Mon. Jan 30th, 2023

Category: Gynecology

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is not a topic that turns up in most social conversations. In fact, it is an embarrassing affliction that affects nearly 30% of American women, and most oftentimes…

When to Visit the Gynecologist

Visiting your gynecologist is important for maintaining good reproductive health. Schedule yearly checkups as well as visits for these gynecological symptoms… Why Visit the Gynecologist? Visiting the gynecologist is imperative…

Yasmin Birth Control Pills

Yasmin, also called Yaz, is an oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. Because Yasmin is a different type of birth control pill, it is also used to treat PMDD (Premenstrual…

Pregnancy

Millions of sperm are deposited in the vagina during intercourse but only 50-100 of these reach the ovum. Conception normally occurs in the outer 1/3 of the Fallopian tube and…

Osteoporosis

Definition Osteoporosis is defined as an absolute decrease in the amount of bone mass such that bones become fragile and porous. Bone is constantly remodeling as a normal process over…

Birth Control

There are several different, reversible methods of contraception currently available. These include spermicides, male and female condoms, diaphragm + spermicide, cervical cap, oral contraceptives, progestin-only oral contraceptives, implanted progestin contraceptive,…

Menopause

This phase in the life of a woman is characterized by the cessation of menstruation and is complete when the woman has experienced no menstrual periods for a year. The…

Gynecology

Anatomy & Physiology Anatomically, the female reproductive system consists of essential and accessory organs. The ovaries are essential to the production of eggs and hormones that initiate female secondary sexual…