Those non-cancerous tumors made up of cells and muscle known as fibroids can be a quirky lot. Many women with uterine fibroids have no symptoms whatsoever, and some never even know they have them. Others have painful and heavy periods and struggle with discomfort. With all these disparate situations you may be wondering if and how fibroids can affect your fertility.
Author: Brigham-Faulkner OB/GYN Associates
Introducing Sonata Treatment for Fibroids
We are excited to have completed our first cases using the Sonata transcervical RF myoma ablation device and honored that Gynesonics has partnered with Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital to introduce this game-changing new technology as an incision-less alternative treatment for women with uterine fibroids.
About Sonata Treatment
The Sonata Treatment is an incision-free treatment for uterine fibroids and has been clinically proven to be safe and effective.
The Sonata Treatment uses an intrauterine ultrasound handpiece to locate and target the individual fibroids. Radiofrequency energy is delivered to shrink the fibroid and reduce symptoms.
Request a Fibroid Treatment Consultation
Call (617) 983-7003 to schedule a consultation at Brigham-Faulkner OB/GYN Associates and find out if the Sonata Treatment is right for you!
5 Useful Coping Techniques For Women With Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a very painful condition with no cure in sight, and often it can remain undiagnosed for years. It’s no wonder that women suffering from endometriosis need some coping skills.
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The Best Exercises That Are Still Safe To Do While Pregnant
Moms to-be have a lot in common. Besides that so-called “glow” everyone says you have, there are swollen ankles, constipation, aches and pains, bloating, and fatigue. Let’s not forget about the fact that you can’t get a good night’s sleep. Yeah, that too. Continue reading “The Best Exercises That Are Still Safe To Do While Pregnant”
Menopause And Dry Skin
First there were the hot flashes and the sleepless nights. Then it became harder to zip your favorite jeans, and loved ones thought you had completely lost your mind due to mood swings.
Just when you thought you had gotten through the worst of menopause, well, not so fast. There’s more!
Here are some ways to help you combat “Mother Time.”
STI vs. UTI: What Is The Difference Between Their Symptoms
STI vs. UTI and what is the difference between their symptoms is quite a common dilemma. There are some symptoms similar to both a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), so sometimes it may be difficult to to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you to spot the difference quickly and take action.
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How Menopause Can Affect Your Sleep Schedule
If night sweats and day sweats aren’t enough to ruin a normal day, now your clothes seem to be shrinking a bit. At least that’s what you keep telling yourself. Now the knockout punch comes; you begin to realize how menopause can affect your sleep schedule.
Women who have never had trouble falling asleep or staying asleep find that suddenly their rest is disturbed, or they can’t sleep at all. So, what does it all mean, and should you be concerned?
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What Can An Ultrasound Tell You?
Friends and relatives of a pregnant mom are treated to pictures and videos of the growing fetus these days through social media platforms like Facebook, so it’s no surprise that ultrasounds are done earlier and earlier. An ultrasound can tell you many secrets like the gender of the baby unlike decades ago when it would be a surprise.
In addition to the baby’s gender, an ultrasound can inform both the parents-to-be and the physician about the health of the fetus.
10 Symptoms of Endometriosis You Should Be Aware Of
Many women with living with endometriosis do not even realize that they have it. Sexual health can be a bit of a touchy topic that leaves many women feeling embarrassed about their body, but there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of, and speaking up will only help to improve both the quality and longevity of your life.
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Common Health Issues For New Mothers
New moms may think they are ready to tackle anything once they’re at home with their sweet baby. After all, they have been through nine months of ups and downs, difficult sleeping, and morning sickness. Now that they have given birth, it should be smooth sailing, right?
There are some common health issues for new mothers, so it’s best to be prepared both physically and emotionally to handle what may come next.