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What Causes an Abnormal Pap Smear?

2022-09-23T14:47:20+00:00September 10th, 2022|

You just received the results of your pap smear, and it’s not what you expected. You immediately panic and worry you may have cervical cancer. There is no need to panic. Most women with abnormal pap smears do not have cervical cancer. This is not only been our experience at South Miami OB-GYN Associates but [...]

5 Surprising Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

2022-09-09T09:53:38+00:00September 1st, 2022|

It all started in 2018 when the month of September was federally designated as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness month. What is PCOS Awareness Month? The designation is meant to showcase the seriousness of PCOS and show support for the millions of females who are currently diagnosed with the disease as well as those who [...]

Votiva FormaV Treatment for Stress Urinary Incontinence

2022-08-26T11:56:58+00:00August 5th, 2022|

You laugh. You sneeze. You exercise. You cough. You lift something heavy.  In fact, any activity that increases abdominal pressure can cause stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Stress urinary incontinence refers to the involuntary leakage of urine from your bladder when you cough, sneeze, or exercise. Stress incontinence can occur at any age but it is [...]

Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: What Are the Best Treatments?

2022-08-05T08:08:08+00:00August 2nd, 2022|

Your period is irregular. There is unwanted hair growing in unwanted places. You seem to be gaining weight in your abdominal area. You may have PCOS.  Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a genetic, reproductive, metabolic, and hormonal disorder affecting 6-12% of women of childbearing age. Interestingly, PCOS has nothing to do with cysts on your [...]

Preconception Care: 5 Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

2022-09-02T10:24:48+00:00July 20th, 2022|

Ready to have a baby?  There is so much information available on what to expect when you are expecting and what to do and not do when you are pregnant. But preconception planning is equally as important. It’s never too early to start preparing your body for the possibility of motherhood. Ideally, your preconception care [...]

Stages of Menopause: When It Starts, Symptoms, and Proper Treatments

2022-09-02T10:13:56+00:00July 20th, 2022|

Here’s our take: Menopause is a milestone in a woman’s life. It’s a period of time when you no longer have your period. Simultaneously, it marks the end of your ability to conceive. Menopause is a natural process that is directly related to the decrease in your female reproductive hormones as you get older. For [...]

Gestational Diabetes: Can Diet Make a Difference?

2022-07-20T08:54:52+00:00June 23rd, 2022|

Diagnosed with gestational diabetes? Gestational means during pregnancy and diabetes is a metabolic disease where your blood sugar that is too high and there is an imbalance between your insulin and glucose levels. Gestational Diabetes is not uncommon. Every year 2-10% of pregnant women in the US who have no previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes [...]

Miscarriage: There is Hope After Loss

2022-07-20T08:45:53+00:00June 16th, 2022|

Miscarriage or spontaneous abortion refers to the loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week of pregnancy. It is estimated by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) that, “as many as 26% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage and up to 10% clinically recognized pregnancies. The difference between the two percentages is because [...]

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