Are Your Periods Infrequent or Absent? You Could Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

If you have irregular, infrequent or absent periods, you may consider your period to be inconvenient without thinking much more about it. The truth is, irregular periods often point to an underlying health issue that, if left undiagnosed and untreated, can have major health implications later on in … Read More

New Term Aimed to Help Women Discuss Postmenopausal Problems: Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

Over half of postmenopausal women suffer "down there" from similar symptoms, including painful sex, painful urination and increased urgency, and reoccurring urinary tract infections. But often times, women don't know that these symptoms are related to one another, or that treatments are … Read More

Could Estrogen Based Compound Inhibit Binge Eating?

At one time or another many of us have felt so hungry that we could continue to eat for hours. There are actually some people that suffer with a serious issue called binge eating, which is quite different than an occasional time of feeling incredibly hungry.  It’s estimated that 5 to 10% of the … Read More

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