Ovarian cysts are a common problem that many women face. For premenopausal women, ovarian cysts often occur during ovulation or in the early stages of pregnancy. For postmenopausal women, ovarian cysts often result from the buildup of fluid in the ovary.
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Congratulations to Kathy on her 25th year at Apple Hill Gynecology! We have been so blessed with her dedication, loyalty and tenacity. We don’t know how we will ever fully repay you but we want to start by saying thank you! We are very appreciative of you, Kathy!
Being a woman is difficult. When you add a monthly menstrual cycle to the mix, it can complicate things. Continue reading “Why You May Have Constipation or Diarrhea During Menstruation”
You’re taking a shower when you suddenly feel a lump on your breast. What do you do?
The correct answer would be to book an appointment with your doctor. There’s no need to worry immediately, though. Most of these breast lumps are benign. In fact, most women will have them.
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When was the last time you had a women’s health checkup? Did you feel like you got the most out of your visit, or do you still have questions?
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“Is it hot in here or is it just me?”
If you find yourself saying this on a regular basis, then you may be suffering from hot flashes. The causes of hot flashes vary, but they are common in both men and women.
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Over 10 million women take birth control in the U.S., and for many, it has been an essential method for preventing pregnancy.
Continue reading “Q&A with Your Gyno: Does Birth Control Help with Cramps?”
Endometriosis affects about 5 million women in the United States. If you suffer from endometriosis, you may be experiencing extreme pain during your menstrual cycle or possibly even infertility.
Continue reading “Endometriosis Treatment: The Diagnosis of Symptoms and How They Are Treated”
So many of us have the perfect picture of a “white picket fence” type of life. We grow up expecting to fall in love, get married, and have babies at will. The movies make it look that easy.
Continue reading “Months of Disappointment? The Signs of Infertility and a Look at Your Options”