What Are High-Risk Pregnancies?

October 10, 2014

#106298632 / gettyimages.com Many women have heard of high-risk pregnancies, but what are they and what causes them? There are a number of factors that play into high-risk pregnancies. What are High Risk Pregnancies? What Are High-Risk Pregnancies? A woman’s pregnancy is deemed high-risk if your baby has a higher risk of having some type of…

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Family Planning Methods

#104355499 / gettyimages.com In the times we live in there is more than just the typical condom or birth control pill to choose from when deciding on how to go about family planning. This is an important decision as some options are better for some people and lifestyles, but with the many different options it…

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Coping with Infertility

#108162733 / gettyimages.com Infertility is not an easy condition to cope with in a woman’s life. It can cause women to feel depressed, sad, angry, and just not at a happy place in their life. This is often because infertility can make them feel as if they are a failure as a woman because they…

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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding and It’s Causes

#131982868 / gettyimages.com Abnormal vaginal bleeding can be a scary thing if it happens to you. Women often experience abnormal vaginal bleeding at least once in their lifetime, whether it’s a serious problem or not. Abnormal vaginal bleeding can be from a wide array of different reasons, and it also depends on the time of…

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Genetic Testing

August 19, 2014

Your pregnancy is called high-risk if you or your baby has an increased chance of a health problem. Many things can put you at high risk. Being called “high-risk” may sound scary. But it’s just a way for doctors to make sure that you get special attention during your pregnancy. Your doctor will watch you…

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Menopause counseling and management

What Are the Treatments for Menopause? After menopause, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is often prescribed to resupply the body with the hormones it no longer produces. Discuss this with your doctor. As with any medication, there are risks and benefits, and each woman should decide if HRT is the right choice for her. HRT typically…

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Uterine endometrial ablation

Endometrial Ablation Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys (ablates) the uterine lining, or endometrium. This procedure is used to treat dysfunctional or abnormal uterine bleeding. Sometimes a lighted viewing instrument (hysteroscope) is used to see inside the uterus. Endometrial ablation can be done by: Laser beam (laser thermal ablation). Heat (thermal ablation), using: Radiofrequency.…

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Alternatives to hysterectomy

One-third of American women experience some type of pelvic health disorder by the time they’re 60. And about 600,000 women every year have a hysterectomy — removing their uterus to relieve troubling symptoms. Overall, an estimated 20 million women have had a hysterectomy. But if you have painful periods with excessive bleeding, fibroids, endometriosis, or…

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