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What Are The Best Treatments for Infertility?

smith@tributemedia.com Infertility Treatments, Women's Health

According to the National Institute of Health, one in eight couples has difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant. This can cause emotional distress, relationship tension, and health irregularities. But there’s hope! Thanks to modern medicine, infertility is not always the end of a woman’s reproductive journey. There are more effective and safe infertility treatment options than ever, from medication to …

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Medical & Lifestyle Factors that Can Affect Fertility [A Woman’s Guide]

smith@tributemedia.com Fertility, Women's Health

Understanding fertility is important if you are hoping to reproduce or prevent reproduction. It’s a stepping stone to making educated choices about your body and can help you know what to look out for if you’re having a difficult time reproducing. Every woman and man is different when it comes to their fertility, but there are certain factors that can …

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6 Things to Know About Age and Fertility

smith@tributemedia.com Fertility, Women's Health

It’s no secret that fertility decreases with age for both women and men. There are changes that take place in our bodies that affect our ability to reproduce as we grow older. Now, there are many factors at play for men and women around fertility, and there are some common myths and points of misinformation involving this topic. We want …

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Understanding the Flu Shot During COVID-19

smith@tributemedia.com Pregnancy, Women's Health

Flu season is almost upon us! As you may have heard, getting the flu shot is recommended specifically from mid-September through the end of flu season this year to help ensure protection. And with COVID-19 being a concern, medical professionals are highly encouraging everyone to make sure to get the flu shot this year to ensure they don’t end up …

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Can a Woman Get Pregnant After Menopause?

admin Fertility, Menopause, Perimenopause, Pregnancy, Women's Health

Night sweats, hot flashes, mood, skin and body changes, spotting, irregular menstrual periods or no menstrual periods–is it menopause or perimenopause, pregnancy, or something else? When our bodies are showing signs of change or we’re having abnormal symptoms of things we can’t fully explain, we start making guesses as to what may be happening.  Perimenopausal changes can start in your late …

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STD Symptoms and Detection Timeline

admin STD, STI, Women's Health

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) should never be underestimated, but we understand that it can be hard not to underestimate something you don’t understand. Most women and men don’t feel comfortable discussing STDs, especially the possibility of them having one. It’s a sensitive subject.  At OGA, we want to empower you with the knowledge you need to make healthy decisions for …

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Common STDs in Women

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As of 2018, STDs are on the rise, especially among women. Combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have reached an all-time high, and many women don’t even realize they are infected because they don’t have any symptoms. Why should you care if you don’t have symptoms? Because symptom-free doesn’t mean consequence-free. Sexually transmitted diseases can cause great harm to …