You may be wondering what’s special about May 8-14? This month, we at Women’s Health Partners encourage women to take the National Women’s Health Week pledge. Continue reading “Take the National Women’s Health Week Pledge”
If you’re scheduling your first gynecology visit and are curious what a gynecologist is, you aren’t alone. Continue reading “What to Know about a Gynecology Exam”
Birth control pills are the most popular form of contraception. Even though they are effective and easy to use, choosing the right one for you can be confusing because there are so many options.
March is Endometriosis Awareness month – a good time to learn more about a disease that affects nearly 176 million women worldwide.
Cervical Cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet over 12,000 women in the US are diagnosed with it each year.
Even though they’re common, vaginal yeast infections are one of the most misunderstood health problems in women. To avoid the misconceptions associated with vaginal yeast infections, here’s everything you should know. Continue reading “Vaginal Yeast Infections – What You Should Know”
According to breastcancer.org, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime.
While some factors that increase your chance of getting breast cancer are out of your control, such as age and family history, there are some things you can do to decrease your chance of developing invasive breast cancer: Continue reading “Breast Cancer Prevention Tips”
Women no longer need to dread their annual pelvic exam! According to the American College of Physicians, a pelvic exam and a pap smear aren’t necessary to have every year. So what changed and is this the safest decision for women?
There is actually a name for this type of condition. It is called Menorrhagia. There can be fluctuations in the amount of bleeding from one woman to the next, but for some women the bleeding and cramping would be enough to cause an interruption in their lives each month. If you do, in fact, have Menorrhagia, then there are a number of different causes as well as different treatments depending on the cause. You will need to speak to your doctor about your concerns in order to reach a diagnosis.