Posts Tagged ‘ estrogen ’

3 Myths of Hormone Therapy

HRT or hormone replacement therapy is a medical treatment used to replace lost hormones resulting from menopause.  Additionally, HRT assists in protecting certain women from osteoporosis, which is a bone-degenerating, age-related disease.  Below are three myths about hormone replacement therapy: Estrogen is Required for Orgasms This is definitely false.  Even with very low estrogen levels,… Read More »


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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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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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Foods for Uterine Fibroids

While we at Woodlands OBGYN treat uterine fibroids, we thought it would be a good time to share more information about them and how you can naturally prevent them via a smart diet. In short, uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in or just outside a woman’s uterus. The fibroids develop from normal uterus… Read More »