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Abnormal Periods? When to See Your Gynecologist

Experiencing irregularities with your menstrual cycle can be problematic and confusing. While variations in your period are often normal, there…

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The Truth About Vaginal Dryness

Menopausal Symptoms Menopause is a significant life phase for women, often accompanied by symptoms like night sweats, irregular periods, and hormonal changes. A common and concerning symptom is vaginal dryness, which, if left unaddressed, can severely impact a woman’s quality of life. Consulting with a vaginal atrophy doctor Alabama is crucial to managing this condition…

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Choosing the Right Birth Control for You

There are many different birth control options depending on your lifestyle, medical history, and preference. Birth controls can be divided into 3 major groups: combination (estrogen and progesterone), progestin-only, or intrauterine devices, which can also be hormonal or non-hormonal. Learn the best option for you!

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Preparing for your Gynecology Appointment

As a woman and health care provider, I get it. Gynecology visits can feel intrusive, uncomfortable, and sometimes, painful. However, seeing your gynecology provider is important for your overall health. Learn more with MBW Nurse Practitioner Santanna Thomas.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Part 2: Testosterone Commercial

While testosterone is present in higher levels in men, women also have testosterone! In fact, what you thought was the result of low estrogen and progesterone, may actually be due to low testosterone. Learn more from Dr. Mia.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Part 1: Estrogen

With over 400 functions in the body, estrogen is one of our most important hormones, protecting us against osteoporosis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and colon cancer. Learn about your options for Estrogen replacement from Dr. Mia

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Hot Flashes, Night Sweats, Belly Fat, Oh My!

Climbing the age ladder has its perks. We become wiser, develop a deeper sense of appreciation for the small things, skip lines at the grocery store, are excused for inappropriate behavior, and most importantly, are awarded senior discounts. Less celebratory though, are the signs and symptoms of menopause.

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For When You’ve Got the Blues

Feel like you’re on an emotional rollercoaster? You’re not alone. Up to 30% of menopausal women experience increased depression, irritability, and anxiety. Learn more from Dr. Mia.

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Birth Control and Low Libido

If you’re suffering from low libido from birth control, Dr. Mia shares a few ways to improve your sex drive, feel sexy again, and get your love life back!

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6 Tips to Get Adequate Sleep

Adequate sleep is important for your energy, focus, and overall well-being. That’s why you should be getting 7–9 hours of sleep per night. Dr. Mia shares 6 tips to finally getting adequate sleep.

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