Anatomy of the Breast
How well do you really know your breasts? You’re probably familiar with the nipple and areola, but breasts also consist of fat, connective tissue, lobes, lymph nodes and more. If yours will be covered in turtlenecks, jackets and scarves for months to come, there’s no better time than now to learn how they function on the inside as well as look on the outside.
Clinic Sofia Partners with New River Medical Center
Clinic Sofia patients now have even more options when it comes to health care: Clinic Sofia and New River Medical Center recently partnered to bring gynecological services and specialized care for women in the Monticello community. Appointments begin Oct. 26. Clinic Sofia will also provide both gynecological and obstetrical services at the New River Medical […]
A Closer Look at Pelvic Pain
Whether due to endometriosis, fibroids, a urinary tract infection, adhesions, irritable bowel syndrome or pelvic inflammatory disease, pelvic pain can be internal or external, mild or intense pain below the belly button. Pelvic pain can include menstrual cramps, pain during intercourse or urination as well as chronic pain that affects everything from relationships to work, activities […]
Coping with Yeast Infections
While 75 percent of women will have at least one yeast infection, according to WebMD, five percent of women are plagued with persistent and recurring yeast infections.
Whether you have heard of it or not, pelvic organ prolapse is a condition which affects as many as half of all women who have given birth.
Tampons, Pads and More
Many women start out using pads with their first period and eventually progress to tampons at a later age. But if you haven’t given any thought to your period (other than “ugh”) in ages, it might be worthwhile to examine your best options for monthly care.