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OB/GYN Articles

Birth Control Side Effects: When Enough is Enough

Birth control got you down? You don’t want children just yet, but you don’t want to be stuck with cramps and vomiting, either. Enter: birth control. After a long, laborious process of choosing the method that best fits your lifestyle and needs, you’re content to think it’s going to be puppies and kittens from now … Read

Acessa System’s Removal of Fibroids: A Huge Advancement for Walnut Hill and Women Everywhere

Our very own Dr. Bertrand has recently completed training in the Acessa System – an innovative solution for the removal of fibroids. With this new system, our practice is helping to revolutionize the treatment of a very common issue for women everywhere – that’s our job, after all! Traditional methods for the removal of fibroids … Read

Infertility: Causes and Treatments

Having trouble getting pregnant? There are options! Infertility can be heartbreaking, but it isn’t a sentence to a childless life. There are numerous causes and treatments to explore to discover how best to proceed with creating a family; but first it’s important to know what, exactly, infertility is. Infertility can be divided into two different … Read

Calming the Flow: Treatment for Heavy Periods

If your monthly visitor seems a little outrageous, there’s good news. Channel your inner Twisted Sister and proceed: When Enough is Enough Everyone, at some point, has experienced a truly awful period: whether cramps had you in a constant state of ache or if you were bleeding an unusual amount. But how do you know … Read

Types of Birth Control: What You Need to Know

We’ve talked about birth control if you’re over 40, but what about if you’re just starting out? The world of birth control can be difficult to navigate, with several different options and possible side effects. You’re a busy woman, and we understand that you may not have time to play trial-and-error. Here’s what you need … Read

Why is Sex Painful for Some Women?

Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite subject: sex. Sex is supposed to feel great—mind-numbingly great. After all, isn’t that the kind of sex people write novels about? It can be devastating when it isn’t like that at all, but it’s important to remember it’s not your fault. Painful intercourse is also called dyspareunia, and can be … Read

Getting Pregnant Over 40

Over 40 and considering having kids? You aren’t alone. We’ve all heard the statistics: after 35, your fertility levels and hormones begin to drop, leaving you a small chance of getting pregnant the later you wait. What those statistics don’t consider, however, is something unique to each woman: her biological clock. You’re a busy woman—you’re … Read

Gene Testing for Breast Cancer

Actress Angelina Jolie recently disclosed that she underwent a double mastectomy in Feb. 2013 to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer. She will also receive multiple surgeries over the next two months to reconstruct her breasts. Jolie made the announcement in an editorial that appeared in the May 13, 2013 edition of the New … Read

Advanced energy systems for laparoscopic gynecology procedures

Multifunctional technology yields reliable outcomes, enhances patient safety, and increases procedure efficiency This supplement was supported by a grant from Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. Energy-based surgical devices, such as the Harmonic ACE® and ENSEAL®, allow surgeons to cut and coagulate with increased efficiency. However, the strengths and weaknesses of each device have not been debated. In … Read

May is Mental Health Month!

Beginning in 1949, May has been declared Mental Health Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, an estimated 22.1%–or 1 in 5—of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. The statistic is about the same for children. Even more surprising are the signs you may have been … Read