endometriosis, the good news is that lifestyle strategies and therapeutic treatments can make it easier to live with the disease. Here’s a look at our top tips for managing endometriosis.
Oct 11th, 2022

How Your Hormones Affect Menstruation

Your hormones play a key role in your reproductive life, from puberty to menopause. Here’s a closer look at how the main female hormones affect your periods and how we can help normalize your cycle.
Sep 14th, 2022

Understanding How PRP Therapy Treats Lichen Sclerosus

You may have heard that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy can take years off your face. But did you know this regenerative treatment effectively treats lichen sclerosus, a skin disorder of the genitals? Here’s what you need to know.
Jul 6th, 2022

Common Causes of Heavy Bleeding

From having to run to the restroom at unexpected times to embarrassing accidents, there’s no doubt about it — heavy periods are a pain. Here’s a look at some of the common causes and how we can help.
May 4th, 2022

How Long Does Menopause Last?

Confused about when menopause symptoms start and how long they last? We’ve got you covered. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about this major life change.
Apr 4th, 2022

4 Signs Your Ovarian Cyst May Have Ruptured

Ovarian cysts are common, and most of the time they go away without any problems. Sometimes, however, these cysts can rupture and cause problematic symptoms. Here’s what you need to know.
Mar 4th, 2022

Who Needs a Hysteroscopy?

Hysteroscopy is a procedure used to diagnose, evaluate, and treat many gynecological problems. So how can you tell if a hysteroscopy is right for you? Keep reading to learn what you need to know.
Feb 7th, 2022

5 Menstrual Symptoms to Pay Attention To

Mood changes, breast sensitivity, mild cramping — some period symptoms are normal. But other menstrual symptoms could point to an underlying health condition. Here’s what to look for.
Jan 6th, 2022

Am I a Good Candidate for Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Changing hormones don’t impact only teenagers. If the side effects of aging are making your life a challenge, hormone replacement therapy could offer an effective way to find relief. Learn who’s a candidate for this helpful treatment.
Dec 8th, 2021

All About Ovarian Cysts

Are you worried about ovarian cysts? The good news is that most of the time, ovarian cysts are harmless. However, some ovarian cysts can cause trouble. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about this common condition.
Nov 8th, 2021

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Chronic Pelvic Pain

Is chronic pelvic pain impacting your quality of life? In addition to making it difficult to get through your day, it could also be a sign of a more serious condition and shouldn’t be ignored. Here’s what you need to know.
Oct 6th, 2021

Heavy Periods: Could it be Endometriosis?

Do you have heavy periods? Do you wonder if they could be caused by endometriosis? Read on to learn what endometriosis is, why it can cause heavy periods, and how endometriosis can be treated.
Sep 7th, 2021

Myths and Facts About Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia is a condition that includes abnormally heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding. If you’re one of the more than 10 million Americans affected, separate myth from fact, and learn about treatments to help you reclaim your life.
Aug 11th, 2021

What Is Endometrial Ablation and Why Would I Need It?

If you’re struggling with chronically heavy menstrual bleeding, you know it can interrupt your daily activities and negatively impact your quality of life. Read on to learn how endometrial ablation can provide relief.
Jul 20th, 2021

The Benefits of Our Telehealth Services

Are you considering a virtual visit for your next OB/GYN appointment? You’re not alone! Telehealth continues to grow in popularity and expand coverage. Learn more about telehealth services and the many benefits they offer.
Apr 4th, 2021

Why IUDs Are a Popular Birth Control Choice

A growing number of women are turning to intrauterine devices (IUDs) to prevent pregnancy. Learn more about this tiny medical device and what makes the IUD such a popular choice.
Mar 2nd, 2021

Understanding Pelvic Pain

Suffering from pelvic pain can be scary since it can be hard to know what’s causing it. Take a moment to learn what you need to know about pelvic pain and how we can help.
Feb 3rd, 2021

Painful Sex? There Are Solutions

Is intercourse painful for you? You don’t have to let it be any longer. Read on to learn what can cause painful intercourse and discover some of the solutions that are available.
Jan 1st, 2021

Myths and Facts About Infertility

Infertility affects about 1 in 8 American couples. While information about infertility abounds, not everything you read or hear about infertility is true. Separate facts from fiction as we explore common myths and facts about infertility.
Dec 2nd, 2020

Benefits of a Hysteroscopy

Are you apprehensive about undergoing a hysteroscopy? This minimally invasive examination and treatment procedure can help uncover and treat many gynecological problems. Read on to learn more.
Nov 2nd, 2020

How Does Menopause Impact Sexual Desire?

