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How Often Should I Have a Pap Test?

How Often Should I Have a Pap Test?

Pap tests are designed to detect cervical cancer in its earliest stages, when it’s most treatable. Knowing when to schedule regular Pap tests can keep you on track and protect your cervical health.
Jan 9th, 2024

Weight Gain During Pregnancy: How Much Is Too Much?

Navigating the terrain of pregnancy weight gain can be overwhelming. Take control of your journey with accurate information and tailored advice to make the healthiest choices for you and your baby.
Oct 1st, 2023
Does HPV Resolve on Its Own?

Does HPV Resolve on Its Own?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) affects many women, yet there's much to learn about its course and outcomes. Here, we aim to provide clarity and address key concerns, including whether the virus resolves on its own.
Sep 1st, 2023
4 Effective Ways to Treat Your Menopausal Symptoms

4 Effective Ways to Treat Your Menopausal Symptoms

Menopause may be a natural part of aging, yet the symptoms can feel anything but natural. With hot flashes, mood swings, and other disruptions, you need to find effective ways to navigate this life-changing transition and reclaim your well-being.
Jun 5th, 2023
Is Hormonal Birth Control Safe for My Health?

Is Hormonal Birth Control Safe for My Health?

You have the freedom to choose the birth control method that best suits your needs. Making informed decisions about contraception enables you to pursue your goals and plan your family on your terms.
May 4th, 2023
How Does Hereditary Cancer Screening for Women Work?

How Does Hereditary Cancer Screening for Women Work?

Cancer is a serious health concern that affects millions of people worldwide. While there are many factors that contribute to the development of cancer, genetics can play a significant role. Fortunately, screening is available.
Apr 1st, 2023
Menopause and Bone Loss: Everything You Need to Know

Menopause and Bone Loss: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re tired of dealing with hot flashes, mood swings, and other uncomfortable menopause symptoms, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy offers a natural and effective solution to restore your well-being.
Mar 6th, 2023
6 Common Myths (and Facts) About IUD Contraception

6 Common Myths (and Facts) About IUD Contraception

Having access to effective contraceptives helps you, as a woman, have control of your fertility and improve your quality of life. IUDs are extremely effective contraceptives, so we’d like to separate fact from fiction.
Dec 6th, 2022
What Is Puberty?

What Is Puberty?

Puberty is a normal and healthy part of growing up. When your body starts changing, you may wonder about those changes. Gynecologists are here to help teens transition through changes like puberty.
Nov 4th, 2022
How an STD Can Impact Your Pregnancy

How an STD Can Impact Your Pregnancy

Sexually transmitted diseases can cause potentially serious health issues for you and your baby. If you have an STD, you should work closely with an OB/GYN for treatment and to prevent complications so you have a healthy pregnancy.
Oct 1st, 2022
How Balanced Hormone Levels Benefit Your Skin

How Balanced Hormone Levels Benefit Your Skin

Managing skin health doesn’t end when you reach a certain age. In fact, estrogen levels dip as you age, so you may notice entirely new challenges in caring for your skin. The good news is, there’s something you can do.
Aug 1st, 2022
Endometriosis: What to Know

Endometriosis: What to Know

Endometriosis is more than just painful. The resulting scar tissue can make it harder to get pregnant. Treatment options are available to alleviate your pain and significantly improve symptoms such as heavy bleeding.
Jul 1st, 2022
Period-Friendly Diet Hacks We Love

Period-Friendly Diet Hacks We Love

It’s always beneficial to consume a nutritious diet, but it’s even more helpful if you’re dealing with premenstrual syndrome. Cutting back on processed foods and added sugars eases PMS symptoms.
Jun 1st, 2022
3 Reasons Prenatal Care Is Important

3 Reasons Prenatal Care Is Important

You know that prenatal care is important for your health and the health of your baby. In fact, prenatal care is the most important thing you can do for yourself and your unborn child. Here’s why.
Apr 1st, 2022
Why Are My Periods So Heavy?

Why Are My Periods So Heavy?

Are you dealing with heavy periods that prevent you from going about your daily life? Endometrial ablation is a treatment option that can relieve heavy periods. Here’s how.
Feb 1st, 2022
What Does an Abnormal Pap Smear Mean?

What Does an Abnormal Pap Smear Mean?

It’s perfectly normal to have some anxiety or fear when you receive an abnormal Pap test result. But most of the time, an abnormal result is due to a virus, not cancer.
Jan 1st, 2022
How To Prepare Your Body for Childbirth

How To Prepare Your Body for Childbirth

Planning a pregnancy is an exciting time, and the sooner you prepare your body, the better. Rely on your OB/GYN for the care and guidance you need to have the healthiest possible pregnancy and delivery.
Dec 1st, 2021
The Link Between Menopause and Weight Gain

The Link Between Menopause and Weight Gain

For many women, menopause brings with it symptoms that can affect your self-image, including weight gain. Fortunately, effective solutions are available to treat symptoms of menopause so you feel like yourself again.
Nov 1st, 2021
Hormone Imbalance

8 Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance

Are you tired? Moody? Forgetful? Not interested in sex? You may have a hormone imbalance. The good news is that you can resolve your issues with effective treatment. Learn the common symptoms of hormone imbalance.
Jul 28th, 2021

What's Included in Prenatal Services?

