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


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 [...]

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 [...]