Menopause can bring with it a lot of changes. One of those changes can be a decrease in sexual desire. Read on to learn what can cause it and how it can be treated.
Oct 1st, 2020

Birth Control Injections: What You Need to Know

Are you thinking about birth control and wondering which method is right for you? Birth control injections deliver hormones into your body without the need to take a daily pill. Here’s what you need to know about this reversible, injectable option.
Sep 16th, 2020

Are Ovarian Cysts Linked to Cancer?

If you’ve been told or suspect you have ovarian cysts, you may be wondering what that means and whether you’re at a higher risk for developing ovarian cancer. Read on to understand more about this common condition and whether it’s linked to cancer.
Aug 13th, 2020

What to do About Heavy Menstruation

If you have to deal with heavy periods, it can be hard to know what’s normal. Read on to learn how much is too much and how you can get relief.
Jul 15th, 2020

STDs: Why Routine Testing Is Important

If you’re a sexually active woman, you’re at risk for contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Read on to learn why routine STD testing is important for your health and the health of your partner.
Jun 26th, 2020

Should I Consider a Hysterectomy?

If you’re suffering from a serious uterine condition, and conservative treatments haven’t provided relief, it may be time to consider a hysterectomy. Read on to learn what a hysterectomy is and what it can treat.
May 19th, 2020

IUI versus IVF

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) are two methods to help women get pregnant. These two methods have big differences.
May 13th, 2020

Telemedicine: Keeping you healthy and safe

Keeping your distance from others during the COVID-19 pandemic is essential. But what can you do if you have questions that only an OB/GYN team can answer? Our telemedicine service makes it easy to get the help you need.
Apr 3rd, 2020

The Dangers of Untreated HPV

Did you know that the human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease? Millions of people become infected with HPV every year, and if not treated, it can lead to serious conditions. Read on to learn more.
Mar 1st, 2020

7 Common Causes of Irregular Periods

Do you have irregular periods? Has this become a problem for your day-to-day life? Learn about some of the reasons behind this symptom, and find out what could be causing your irregular menstruation.
Jan 6th, 2020

How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

In the early 20th century, women who were near menopause were described as having “climacteric melancholia” or even “fully developed insanity.” Now we know a little more about how menopause can affect mental health.
Dec 1st, 2019

What Every Woman Should Know about HPV

One of the biggest misconceptions about HPV is that it’s not serious. While HPV may not have some of the alarming symptoms other STDs do, it’s actually an infection that can have troublesome effects on your health.
Nov 1st, 2019

Should I Be Worried About Ovarian Cysts?

Your doctor says you have ovarian cysts. What does that mean? Are you at risk for ovarian cancer? Can you still have a baby? Ovarian cysts are common, and most are harmless, but you should stay on top of them.
Oct 1st, 2019

How an Infertility Diagnosis Affects Your Mental Health

An infertility diagnosis can leave a void in the lives of couples trying to start a family. The important thing to know is that there’s help out there for you, both in the forms of fertility treatment and mental health care.
Sep 1st, 2019

Could That Chronic Pelvic Pain Be Endometriosis?

If you’re a woman with chronic pelvic pain, there could be a number of causes. One of the common ones is endometriosis, which is where the uterine lining grows outside of the uterus. Read on to learn what it involves and how it can be treated.
Aug 1st, 2019

How an Annual Pap Smear Can Help Save Your Life

Cervical cancer develops slowly, and there are treatments available to prevent it from becoming deadly. However, it has no symptoms or pain in the early stages, so getting your Pap tests regularly is essential.
Feb 20th, 2019

How Can I Manage My Menopause Symptoms?

Life with menopausal symptoms can be difficult, but it can be tempting to just try to ride them out. Instead, we suggest seeking out a number of medical treatments and home remedies to minimize their severity so you can get back to living your life.
Jul 3rd, 2019