Women’s Care


How Long After a C-Section Can You Have Sex?

May 18, 2017

Getting back into the bedroom may be the last thing on your mind after having a cesarean section — but many women (and their respective partners) have questions about intimacy post-birth. Whether you’re curious about how long you should wait to have sex after having a C-section, or wondering what to expect, here’s what you […]

3 Powerful Women in OB-GYN History

March 8, 2017

Women serve an important role in the medical community today. However, they took a long and courageous path to get there. Many women paved the way for medical advancements throughout history, but these three women were pioneers on the road to understanding and implementing female health practices. Metrodora Metrodora was a Greek physician from the third […]

Why Do My Nipples Hurt? | 10 Causes of Sensitive, Sore or Tender Nipples

Why Do My Nipples Hurt? Causes, Treatment, When to see a Doctor

December 8, 2016

Have you been experiencing nipple tenderness? If such symptom is not an ordinary part of your menstrual cycle, you may be wondering what’s going on with your body. Sore or tender nipples range from unpleasant to straight out painful. And even if your symptoms are on the milder side of the spectrum, they can be […]

What to Know About Anti-Wrinkle Treatments

What to Know About Anti-Wrinkle Treatments

May 24, 2016

What to Know About Anti-Wrinkle Treatments: Injections, Fillers and Natural Remedies Not only do we want to feel good and healthy, but we also want to look good. This is a universal desire, and one that changes through every stage of our life. At OB-GYN Women’s Centre of Lakewood Ranch, we are there for women […]

6 Deep Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety

May 10, 2016

Focused breathing is one of the first lines of defense against agitation and anxiety. The military uses it to help soldiers focus. Psychotherapists use it to calm anxious patients. Even doctors use breathing techniques to help people with everything from chronic pain to childbirth. Anxiety affects your entire body, even and especially your menstrual cycle. […]

How Often Should I get STI Tested?

How Often Should I Get Tested for STIs?

April 26, 2016

Unfortunately, STIs have a negative connotation when they shouldn’t. Realistically, we should all be more knowledgeable about STIs, their prevalence, and how they affect us. Regardless of your sexual activity, how often should you really get tested for STIs? What Is an STI? STI stands for Sexual Transmitted Infections, formerly known as STDs, but later […]

Give Yourself the Gift of Mindfulness: You Deserve It!

Give Yourself the Gift of Mindfulness: You Deserve It!

February 17, 2016

“The wise use of leisure…is a product of civilization and education.” This quote is from “In Praise of Idleness,” an essay written by Bertrand Russell in 1932. The essay challenges the idea that “everything ought to be done for the sake of something else, and never for its own sake,” and points out that being […]

The Ultimate Guide To Treating Yourself

The OB-GYN’s Ultimate Guide to Treating Yourself

February 13, 2016

Learning to love yourself is easier said than done. Yet in this hectic day and age, pampering your inner-goddess is necessary. Here is OB-GYN Women’s Centre of Lakewood Ranch’s ultimate guide on how to treat the one and only. It’s not just face scrubs and soaking in the bath, it’s also appreciating your body, your […]

Home Remedies to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Home Remedies to Relieve Lower Back Pain

February 11, 2016

Lower back pain is one of the most common health complaints in the U.S. While there are many possible causes of lower back pain in women, it’s often related to some type of muscle strain or added stress, as is common with pregnancy. Fortunately, there are some simple home remedies that may provide relief from […]