Menopause: What are Bioidentical Hormones?

Bioidentical hormones are chemicals that are identical in molecular structure to the hormones women make naturally. When a woman reaches menopause, she begins to experience a natural decline in her reproductive hormones: estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Replacing these hormones with bioidentical hormones may help relieve some of the symptoms associated with menopause like hot flashes … Continued

What are the Benefits of Robotic Surgery?

When you hear the words “robotic surgery” you may think of the robots you’ve seen in futuristic movies. You know, the ones that perform medical procedures without any human involvement. While there are slight similarities, robotic surgery is a minimally invasive surgical technique that allows doctors to perform complex surgeries with more precision, flexibility and … Continued

Treatment of Urinary Incontinence: What to Know

If you suffer from a loss of bladder control, your doctor may diagnose you with urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence is a common condition in which there is a strong, sudden urge to urinate, followed by an involuntary bladder contraction. An involuntary loss of urine can also result from a sneeze, laugh or cough. Types of … Continued

High-Risk Pregnancy: Advanced Maternal Age

If you’re age 35 or older and hoping to have a baby, you’ve probably heard the term thousands of times: The “biological clock.” Yes, age is a factor in high-risk pregnancies. But today, many women are waiting to get pregnant well into their 30s and beyond—and delivering healthy babies. When you know the risks and … Continued