By Doctor Darren Housel Frequently throughout my day as I talk with patients we will discuss bladder leakage. I will ask, do you experience any leaking? I often get a response like “Oh, just the normal leaking”. My response is: Continue reading Bladder Leakage
– By Dr. Wes Davis Opioid addiction is a nationwide problem. Prescription pain medication addiction and heroin addiction are one the rise. If affects millions of people in the US. Many of those same people are pregnant, or are considering Continue reading Pregnancy and opiod addiction–There Is Help For You!
Your first pregnancy visit can be a little scary, especially if you are a first time mother. This article is intended to help you better understand what will occur at your first visit, and help you feel more at ease. Continue reading Your First Pregnancy Visit
During pregnancy, it can sometimes be difficult to find a comfortable position for sleeping. Your regular sleeping positions may no longer be possible, or may be too uncomfortable. Read on for some ideas that may help you get that much Continue reading Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy
We hear and talk about it all the time- Blood Pressure. But, what does this part of my doctor’s visit really mean? Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of the blood vessels. There Continue reading Understanding Blood Pressure
– By Dr. Wesley Davis Good news for those who dread the yearly pap: It is a thing of the past! I still recommend a yearly exam (or every two years at least), but paps are no longer every year. Continue reading Pap smear frequency: Less is More!
We have all been there- you just don’t fit with your physician or midwife and want to switch. You are concerned because you do not want to cause any hurt feelings and are unsure how to go about it. We Continue reading When You Want to Change Providers
Many insurance companies are recognizing the benefits of breast screenings. I got a letter just the other day telling me that if I hadn’t been in for a screening mammogram, I should schedule one. My insurance let me know that Continue reading Types of Breast Screenings
by Darren Housel M.D. When you think about robotic surgery, there is nothing magical or telepathic going on; it is simply an advanced laparoscopic technique. With the traditional “free hand” laparoscopy, an incision is made (for gynecology it is usually Continue reading Robotic Surgery
by Darren Housel M.D. When discussing permanent birth control methods available to women, there are several options to consider. “Tubal Ligation” is one of the most well-known. The term “ligation” indicates “tying” something. It was originally given this name because Continue reading Permanent Birth Control Methods