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  • Womens Health

    Cool News on Menopause-Related Hot Flashes

    Gary H. Emerson, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    18 APRIL 2018

    Women of menopausal age often view hot flashes (also known as night sweats) as one of the most troublesome symptoms they gain as their menstrual periods stop. Many supposed treatments for hot flashes range from the scientific to old wives’ tales. Research has finally confirmed what experts say works (or doesn’t work) to control these menopause symptoms.

  • Womens Health

    Myomectomy – A Fibroid Treatment That Can Save Fertility

    Gary H. Emerson, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    09 APRIL 2018

    A woman facing fibroids has a range of treatments available – from medication to removal of the uterus. McLeod OB/GYN Gary Emerson, MD, explains one robotic-assisted surgical treatment that can preserve a woman’s fertility.

  • Womens Health

    Fibroids: A Women’s Pelvic Health Issue

    Gary H. Emerson, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    05 APRIL 2018

    When a woman experiences pelvic pain, she can be suffering from a number of issues. One of the most common is a growth called fibroids.

  • Womens Health

    The Benefits of Retaining Your Ovaries, Even After Hysterectomy

    Paul E. Chandler, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care
    30 MARCH 2018

    A woman’s ovaries are clearly important during her childbearing years, creating and delivering eggs to the fallopian tubes and uterus for potential fertilization. The ovaries remain important to a woman’s health for a long life, even if her uterus has been removed with a hysterectomy.

  • Womens Health

    When Stress Incontinence Hits, Physical Therapy Could be Your Answer

    23 MARCH 2018

    Taking time to work out the muscles that control your urinary tract is often a first step in treating stress incontinence. McLeod Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist Taylor Holmes specializes in helping women taking control of their lives.

  • Womens Health

    After a Hysterectomy, Do You Need an Annual Exam or Pap Smear?

    14 MARCH 2018

    A national primary care physician group has said that women no longer need an annual exam and pap smear. McLeod Gynecologists Paul Chandler, MD and Brad Campbell, MD still recommend this continuing care for women.

  • Womens Health

    Robotic-Assisted Endometriosis Surgery – Another Option for Women

    J. Michael Davidson, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care
    06 MARCH 2018

    Endometriosis – when the lining of the uterus grows elsewhere in the pelvis – can be painful, even dangerous, if left untreated. McLeod Gynecologist J. Michael Davidson, MD, describes a robot-assisted surgical approach to treating endometriosis.

  • Womens Health

    Endometriosis – Pelvic Problems Found in One in Ten Women

    J. Michael Davidson, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care
    02 MARCH 2018

    When the tissue lining of a woman’s uterus begins to grow where it shouldn’t, this endometriosis can cause a list of problems. McLeod Gynecologist J. Michael Davidson, MD, offers this overview.

  • Womens Health

    What’s the Difference Between Fibroids and Uterine Polyps?

    Paul E. Chandler, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care
    12 FEBRUARY 2018

    Many women suffer from either fibroids or endometrial polyps. Both medical issues have similar symptoms and can affect a woman’s ability to get pregnant.

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