What to do about irregular periods

Posted by CarePoint Health on Dec 9, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Despite plenty of evidence to the contrary, many women have been brought up to believe that a menstrual cycle should be 28 days long. But for many women, their cycles last as few as 21 days or as long as 35 — and this is considered normal. As long as you see consistency each month, this is not cause for concern.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, PCOS, Endometriosis

5 signs you may have endometriosis

Posted by CarePoint Health on Nov 18, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Endometriosis is a mysterious condition. Although it’s common, affecting millions of women in the U.S., it affects each woman differently. There is no clear cut set of symptoms that can diagnose endometriosis in every woman. Rather, your physician will need to evaluate your individual case.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Endometriosis, Infertility

Why endometriosis is considered a mysterious condition

Posted by CarePoint Health on May 13, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Many women think severe menstrual pain is just a part of life. But pelvic pain that interferes with daily activities may not be normal at all, and could be a condition known as endometriosis.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Endometriosis

Endometriosis in teenage girls is often ignored

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 17, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Endometriosis, an immune system disease in which uterine tissue is located outside the uterus, can be painful and affects more women than you think. An estimated 89 million women suffer from endometriosis around the world, and many of them don’t realize they have the condition.

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Endometriosis