Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, is an endocrine disorder that causes hormonal imbalances in approximately 5-10% of all women. PCOS is a complex and heterogeneous disorder, and the most common cause of infertility in women. Women suffering from PCOS present either oligo-ovulation or anovulation (less frequent or absent ovulation). This results in irregular menstruation or the
The average woman starts experiencing symptoms of menopause at the young age of 47! That means that we could spend almost half our life in menopause. This symptoms include hot flushes, night sweats, poor sleep, low energy, low sex drive, vaginal dryness and weight changes. In this blog post we would like to answer the most common questions regarding hormone
Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue similar to the cells of the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows in other areas of the body. This abnormal growth can cause pelvicpain, irregular bleeding, and infertility. The most commonly affected areas are the ovaries, bowel, or the lining of the pelvis.Just like normal cells of the lining of the uterus, endometriosis
Do heavy periods affect your life? If so, you’re definitely not alone. It’s estimated that excessive menstrual bleeding affects one out every five women. Many women begin to experience excessive and/or irregular bleeding in their 30s and 40s, as they begin to get closer to menopause. Heavy periods are more than just a hassle – they take a physical, social,
The Essure procedure is included in the women’s preventative benefit coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act. This translates into coverage with no deductible or co-pay for most patients with private insurance. Essure is a permanent birth control procedure that works with your body to create a natural barrier against pregnancy. This gentle procedure can be performed in our office located in
Baptist Medical Center Beaches, has added the latest version of the daVinci Robotic Surgical System. This state-of-the-art technology enables doctors to perform minimally invasive surgery with unprecedented precision, dexterity and 3D enhanced vision. Our team of doctors were the first to perform a daVinci robotic assisted hysterectomy at Baptist Medical Center Beaches. For more information about daVinci robotic hysterectomy click here.