Blog Archive

The Risks and Benefits of Endometrial Ablation Jun 25th, 2020

A woman’s menstrual cycle is one of those things that’s a blessing and a curse. It’s a wonderful monthly reminder that a woman’s body is built to nurture a new life. But if you suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding or a longer-than-normal menstrual cycle, this blessing quickly becomes a curse....

OB/GYN Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know May 27th, 2020

It seems like only a couple months ago that the words pandemic and coronavirus were words completely alien to our vocabulary. Pandemics were things that happened in movies or in faraway places.  Now with the passing of each day, Americans are beginning to realize that our lives will continue to...

No-Hassle Birth Control Options, Brandon M. Lingenfelter Apr 17th, 2020

Few things in life can give you greater joy than being a parent. For many couples, the journey to parenthood is all about carefully timed personal benchmarks. Things like completing your education, getting married, attaining solid financial footing, or figuring out your career path can all play a role in...

5 Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy Mar 3rd, 2020

Starting a family is an exciting time for the expectant mother as well as her loved ones. Sometimes nine months doesn’t seem like enough time to do all the preparation for a new baby.   With getting the nursery ready, buying clothes, furniture and car seats, and all the other tasks...

Why In-House Ultrasound Is Key to Women's Health Care Feb 3rd, 2020

If you’re like many women, taking responsibility for your health care is like juggling yet another ball along with work, home, and family responsibilities. Your women’s health appointments are important and need to be high priority on that seemingly unending list of things to do.  When you need an ultrasound...

Beyond Hot Flashes: What Menopause Can Do to Your Vagina Jan 1st, 2020

Menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes, are often fodder for jokes about women getting older.  But for an estimated 80% of menopausal women who experience hot flashes this highly uncomfortable symptom is anything but funny.  Menopause is one of the seasons of change affecting the female reproductive system. Night sweats, chills,...

What Is the Rhesus (Rh) Factor and What Could It Mean for My Pregnancy? Dec 1st, 2019

There’s lots of public health information out there about how important it is for expectant mothers to eat healthily and avoid drinking alcohol or taking drugs during their pregnancy, but what can you do about things you can’t control -- like the status of your Rh factor in your blood?...

When Is a Period Not a Period? What Every Woman Needs to Know About Uterine Bleeding Nov 1st, 2019

Women have a love/hate relationship with their menstrual cycle. On the one hand, the process of ovulating and shedding of the lining of the uterus is a monthly reminder that a woman’s body is preparing for the possibility of becoming pregnant. The other side is the cramping and menstrual flow...

Is Urinary Incontinence Normal (And What Can I Do About It)? Oct 8th, 2019

Urinary incontinence can be an embarrassing and uncomfortable problem to talk about. But if you’re suffering from an overactive bladder, know that you’re not alone. According to the federal Office on Women’s Health, women are twice as likely as men to develop urge and stress incontinence, two of the most...

Most Common Causes of Pelvic Pain Sep 1st, 2019

Pelvic pain may be caused by a variety of things. If you’re having pelvic pain, you want to get to the root of the problem to gain relief. Pain in the pelvic area has numerous causes, so it’s important to see a specialist to diagnose the problem. If you’re located...

Suffering From Heavy Periods? Consider Endometrial Ablation Aug 12th, 2019

All women know that sometimes being a woman is no fun. Among all the incredible feats a woman’s body bears — like carrying and birthing a child — it also bears uncomfortable and seemingly downright unfair conditions.  One of those conditions that plagues millions of women? Heavy periods.  If you...

How to Choose the Right Birth Control for You Jul 18th, 2019

Intimate moments are often impulsive and spontaneous, but without some forethought and planning, unwanted pregnancy may result. Choosing the right birth control depends on a wide range of factors that include both health and lifestyle considerations. As you sort through the choices for your best option, Dr. Brandon Lingenfelter and...

Get That Summertime Glow With Facial Rejuvenation Jun 18th, 2019

With the summer season fast approaching, it’s time to turn your thoughts to beach weather and the glorious days of summer that lay ahead. You want to look your best, but sometimes it feels like the gray weather of winter has taken up residence in your skin. The truth is...

Dealing With Stress Incontinence Post-Birth May 9th, 2019

As a new mom, you have plenty going on. The inconvenience of postpartum urinary incontinence may be something unexpected. This involuntary bladder leakage hits when you laugh, cough, sneeze, or do something strenuous. Fully one-third of new moms experience urinary incontinence, so you’re not alone. The good news is that...

Understanding How PCOS Can Affect Your Body Apr 10th, 2019

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that can affect women during their reproductive years. It usually develops when you begin menstruating, but it can also start later in life, especially if you’ve had significant weight gain. The signs of PCOS can vary, but it typically involves at least...

Fighting Against Problem Areas with The Help of CoolSculpting Mar 4th, 2019

Your body fat plays an essential role in your overall health. Not only does it insulate and cushion your internal structures, but it also provides energy for your metabolism. Despite the importance of your fat cells, they can become a problem when they stop responding to diet and exercise. While...

The Many Benefits of Votiva for Postmenopausal Women Feb 14th, 2019

When it comes to symptoms of menopause, most women only talk about the hot flashes and night sweats. But the changes in hormone levels can affect more than your body temperature. Lack of estrogen also affects vaginal tissue, and may lead to symptoms such as vaginal laxity, dryness, and even...

Banish Brown and Red Spots With Cutting-Edge Radio-frequency Treatment Jan 15th, 2019

Are you tired of using tons of makeup to cover up brown and red spots? Do you wish there was a way to get rid of the discoloration and improve the look of your skin without invasive surgery? Dr. Brandon M. Lingenfelter has a cutting-edge solution to improve the look...

Battle Fat Bulges Now With Surgery-Free CoolSculpting and Reach Your Aesthetic Goals by Summer Dec 14th, 2018

Winter is a sneaky season when it comes to body fat. As you make your way through the holidays and long weeks stuck indoors due to cold weather, you could find yourself putting on unwanted pounds. While winter clothes can go a long way toward hiding the evidence, summer will...

VotivaⓇ Radiofrequency Treatment: The Noninvasive Urinary Incontinence Solution You Haven’t Heard Ab Nov 26th, 2018

If you leak, dribble, or otherwise unintentionally lose urine with physical activity, you’re probably struggling with stress incontinence. These episodes of leakage can be frustrating and even embarrassing. If you’re looking for a solution to your stress incontinence issues, Dr. Lingenfelter can help by introducing you to a new cutting-edge...

Learn Why Fractora Non-Surgical Skin Tightening Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate Oct 19th, 2018

With every passing day, your skin becomes looser, sagging unpleasantly around your face and neck. This loss of volume is a natural part of the aging process; it can also be the result of significant weight loss.If you’ve been looking for a solution to sagging skin but you don’t want...