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How to Lower Your Risk for Osteoporosis

Bone thinning causes half of all women to break a bone. Fortunately, you can reduce your chances of developing osteoporosis by making some simple changes. Find out how to start protecting your bones.

Nov 1st, 2021
Is Vaginal Dryness a Normal Part of Aging?

Vaginal dryness is an unfortunate part of aging for many women. Fortunately, a variety of treatments, including gentle laser therapy, can alleviate dryness and other frustrating symptoms.

Sep 1st, 2021
How to Prepare for Your Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a safe, effective way for your provider to look inside your uterus for problems that could be causing heavy bleeding or other symptoms. Here’s what you can do to get ready for this procedure.

Aug 4th, 2021
Ultrasounds Are Useful for These Reasons

Ultrasound testing offers your provider a safe, effective, radiation-free way to evaluate and diagnose gynecological conditions or to check on your health and your baby’s growth during pregnancy.

Jul 25th, 2021
Have You Had a DEXA Scan?

If you haven’t had a DEXA scan, you may need one. DEXA scans check for adequate bone density and can catch and treat bone weakness early, before it leads to potentially debilitating bone fractures.

Jun 15th, 2021
How Often Should I Get a Pap Smear?

Confused about when to get a Pap smear? Wondering why Pap smears are recommended? Learn more about this critical screening test and the Pap smear schedule for women of all ages.

May 5th, 2021
How to Get Your Menopause Symptoms Under Control

Are you experiencing hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, and other menopausal symptoms? A variety of effective treatments could help ease your discomfort and restore your quality of life.

Mar 4th, 2021
The Benefits of Myriad myRisk

Genetic testing for hereditary cancer can tell you if you have an elevated risk of eight common types of cancer. Learn about the benefits of getting tested with the Myriad myRisk genetic cancer test.

Feb 11th, 2021
Learning Your Birth Control Options

Today’s women have many birth control options, but which is the right one for you? Learn about how the advantages, effectiveness, and potential side effects of various methods can impact your choice.

Jan 1st, 2021
What Happens During a Colposcopy?

If your Pap smear finds abnormal cells, your provider may recommend a colposcopy. This test takes a closer look at your cervical cells. Find out what to expect during and after this important procedure.

Dec 2nd, 2020
Benefits of an IUD

If you’re looking for a safe, dependable birth control method that provides years of highly effective, reversible pregnancy protection, an IUD may be the right choice for you.

Nov 8th, 2020
Do Periods Change During Perimenopause?

Longer periods. Shorter periods. More frequent periods. Spotting and bleeding between periods. You name it, it can happen during perimenopause. Learn what to expect and why periods change during this time.

Oct 4th, 2020
How to Know if You're at High Risk for Cancer

Certain health conditions, lifestyle choices, family health patterns, and genetic mutations may increase your risk of developing various kinds of cancer. Find out how we help you understand your personal cancer risk.

Sep 21st, 2020
5 Habits to Prevent Premature Wrinkles

Premature wrinkles can make you look far older than you feel. But you can start protecting your skin today. Adopting these five powerful daily habits can significantly reduce your risk of premature wrinkles.

Aug 21st, 2020
Are You a Candidate for Laser Hair Removal?

Tired of shaving, waxing, and plucking? Wondering whether you are a good candidate for laser hair removal? Learn about the types of unwanted hair that respond best to laser hair removal treatment.

Jul 29th, 2020
5 Foods That Promote Vaginal Health

Maintaining good vaginal health contributes to an enjoyable sex life and healthy pregnancies. Eating a nutritious diet, including these five important foods, can help protect your vagina.

May 4th, 2020
Is Genetic Testing Right For You?

Worried about your risk of developing certain types of cancer? Genetic testing with the Myriad myRISK™ hereditary cancer test can help you worry less and make choices that could lower your risk.

Nov 1st, 2019
How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

Hormone fluctuations during the years leading up to menopause can leave you feeling happy one minute and sad, irritated, or impatient the next. Learn how menopause can impact your mood and what you can do about it.

Oct 18th, 2019
My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal--What Now?

Just because your Pap smear finds abnormal cells doesn’t mean you have cervical cancer. But it does mean that more testing is needed. Learn more about what happens after receiving abnormal Pap smear results.

Aug 15th, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis strikes millions of women in the US and leads to broken bones, pain, and disability. By learning the facts about osteoporosis and taking some important steps now, you can help protect your bones.

