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Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

During National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, let’s discuss this disease that affects one in 78 women. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, so let’s get real about this deadly gynecological cancer. Ovarian cancer can be catastrophic because it isn’t easily detected or diagnosed. Therefore, by the time it’s diagnosed, the cancer can be in advanced […]

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Are You a Candidate for an IUD?

Are You a Candidate for an IUD?

Find out if an intrauterine device is your best choice for birth-control. When it comes to birth control, there are many choices available, and your healthcare provider will help you make the best selection based on your health, lifestyle, family goals and more.  Between condoms, pills, patches, rings and shots, the choices might seem overwhelming. […]

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Six Surprising Facts About Breastfeeding

Six Surprising Facts About Breastfeeding

What you didn’t know about breastfeeding. Breastfeeding can be an appealing choice for mothers worldwide, and it’s a wonderful way for babies to get ideal nutrition, not to mention colostrum to help kickstart a baby’s digestive system. Breast milk is loaded with antibodies and contains everything a baby needs for his first six months.   Breastfeeding […]

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Should I Use a Period App?

Should I Use a Period App?

3 Reasons to Use a Period Tracker From The Staff at AWH  We use our smartphones to track the weather, our favorite sports teams and the latest deals on Amazon. So, why not use these handy gadgets to track our periods? AWH Dallas recommends using a period tracker for a variety of health and convenience […]

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her Body

How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her Body

When Should You Have “The Talk” When it’s time to sit down and talk to your pre-teen or teenage girl about the tricky subjects of puberty, periods and hormones, the keys are to be prepared and stay calm. You might be dreading the conversation, and it’s likely your daughter is dreading it as well. Chances […]

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What is Preeclampsia, and How is it Prevented

What is Preeclampsia, and How is it Prevented

Know the Signs of Preeclampsia and Treatment Preeclampsia affects upwards of eight percent of pregnancies and is something doctors monitor pregnant women closely for. If not treated quickly, preeclampsia can cause severe complications for the mother, including renal failure, liver failure and cardiovascular problems. In most severe form, preeclampsia can lead to eclampsia, at which […]

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How to Use the Advanced Women’s Healthcare Patient Portal

How to Use the Advanced Women’s Healthcare Patient Portal

Take Women’s Health Care to the Next Level: Use the OBGYN Portal to Make Appointments, Complete Paperwork, See Lab Results and More With Advanced Women’s Healthcare’s Practice Portal, patients can conveniently and easily request appointments, message doctors, review their information and get lab results. The Practice portal is a secure website that empowers patients to […]

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Learn the Importance of a Well-Woman Exam

Learn the Importance of a Well-Woman Exam

In addition to managing reproductive health care, Advanced Women’s Healthcare provides preventative health services for women. National Women’s Check Up Day is May 13 of each year. In honor of this important day, we’re reminding women that a well-woman visit is an excellent opportunity for doctors to counsel their patients about maintaining a healthy lifestyle […]