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When Should I Consider a Hysterectomy? Aug 1st, 2019

There are a number of conditions that may be best treated with a hysterectomy. However, the choice to remove your uterus isn’t one that should be taken lightly. In the event you suffer from an underlying medical issue that may require a hysterectomy, the skilled medical team at The Guirguis...

What Every Woman Should Know About Fibroids Jul 1st, 2019

Fibroids develop in as many as 80% of all women and become more common with age. These tumor growths in the uterus are typically not cancerous, but they can become very difficult to live with, causing symptoms that interfere with your quality of life. At The Guirguis Obstetrics & Gynecology...

5 Major Signs You May Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Jun 1st, 2019

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects as many as 1 in 10 women during their childbearing years. The condition results from metabolic issues and an imbalance of reproductive hormones that causes dysfunction in the ovaries. What it means to have PCOS Having PCOS may mean the egg your ovaries release each...

What Type of Birth Control is Right for Me? May 1st, 2019

The decision to plan your family the way you want is a personal one. At Guirguis Obstetrics & Gynecology Group, the experienced physicians offer a variety of birth control options to accommodate your plans and ensure your good health. Exploring your options The two main types of birth control are...

The Top Reasons to Consider Pairing a Midwife with an Obstetrician for Delivery Apr 8th, 2019

The idea of a midwife may at first seem outdated, but using the services of both a midwife and your obstetrician can benefit your health and the health of your baby. The experienced staff at The Guirguis Obstetrics & Gynecology Group offers state-of-the-art pregnancy and delivery services, with midwifery specialists...

Endometriosis and Infertility: What You Need to Know Mar 4th, 2019

March is National Endometriosis Awareness Week, and the staff at The Guirguis Obstetrics & Gynecology Group wants to remind women that help is available if endometriosis is hindering their ability to get pregnant. Defining endometriosis Endometriosis is a condition where the lining of your uterus grows outside of the organ....

Summer Bodies are Made in Winter: Learn About Non-Invasive SculpSure Body Contouring Feb 1st, 2019

Achieving the body you’ve always wanted is possible. But you need to get to work now, because winter time is the best time to start noninvasive SculpSure® treatments. The staff at Guirguis Obstetrics & Gynecology Group offers this innovative body contouring system to help you get the body you desire,...

Cervical Cancer and the Importance of Routine Pap Smears Jan 9th, 2019

To stay on top of your health as a woman, it’s important to have routine Pap smears. As January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, the health professionals at The Guirguis Obstetrics & Gynecology Group want to remind all women to schedule their yearly exam to reduce their risk of developing...

Considering Natural Childbirth: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself First Dec 6th, 2018

For many women, natural childbirth is a viable option. Just over 67% of women in the United States deliver via vaginal birth, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that 39% of single vaginal births in the U.S. went forward without an epidural or spinal anesthesia. Some...

Myths and Facts About Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopause Symptoms Nov 20th, 2018

The transition to the end of your periods is a time full of questions and an array of symptoms that can make it difficult for you to comfortably go about your daily life. When considering your options for relieving the symptoms surrounding menopause, hormone replacement therapy may be at the...

Hysterectomies Have Come a Long Way Thanks to Robotic Assistance Oct 25th, 2018

Hysterectomy is one of the most common surgeries performed in the United States. There are about 600,000 hysterectomies done each year, meaning that about one-third of women in America will have a hysterectomy by the time they are 60 years old. Why so many? There are several reasons you may...