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

KNOWLEDGE BASE

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 [...]

Stopflo FAQ

It is a procedure that provides an effective and minimally invasive outpatient alternative to hysterectomy, while avoiding the potential side effects and long-term risks of hormone therapy. The system delivers precisely measured electrical energy via a slender, handheld wand to treat and remove the endometrium (inner lining of the [...]

What Are Fibroids And What Are My Treatment Options

Put simply, fibroids are non-cancerous growths inside of the uterus. These growths typically appear during the childbearing years of a woman's life. Commonly, uterine fibroids often cause no signs or symptoms. If this is the case, expectant management, also known as watchful waiting will take place. Fibroids rarely interfere [...]

Treatment Of Fibroids Knowing And Understanding Your Options

Three out of four women develop fibroids at one point in their lives. But what exactly are fibroids? Also known as leiomyomas or simply myomas, uterine fibroids are defined as non-cancerous growths in a uterus. Typically, they appear during the childbearing years of a woman. Fibroids develop when a [...]

Fibroids Treatment Options

Watchful Waiting Many women with uterine fibroids experience no signs or symptoms. If that's the case, watchful waiting (expectant management) is the best option. Fibroids aren't cancerous. They rarely interfere with pregnancy. They usually grow slowly - or not at all - and tend to shrink after menopause [...]

Fibroids Diagnosis

Ultrasound If confirmation is needed, an ultrasound — a painless exam that uses sound waves to obtain a picture of the uterus — to confirm the diagnosis and to map and measure fibroids. A technician moves the ultrasound device (transducer) over the abdomen (transabdominal) or places it at [...]

Fibroids

At Understanding Women GYN, our breadth, knowledge and education on fibroids allows us to offer the best options for fibroid management. We are hysteroscopic specialists and experts. We are skilled in removing even the most challenging and troublesome intracavitary fibroids. We are one of very few practices that offer [...]

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