Nitronox for Gynecology Procedures

Maximize Your Comfort with Nitronox Nitronox is a delivery system that provides a gas mixture of 50% nitrous oxide and 50% oxygen. It is used to help ease discomfort during some medical and aesthetic procedures. If you experience any discomfort or anxiety during your treatment, you are able to inhale the gas mixture through a

Understanding the Five Types of Gynecological Cancers

While you may be well versed with the routine Pap smear* that involves the slightly uncomfortable insertion of a metal speculum into your nether regions, there is likely a lot you don't know when it comes to gynecological cancer. For instance, the Pap only tests for cervical cancer — there are four other entirely different

The Truth About Your Vagina: Common Myths & Misconceptions

Vagina talk can seem awkward and uncomfortable, but it need not feel that way. (Trust us, it is our job!) But because some women have a tough time asking their most personal questions without cringing, many myths and misconceptions about the female nether regions continue to float around. Allow us to debunk a few right

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, is an endocrine disorder that causes hormonal imbalances in approximately 5-10% of all women. PCOS is a complex and heterogeneous disorder, and the most common cause of infertility in women. Women suffering from PCOS present either oligo-ovulation or anovulation (less frequent or absent ovulation). This results

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions

The average woman starts experiencing symptoms of menopause at the young age of 47! That means that we could spend almost half our life in menopause. This symptoms include hot flushes, night sweats, poor sleep, low energy, low sex drive, vaginal dryness and weight changes. In this blog post we would like to answer the

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue similar to the cells of the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows in other areas of the body. This abnormal growth can cause pelvicpain, irregular bleeding, and infertility. The most commonly affected areas are the ovaries, bowel, or the lining of the pelvis.Just like normal cells of the

Endometrial Ablation

Do heavy periods affect your life? If so, you’re definitely not alone. It’s estimated that excessive menstrual bleeding affects one out every five women. Many women begin to experience excessive and/or irregular bleeding in their 30s and 40s, as they begin to get closer to menopause. Heavy periods are more than just a hassle –

Did You Know? Essure Procedure

The Essure procedure is included in the women’s preventative benefit coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act. This translates into coverage with no deductible or co-pay for most patients with private insurance. Essure is a permanent birth control procedure that works with your body to create a natural barrier against pregnancy. This gentle procedure can be performed

da Vinci Robotic Hysterectomy

Baptist Medical Center Beaches, has added the latest version of the daVinci Robotic Surgical System. This state-of-the-art technology enables doctors to perform minimally invasive surgery with unprecedented precision, dexterity and 3D enhanced vision. Our team of doctors were the first to perform a daVinci robotic assisted hysterectomy at Baptist Medical Center Beaches. For more information about

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