By: Dr. Ramsey Did you know that it is International Group B Strep (GBS) Awareness Month? GBS is a common bacteria infection that can be found in about 25% to 40% of all healthy adult women. You might have GBS in your flora even now, but it’s only something you need to be aware of […]
By Dr. Julie Meyer, DO After nine months of waiting, you welcomed your beautiful baby into the world, but you aren’t quite feeling as joyful as you imagined. Instead you are tired, tearful and maybe even resentful, which makes you feel a pang of guilt. It is possible that you may be experiencing some […]
It can be hard to know the difference between a urinary tract infection (UTI) and a bladder infection. Many of the symptoms can be similar. To help us better understand the difference between the two, we looked to Dr. Pfaffenbach for her expert opinion on symptoms to watch for and ways to prevent getting one.
By Jeffery Cherney, MD – Obstetrician/Gynecologist Endometriosis is a condition where tissue that normally grows inside the uterus (the endometrium) is found outside of the uterus. The most common places where endometriosis occurs are in the pelvis and on the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. Endometriosis has also been found in distant places such as […]
By Connie Masak, APNP — With each new year brings another opportunity to truly make it a year of loving yourself, taking care of yourself, and focusing on YOU as a person. It might seem contradictory, but the more you do for yourself, the more you can do for other people – children, spouse, partner, […]
Submitted by Jeffery Cherney, MD — Breast cancer consistently tops the list of health concerns for many women and fear of developing the disease can be a tremendous source of anxiety. Fortunately, preventive measures can reduce a woman’s risk of breast cancer and early detection can improve her chances of survival. Mammography is central to […]
Amy Schmidt, MD from Women’s Health Specialists talks about colon cancer and addresses a number of important questions. When do you need a colonoscopy? What are some of the warning signs? What is the age for screening? Is there a magic number? Does it have to do with your family history? What are some of […]