What are the symptoms of endometriosis?

Progressively increasing menstrual cramping may be a symptom of endometriosis. These are caused by contractions of uterine muscle initiated by prostaglandins released from the endometrial tissue. A puzzling feature of endometriosis is that the degree of pain it causes is … Continue reading

What is endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a common disorder that affects women of reproductive age. It occurs when normal endometrial tissue (the lining of the uterus) grows outside the uterus. This misplaced tissue may implant itself and grow anywhere within the abdominal cavity. The … Continue reading

What is a LEEP?

A LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure) is used to cut away cervical tissue for examination or removal. For more information on LEEP, read this article.

What is genital HPV infection?

Genital HPV infection is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). Human papillomavirus is the name of a group of viruses that includes more than 100 different strains or types. More than 30 of these … Continue reading

How long can I take the Pill?

The pill can be use for many years safely. Long term non-contraception benefits of the Pill include regulated menstrual cycle with less blood flow, reduced risk of iron deficiency anemia, and less painful periods.