1. How to Make Your Next Trip to the Gyno Easier Part 2

    Do you find yourself putting off visiting the gynecologist because it makes you so uncomfortable? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We are University Park Obstetrics and Gynecology, and we’re proud to be your go-to OB/GYN near you in Bradenton. We’re dedicated to ensuring that you’re as comfortable as possible when you come in for a visit of any kind, and that’s why, in our last blo…Read More

  2. Surprising UTI Causes Part 2

    UTIs are the worst, and unfortunately, many surprising things can cause them. Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are downright uncomfortable. Not only do they make you feel like you have no energy, but they also cause abdominal and lower back pain, urine that smells, painful urination, an urge to urinate without the ability, a shaky feeling and even chills or fever. The fact is that no woman wants to…Read More

  3. Surprising UTI Causes

    Many things can cause UTIs, and some of them can be pretty surprising. Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are downright awful. It burns when you urinate, your back and lower abdomen ache, you have to go but you just can’t, your urine is smelly and you feel feverish and tired — these are all common symptoms of a UTI, and no woman wants to experience one. However, it’s not always obvious what can…Read More

  4. How to Fight the Bloat During Your Period Part 2

    Don't let bloating get you down when you're on your period! Let's face it, there are many premenstrual symptoms that are less than ideal. In the perfect world, no woman would ever experience the cramping, moodiness, acne and bloating that occur prior to — and for the first few days of — her period, but unfortunately, that's just not the case. But there is good news. Many of those unpleasant s…Read More

  5. Tips to Boost Your Libido

    From lowering your blood pressure to strengthening the bond between you and your partner, having sex is beneficial in many ways, but what if you no longer want to? In a previous blog, we went over a few of the many benefits of having sex on a regular basis. Sex can do everything for you from helping you relax to easing your menstrual cramps, so why wouldn't you want to have sex with your partner? …Read More

  6. What Causes Heavy Periods?

    Have you experienced a heavier-than-usual period recently? Because the amount of menstrual bleeding varies wildly from woman to woman, it's not always easy to tell if your periods are heavy or not. However, if you suddenly start to experience a heavier period than you normally do, it can be a red flag that something else is going on, and it's important to schedule an appointment with our OBGYN in …Read More

  7. Your Guide to Your Ovaries Part 2

    All women need to know a thing or two about their ovaries. While you may not give your ovaries a second thought, they are essential for many reasons, and it's important for all women to know at least a little about their ovaries. Check out our previous blog to learn what ovaries do and a couple of important facts about them, and keep reading to learn more: #3. Your ovaries can be affected by stre…Read More

  8. Common Myths About Periods

    Women have been getting periods for thousands of years, but to this day, there are still many myths and misconceptions about them. Periods are nothing new. Women have been coping with them since the first humans walked the earth. However, just because we are all too familiar with periods, it doesn't mean that there isn't misinformation about them out there. There are myths and misconceptions about…Read More

  9. The Effects of Stress on Women’s Health

    As a woman, stress can affect your body in many different ways. Women have to deal with many things that men don't, and stress affects women in a whole host of ways that it doesn't affect men. That's why, as a woman, it's important that you figure out healthy ways to cope with your stress. Before our OBGYN in Bradenton goes into how to deal with your stress, you need to know why it's important. He…Read More

  10. Tips for Battling the Bloat

    It is normal for a woman to gain an average of five pounds of water weight before her period.  If you've been working hard at the gym and focusing on a healthy diet, you may be surprised to learn that you've actually gained weight when you step on the scale. If you're a few days away from your period, don't fret, because what you are likely dealing with is water weight. This water retention is be…Read More