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5 Things That Can Trigger Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects millions of women, causing painful symptoms that can interfere with daily living. Although there’s no cure, researchers are learning more about what causes the condition, including these five potential triggers.
Dec 1st, 2022

I've Skipped Two Periods: Should I Be Concerned?

Skipping one period usually isn’t anything to be concerned about. But what if you skip two periods? Does that mean you’re pregnant? Or that something is wrong? Read on to learn what could be happening and when you should make an appointment.
Nov 1st, 2022

Is a Contraceptive Implant Safe?

Contraceptive implants are a popular form of birth control because they’re effective, and, unlike pills, you can’t forget to use them. But are they safe? If you’re considering the implant, here’s what you should know.
Oct 1st, 2022

5 STDs and How They’re Treated

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) affect millions people. Fortunately, most STDs can be treated successfully. Here are five common STDs every woman should know about, along with the treatments used to cure or manage them.
Sep 1st, 2022

Who’s At Risk for PCOS?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common problem for many women during their childbearing years, yet many women don’t know its symptoms or its risk factors. Here’s what to look for.
Aug 1st, 2022

Is Endometriosis Curable?

Endometriosis affects millions of women, and while its symptoms can take a toll on your life and well-being, there are treatments that can help. The big question most women have is, can it be cured? Here’s what you should know.
Jul 1st, 2022

5 Important Facts About Carrying Twins

Learning that you’re carrying twins can feel a little overwhelming at first, especially when you’re not sure what to expect. These five facts can help you prepare, so you can focus on getting the care you and your babies need to stay healthy.
May 1st, 2022

Can Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

Endometriosis can cause a lot of symptoms and complications, including problems with conception. Here’s how endometriosis and fertility are linked — and how our team can help you manage your endometriosis symptoms.
Apr 1st, 2022

Is an IUD Right for Me?

Millions of women rely on birth control to help them choose their future paths. Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are one of the most effective forms of birth control, yet many women don’t know about their benefits. Read on to learn more.
Mar 1st, 2022

Can a Hysterectomy Help?

Occasional pelvic pain during your periods is usually nothing to worry about. But chronic pelvic pain is different, and for many women, it’s debilitating. Fortunately, there are treatments that can help, including hysterectomy.
Feb 2nd, 2022

What’s Considered Abnormal Bleeding?

Abnormal bleeding is relatively common, but it should never be ignored. While many causes of abnormal bleeding are benign, others can be serious. Here’s how to tell if your bleeding qualifies as abnormal.
Jan 1st, 2022

What if I Have an Abnormal Pap Smear?

Getting an abnormal Pap smear result can be nerve-racking, but not all abnormal results are a sign of cancer. If you have an abnormal result, having a follow-up exam is critical for determining why, so you can get the most appropriate care.
Nov 1st, 2021

Are Uterine Fibroids Serious?

Uterine fibroids are common, but that doesn’t mean they can’t cause significant health problems for the women who suffer from them. Here’s why it’s important to have your fibroids treated as early as possible.
Oct 1st, 2021

Most Common Causes of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Recurrent miscarriages only happen in about 1% of women. And though repeated miscarriages aren’t common, there are a lot of issues that can cause them. This post reviews several of the most common causes you should know about.
Sep 1st, 2021

5 Signs of Endometriosis

Even though endometriosis isn’t rare, many women don’t recognize the symptoms. That means they can go a long time with the disease before seeking help. Read on to learn five common signs, so you can get care as early as possible.
Aug 1st, 2021

7 Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Pregnancy causes some major changes in your body. Getting your body ready for those changes ahead of time can reduce health risks for you and your baby and make pregnancy as easy as possible. Here are seven steps to start taking today.
Jul 18th, 2021

Factors That May Make Your Pregnancy High Risk

Pregnancy is always a time of nervous anticipation. However, for women with high-risk pregnancies, these worries can be a lot more concerning. Here’s how to tell if your pregnancy might be considered high risk.
May 24th, 2021

5 Causes of Pelvic Pain

Chronic pelvic pain affects millions of women, causing stress, discomfort, and a decreased quality of life. Lots of issues can cause pelvic pain. Here are five relatively common causes you should be aware of.
Apr 13th, 2021

What Constitutes Heavy Bleeding?

Millions of women suffer from heavy bleeding, sometimes so heavy it can interfere with their regular activities, such as work and sleep. But how can you tell if your bleeding is unusually heavy? Here’s what to look for.
Mar 16th, 2021

Understanding Your Birth Control Choices

Today, there are more options than ever when it comes to choosing a birth control method. But more choices often means more confusion. Here’s how to decide which contraceptive is right for your needs and lifestyle.
Feb 16th, 2021

The Many Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery is widely used to treat many gynecological issues, primarily because of the many benefits this approach offers, such as smaller incisions, less discomfort, and faster recovery times. Read on to learn more.
Jan 14th, 2021

Treatment for Your Abnormal Bleeding

Abnormal periods are fairly common, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need to be treated. If you suffer from abnormal bleeding, knowing your treatment options is the first step toward living a better quality of life. Here’s what you should know.
Nov 6th, 2020

Life After a Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy brings about physical changes, and it can have some emotional effects, too. Understanding those changes can help you have a smooth recovery process and optimal long-term health.
Oct 2nd, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections are very common in the United States. If you’re sexually active, it’s important to know your risks and how you can reduce them. Read on to learn more about HPV infections.
Sep 10th, 2020

Myths and Facts About Birth Control

Birth control helps women take control of their lives and futures. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions out there. Read on to learn about some of the myths and facts about birth control.
Aug 20th, 2020

Routine Care During Pregnancy and What to Expect

Welcoming a new baby into the world may be an exciting time in your life, but it can also be filled with questions and confusion. Fortunately, prenatal care can help keep you in control. Read on to learn more about these visits and why they matter.
May 27th, 2020

Opiate Addiction Treatment During Pregnancy

Opiate abuse is an increasing problem, even among women who are pregnant. Fortunately, treatment programs can help keep women and their babies safe throughout pregnancy and delivery. Read on to learn more.
Apr 27th, 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE

NEW RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 AND YOUR APPOINTMENTS WITH DR. PAUL MORRISON'S OFFICE.
Mar 24th, 2020