Understanding your endometriosis diagnosis has become easier in the last several decades. For many years it was difficult even for doctors to diagnose this disorder because the symptoms are so similar to other issues and diseases. Let’s learn what endometriosis is, its symptoms, and possible treatments.
Oh boy, you think you’re tired now. Wait until after your little bundle of joy arrives! Now is the time to get as much rest and glorious sleep as possible. The question is how to do it. Let’s look at 6 ways to cope with pregnancy fatigue.
Some of us are procrastinators, while others are almost the extreme opposite. That’s a good thing when it comes to having a baby! Planning for pregnancy before conception has multiple benefits for you, your baby, and your growing family. Let’s look at where you should begin.
When you are pregnant, whatever you put into your body can affect your growing child. So when you have a headache, an allergy, or any other common ailment, what medications are safe during pregnancy?
Once you have made the decision to get on contraception, you will need to decide on a contraceptive method. One popular form is an IUD. It is better than 99% effective, so it is considered the most reliable birth control method available. Let’s walk through what a woman can expect during an IUD insertion.
Maximizing your health insurance benefits before the end of the year should be a priority for you and your family. Don’t give up extra benefits just because you are busy or have forgotten about these perks. Now is exactly the time to review what you are still entitled to.
Most people will tell you the first early pregnancy symptom is missing a period. That is absolutely true, but there are dozens more to watch out for. Let’s take a quick look at 10 early pregnancy symptoms.
One of the simplest and easiest ways for women to stay on top of their health is to have a mammogram starting at age 40 and each year thereafter. It takes just minutes, results are relatively quick, and it gives you a feeling of control over your life. There are multiple reasons why you should never skip a mammogram.
As of August 27, 2021, Michael J. Thesing, MD will no longer be available for appointments. After much thought and consideration for his and his family’s needs, Dr. Thesing made the tough decision to move away from private practice and join a group of doctors providing in-house hospitalist roles at various hospital facilities. He remains in the area, but will only be working in the hospital setting.
Dr. Thesing had been a part of South Bay OBGYN since December 2019; we remain grateful for his time here with us and we wish him well in his future endeavors.
If you have babies on your mind, consider having a preconception appointment with South Bay OBGYN. Even if you aren’t planning to get pregnant until a year from now, it is still a good idea to put it on your schedule. Here is some idea about what to expect at a preconception appointment.