Endometriosis affects roughly 10% (about 190 million) of women and girls at reproductive age worldwide. So why is this condition talked about so little? Here’s what you need to know about endometriosis and how an endometriosis specialist can help.
The first picture you’ll ever have of your baby is from an ultrasound. This grainy, black and white photo gives you a tiny two-dimensional visual of what your baby looks like right inside your womb! It’s no wonder why parents feel such an intimate connection with these images, wanting to share them with their friends […]
Choosing the right birth control for your body is no simple task. With over 12 different options out there and more on the way as new technologies develop, it can be overwhelming to decide which one is right for you. Ideally, you want to get it right on the first try and not have to […]
Melatonin is one of the most common supplements out there. It aids in helping you fall asleep faster and stay asleep through the night. Millions of people who suffer from insomnia take melatonin, sometimes on a nightly basis for weeks at a time. In addition, hormonal birth control is just as—if not more—common, with millions […]
As you age and your estrogen levels naturally decrease, the symptoms of menopause can begin to appear. Hot flashes, trouble sleeping, moodiness, and weight gain are just some of the changes you may begin to notice as your body begins to make this transition. If you are currently experiencing these symptoms and are looking for […]
A common misconception is that men are the only ones who can suffer from sexual dysfunction. The reality is that many women also experience this frustrating condition, especially during menopause. It’s important to know what symptoms are normal and your treatment options as you experience menopause.
An often hush-hush and embarrassing topic, sexual dysfunction is a common issue for many women. But what is it, and how does it manifest in women? Does it affect your ability to get pregnant? Here are the answers from our gynecology professionals and physicians.
Preventive care is extremely important for your body, which is why we have yearly checkups with our physicians! Unfortunately, many women tend to forget or neglect their yearly OB/GYN checkups, like annual Pap smears and breast exams. So what exactly is a Pap smear, and why is it important?
It’s time to get back on track! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many women missed important exams while staying home and trying to prevent themselves from catching the virus at the doctor’s office. Now, people are wondering how they will do their medical checkups after COVID. With how sterile and safe doctor’s offices are, as […]
If you use tampons every month, you likely have heard about TSS. But what exactly is it? How do you know you’re at risk of developing Toxic Shock Syndrome? Our West Kendall OB/GYN team has various recommendations for prevention.