What are the treatment options for excessive bleeding?

There can be many causes of excessive bleeding during a woman’s menstrual period and a wide range of treatments and drug therapies to manage menstrual bleeding. Learn more about what is considered excessive bleeding, possible causes and common treatments. Continue reading

Physicians Specializing in Women’s Health

Confused about Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB / GYN)? It’s rather simple really! Obstetrics is the medical discipline focusing on the pregnancy treatment. Gynecology, on the other hand, focuses on overall female reproductive system health. Learn more in this helpful article by Healthcare For Women in Salinas, California. Continue reading

Abnormal Periods

Abnormal bleeding during your menstrual cycle is typically considered “abnormal” when periods are heavier than normal, occur more frequently than every 21 days, or lasts longer than seven days. If you are experiencing abnormal bleeding, you should consult with your gynecologist. Continue reading

Prenatal Genetic Screening Tests: Nuchal Translucency And Blood

Congratulations on becoming pregnant! Roughly 96 to 97 out of every 100 babies are born healthy, so there is little to worry about. However, it is always a good idea to have your physician conduct a prenatal Nuchal Translucency Screening to evaluate the possibility of genetic disorders and heart defects. Continue reading