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10 Symptoms of Endometriosis You Should Be Aware Of

Category: Endometriosis

Woman with doctor Many women with living with endometriosis do not even realize that they have it. Sexual health can be a bit of a touchy topic that leaves many women feeling embarrassed about their body, but there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of, and speaking up will only help to improve both the quality and longevity of your life.

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Common Health Issues for New Mothers

Category: Postpartum

Mother and BabyNew moms may think they are ready to tackle anything once they’re at home with their sweet baby. After all, they have been through nine months of ups and downs, difficult sleeping, and morning sickness. Now that they have given birth, it should be smooth sailing, right? 

There are some common health issues for new mothers, so it’s best to be prepared both physically and emotionally to handle what may come next.

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Can Fibroids Cause Weight Gain?

Category: fibroids

smiling womanFibroids affect women mostly during their thirties and forties, and yes, unfortunately fibroids can cause weight gain. One might call it a “double whammy” for women.

Let’s look at what fibroids are, their symptoms, and how they can cause weight gain.

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Why am I Experiencing Vaginal Dryness?

Category: News

Happy Woman on SwingYour vaginal health may change throughout your life, and it’s common to experience vaginal dryness at one point or another. 

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Five Ways to Fight Fatigue during your first Trimester

Fatigued womanThe first trimester of your pregnancy comes with a lot of emotions; happiness, nausea, nerves and, for most women, extreme exhaustion. Here are five ways to beat that exhaustion and enjoy your first trimester! Read the rest of this entry »


Pregnancy and the Flu

Category: Pregnancy

Pregnant Woman with FluAccording to the CDC, this flu season has hit the United States harder than in recent years. Because pregnancy can increase the length of infection and can lead to more complications, such as pneumonia, it’s important to know how to prevent the flu during pregnancy.

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What Birth Control Can I Use While Breastfeeding?

Category: News, Postpartum

Mother with newborn BabyCongratulations on the birth of your baby! The miracle of birth is extremely rewarding, but many moms choose to wait a while before experiencing the nine-month process again. For moms who want to breastfeed their child, it is important to choose the right method of birth control. We can help you with this at CareNet Medical Group. 

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Your Guide to Sexual Health

Category: News, Women's Health

Each year, it is estimated that there are 20 million new cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in the United States. Here’s your guide to preventing, diagnosing, and treating STIs. STI Screening

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4 Essential Medical Exams for Women

Category: News, Women's Health

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As women, we face unique health challenges. In order to maintain long-term health, prevention and early detection of medical conditions and diseases is key. 

 

Depending on your stage of life, the following exams are recommended.

 

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Could My Infertility be Caused by Endometriosis?

Category: News

Endometriosis is a much more prevalent issue than many people might think. In fact, fewer than 1/3 of women know what endometriosis is, despite it affecting approximately one out of every ten women in the United States. 

Endometriosis occurs when uterine tissue begins to grow outside of the uterus. Because this tissue responds to a woman’s menstrual cycle, symptoms can be confused with period pain. Since the tissue has no way of leaving the body, lesions, scar tissue and inflammation can occur. All of these symptoms could potentially lead to infertility.

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