Information about how hormone balance may impact the way we think.
Information about how hormone balance may impact the way we think.
Are you having a baby? Are you excited? Nervous? It’s normal to be both. Learn why you’re in good hands with Dr. Sharon Breit and her obstetrics team.
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.
February is National Heart Health Awareness Month. Learn how your heart changes during pregnancy and how to keep it healthy.
Make your health a priority this year. Schedule an annual well-woman exam to start the new year off with healthy and achievable goals.
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.
Understandably, an abnormal Pap smear can make you worried. But don’t be. Learn about what it means and what steps you should take next to get a definitive diagnosis.
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.
If fitting into your old jeans or looking good in a bathing suit are not motivators for you to lose weight, learn about all the health conditions you can reduce your risk for by dropping excess pounds.
Are menopause symptoms wreaking havoc on your life? Learn how to find relief the natural way with BioTE® bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
For some women, endometriosis symptoms are worse during pregnancy, and for others, they’re better. Learn how pregnancy could affect your endometriosis symptoms and how you can manage them.
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.
Eating for two? Learn about the top 10 superfoods you should be eating to help ensure a healthy baby, problem-free pregnancy, and smooth delivery.
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.
Are you sick of losing and gaining weight back on diets that don’t work? Learn about how the Ideal Protein® weight-loss method can help you slim down and keep the weight off for good.
A high-risk pregnancy can put both the mother and baby’s health and life at risk. Learn what lifestyle changes you can make to lower your chances of having a high-risk pregnancy.
Bleeding during your pregnancy can be alarming. Fortunately, it’s often not a sign of a problem. Learn about when and why bleeding is normal during pregnancy, and when it’s not.
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.
There are more birth control choices than ever before. In fact, you may find the number of choices overwhelming. Here’s what you need to consider to select the best one for you.
Are you gaining weight for no reason? Do you have acne like when you were a teenager? Tired? Irritable? You may have a hormonal imbalance. Find out how to get your hormones back in balance and your body and mind back to normal.
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.
Ready to take that weight off for good? Unfortunately, most diets fail. Learn about a weight-loss plan that provides the guidance, support, and tools you need to help you reach — and maintain — a healthy weight.
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.
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
If you struggle with losing weight on your own, consider the Ideal ProteinⓇ Weight Loss Method supervised by the team here at the Center for Women’s Health.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. The professional staff at the Center for Women’s Health can help you learn everything you need to know to protect yourself against cervical cancer.
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.
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.
Tied to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Breit offers an overview/guidance on genetic testing for breast cancer.
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
Whether you’ve been battling weight gain since adolescence or only after having children, you’re hardly alone.
Dr. Breit discuss three methods of birth control and why they could be right for you if you're looking for an alternative to the pill.