Menopause & Hormone Irregularities

Hormone Replacement Therapy

In recent years, our hormone replacement therapy in Mesa AZ has gained in popularity amongst andropausal men and menopausal women to improve their hot flashes, sexual…

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Vaginal Infections

Vaginal itching, soreness and discharge affect every woman at one time or another.   I find that more patients than not suffer with vaginal infections and are shy about discussing these…

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Uterine Fibroids

Fibroids are the most common solid pelvic tumor in women and occur in 20-25% of women by age 40. They range in size and shape and usually occur as multiple tumors. Most commonly…

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Urinary Tract Infections

UTIs are caused by an invasion of bacteria into the urinary tract system. Bacteria that reside in the intestinal tract and in the vaginal canal can migrate into the urethra and work…

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common, multi-organ endocrine disorder.  It was originally described as cystic ovaries combined with the presence of excess hair…

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PMS

The incidence and severity of PMS seems to be increasing.  Pre-menstrual syndrome is where symptoms become present 2 weeks prior to the cycle and then dissipate within…

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Painful Periods

Most women suffer monthly from pain with their menstrual cycle. Pain for some can be severe enough to keep them from work or completing their daily tasks. It is possible to…

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that is characterized by a decrease in bone mass and density, causing bones to become fragile. This occurs when bone is no longer replaced as…

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Menopause

The definition of menopause itself is the cessation of menses for twelve months. However, women can experience symptoms four years prior and up to five to ten years after…

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Infertility

Infertility is a fear for most couples when attempting to conceive, but for some it is a shocking reality.  For any couple wanting to bring a little one into the world there are the ups…

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Well Woman Exams

A well woman exam typically includes a pap smear, pelvic, breast, heart, lung and thyroid exam.   The American Cancer Society guidelines advise women to begin annual screening…

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