Endometriosis is a much more prevalent issue than many people might think. In fact, fewer than 1/3 of women know what endometriosis is, despite it affecting approximately one out of every ten women in the United States. Endometriosis occurs when … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids are a much more common issue than you might think. According to the National Institutes of Health, one study found that between 80 and 90 percent of African American women and 70 percent of Caucasian women will develop fibroids … Continue reading
While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system. The ovaries are responsible for releasing eggs during ovulation and producing female hormones. Over … Continue reading
You may be wondering what’s special about May 8-14? This week, we at South Florida Women’s Care encourage women to take the National Women’s Health Week pledge.
If you’re scheduling your first gynecology visit and are curious what a gynecologist is, you aren’t alone. Many women have questions when it comes to seeing a gynecologist and when they should schedule an appointment.
There are many different complications with heavy menstrual bleeding that you may not have even thought of. For example, many women who have a condition that causes heavy bleeding could suffer from anemia and iron deficiency, which can be dangerous … Continue reading
March is Endometriosis Awareness month – a good time to learn more about a disease that affects nearly 176 million women worldwide. What is Endometriosis? Especially common among women in their 30s and 40s, endometriosis occurs when the lining of … Continue reading
If you have chronic pelvic pain during your period or at different times of the month, it is vital that you see a doctor as soon as you can. There are many different conditions that could be responsible for the … Continue reading
Cervical Cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet over 12,000 women in the US are diagnosed with it each year. Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections and is found … Continue reading
While menstrual flow can vary from person to person, there can be a lot of reasons behind a heavy menstrual flow.