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Causes and Treatment of Heavy or Painful Periods


Most women experience discomfort when Aunt Flo comes to visit. However, there are varying degrees of pain associated with menstruating, as it affects women differently depending on the symptoms and causes. Heavy menstruation and severe cramps not alleviated by a healthy lifestyle and use of over-the-counter pain relievers should be evaluated further by a specialist.

Causes and Treatment of Heavy or Painful Periods2020-02-06T21:09:33+00:00

Bladder Health


There are conditions that can affect the bladder – pregnancy and childbirth, trauma, prolapse of pelvic organs, menopause, infections, inflammation, and cancer. It is important to see your healthcare provider if you experience blood in the urine, burning with urination, urinary urgency or frequency, difficulty emptying, urinary incontinence or pelvic pain.

Bladder Health2020-06-01T14:05:38+00:00

Lichen Sclerosus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment


Itching down below isn’t always yeast. Vulvar itching is one of the main symptoms of lichen sclerosus. Lichen sclerosus (LSA) is a skin condition that affects the genital and anal areas but can occur on the upper body, breasts, and upper arms.

Lichen Sclerosus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment2020-02-05T14:05:54+00:00

STD Awareness Month


April is STD awareness month. What are STD’s? They are infections that are transmitted through sexual acts. Most people don’t realize that this includes oral sex. There are ways to prevent the spread of STD’s during oral sex.

STD Awareness Month2020-02-05T14:30:44+00:00

Heart Health


The leading cause of death for men and women in the United States is heart disease. Heart disease accounts for 1 in 4 deaths annually. If you are interested in discussing your risk for heart disease then schedule an appointment or mention it at your next annual.

Heart Health2020-02-04T20:50:46+00:00

Importance of an Annual Women’s Wellness Exam


We know that many patients have questions about whether an annual visit is needed yearly. Dr. Jukes and her team know that a yearly Well Women Exam is the foundation for wellness, disease identification, and management, as well as a key component to promoting healthy life. Having a yearly gynecological exam is an important aspect of responsible preventative healthcare and ensures your physical and reproductive well-being.

Importance of an Annual Women’s Wellness Exam2020-02-06T21:17:38+00:00