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Living with Endometriosis Jul 9th, 2019

The Office on Women’s Health estimates that more than 11% of women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States have endometriosis. In other words, about 1 in every 10 women has a condition that causes the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium, to grow outside...

Are You Regularly Completing a Breast Self-Examination? Jun 1st, 2019

There has been some debate about whether or not breast self-examinations are an effective screening tool to detect breast cancer early. However, there are other reasons you may want to consider doing a regular self exam of your breasts. Familiarity means you notice changes There are lots of reasons your...

Why Getting a Routine Pap Smear Is Vital to Your Health (and Could Save Your Life!) May 1st, 2019

No one looks forward to their routine pap smear, but there’s a very good reason you should have one on a regular basis. This test can save your life! Even if you’ve had pap smears, which are sometimes called pap tests, before, you may not know exactly for what you...

Painful Sex? Extreme Menstrual Cramps? Pelvic Pain? You May Have Endometriosis Apr 1st, 2019

According to the Endometriosis Foundation of America, some 200 million women around the globe have endometriosis. Sadly, it can take up to ten years to get a diagnosis. It doesn’t have to, though. The disease Your uterus is lined with tissue called endometrium. During your menstrual cycle, the endometrium thickens,...

The Many Advantages of the Da Vinci Hysterectomy Mar 1st, 2019

About 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States each year, making it one of the most common surgeries. However common, you may still feel nervous about undergoing the procedure. This is perfectly normal. There are various techniques that can be used to perform a hysterectomy. The most well-known technique...

Why Women Recommend Seeking Care from Dr. Sherry Neyman Feb 1st, 2019

If you’re thinking about a new gynecologist, you probably have a list of preferences in mind. Dr. Sherry Neyman offers services and conveniences that you may not have even considered. Gynecology only Most women’s health clinics and practitioners offer both gynecological care and obstetrics. Dr. Neyman specializes in gynecology only....

How MonaLisa Touch Can Revive Your Self Confidence Jan 7th, 2019

A host of gynecological problems can impact your self-confidence, particularly if you’re experiencing menopause. A new innovative, new technology may help! The MonaLisa Touch® is a laser device that can help treat numerous issues, without surgery, in our office. One of the biggest hurdles to getting help with your intimacy...

5 Tips for Maintaining Bone Strength As You Age Dec 6th, 2018

You probably don’t spend much time thinking about your bones, but maybe you should. Over the course of a lifetime, most women lose about half of the spongy tissue inside your long bones. Women also lose a significant amount of the dense tissue that covers their bones. The majority of...

Incontinence: Learn About the Newest Solutions (pegged to National Bladder Health Awareness Month) Nov 19th, 2018

If you’ve experienced incontinence, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. Many women, particularly those who are postmenopausal, experience incontinence. However, there are treatment options, so your life doesn’t have to be limited by this problem. Types of incontinence There are several types of incontinence. The two most common...

What You can do to Lessen Your Risk for Breast Cancer Oct 10th, 2018

Almost 41,000 women die from breast cancer annually, and over 250,000 cases of invasive breast cancer are diagnosed in women each year. Women have a one in eight chance of developing breast cancer at some point during their life. While it's impossible to predict exactly who will be affected by this terrible disease, lifestyle...

MonaLisa Touch: Postmenopausal Sex No Longer Needs to be Painful Sep 14th, 2018

In the years before and beyond menopause, your body changes as estrogen levels drop. These changes may be negatively affecting your sex life. You’re likely to experience more frequent vaginal dryness, hot flashes, mood swings, and even weight gain, which can hurt your self-confidence. These symptoms not only make you...