Fibroid Awareness

As July and Fibroid Awareness Month comes to a close, I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss a common issue affecting many women.  Fibroids can affect up to 80% of women by the age of 50 and is even more common in African-American women. Here’s what you need to know: What are fibroids? Fibroids

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Endometriosis: facts, myths and things we just don’t know

The Basics March is endometriosis awareness month.  Endometriosis is a condition in which cells that are similar to the tissue from the lining of the uterus (endometrial cells) grow in places outside of the uterus.  This often occurs in the pelvis in the tissue surrounding the uterus and ovaries, but can affect the bladder, bowels,

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