Gynecological Resources

The physicians at Atrium ObGyn have reviewed these Web links, which are meant to serve as an informative tool only. How your medical concerns will be evaluated and treated is between you and your medical care provider.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Some women occasionally experience heavy bleeding during their menstrual cycle. This site contains information about when bleeding may be considered abnormal.

American Heart Association
This site offers a wealth of information about high blood pressure, cholesterol, stroke, heart health, risk assessment, and warning signs.

Colposcopy
This weblink takes you to familydoctor.org where you can learn information about colposcopy including why it's performed and how you should prepare for this procedure.

Cryotherapy
This site defines cervical cryotherapy, its purpose, preparation and aftercare.

Endometriosis and Infertility
This web link will direct you to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and contains publications and materials on the general subject of endometriosis and infertility.

Get Folic
This is the link to the NC Folic Acid Council and provides information about how much and when women should take folic acid. Folic acid can prevent a pregnancy from developing serious birth defects of the spine and brain, but you need to take folic acid daily before you get pregnant.

Gynecologic Cancer
This will direct you to The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) website. The GCF is a not-for profit organization that was created to raise funds to support philanthropic programs to benefit women who have, or who are at risk for, developing a gynecologic cancer.

Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States and worldwide. This website link provides information about its causes, symptoms and treatment.

Hormone Replacement Therapy
This is the Mayo Clinic website, where you'll find information about Hormone replacement therapy.

Immunizations for Adults
This is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention web site, where you'll find information about immunization for adults.

Menopause

  • North American Menopause Society
    This site contains information on perimenopause, early menopause, menopause symptoms and long-term health effects of estrogen loss, and a wide variety of strategies and therapies to enhance health.
  • Talkingtoyourdoctor.com
    On this site, you will find information about menopausal health, common menopausal symptoms, and other menopause-related health issues. In addition, the Menopause Health Checklist will help you start a conversation with your provider about what you may be experiencing.

Menstrual Disorders
This is the WebMD web site, which contains information about menstrual disorders and a multitude of other illnesses and conditions.

Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. If not prevented or if left untreated, osteoporosis can progress painlessly until a bone breaks. These broken bones, also known as fractures, occur typically in the hip, spine, and wrist. This website will help you to learn more about this illness.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
The Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association website discusses what PCOS is, how it can be treated, and contains PCOS research study information.

RadiologyInfo is designed to answer your questions related to the many radiologic procedures and therapies available to you and your family. The Web site provides you with information whether you're preparing for a baseline mammogram, learning more about your child's x-ray, or researching radiation oncology (cancer therapy) procedures.

Urodynamic Testing
This link will direct you to the WebMd website and information concerning urodynamic testing, including what the test consists of, how to prepare for it, and what it shows.

Uterine Fibroids:

  • Dr. Indman's site
    This site provides information written by Paul Indman, MD about uterine fibroids - the different types, as well as diagnosing and treatment of fibroids.
  • Women's Diagnostic Cyber
    This is another excellent site for information about uterine fibroids.

Women's Health Initiative
This is The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) web site. Here you will learn that WHI is a long-term national health study that focuses on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast and colorectal cancer and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

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