Pregnant? Congratulations! You’re ready for prenatal care, which is the care you receive during your pregnancy. Learn what services are included and why prenatal care visits are so important for your health and the health of your unborn child.
Jun 17th, 2021

Understanding Your Birth Control Options

Not ready for children? Not ready for more children? There are many birth control options available. In fact, there are so many, it can be challenging to choose the right one. Learn about all your options so you can find the right one.
May 14th, 2021

The Importance of Hereditary Cancer Screening

Has your mom or sister had breast cancer or ovarian cancer? If so, you may want to learn about heredity cancer screening to help you determine your risk of developing certain cancers.
Feb 2nd, 2021

Why You Should Have Well-Woman Exams

Have you scheduled your annual well-woman exam? If not, read this blog to find out why it’s essential for your overall health to have a well-woman exam every year.
Dec 1st, 2020

Will Endometrial Ablation Make Me Infertile?

If you suffer from uncomfortable heavy menstrual periods, there’s hope. One very effective way to eliminate the heavy bleeding is a treatment called endometrial ablation. But does it affect your fertility?
Oct 9th, 2020

Helping Patients Understand Perimenopause

A natural decrease in hormone production causes the three phases of menopause (perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause). As hormone levels begin to decline, a variety of symptoms may present themselves. Learn more in this BioTe article!
Sep 1st, 2020

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy vs. Traditional HRT

Are you experiencing disturbing menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and sleep problems? Learn about two effective treatments: bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and traditional hormone replacement therapy, and which one is best for you.
Jul 31st, 2020

Talking to Patients About BHRT

BioTE Medical outline's the top 6 patient concerns about BHRT and how we, as a practice, can address them and put patients at ease. Please read to learn more!
Jul 22nd, 2020

KSN News Feature: Caroline Breit

Dr. Breit's daughter, Caroline, was recently interviewed about her mastectomy journey by KSN News. Learn more about how she is using her experience to lead breast cancer study at KU.
Feb 26th, 2020

How Pregnancy Affects the Heart

February is National Heart Health Awareness Month. Learn how your heart changes during pregnancy and how to keep it healthy.
Feb 1st, 2020

Suffering from Heavy Periods? Consider Endometrial Ablation

If your period lasts more than seven days or you need to change your tampon or pad every hour or so, you may have heavy periods, a common and treatable medical condition. Learn how endometrial ablation can relieve you of your heavy periods.
Dec 1st, 2019

How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

Do you feel moody, anxious, or depressed? If you’re a middle-aged woman going through menopause, you’re not alone. Learn how menopause affects your mental health and what you can do about it.
Oct 1st, 2019
What Different Ultrasounds Can Tell Me About My Baby

What Different Ultrasounds Can Tell Me About My Baby

You’re pregnant and eager to see what your baby looks like and to learn about your baby’s health while the fetus is growing inside you. Ultrasounds provide a look inside the womb. Learn about the different ultrasounds and what they can tell you.
Jun 3rd, 2019

How Hereditary Cancer Screening Can Help You

Does one of your parents or siblings have cancer? Are you worried that you may get cancer as well? Learn about hereditary cancer screening and how it can help you determine your risk for developing the cancer that runs in your family.
Apr 1st, 2019
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How Low Estrogen Can Affect Your Body

Are you gaining weight? Feeling depressed? Having trouble sleeping? You may be suffering from symptoms of low estrogen. Find out how low estrogen can affect your body and how you can restore you levels and relieve symptoms.
Dec 7th, 2018

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

Why Is Prenatal Care So Important?

Every expectant mother wants the best for her little one. Prenatal care increases your chances of having a healthy baby and decreases your chances of pregnancy and birth complications.
Sep 14th, 2018

5 Reasons BioTE May Be Right for You

Are hormonal fluctuations or imbalances causing bothersome symptoms? Are you looking for a natural solution? Find out if convenient BioTE® hormone pellet therapy may be right for you.
Jul 3rd, 2018

10 Tips for Managing Morning Sickness

For many women, morning sickness is the least favorite part of pregnancy. While not an indication of your health or your baby’s, morning sickness can put a damper on your daily activity. We offer the following tips to help manage these challenging symptoms
Jun 19th, 2018

Dos and Don'ts of Exercise During Pregnancy

Getting regular exercise when you’re pregnant is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy, counteract pregnancy-related symptoms, and prepare for labor and delivery. Read on to learn the safest way to stay active during pregnancy.
Apr 25th, 2018

Facts and Myths About Sex After Menopause

There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to what you can expect after menopause. Each woman’s experience is uniquely her own. But there are general truths about how menopause might affect your sex life and a few myths you should ignore.
Mar 30th, 2018

Gaining the Right Amount of Weight During Pregnancy

To help ensure a healthy baby, there are weight milestones to achieve during each trimester of pregnancy. Your doctor also provides the weight guidance you need to prevent gestational diabetes and other health conditions.
Feb 21st, 2018

What You Should Know About HPV

The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is garnering a lot of attention recently, thanks to efforts by the medical community and the United States government to increase awareness of this common sexually-transmitted infection.
Jan 29th, 2018

10 Tips for Managing Hot Flashes at Work

No cure for hot flashes exists, but you can learn to minimize symptoms and manage them when they arise. Doing so can be tricky when you’re at work, but the Center for Women’s Health is here to help you learn to manage them even when out in public.
Jan 3rd, 2018

12 Tips for Getting Your Body Ready for Pregnancy

If you’ve decided the time is right to start trying to conceive, there’s a lot you can do in advance to ensure that your pregnancy and baby are as healthy as possible, from taking prenatal vitamins to quitting smoking.
Nov 21st, 2017

The Benefits of Hormone Therapy

You may already know what it’s like to have hot flashes caused by hormonal changes during menopause. You may not know that changes in your hormone levels can also cause exhaustion, weight gain, excessively dry skin, and loss of muscle mass. Bioidentical ho
Oct 4th, 2017