Posts From July, 2015

What To Do If You Have Pelvic Prolapse

Pelvic prolapse happens when a pelvic organ, e.g., the bladder, drops from its normal position in the lower belly and pushes against the walls of the vagina. Usually, this happens when the muscles that hold the organs in place stretch, or weaken, due to surgery or childbirth. It can be a painful and uncomfortable experience;… Read More »

Birth Control Options: NuvaRing Benefits & Side Effects

NuvaRing is one of several birth control options that works by emitting hormones. It allows a woman to avoid pregnancy by placing a ring in the vagina. Like birth control medications, the product releases progestin and estrogen. This helps to prevent sperm from reaching eggs and causing women to become pregnant. Benefits This ring works… Read More »

How Hormone Therapy Can Help Menopause

The debate that followed the publication of the first results of the Hormone Replacement Therapy trials, gave many women the impression that experts did not agree on the topic of HRT. However, The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, The North American Menopausal Society, and The Endocrine Society agree that healthy, recently menopausal, women can use… Read More »

What to Do When You Have an Abnormal Pap Test

The annual Pap Test is a typical routine exam that women follow every year. Most of the time, it’s no big deal – you go in, have the test, and everything is fine. But what happens when the test from your physician at Woodlands OBGYN Associates comes back abnormal? Most doctors agree that an abnormal… Read More »