Uterine Fibroids: Symptoms, Signs and Treatment

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that develop in a woman’s uterus. They are groups of muscle cells and other tissues that can be as small as one centimeter or as large as six inches in diameter. Though you may not be familiar with this condition, uterine fibroids are extremely common. In fact, more than 70 … Continued

2018 Best Of: Vote For Adriatica Women’s Health!

For the last two years, Adriatica Women’s Health has won Living Magazine’s Best Of Reader’s Choice OB/GYN award. This award is given to local businesses that have consistently delivered top-quality services and products. With your vote, you can help the Adriatica team win this year’s 2018 Best Of award! Simply click here for more information … Continued

Pap Smear & Pelvic Exams: Why They Matter

It’s a fact. Gynecologic exams are necessary for maintaining a woman’s optimal health. But, if you’re like many women who feel fine most of the time, and whose menstrual cycles are normal, you may question the need for regular Pap smears and pelvic exams. Certainly, as you age, your doctor may recommend that you get … Continued

MonaLisa Touch®: How It Works and What to Expect

Menopause isn’t the only disruptor of vaginal health and the ability to enjoy intimacy. Cancer treatment or procedures such as an oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries) can also cause severe drops in estrogen levels, which in turn triggers a decrease in tissue thickness and lubrication. These issues can make the idea of sex unappealing for … Continued

Sex During Menopause: How Does Menopause Affect Sex Drive?

Menopause. Perhaps no single word represents so many aspects of physical and emotional changes, questions, challenges and frustrations. For all women, (unless the ovaries were removed before puberty), menopause will be a part of life. Naturally occurring menopause happens when a woman goes 12 months without having a period. No longer living by a menstrual … Continued