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Three Uncomfortable Women’s Health Symptoms You Don’t Have to Suffer

Historically, women have been conditioned to treat discomfort as a natural side effect of … well, being female. However, there at least three uniquely female health-related symptoms you don’t have to accept as part of your daily life – one at each stage of womanhood. Modern medicine can help relieve pain and discomfort when it

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Five Symptoms That Warrant a Visit to Your Gynecologist

Are you considering a visit to PGOMG? Often, patients will contact our office with questions about whether an appointment is required to assess a symptom they’re experiencing. They are hoping we’ll say no, and that the issue will resolve itself in a few days. And sometimes that is the case. More often than not, however,

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10 Gynecological Symptoms Women Should Never Ignore

The temptation to will away an awkward or uncomfortable gynecological symptom is understandable, but never advisable. Many lingering medical issues can be treated effectively after a trip to your provider, and this is especially true for gynecological issues. At PGOMG, we understand that taking time away from school or work to see your gynecologist may

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How to Find Out If Your Period Isn’t Normal

Concerns about whether a period is or isn’t normal are incredibly common among menstruating women. Because the experience of having a period can vary so widely from month to month and from woman to woman, the qualifications of having a so-called “normal period” are not often viewed as universal. Then length of your period, heaviness

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March Is National Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis is a notoriously under-diagnosed disease. Endometriosis awareness and education is still underwhelming, and most women are unaware of its symptoms despite its prevalence – an estimated one out of every 10 women are affected by it, but few receive an adequate diagnosis. What are some basic facts about endometriosis? It can be found in women

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Menstruation 101: Your #1 FAQ Guide to Your Period

At PGOMG, we’ve found that women of all ages have questions about menstruation. These questions often include: “Is this normal?”, “Should this happen?” and “What can I do?”, especially with regard to conditions in which the “normal” experience of having your period transitions into another medical condition – one that you may not even know

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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 I

At PGOMG, we believe that it’s important for women to be educated and fully in control of their health. In order to assist in these matters, we have comprised a blog post series which will aim to address some of the top questions women have about their healthcare today – below is part one of

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5 Ways to Relieve PMS Symptoms

Whether PMS symptoms are mild or more intense in nature, there is no reason why women should have to “put up with” them for a few days every single month. Regardless of their intensity, PMS symptoms can really disrupt a woman’s normal routine. Fatigue, cramping, bloating, irritability, anxiety, breast tenderness, and aches are all indicative

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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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