At Southdale ObGyn, we understand the impact of changing hormones during perimenopause. Krista Margolis, our Holistic Health Nurse Practitioner, is here to help guide you through the answers to many of your questions and provide options to manage symptoms. What is perimenopause and how is it different from menopause? Perimenopause is a time in your life when your
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There are steps you can take to protect yourself from the flu, but flu vaccine myths can be confusing when trying to decide whether to get the shot. Here are five common myths according to the (CDC) Centers for Disease Control. Not True: The shot can give you flu It is better to get the
At Southdale ObGyn, we treat women at every stage of life, from adolescence through post-menopause. We take pride in offering our patients safe and effective treatment options that keep up with advancements in women’s health. We have recently expanded our clinical offerings to include MonaLisa Touch, a therapy that impacts thousands of women suffering from painful intercourse due
Updated: September 7, 2017 Obesity has increased significantly in the United States over the last several decades. This has been true across all age groups including women of reproductive age. Over 30% of reproductive age women are obese (as defined by a BMI or body mass index of >30) and almost 60% are overweight or
We are often asked by patients if their symptoms could be due to an ovarian cyst. Many women tell us they have a history of problematic cysts and are concerned that another may be present. This certainly could be the case, as ovarian cysts are a very common occurrence, particularly in women of childbearing age.
Have you been trying to experience pleasure, but all you get is pain? You are not alone! Painful sex, also known as dyspareunia is very common, affecting most women at some point in their lives. You may be tempted to ignore the issue or are embarrassed by it, but don’t. Pain is the body’s signal
Your baby is finally on the way and it’s time to get to the hospital. Did you pack your overnight bag? Here are some helpful hints on packing your bag for the hospital stay and bringing home baby. We recommend packing a bag about two weeks before your due date. For Mom: Any toiletries that
Millions of women experience changes in their vaginal health that affect their personal lives. Now there’s a solution with the MonaLisa Touch!
Please be aware that the County Road 42 bridge over I-35W will be closed alternatively in each direction. April 17 – May 22: ALL westbound lanes will be closed. May 22 – June 21: ALL eastbound lanes will be closed. You can except delays and closures during this time and should find alternative routes. Proposed detours
Eat a regular diet the day before the test. Drink 1 glass of water before retiring the night before the test and drink one glass of water the morning of the test. DO NOT EAT THE MORNING OF THE TEST. YOU MUST BE FASTING FOR 10 HOURS PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME. No smoking 1-hour