OBGYN visits for early detection

OBGYN visits for early detection

  • Just Keep Pushing: Three Reasons To Consider A Midwife For An At-Home Birthing Experience

    Being a first-time mother, you want your labor to go as peacefully and smoothly as possible. Midwives have been around since the early 1700s. They have been trained in childbirth and all things pertaining to childbirth. They are also experts on how to make the birthing experience easy on those expectant mothers who are low-risk and expect a very healthy birth. Midwives can deliver your baby whether you are giving birth at home or at the hospital.

  • Refuting Myths About Visiting The Gynecologist

    Women's health issues can be a seemingly complicated topic, and it should come as no surprise that this can lead some patients to make the assumption that a couple of common misconceptions are true. This can cause you to make poor decisions when it comes to meeting your health needs. In particular, there are common myths surrounding going to the gynecologist that many patients will believe. Dispelling these notions can make you a more informed patient, which can help lead to better decisions and health outcomes.

  • Incidence Of Breast Cancer In Men

    Although the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends annual mammography for women 40 years and older, since the incidence of breast cancer in men is low, they aren't routinely screened for the disease. Yet doctors diagnose about 1,900 men in the U.S. with breast cancer each year. Despite breast cancer in males being rare, men age 68 and older tend to get the disease more often than younger men. But like women, it's important to know what symptoms can be signs of trouble at any age.

  • Three Times In Your Life When You Should See Your Gynecologist

    While many women see their gynecologist annually for exams, Pap smears, and other laboratory work, others stop going or only go when they have something wrong with their reproductive system. This is often due to financial constraints, but some women also just don't feel the need to see this specialist any longer because of their age or overall good health. There are three times in your life, though, when you really should see your gynecologist.

  • What Is Perimenopause? And Related Questions

    Many women have never even heard of perimenopause, yet it is a natural part of a woman's cycle. The more you know about perimenopause, the better prepared you will be for the changes that your body will go through.  What is perimenopause? Perimenopause is the period in a woman's life that occurs just before menopause. Perimenopause is a transitional phase, when the body is preparing itself for the changes coming down the road.

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    OBGYN visits for early detection

    When was the last time you went to your OBGYN for an exam? I skipped two of my bi-yearly exams because I didn't feel that they were necessary. When I began experiencing extreme cramping in my lower stomach, I knew that something was wrong. I went to the emergency room and found that I had cervical cancer. Since I skipped those important exams, the cancer had progressed significantly. So, why should you go to your OB when you don't feel sick, uncomfortable or have any health issues? My blog will show you exactly what early detection can do when you have cancer.