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Uterine Fibroids 101: How Fibroids Affect Your Health and Fertility

What is a uterine fibroid? Found in the muscle layers of a woman’s uterus, uterine fibroids are smooth, noncancerous tumors. Uterine fibroids can remain small, the size of a seed, or they can grow much larger, big enough to impact the size of the uterus. Every case is different. Sometimes, they called myomas or leiomyomas. What

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Tubal Ligation vs. Contraception: What’s Best for You?

When it comes to contraceptive options, a decision will depend on your lifestyle and family planning goals – the same goes for those who are deciding between a tubal ligation and contraception such as the pill or an IUD. Every woman considering birth control options or considering changing her birth control is different. Perhaps you’ve

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What Are Uterine Fibroids & How Are They Treated?

Uterine fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths and a very common condition that women frequently experience during their reproductive years. Often a woman can have fibroids but be unaware of the condition because she isn’t experiencing any symptoms. However, for those who do experience uterine fibroid symptoms, the episodes can be unpleasant or even painful. Symptoms

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Top Women’s Health Questions: Part III

Education can empower women to take control of their health and make informed decisions. We created this series in order to address some of the top health questions women ask, especially those whose answers are often myths or misconceptions. In Part I of our series on top women’s health questions we answered questions about heavy

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Ovarian Cancer: What You Need To Know Today

Talking about the factual logistics of cancer doesn’t have to be scary or intimidating. At PGOMG, we are committed to providing our patients with the resources and support they need for any health concern they may have, and this includes serious, tough subjects like cancer. We aim to educate and arm our patients with information,

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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Stop “Putting Up” With It

Also known as Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) or Menorrhagia, heavy menstrual bleeding is a very common issue that pre-menopausal women experience. If you find that a heavy period is disrupting your daily routine – such as preventing you from attending classes or work, this level of menstrual bleeding is not normal, and shouldn’t be ignored

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