When to Visit a Provider about Pelvic Health Issues

Mar 19, 2019 8:54:14 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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Incontinence, leakage, overactive bladder, and other pelvic floor disorders

Urinary and bowel incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders make it harder to enjoy daily activities. Contrary to popular belief, incontinence, leakage, and accidents are not a normal part of aging, however, you’re not alone.

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Family Planning: Understanding Infertility Treatments

Mar 12, 2019 8:18:32 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Infertility, Women's Issues

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Have you been trying to get pregnant without success? You’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 7.3 million Americans are experiencing infertility. Upwards of 15% of couples will have difficulty conceiving during their lifetime.

Fortunately, couples experiencing infertility may be able to conceive with assistance through various treatments and testing.

Planning for a family is essential. In this blog, we’ll talk about safe and effective options for treating infertility.

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It’s National Endometriosis Month: 4 Ways to Raise Awareness

Mar 5, 2019 9:05:00 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Metro OBGYN News, Health Services, Women's Issues

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March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, and ladies, if you suffer from endometriosis, you’re not alone, as 176 million reproductive-age women have the disease worldwide. At Metro OBGYN, we think it’s important to bring additional awareness to this often misunderstood disease. Here are several ways you can raise awareness about this painful pelvic health disorder this March (and beyond).

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Facts, Myths, & Questions About HPV

Feb 26, 2019 8:05:50 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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Most people don’t like to talk about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), as they often carry a negative social stigma. If you are one of the approximately 14 million people in the United States who will be infected this year with the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection (STI), there’s no need to be embarrassed. We’re here to help clear up the confusion and break the stigma.

With a staggering number of people affected by this one STI alone, we decided to take the time to talk about what HPV is, associated health issues, prevention, and dispel some myths concerning HPV.

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Your Guide to Postpartum Depression

Feb 19, 2019 7:38:55 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy, Health Services, Women's Issues

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When thinking of a newborn baby, many people envision a picture-perfect image of a smiling, glowing mother side-by-side with her child. While countless women experience the joy and happiness that motherhood brings, nearly 80% will experience something called the “Baby Blues,” according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Unfortunately, 15% will experience something much more severe, called Postpartum Depression (PPD), which is an extreme variation of the baby blues.

Explore our guide to postpartum depression by learning the difference between PPD and the baby blues, signs and symptoms, causes, treatment options, risks and prevention, and when to see a provider.

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