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Vaginal Rejuvenation Surgeries at North Carolina Reproductive Medicine

Vaginal rejuvenation surgery, also known as vaginoplasty, is an increasingly popular vaginal procedure that can help restore a woman’s confidence and improve her quality of life. Although it’s still a relatively new phenomenon, it’s often shrouded in mystery. To help you better understand what vaginal rejuvenation surgery is and how it can benefit you, let’s take…. read more

Laparoscopic Surgery For Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition that affects around 10% of women during their reproductive years. Characterized by the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus, this condition can cause severe pain, heavy bleeding, and infertility. Fortunately, laparoscopic surgery may provide relief from these symptoms and improve quality of life. From NCCRM, fertility clinics in NC, here’s what…. read more

Hormone Therapy For Menopausal Symptoms

Beginning between ages 45 and 55, Menopause can be a difficult transition for women. With this change, many experience physical and emotional symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and fatigue. Hormone management can help reduce these symptoms to make this stage of life much more manageable. Before you start searching for “menopause treatment…. read more

Types of Birth Control: Part 1-Barrier Methods

When patients at our North Carolina Reproductive Medicine center think of birth control, the pill and IUDs usually come to mind. However, there are a variety of other methods that can help protect you from an unplanned pregnancy. Barrier birth control methods are a great option for those looking for non-hormonal, non-invasive ways to prevent…. read more

Diagnosing and Managing Your PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder that affects one in ten women of reproductive age. In the past, those diagnosed with this disorder were usually told they were rendered infertile. With breakthroughs in reproductive medicine, this is no longer the case. While it’s true PCOS can cause patients difficulty with conceiving, with…. read more

8 Ways To Prevent Yeast Infections

Feeling itchy down there? Experiencing an intense burning? You may have a yeast infection. Three out of four women will have a yeast infection at least once during their lifetime, with 5% of women experiencing four or more a year. While common, yeast infections can be incredibly uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are ways to keep this…. read more

Coping With Infertility During the Holidays

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and, for many people, babies. For the 15% of couples struggling with infertility, the holidays can be a difficult time. From well-meaning family members asking when you’re going to have kids to seeing babies everywhere you turn, our fertility specialist NC knows it’s easy to feel left…. read more

Endometriosis FAQ’s From Our Fertility Specialist NC

Do you go through several pads an hour? Are your period cramps so severe you feel bedridden? You may have endometriosis. Affecting upwards of 10% of girls and women of reproductive age, at first glance this condition sounds rare. However, that translates to 190 million people suffering worldwide-which is far too many. If you suspect…. read more

Can Ovarian Cysts Impact Pregnancy?

Some women are lucky enough to go through their lives without ever having to deal with an ovarian cyst. For others, they’re a regular occurrence. Although most cysts are benign and cause no symptoms, they can occasionally cause pain and other complications. In rare cases, they may be cancerous. If you are actively trying to…. read more

What Is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Will It Impact My Fertility?

Having pelvic inflammatory disease, or PID is no walk in the park. From pelvic pain to abnormal bleeding, this gynecological condition can be a nightmare in and of itself, but especially so if you’re looking to conceive. If you’re thinking of having children, you may also be wondering if this disease will affect your ability…. read more

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