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What Happens If I Skip My Annual Exam?

Once a year, it is highly recommended that women attend an annual exam with their gynecologist. Of course, spending time at a doctor’s office might not be your favorite to-do list item, but there is a reason why medical professionals deem it necessary. Annual exams, or annual well-woman exams, are used as preventative care. They

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Preeclampsia: What You Should Know

Preeclampsia is a condition that occurs during pregnancy. This complication usually occurs late in pregnancy (after 20 weeks), but it can also happen earlier or after childbirth. Most people diagnosed with preeclampsia are able to deliver healthy babies and fully recover. However, if left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious complications that put both mother

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How to Participate in National Infertility Awareness Week in 2021

This year, National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) offers the theme of #WhatIWantYouToKnow. So often, women and men experiencing infertility feel a sense of embarrassment or shame over their diagnosis. It can be so challenging to exist in a world where it feels like everyone you know is having babies and you’re scheduling fertility appointments between

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How Endometriosis Affects Fertility

It’s estimated that approximately 30% to 50% of women struggling with infertility have endometriosis. In fact, many women first discover that they have the condition when seeking fertility care after unsuccessfully trying to conceive. Like many disorders, endometriosis affects bodies differently and can cause infertility in a variety of ways. Endometriosis occurs when the lining

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Abnormal Period Symptoms: When to See Your Doctor

Typically, there are only a handful of times when it is normal for a woman’s period to be irregular. A woman can expect irregularities during the time after her first period, also known as menarche. Women also tend to report differences in menstruation after a miscarriage, childbirth, or before menopause. However, if you are experiencing

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The Top Three Vitamins for Female Health

From an early age, we’re told to take our vitamins because “they’re good for us,” and the discussion usually stops there. However, here at PGOMG, we believe specific information tailored to your individual needs is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. So let’s continue the conversation by discussing which vitamins are a must, and how

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Your Women’s Wellness Checklist for 2021

With 2021 on the horizon, more women than ever before are looking to the new year with resolutions of being healthier. Although maintaining our health has always been considered important in the abstract sense, most New Year’s resolutions are unintentionally forgotten or ignored as the month of January rolls on. However, because of the COVID-19

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Bladder Health Awareness Month: Tips for a Healthy Bladder

Of all our organs, the bladder is definitely one of the unsung heroes of the human body. Even though many women don’t really think about it too often, this muscular, hollow organ is a really important component of our body’s urinary system. Because November is Bladder Health Awareness Month, we have a chance to celebrate

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How to Be an Advocate During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During the past several decades, survivors, healthcare professionals, researchers, and supporters have brought their voices together to drown out the silence that once surrounded breast cancer. In 1985, the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries (now part of AstraZeneca, an oncology drug manufacturing company) joined forces in establishing October as

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

Every year, thousands of women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 21,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with the disease in 2020. Although it’s not the most common gynecological cancer, ovarian cancer is considered to be the deadliest; it’s estimated that approximately 64% of the cases

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