Knowledge Base 2017-06-21T22:00:52+00:00


Permanent Birth Control Options For Women

If one thing's for sure, it's that life happens in stages. This is true for our work lives, relationships, and even our health. If you're finished having kids, it may be time to look into a permanent birth control option. There are many different kinds on the market, and [...]

Couples Looking for Permanent Contraception

Wait no longer! There is a safe, easy procedure now available at Understanding Women. Essure is a sterilization procedure for women performed by an Essure Accredited Practice (EAP) physician. Dr. Keri Sweeten is the first doctor in the state of Arizona to be a certified EAP physician and is [...]

Finding a New Gynecologist in Phoenix, AZ

Whether you've moved, or your previous doctor moved, there comes a time in all our lives when we need to find a new gynecologist. What's the first step? Let's run through some tips and recommendations for choosing a new doctor easily, without much effort. Before even beginning your search, [...]

Understanding How Stopflo™ Works

Here at Understanding Women, we pride ourselves on empowering women to look and feel their best, inside and out. Dr. Sweeten has spent a lot of her energy, time, and unique talents focused on coming up with, and providing premier quality-of-life procedures for women. One we'd like to specifically [...]

Taking Control Of Your Life With Endometrial Ablation

Many consider menstruation as a sort of rite of passage for girls. But to some women who suffer from heavy bleeding, menstruation is a monthly scourge they can do without. For one, heavy blood flow means that they need to change sanitary pads and tampons more frequently while some [...]

Coping With Change Finding The Right Menopause Treatment

The US Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health defines menopause as "the point in time when a woman's menstrual periods stop." A cessation in menstruation, such as those associated with sickness or pregnancy, should not be mistaken for menopause. Strictly speaking, a woman is considered [...]