How to Ease Anxiety About Seeing the Gynecologist
6 November 2018
As much as you know that seeing the gynecologist for regular exams is important, you are bound to feel a bit nervous about this undertaking. If your feelings are more than a little nervousness—perhaps bordering on anxiety—you may put off appointments. Here are some ways to calm your anxiety in relation to gynecology appointments
1. Arrange to see a female gynecologist
Is some of your anxiety related to having a male doctor examine you?
Understanding Cervical Cryosurgery: Is It Right For You?
7 February 2018
As a woman, you most likely understand the importance of annual exams that include pap smears. This test involves swabbing cells from the cervix to determine if you have any cells that can lead to cervical cancer. While the presence these cells does not automatically signify cancer, removing pre-cancerous cells is imperative for preventing the disease. Cervical cryotherapy is one of the least invasive options for removing these cells successfully. With this guide, you will understand the process of this procedure and learn if it is the right option for you.
Four Ways To Help Get Past Postpartum Depression
6 November 2017
Having a baby is suppose to be a joyous occasion, but as a new mom, you may find yourself feeling every emotion but joy. Hormonal swings, sleep deprivation, anxiety and trying to figure out how to juggle all of your new responsibilities may lead to you having a case of postpartum depression. You are not alone. It is estimated that 11 - 25% of women who experience pregnancy suffer from this condition.
3 Questions To Ask During Your First Pregnancy Appointment
6 October 2017
Learning you are pregnant is an exciting and joyous moment. Unfortunately, this excitement may often overshadow the need to focus on your health and wellness. Your body will physically and emotionally change during the course of your pregnancy. Not only will you need to change your diet to help nourish your unborn child, but you will also carry around extra weight, which places stress on your muscles and joints. The proper understanding of these changes will reduce your risk of dangerous medical conditions.