Healthy Women in the Know Blog

Surgery Free, Permanent Birth Control—Essure

5 minute office treatment–No pain, no cutting, no recovery If you have completed your family and never want to worry about birth control again, then you should strongly consider Essure.  It has been FDA approved for over 12 years in the United States.  Over 1 million women have safely & successfully undergone this 5 minute […]

“Cancer Runs in My Family”

The American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology states, “Hereditary cancer risk assessment should be a part of routine Ob/Gyn practice.”  We are the first practice in our community to offer this service. Approximately 5-10% of all cancers are hereditary, which means that changes (or mutations) in specific genes are passed from one blood relative to […]

Birth Control Myths Busted!

If you’re like most people, you got your first bits of information about pregnancy and birth control not from doctors, but from your friends or other people your own age. You probably picked up some useful information in this way – but there’s a lot of bad information floating around out there too. And these […]

Heavy Periods – Too Much, Too Long, Too Often

A survey of menstruating women age 35‑49 years old reported the following: 58% with excess menstrual bleeding have not discussed it with a health care provider 82% of women who discussed heavy periods had to initiate the discussion 62% waited more than one year, and 1 in 5 waited more than 5 years to discuss […]

Mammogram Dense Breasts Notification

On April 1st a new California law requires imaging facilities to notify patients if their mammogram results describe dense breasts.  No need to panic… this is about raising awareness: “Your mammogram shows that your breast tissue is dense. Dense breast tissue is common and is not abnormal. However, dense breast tissue can make it harder to […]

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