Around 6 weeks after you have had your baby, you will have scheduled an appointment to go in and meet with your OBGYN. The purpose of this appointment is to check to make sure that you are in good health both mentally and physically, and to help you out with any and all questions that you may have about your post-baby body. This article will discuss 3 things your OBGYN will talk with you about at your postpartum check up. [Read More]
Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You?
If you have become increasingly aware that your life and body is about to undergo some major changes, you may be wondering if hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could help you. For those entering what used to be known as the "change of life," symptoms brought about by widely fluctuating hormone levels can wreck havoc on your mind, body and spirit. Hot flashes are often only the beginning, and many women experience mood swings, trouble concentrating, sleep disturbances, and more. [Read More]
Approaching Menopause? There Are Three Important Appointments You Need To Make
For most women, menopause starts sometime after the age of 40 and many regard it as a major turning point in their lives on a physical, emotional, and even spiritual level. However, menopause is not without its difficulties, especially adjusting to a life where your hormones aren't what they used to be—and some of the symptoms of perimenopause (that period of time where your body is in a state of flux before you finally reach full menopause) can be outright annoying. [Read More]
Three Ways To Prepare For Your OBGYN Appointment When Discussing Birth Control Options
If you are reviewing your birth control options, a visit to the gynecologist should be on your to-do list. As a medical professional, your OBGYN can review your personal health and discuss with you what your best options might be when it comes to birth control. Here are three ways you can prepare yourself for an upcoming gynecological visit and discussing your birth control options available. 1. Have Your Questions Ready [Read More]