Pros and Cons of Getting Your Tubes Tied

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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2022-09-28T20:26:46-05:00January 12th, 2022|Pregnancy, Procedures|Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Getting Your Tubes Tied

What is Endometrial Ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to treat many causes of heavy bleeding. Often, a doctor will first try to treat the heavy bleeding with medication, but if it still cannot be controlled endometrial ablation may be used. Essentially, it destroys a thin layer of the lining of the uterus to reduce bleeding to normal or ...
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2020-08-04T01:32:06-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Procedures|0 Comments

Infertility: Should I Get Fertility Treatments?

Infertility is a disease characterized by the failure to establish a clinical pregnancy after 12 months. It is not uncommon, as infertility affects 1 in 8 couples. If you or someone you know is having trouble getting pregnant, there are several options if you decide to seek medical intervention. Approximately 85-90% of infertility cases are ...
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2021-06-07T11:24:42-05:00January 15th, 2019|Procedures|Comments Off on Infertility: Should I Get Fertility Treatments?

What You Should Know About Hysterectomies

Nearly 500,000 women get hysterectomies each year in the United States. In fact, it is the second most common surgery among women in the U.S. according to the Office of Women’s Health. What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is an operation to remove a woman’s uterus. Depending on the reason for your operation, the surgeon ...
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2021-06-07T11:45:42-05:00December 19th, 2018|Procedures|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Hysterectomies

Is An IUD Right For Me?

An IUD for birth control (Intrauterine Device) is a tiny device that is put into your uterus to prevent pregnancy. It is long-term, but not permanent, and is one of the most effective forms of birth control. Currently, there are five different brands of FDA approved IUDs, which are divided into two types: copper IUDS ...
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2020-05-15T08:21:00-05:00November 12th, 2018|Procedures|0 Comments

What is a Pap Smear?

As you mentally prepare yourself for your annual women’s exam and PAP smear, you may be asking yourself a few questions such as: What exactly is it? Do I need a PAP smear? How often do I need a one? While these questions rack your brain, just keep in mind that a PAP smear is ...
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The Benefits of Pap Smears

What are the Benefits to Pap Smears? Strong Women's Health Women's health is an important topic for people everywhere. If you're a woman who wants to enjoy a happy, fulfilling and productive life, regular wellness exams are an absolute must. It's important to find an OB/GYN you can fully trust. Routine pap smears are essential ...
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2021-06-04T09:12:06-05:00April 23rd, 2018|Procedures|Comments Off on The Benefits of Pap Smears

Top Five Questions About Sterilization

Female sterilization is the second most popular method of birth control, right after contraceptives. Over 25.1% of women undergo the surgery to become permanently sterilized. There are many reasons why a woman might choose to undergo this procedure. For one, they might be done having kids. Some women may not even want children and therefore ...
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2021-06-07T11:47:29-05:00March 26th, 2018|Brentwood & Franklin Chat Archives, Procedures|Comments Off on Top Five Questions About Sterilization

What are IUDs and How Do They Work?

IUDs, or Intrauterine Devices, are the busy and forgetful woman’s best friend. An IUD allows women to live in a world completely free from daily birth control alarms and the anxiety that can come with forgetting to take the pill. IUDs, or Intrauterine Devices, are birth control devices that prevent pregnancy by stopping the sperm from fertilizing ...
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2023-02-16T11:44:01-05:00December 7th, 2017|Procedures|Comments Off on What are IUDs and How Do They Work?

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy and Who Needs It?

For many women, the onset of menopause can come with a whole host of issues. Symptoms may include hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, depression, insomnia, irritability, vaginal dryness, and frequent urination, to name a few. While this is a normal part of aging, it can truly seem torturous for women going through it. To help ...
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2020-08-04T01:48:19-05:00December 7th, 2017|Procedures|0 Comments

The 101 of Breast Cancer Screenings

At some point in time, all women should think about getting their breasts screened for possible tumors and cancers before symptoms appear. Regular screenings will help to prevent the disease from advancing to the point that it could be fatal. Thinking about getting breast cancer is a terrifying and real possibility for most women, but ...
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2020-08-04T01:42:53-05:00December 7th, 2017|Procedures|0 Comments

The Different Types of Hysterectomies

Types of Hysterectomy Many patients are often unaware that there are different ways of types of hysterectomies. There are multiple ways in which a hysterectomy is performed, and some are more invasive than others. The type of hysterectomy best suited for you will depend on many factors. Your gynecologist will recommend what is best for ...
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2021-06-07T11:48:20-05:00December 7th, 2017|Procedures|Comments Off on The Different Types of Hysterectomies
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