Category Archives: OBGYN

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Infertility Causes & Treatments

Women have many factors to consider when locating an OBGYN, however, many will find that when looking for an OBGYN The Woodlands has some great practices that will relieve several of their concerns. One such concern may be the OBGYN facility’s experience and ability to treat fertility disorders. Concerns such as ovulation disorders, fallopian tube… Read More »


Treatments For Urinary Incontinence In Women

Urinary incontinence (UI) is the involuntary release of urine. The problem can be mild to severe. Research shows that UI affects 25% to 45% of women. Although a common problem, many women are embarrassed by this medical condition and are reluctant to talk with their doctors. However, urinary incontinence is a treatable condition. The Types… Read More »


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5 Essential Foods During Pregnancy

Pregnancy cravings can certainly change the way you eat; maybe you’ve had that burning desire for pickles and ice cream at eleven o’clock at night. However, it’s important to note that your diet plays a huge part in your health – and the health of your baby – during your pregnancy. Eating right is essential.… Read More »


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Could This Be the End of Pap Smears?

Let’s face it. As necessary as a pap smear may be, most patients will agree that the current test for human papillomavirus (HPV) is not their favorite activity. Many women may wish to opt out of a traditional pap smear, but is there a choice? Recently reported in the British Medical Journal, a study of… Read More »


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Hormonal Contraception Vs. Barrier Contraception – Knowing The Difference

Hormonal contraception, as the name implies, is a type of medication. Birth control pills are the most popular, but there are also shots and patches. Barrier contraception, on the other hand, stops semen from reaching its intended destination. Condoms and IUDs (intra-uterine devices) are both barrier forms of contraception. Hormonal contraception is often easier to… Read More »


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Endometriosis – Symptoms and Treatments

Endometriosis is a disorder resulting from the uterine lining growing outside the uterus where it has no way to break down and bleed out with each menstrual cycle. Cysts often form on the ovaries and act as an irritant, producing scar tissue and even adhesions that bind organs together. For example, the uterus can become… Read More »


Myths And Misconceptions About Vaginal Rejuvenation

Surgery for vaginal rejuvenation is getting more attention lately as an increasing number of women seek an adjustment of their vaginal structure as a way to improve sexual enjoyment or prevent urinary incontinence. Whatever the need, this type of surgery has also spawned a number of myths and misconceptions regarding what it can do and… Read More »


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3D Mammograms at Woodlands OBGYN Associates

Although tomosynthesis technology is relatively new, it is definitely creating quite the buzz in breast health care. Tomosynthesis, or 3D mammography, is the next step in breast cancer detection. Unlike conventional 2D mammography, tomosynthesis takes multiple pictures of the breast from several different angles. Radiologists are then able to view the images of the breast… Read More »


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Houston Methodist the Woodlands Woodlands Wins Award

We are proud to announce that Houston Methodist the Woodlands and six of its hospitals, including the one here at The Woodlands, have been identified as providing outstanding performance in gynecologic surgery, as measured by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award is given to… Read More »