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What You Need To Know About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

2022-12-22T11:24:07-05:00March 8th, 2022|Women's Health|

It is estimated that there are more than 20 million cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States every year. That’s more than half of the population! And while most people think of STDs as a problem that only affects young people, the truth is that anyone can get an STD, regardless of their ...
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What You Need To Know About Female Genital Warts

2023-09-26T13:26:30-05:00February 8th, 2022|STD, Women's Health|

It is important to know about female genital warts because they are a common sexually transmitted infection. Female genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus or HPV, which is a virus that can be passed through skin contact with an infected person. It is possible to have the virus without realizing it, as not ...
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Let’s Talk About Egg Quality and Fertility

2022-01-13T09:25:04-05:00January 12th, 2022|Menstrual Cycle, Pregnancy|

We are talking about female human eggs, not your breakfast! While you may know you have them, most women don't know much about their eggs and only a little about their menstrual cycle. Human eggs are fascinating, and the egg cell is critically essential to fertility and family planning. Egg quality and fertility is a ...
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Pros and Cons of Getting Your Tubes Tied

2022-09-28T20:26:46-05:00January 12th, 2022|Pregnancy, Procedures|

Pros and Cons of Getting Your Tubes Tied If you are done having children or have made the decision not to have children, then you may want to consider a permanent form of birth control. Every woman has a different reason for choosing a permanent procedure like female sterilization as a form of birth control. ...
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Understanding Dyspareunia and What it Means for Your Sex Life

2022-12-22T11:23:12-05:00January 10th, 2022|Women's Health|

Pain during intercourse is a common problem for women, but it’s rarely discussed. It’s difficult to define what exactly constitutes dyspareunia- the term generally refers to any form of painful intercourse. If you are experiencing pain with your partner during intercourse, don’t worry there are many different treatments for dyspareunia! The following article will give ...
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PCOS – Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

2022-06-07T10:48:51-05:00January 8th, 2022|Women's Health|

PCOS is a hormonal imbalance that can lead to infertility, weight gain, irregular periods, and other symptoms. PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. If you are experiencing these symptoms, a gynecologist can help determine if you have PCOS. Read on to learn more about this disorder. What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a ...
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How to Solve Female Incontinence: Tips & Causes

2024-02-29T00:18:40-05:00November 16th, 2021|Women's Health|

Get ready to talk about an issue no one wants to admit. Urinary incontinence. Female incontinence is a common problem for women of all ages and it happens for a variety of reasons. In this article, we will talk about the main causes and solutions to prevent female incontinence. We'll also discuss what you ...
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Ovarian Cysts: What They Mean for Your Fertility

2021-12-05T11:27:36-05:00October 12th, 2021|Women's Health|

The female reproductive system is made up of many parts, each of which is necessary in order for us to give birth. That’s why it’s so important to check in with your OBGYN annually to make sure that nothing is amiss. Remember that health problems are much easier to catch and fix earlier on rather ...
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Endometriosis Symptoms: Treatment, Causes

2022-09-22T09:21:51-05:00September 13th, 2021|Women's Health|

Endometriosis is a very uncomfortable condition during which endometrial-like tissue begins growing on the outside of your uterus. Since this is the same tissue responsible for breaking down and releasing blood during your menstrual period, it can cause pain and other issues, particularly during your period. This condition can result in irritated tissue, cysts, scarring, ...
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6 Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Uterine Fibroid Issues

2021-09-02T08:15:50-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Menstrual Cycle, Women's Health|

When it comes to uterine fibroid issues, there are many questions that women want to ask their doctors. Many of these questions are about any complications from fibroids and the treatments available. And further, what each treatment option entails, how long will the side effects last, when can they resume normal activities after surgery or ...
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What NOT To Put In Your Vagina

2022-05-19T14:48:31-05:00July 22nd, 2021|Women's Health|

Many women have questions about what they should and shouldn't put in their vaginas. It's always wise to research before introducing something new into your body or placing an object not meant for the task inside. With movies portraying all sorts of scenarios, it can be hard to know where to start! To answer your ...
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What Is a Yeast Infection?

2022-05-19T14:49:49-05:00July 22nd, 2021|Women's Health|

If you’ve ever experienced a yeast infection, then you understand the discomfort and inconvenience it causes. For some women, yeast infections can be a frequent or even a chronic problem that interferes with everyday life. Yeast infections are so common in women that 3 out of 4 will get one or more yeast infections. Whether ...
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Could HRT Improve Your Sexual Function?

2022-11-10T10:03:08-05:00April 30th, 2021|Women's Health|

Throughout your life, your hormones are constantly changing and shifting. With menopause, many women will see yet another shift in their hormones. Hormones directly affect many aspects of the body, one of them being sexual function in multiple ways. With a drop in hormones, you may experience a loss of sexual interest that makes you ...
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More about the Female Condom

2021-01-06T14:20:30-05:00January 6th, 2021|Women's Health|

There are a plethora of birth control contraceptives on the market. Still, many don't know about the female condom. Though there are some higher in popularity than others, the female condom (also known as an internal condom) is slowly becoming a preference for contraceptives amongst women. What Is a Female Condom? Contrary to the male condom, which ...
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Pelvic Pain Caused by Uterine Fibroids

2020-12-04T00:15:46-05:00December 4th, 2020|Women's Health|

As a woman, pain in the pelvic region is a regular occurrence for some. However, that pain might be a warning that there is more going on than monthly cramping. Uterine fibroids can be painful and become cancerous. Learn about this common but sometimes dangerous health issue from Cool Springs OBGYN in Tennessee.  What Are ...
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Kegel Exercise and Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

2021-06-07T11:23:20-05:00September 25th, 2020|Women's Health|

You may not think about them, but all women have a group of muscles in the pelvic region that play a large role in many bodily functions. From controlling bowel movements to sexual functionality, the pelvic floor muscles are a part of your everyday life. If you have pelvic floor dysfunction, there are natural ways ...
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The Coronavirus and Pregnancy

2022-12-22T11:13:54-05:00March 13th, 2020|Pregnancy|

Women have a lot to worry about while pregnant, down to the types of cheeses safe to eat. The coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, has created another item to wonder and worry about during pregnancy. Here is what we know and what you can do to keep yourself and your unborn baby healthy.  Are Pregnant Women ...
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Holidays Gift You with a Yeast Infection?

2021-06-07T11:44:46-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Women's Health|

The holidays are filled with family and friends, good laughs, and a whole lot of sugar! You may be noticing that your environment "down there" is a little different after so many festivities and feasts. With so many savory treats added to your diet, your vaginal balance could be out of whack. One common ailment ...
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10 Things You Should Ask Your Gynecologist

2021-06-07T11:42:08-05:00October 21st, 2019|Women's Health|

Most women have experienced some sort of vaginal pain, but how do you know when to see a doctor? The list below covers some of the ailments we face as women and what could be the cause. You should always take care of your reproductive health with annual visits to your gynecologist, but sometimes an ...
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Healthy Habits for you and your Family

2021-06-07T11:44:00-05:00August 26th, 2019|Family|

A habit is an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary. There may be some unhealthy habits that you may have learned over time like eating snacks while watching tv, or going to sleep late. Children also are capable of forming habits, whether they are good or bad. Raising a family ...
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