Heart Health And Cardiovascular Disease

Although our primary healthcare focus at The Woman’s Clinic is on obstetrics and gynecology, we would be remiss not to mention the importance of cardiovascular health for all of our patients, regardless of age, both when pregnant or not. No matter how much attention you pay to important women’s health issues, if you avoid your […]

Learning About Dense Breasts

It’s not uncommon for a woman to go to her yearly mammogram appointment, only to be told she needs further testing, such as an ultrasound. This can be quite frightening, but in many cases women are sent for further testing because they simply have dense breasts. While this provides some momentary relief, there are some […]

What You Should Know About Ovarian Cancer

It is estimated that the risk of developing ovarian cancer is approximately 1 in 78, and this includes many women who are not thought to be “high risk.” Ovarian cancer refers to cancer of the ovaries, but the term can also refer to cancer of the fallopian tubes or the peritoneum, another aspect of the […]

Risks Factors for Stroke in Women

There are various types of medical concerns, conditions, and problems that are often thought of as only affecting older patients. When you’re in your 30s and 40s and even your 50s, conditions such as cancer, heart attack, and stroke may not seem as if they should be of immediate concern. While it generally is more […]

Preventing Depression During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is often depicted as a happy and healthy time for a mother-to-be, with images of her and her partner painting a nursery, picking out clothes, and putting together baby furniture. Many people are familiar with postpartum depression, which is a mother who feels extremely depressed post-pregnancy; however, depression during pregnancy is also a real […]