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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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Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer

Screening for breast cancer is an important part of preventative healthcare. Usually, these screenings do not occur until a woman reaches her forties. However, there are circumstances that merit earlier detection. Women who have had multiple family members diagnosed with breast cancer at young ages are encouraged to have screenings earlier. Breast cancer can be inherited,… Read More »



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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Offers Many Activities

Held each October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a global health movement aimed at increasing awareness of the disease, as well as raising money for research, diagnosis, treatment, an eventual cure, and overall prevention. The annual movement also provides helpful information and an abundance of support to women currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer.… 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 »


The Benefits Of DaVinci Robot Surgery

There are times when non-invasive procedures and medication cannot relieve the symptoms associated with gynecological problems, and surgery is the only effective form of treatment available. Some of these gynecological conditions include uterine and cervical cancer, uterine prolapse, endometriosis, menorrhagia or excessive bleeding, and uterine fibroids. In the past, when surgeons had to perform a hysterectomy… Read More »


If you have United HealthCare we are sure you are aware that as of 01/01/2020 Methodist Hospital is no longer in Network.

Our United HealthCare contract is NOT affected by this. We are a private practice so this will not affect our ability to see you for your appointments.

All current OB patients please speak to our staff if you have not already done so.

We are still hopeful that UHC and Houston Methodist will work out the issues and come to an agreement soon!