fbpx

Women’s Health

Women’s wellness: How to be your best self in your 30s

Welcome to your 30s. While you may have been dreading leaving your 20s behind, turning 30 is a great time to lay the foundation for a lifetime of good health. In your 30s, you may be: Concerned about showing the first subtle signs of aging Achieving more stability in your personal life or career Thinking …

Women’s wellness: How to be your best self in your 30s Read More »

What to do if you think you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

An estimated five million women in the US are living with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). This complex condition can hinder fertility and is associated with metabolic issues leading to diabetes and heart disease. If you’ve been diagnosed with or suspect you have PCOS, it’s important to know what this means for your health and when …

What to do if you think you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) Read More »

What does it mean to have dense breast tissue?

If a recent mammogram showed you have dense breast tissue, you may wonder what this means for your breast cancer risk. Studies show that dense breast tissue makes breast cancer screening more difficult and increases the risk of breast cancer. A dense breast tissue diagnosis is an opportunity to review your breast cancer risk factors …

What does it mean to have dense breast tissue? Read More »

4 healthy ways to thrive with endometriosis

Roughly 10% to 15% of women in their reproductive years grapple with the sometimes life-disrupting pain of endometriosis. It’s a complex, chronic inflammatory condition that happens when cells that usually line the inside of your uterus grow outside the uterus. With no place to go, the displaced tissue attaches to other parts of the body, …

4 healthy ways to thrive with endometriosis Read More »

Mammograms for mothers: Don’t forget to take care of yourself

As a mom, you typically take care of everyone else in the family first. But to continue to play the role of caretaker for years to come, you have to look after yourself too. Give yourself the gift of good health and take the time to schedule a screening that could save your life—a mammogram. …

Mammograms for mothers: Don’t forget to take care of yourself Read More »

What every woman should know about pelvic organ prolapse

Talking about gynecologic issues, including pelvic organ prolapse, can be a bit uncomfortable for many women. Some of you may be tempted to stop reading right about now—but stick with me and allow me to help educate you about why this topic is so important for women of all ages. Pelvic organ prolapse, explained First …

What every woman should know about pelvic organ prolapse Read More »

Botox for urinary incontinence: Does it work?

If you think fans of Botox are just looking to turn back time, think again. The wrinkle-reducer has also proven its power in treating a host of medical conditions, including urinary incontinence. We turned to Jacob Lucas, DO, urologist on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple and director of …

Botox for urinary incontinence: Does it work? Read More »

Hormonal imbalances: Are your hormones really out of whack or are you just doing too much?

At least once a day, and it’s usually several times, I hear the same concern from women in my office… “My hormones are out of balance.” When I question why they think this may be, it is always the same host of answers: mood swings, low libido, weight gain, fatigue, apathy. And 99% of the …

Hormonal imbalances: Are your hormones really out of whack or are you just doing too much? Read More »

Women’s wellness: How to be your best self in your 20s

As a woman leaves the teenage years and enters into her 20s, she is sure to encounter many changes. Not only is she becoming more independent in her world, establishing more mature relationships and possibly planning her family, she is laying the foundation of her health. If you’re in your 20s and wondering how to …

Women’s wellness: How to be your best self in your 20s Read More »