It’s difficult to overemphasize the importance of regular breast self examinations when one in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. When it comes to breast exams and screening tools, more is always better. Let’s find out how to do a breast self exam, when to do it, and why they are so important.
Heavy bleeding during your period is sometimes known medically as menorrhagia. Although every woman is different and menstrual cycles can vary, when should you see OB/GYN Associates of Warren about a heavy period?
People have been searching for the fountain of youth for centuries. Of course, we know it really doesn’t exist, but when Botox first came on the scene, it was touted by many as just that. At the same time there were scores of people who frightened many away with horrid stories of what could happen. After decades of successful Botox applications, there are still many who are fearful. If you are one of them, here are a few facts for debunking your worst fears about Botox.
What questions should you ask your obstetrician about genetic testing? The best approach depends on what you really want to know. Every parent-to-be wants to have a healthy beautiful baby, but of course there is always a chance your child will have some abnormality or disorder. The good news is there are prenatal screening tests that will provide you with answers, IF you want to know. Here are some clarifying questions.
Yes, they show up about every 30 days, they are uncomfortable or sometimes painful, can give you headaches and slow you down, and can transform you into the wicked witch of the east every month before they start. No wonder they’re known as the “curse.” Yes, the decades of having your period affect your life in various ways, but don’t let periods rule your life. Some side effects are normal, but some are definitely not. Let’s look at ways you can gain some control. Continue reading
Most young women begin to see a gynecologist in their teens and by the time they are in their 20s or 30s know the routine, know their bodies, and schedule annual visits. There are times, however, when abnormalities present themselves, and you wonder if you should see your doctor in between your normal visit. The answer is usually yes, and in case you’re in doubt, here are 11 signs you need to call your gynecologist.
The following are ways you can take care of your own and your baby’s health during pregnancy.
Whether you are planning to become pregnant or gifted with a surprise, taking prenatal vitamins will only benefit you and your baby. OB/GYN Associates of Warren suggests these 4 prenatal vitamins you need in order to prepare your body for a healthy baby.
Coping with endometriosis is a constant struggle. This painful disorder causes tissue that should be lining the uterus to grow outside of it and in various other places. If you are currently struggling with endometriosis, or beginning to suspect it might be the source of your pain, these 6 life lessons from living with endometriosis may help you cope somewhat better.
Dr. Anthony DeSalvo offers several minimally invasive robotic surgery options, but it can be difficult to separate the true difference between all of these highly-technical terms as compared to traditional surgical methods. Read on to discover what makes robotic surgery such an incredible treatment for your medical condition!