Reasons Why Young Women Should Perform Self Breast Exams

When you are young, the furthest thought from your mind is breast cancer.  “I’m too young to have to worry about that,” you may say.  The truth of the matter is, even young women are being diagnosed with this form of cancer.  Other than some forms of skin cancer, breast is the most common cancer … Read More

5 Tips for Keeping your Baby Safe In the Dog Days of Summer

If you're pregnant this summer in Northern Florida, the 90-degree days you're generally accustomed to may now begin to feel intolerable.  As the summer wears on and your belly grows bigger, the heat can start to take its toll on your pregnant body. Here are three tips to help you manage the … Read More

National Breastfeeding Month is Here!

Did you know that August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month? At All About Women, we support breastfeeding mothers and their babies and we're taking the opportunity to share some of the benefits of breastfeeding, as well as some strategies to help ensure a successful nursing relationship for … Read More

6 Tips to Help Stop Overeating!

We have all been there where we feel so full that we don’t know if we can even stand up or move!  This happened to me on vacation this past week at a fabulous seafood restaurant.  You know, one of those “all you can eat” places.  The food was amazing, yet, I was completely miserable for several … Read More

Your First Gynecology Visit: Getting to Know the Well Woman Checkup

If you're reading this, it might be because your mom is making you go to the gynecologist.  This, no doubt, can sound scary, embarrassing and possibly unnecessary. As the well woman providers here at All About Women, we're here to promise you that we are nothing to be afraid of! In fact, we're … Read More

Let Your Baby Choose the Delivery Date

Pregnancy is an amazing journey, but as obstetricians, we know that by the end of pregnancy it can get a little, well, old.  It's likely that you're having a hard time walking, or eating much, or that between having to pee and being uncomfortable in bed, you're hardly getting any sleep. Besides … Read More

3 Types of Abnormal Periods

While your period may be inconvenient, it shouldn't feel like a major health crisis every month. If your period is irregular, painful, or seems particularly heavy, you’re likely experiencing an abnormal period. Continue reading for a list of the 3 most common types of abnormal period. You Have … Read More

Study Shows Link between High Cholesterol and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer, the dreaded word that we hear so often, is the second leading cause of death among American women.  Did you know that this year alone approximately 232,670 women in the US will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer? What is causing such a staggering amount of women to have to … Read More

New Non-Estrogen Treatment for Hot Flashes Found Effective

When it comes to treating the hot flashes and night sweats of menopause, estrogen therapy is the standard of effective treatment. But for some women, estrogen isn't a good fit. For those women, a new treatment option may soon be available. A recent double-blind study in JAMA Internal Medicine has … Read More

Summer Health Warning: Beware of Yeast Infections

It's that time in Northern Florida when the weather stays hot and humid. This kind of weather offers just the right kind of conditions for a yeast infection. If you've ever had a yeast infection before, you know that it can spoil your summer fun quicker than the thermometer hits 90. The good news … Read More