If you’re experiencing post-menopausal bleeding, you may be wondering if you should visit your gynecologist. In a word, yes, you should be concerned but not panicked. There is usually no pain with post-menopausal bleeding, but regardless of the color or amount of flow, you should ask to see your gynecologist. It’s normal to have irregular vaginal bleeding in the years leading up to menopause, but if you have bleeding more than a year after your last menstrual period, that is not normal. It could be the result of a simple infection or benign growths, but in rare cases, it could be something more serious. Let’s get more specific about post-menopausal bleeding.Read More »Post-Menopausal Bleeding: Should I Be Concerned?
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The idea of “hormone balancing” has gained popularity on platforms like TikTok and Instagram, but it lacks scientific support. It’s often presented as a self-help… Read More »Balancing Hormones and Cycle Syncing: What To Know
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We’ve all been there. We know it’s time for our annual gynecology appointment, but we feel just fine. We have no issues, our period is right on time and seems normal. No complaints, so why take the time to go through another doctor appointment? Let’s explore the serious reasons of how annual well-woman exams help you live better and longer.Read More »How Annual Well-Woman Exams Help You Live Better And Longer
Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when ovaries stop releasing eggs and estrogen levels drop. It usually occurs gradually over a period of time known as perimenopause. This natural part of aging comes with many side effects and normally occurs between the ages of 45 and 55. Some individuals go through this change of life earlier. Let’s dive into what you should know about premature menopause.Read More »What You Should Know About Premature Menopause
If you are nearing menopause, there are many subtle and not so subtle changes that await you. If you also have PCOS, a hormonal disorder, you may wonder if it will end once you reach menopause or even perimenopause. PCOS and menopause: what you should know.Read More »PCOS And Menopause: What You Should Know
A monthly breast self-exam is another tool to have in conjunction with annual mammograms to find cancers early and improve survival rates. You use your hands and eyes to detect any changes in the look and feel of your breasts. Not a replacement for annual mammograms, it is still valuable to be familiar with the normal consistencies of your breast. When cancer is detected early, the chances of survival are much improved. Let us go through how to perform a monthly breast exam.Read More »How To Perform A Monthly Breast Exam
When should a teen have their first well-woman exam? Many moms struggle with this question, so we will try to make it a bit easier to navigate.Read More »When Should My Daughter Have Their First Well-Woman Exam?
When you are pregnant, whatever you put into your body can affect your growing child. So when you have a headache, an allergy, or any… Read More »What Medications Are Safe During Pregnancy?