3 Signs You May Have PCOS
Women in the Lakewood area who are having trouble conceiving, take heart. The staff at OBGYN can help, and will check symptoms for a hormonal condition called PCOS that may be preventing you from getting pregnant. What Is PCOS? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is a hormonal disorder that frequently occurs among women and disrupts […]
What Age Should My Daughter See a Gynecologist?
What age should your daughter be when you first take her to the gynecologist? There may be a few exceptions, but most experts suggest that a young woman has her first gynecologist visit between ages 13 and 15. Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Gynecological Exam Your daughter’s first visit to the gynecologist may include […]
Why Is My Sex Drive Low?
Despite what television and many online articles would have us believe, the vast majority of women aren’t constantly in the mood. However, many women today do struggle with a below-average libido, or sex drive. It’s been estimated that roughly 33 percent of women specifically complain about low sex drive, self-esteem, and feelings of well-being. Understanding the possible […]
How Long Can I Be on the Pill?
Women taking oral contraceptives, also known as “the pill,” often wonder how long they can continue taking the pill without putting themselves or their health at risk. In the recent years, oral contraceptives have gotten a bad reputation for causing cancer, infertility and other frightening issues. However, further medical research has debunked these false alarms […]
5 Foods That Ease PMS
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a group of symptoms linked to a woman’s menstrual cycle. If you’ve experienced changes in your mood, irritability, anxiety, tiredness, difficulty sleeping, bloating, upset stomach, headache, backache or other symptoms associated with PMS approximately one to two weeks before the beginning of your period, then you’ll want to keep reading. […]
Stopping Your Period With the Pill: What You Need to Know
If you are a woman who has wondered whether or not it is safe to stop having your period while on the pill, wonder no more. It is absolutely possible and safe for many women, however it is important to understand what to expect. The Facts You do not actually have your period when you […]
Most Popular Baby Names of 2015
Names of babies often stay popular for a few years and then cycle down the list. Some names, however, have been popular for centuries and are likely to always be considered as classic names. Names are oftentimes influenced by family members or even pop culture. The 2015 most popular baby names have recently been released, […]
3 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain
The holiday season is all about family, fun and food. Unfortunately, that last part tends to stick around long after the party ends and your loved ones return home. Research has found that people tend to gain an average of one pound over the holidays. It doesn’t sound like much, but it accumulates over time. […]
When Am I Most Likely to Get Pregnant?
The female body is an interesting thing. While some women have no problem conceiving a child, many women try to get pregnant for years without any luck. When it comes to conceiving, women are more fertile some days than others depending on whether or not they are ovulating. Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or […]
5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease
In the United States alone, one in every four women will die of heart disease. That’s why it’s so important to maintain a healthy lifestyle and see your doctor regularly to reduce your risk of heart disease and heart disease-related issues. Not sure where to start? These five easy tips will lower your risk of […]