Tag Archives: gynecology

The Birds and the Bees and a Baby Makes Three

Starting a family is serious business, at least for me it was.  I figured when my husband and I decided that we were ready to have a baby that it would be easy.  My sisters are what I like to call, “Fertile Mertyl’s.”  They could just think about getting pregnant, and what do you know, […]

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Dr. Ward on Painful and Heavy Periods

What is life like for women who suffer from heavy periods and what causes some women so much more pain and bleeding than other women? If you are reading this you may already know about living with it, but there are so many questions that go unanswered. Quite frankly, some of the medical jargon is […]

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Do You Pee When You Sneeze?

I felt a sneeze coming on, and I knew what that meant.  I was going to have to cross my legs and hope for the best, and then run to the bathroom of course. After my second child I started to experience a strange lack of control when it came to my bladder.  I found […]

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Have You Ever Had a Painful Period?

Many people, maybe most, have never heard of endometriosis.  Until a week ago I had heard the word, but I had no idea what it was or its accompanying symptoms. Endometriosis is seen primarily as a women’s health issue where the inner lining of the uterus flows back up inside the body around the ovaries […]

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