About: Raj K. Syal, MD, FACOG

Bio
Dr. Syal has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology in The Woodlands since 1992. He has delivered over 6,000 babies and continues to maintain an active OB practice, delivering babies at Methodist the Woodlands Hospital.

Posts by Raj K. Syal, MD, FACOG:

Could I Have Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are common, benign tumors that typically affect women of reproductive age. For each woman who received a diagnosis for fibroids, her case is different from other women. For example, her symptoms, causes, tumor sizes, location, and number of tumors found in the uterus will vary. Ultimately, most women usually have fibroids and aren’t… Read More »


With NovaSure®: You Can Stop the Bleeding

Excessive menstrual bleeding is a common problem for women as they approach menopause.  The symptoms can be associated with excessive days of bleeding, frequent bleeding, unpredictable bleeding, as well as significant discomfort. At least 25 percent of women will experience these symptoms resulting in embarrassing moments, missed work, and an overall disruption of normal activities.… Read More »


Addressing Vaginal Dryness for World Menopause Day

Dealing with menopausal symptoms is challenging for a number of women. These symptoms include weight gain, mood swings, night sweats, sleep disturbances, dreadful hot flashes, memory changes, and even vaginal dryness. National Menopause Awareness Month is commemorated in September, while World Menopause Day is celebrated in October. Both were created to bring awareness to menopause… Read More »



Consider This Innovative Way to Treat Vaginal Dryness…

Suffering in silence is seldom a good idea, especially when help is available. When the suffering directly concerns a woman’s most intimate relationship, only the most oblivious partner would remain unaware of the existence of a problem. It may be difficult to discuss, but vaginal dryness can be effectively treated by MonaLisa Touch®, an innovative… Read More »


NovaSure Offers an Option for Those with Heavy Periods

Menstrual bleeding affects every aspect of a woman’s life, from the clothing she chooses to wear during this time, to her sports performance when she is menstruating. Two surveys were conducted of women athletes, and both found that women believe heavy menstrual bleeding impacted their performance or their training. Of those participating, 36 percent reported… Read More »


Slow or Stop Heavy Bleeding with NovaSure

At least 20 percent of women today have to fight with their bodies during the pre and perimenopause years just to feel healthy and strong… more like themselves again. Unfortunately, some of these same women come to dread having menstrual cycles because they are extremely painful, disruptive, and are accompanied with highly irregular heavy bleeding.… Read More »


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Don’t Let Excessive Bleeding Slow You Down

The NovaSure procedure is a simple in office procedure to help stop, or reduce, menstrual bleeding. Without the use of hormones or surgery, bleeding can be decreased allowing you to enjoy life free from the concerns of excessive bleeding and cramping. NovaSure is a 5-minute procedure that reduces the lining of the uterus to minimize… Read More »


Experience Natural Vaginal Rejuvenation With MonaLisa Touch®

MonaLisa Touch® is essentially a laser therapy used as a treatment for changes in vaginal health typically brought on by menopause. This treatment can help women gain “natural” vaginal rejuvenation and relieve common symptoms like: Vaginal dryness Painful intercourse Itching Burning Vaginal laxity While MonaLisa Touch® treats vaginal laxity and provides vaginal rejuvenation, it is… Read More »


Hormone Pellets Treat Menopause Symptoms

Believe it or not, hormone pellets have been readily available in the US since the 1930’s. Moreover, they have been proven to perform in the body far better today because they are bio-identical hormones. Hormone pellets are tiny time-released pills that are inserted directly underneath skin fat, so that they are slowly absorbed into the… Read More »