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Medically Reviewed by Timothy Hagen, DO Neurologist
Stroke is the leading cause of death and long-term disability in the United States. For a number of reasons, more women suffer this “heart attack of the brain” than men.
Medically Review by Timothy Hagen, DO
Pregnancy can be a wonderful time. The expectation. Planning for a new baby.
Medically Reviewed by Brad Campbell, MD
A Higher Risk is Actually Good News for Women
From a presentation by Brad Campbell, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Associates Paul Chandler, MD, McLeod Women’s Care Marla Hardenbergh, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
Dealing with those hot flashes that course through you is an unruly, disconcerting side effect of menopause. Three McLeod Gynecologists addressed a group of women with tips for dealing with your own personal “trip to the tropics.”
From a presentation by Brad Campbell, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Associates, Paul Chandler, MD, McLeod Women’s Care and Marla Hardenbergh, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
Fibroids are growths in the uterus that can cause bleeding and painful periods. These three McLeod Gynecologists offer their thoughts on treating you for fibroids.
From a presentation by Brad Campbell, MD, McLeod OB/GYN Associates Paul Chandler, MD, McLeod Women’s Care
Endometriosis – a condition when tissue from inside the uterus starts to grow outside – can trouble a woman as young as 16 years old. Three McLeod Gynecologists discussed the range of treatments to a group of 100 women:
From a presentation by Charles Tatum, M.D. McLeod OB/GYN Associates
What is this painful pelvic problem? What are the risk factors? How does the doctor diagnosis it? And when is it time for you to go to your doctor?
Medically reviewed by Brad Campbell, MD McLeod OB/GYN Associates
Most women who undergo surgery for their urinary leakage see a significant improvement in their condition along with a reduction in the symptoms. The most common procedure for Stress Incontinence cures 70-90% of the women who choose this option.
Medically Review by Timothy Hagen, DO Neurologist
Migraine headaches are more common in women than men. Migraines can often be crippling, sending a women to a quiet, darkened bedroom.
Medically reviewed by Dr. Dale Lusk
Fibroids – non-cancerous growths – that form in and around the uterus can cause heavy bleeding, pain, discomfort during sex and a frequent need to urinate. The most common way to eliminate the problem is for a woman to have the fibroids and her uterus removed through a hysterectomy. When the fibroids are removed, the bleed and pain will diminish.