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

5 Tips to Get the Most from Your Annual Women’s Exam!

It’s that time of year again…the dreaded visit.  The one where you must lie in the most vulnerable position and let what is virtually a stranger inspect your most private areas!  Not the most pleasant experience to say the least.  However, it is one of the most necessary and important annual visits … Read More

New Hope in Avoiding Early Menopause for Breast Cancer Patients

For young women facing chemotherapy for breast cancer treatment, there's a stark reality that while the chemotherapy may save their life, it can potentially cause early menopause and thus limit their future fertility. When added to chemotherapy, a drug called goserelin may significantly reduce … Read More