Jul 22nd, 2019
3 Amazing Benefits of Laser Hair Removal with Harmony XL

If you’re looking for a safe, simple, effective way to eliminate unwanted hair for good, consider laser hair removal with the Harmony XL system, performed by the aesthetic experts at Associates in Women’s Health in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mar 11th, 2019
Achieving a More Youthful Appearance with ClearLIft

If you’re tired of wrinkles, age spots, and other age-related skin imperfections, consider gentle treatment with ClearLift laser technology. This painless procedure delivers younger-looking skin with no downtime.

Feb 12th, 2019
How NovaSure Can Help With Abnormal Bleeding

If you suffer from major menstrual bleeding, your periods last longer than seven days, or you miss out on important activities because of heavy periods, treatment with NovaSure could change your life.

Jan 14th, 2019
What You Need to Know About HPV

Knowing the facts about HPV -- how it spreads, what health conditions it can cause, when to receive the HPV vaccine, and how to be tested for HPV cancers -- can help protect you from this common sexually transmitted infection.

Sep 14th, 2018
10 Tips for Managing Summer Heat and Menopause

If you’re feeling the heat of menopause symptoms, it’s time to chill out and relax. Your care providers at Associates in Women’s Health Cincinnati have 10 cool ways to manage your menopause symptoms this summer.

Aug 20th, 2018
How to Prevent Summer Pregnancy Skincare Issues

The warm temperatures and hot summer sun can cause pregnancy-related skincare issues to flare up. But by following a few simple steps, you can keep cool and help prevent skincare problems from interfering with your summer fun.

Jul 9th, 2018
Everything You Need to Know About MonaLisa Touch

At least 50% of post-menopausal women experience vaginal discomfort and painful intimacy due to changes in their estrogen levels. But MonaLisa Touch® therapy can gently restore your vaginal health in less than five minutes — without pain or downtime.

May 15th, 2018
Five Benefits of Eliminating Wrinkles with ClearLift

Laser technology has improved significantly in recent years. Nonablative laser technology allows doctors to provide skin resurfacing, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles, in as little as 20-25 minutes, and without pain or down time.

Apr 10th, 2018
Understanding the 4 Types of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids affect many women during their childbearing years. Here’s information about the four types of uterine fibroids, along with treatment options for women with fibroids.

Nov 9th, 2018
Receiving Aesthetic and Wellness Services in Cincinnati

Associates in Women’s Health (AIWH) is located in Cincinnati, Ohio and provides both medical and aesthetic services. Established in the 1960s, AIWH has four gynecologists: Dr. Ellen W. Feld, Dr. Lisa Gennari, Dr. Preeti Ghatora, and Dr. Rick Valido.

Nov 6th, 2017
Get Smoother Skin with Laser Hair Removal

Maintaining a flawless and smooth look can be difficult and time consuming if you resort to shaving or waxing your skin. When you want permanent results and better results, you may consider laser hair removal.

Aug 7th, 2017
Treatment Options for Female Incontinence

Although both men and women suffer from incontinence, women tend to experience it more than men. This is because of issues regarding menopause, strain on the bladder from pregnancy, childbirth and the way the female urinary tract is arranged.

Mar 6th, 2017
Why Do Acne Scars Develop?

Scars form on the skin as part of the natural healing process of wounds that spread to the dermis, which is the middle layer of the three layers of skin.

Dec 5th, 2016
Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is a disease in which cancer cells develop within the ovaries. It develops in about one out of 75 women in the US, and it is the fifth most lethal cancer in women between the ages of 35 and 74.

Nov 7th, 2016
Common Causes of a Yeast Infection

A yeast infection, or candidiasis, is a fungal infection caused by an overgrowth of the yeast genus Candida, with C. albicans being the most common culprit.

Apr 4th, 2016
Benefits of Myriad MyRisk™ Testing

An estimated 5 to 10% of all cases of cancer are believed to be inherited. What is actually inherited isn’t the cancer; instead, a mutated gene...

Dec 7th, 2015
AFT Skin Resurfacing for Wrinkles, Rosacea and More

Unlike a laser, AFT uses a broad range of light wavelengths to deliver energy to the skin to treat fine lines, liver spots, discolorations, spider veins, and rosacea. AFT is a type of intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy.

Jun 1st, 2015
The Benefits of FemiLift

Most people who are concerned about the effects of the aging process on our skin and bodies have heard of collagen.

Apr 6th, 2015
Benefits of YAG Laser Acne Treatments

These days, many people are looking for safe, non-invasive procedures that they can utilize to rid themselves of unwanted acne and the scars it leaves behind.

Feb 2nd, 2015
The Benefits of ClearLift

While there are a variety of anti-aging treatments on the market, many of them are painful or even dangerous.

Dec 8th, 2014