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The Many Benefits of Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery brings together the best of two worlds: your surgeon’s expertise and the exceptional precision of advanced robotic technology. Learn about how robotic surgery could benefit you.

Dec 1st, 2021
Myths and Facts About Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts affect a surprisingly large number of women -- which is why all women need to know the basic facts about this common condition. Can you separate the facts from the myths?

Nov 1st, 2021
How to Manage Incontinence Without Surgery

Are you struggling with urinary incontinence? Surgery is sometimes the answer, but several nonsurgical approaches can make a big difference for many women. See what might work for you.

Oct 1st, 2021
8 Risk Factors for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse can cause a range of symptoms, including pelvic pain, pelvic fullness, urinary incontinence, and constipation. Find out if you have any of the risk factors linked to this condition.

Sep 1st, 2021
What Happens if Endometriosis Goes Untreated?

A range of safe, effective treatments can reduce endometriosis symptoms, such as heavy bleeding, menstrual pain, and problems getting pregnant. Learn about why you shouldn’t wait to receive treatment.

Jul 21st, 2021
5 Signs of Vulvodynia

If you feel pain down there, you may have vulvodynia, a condition that causes discomfort in the outer genital area. Check out these common signs of vulvodynia, and learn about your treatment options.

Jun 9th, 2021
What To Do About Overflow Incontinence

Do you leak urine throughout the day and night? Do you have a sense of fullness in your bladder even after you’ve urinated? If so, you may have overflow incontinence. Here’s what you need to know about this condition.

May 10th, 2021
How Hormone Levels Impact Vaginal Health

Changing hormone levels can have a frustrating effect on your vagina, leading to vaginal dryness, discomfort during sex, and even urinary incontinence. Find out how we can help you restore your hormone levels.

Apr 5th, 2021
Is Endometrial Ablation Safe?

Endometrial ablation, which destroys the lining of your uterus, is a safe, effective way to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding. Learn who can benefit from this minimally invasive treatment option.

Mar 10th, 2021
Treatment for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

If you’re experiencing incontinence or feeling pressure in your lower abdomen, pelvic organ prolapse could be to blame. Learn about how treatment can address this common women’s health condition.

Jan 21st, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are more common than you may realize. Although some go away on their own, others require treatment. Learn about the different types of ovarian cysts and how they could affect your health.

Dec 1st, 2020
How Robotic Surgery Works

Robotic surgery isn’t performed by a robot, but it does give your human surgeon enhanced capabilities, such as magnified vision and increased wrist motion. Learn about robotic surgery’s many benefits.

Nov 3rd, 2020
The Link Between Hysterectomy and Incontinence

Having a hysterectomy could increase your risk of urinary incontinence, a common condition in women. Understanding the links between the two can help you make the best choices for your health.

Oct 12th, 2020
5 Foods for Vaginal Health

You know that a healthy diet is good for your overall well-being. But did you know that certain good-for-you foods can also help keep your vagina in good shape? Here are five vagina-supporting foods.

Sep 23rd, 2020
What to Expect During Your First Pap Smear

A Pap smear checks for the presence of abnormal cells in your cervix. Finding and treating abnormal cells early can prevent cervical cancer. If you’ve never had a Pap smear, here’s what to expect.

Aug 31st, 2020
STD Testing: When Should I Get Tested?

Getting checked for sexually transmitted diseases can help protect your health and prevent potentially serious complications. Find out when you should be tested.

Jul 23rd, 2020
My Pap Test Results Were Abnormal — What Now?

Just because you receive abnormal results from your Pap test doesn’t mean you have cervical cancer. But it typically does mean you need follow-up testing and evaluation. Here’s what to expect after an abnormal Pap test.

Jun 12th, 2020
Understanding the 4 Types of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are a common cause of pain and heavy bleeding in premenopausal women. Here’s what you need to know about the four types of uterine fibroids, along with their symptoms and treatment options.

Feb 1st, 2020
Top Reasons for Abnormal Bleeding

Heavy periods, unusually long or short periods, spotting between periods, bleeding after sexual intercourse, and other abnormal bleeding can have a range of causes. Treatment can relieve your symptoms.

Jan 1st, 2020
Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You?

If menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, loss of libido, or vaginal dryness are interfering with your quality of life, hormone replacement therapy could help. Learn about whether it’s right for you.

Dec 1st, 2019
Why You Have Pelvic Pain

If you have pain in your pelvic region, you’re not alone. There are several conditions that cause women to have pain in their abdomen, lower back, or genitals. Here are a few reasons you may be hurting.

Sep 30th, 2019
How Does Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

Endometriosis, a condition in which uterine tissue grows outside the uterus, can interfere with fertility. But treatment can make it possible for women with endometriosis to have successful pregnancies.

Aug 5th, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

HPV causes the most common kind of sexually transmitted infection in the United States and affects more than 80% of women at some point in their lives. It can lead to genital warts and some kinds of cancer. Learn how to protect yourself.

May 6th, 2019
5 Tips for Maintaining Bone Strength as You Age

As we get ready to observe National Osteoporosis Month in May, we’d like you to take time to think about whether you’re doing enough to keep your bones healthy. Here are five ways to maintain bone strength as you age.

Apr 5th, 2019
What You Should Know About da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Robots can now make your surgery — and recovery — easier. Learn all about the da Vinci® Surgical System, a minimally invasive procedure that incorporates laparoscopic surgery and robot-assisted technology.

Mar 14th, 2019
Why You Should Have Pelvic Pain Evaluated by a Doctor

If you’re having pelvic pain, don’t wait any longer to have it checked out. Pelvic pain can be a sign of a serious medical condition, such as endometriosis or infection. Treatment can provide you with welcome pain relief.

Feb 7th, 2019
What is Fertility-Sparing Endometriosis Surgery?

If you have endometriosis, you may struggle with infertility. Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery can remove endometrial implants without harming your reproductive organs, making it more possible for you to get pregnant.

Dec 6th, 2018
10 Warning Signs of Ovarian Cysts You Should Not Ignore

Many women develop ovarian cysts at some time in their lives. Although cysts often go away on their own, you shouldn’t ignore the symptoms, which in rare cases could be a sign of ovarian cancer. Be on the lookout for these 10 warning signs.

Sep 13th, 2018
5 Options for Treating Heavy Periods

Menstrual bleeding is annoying enough, but heavy bleeding, also known as menorrhagia, is even worse. Not only is it annoying, but it can cause fatigue or iron deficiency. Learn five treatments that can provide relief.

Aug 2nd, 2018