Posts in:June, 2015

Endometrial Cancer: Symptoms and Prevention

Posted June 23, 2015 by Stacy Bolzenius

How can you identify the symptoms of endometrial cancer with your patient? This uterine cancer is most commonly found in women older than 50, and can be cured when it is identified early in its growth stages. Knowing the factors that increase a woman’s risk of endometrial cancer and how to prevent them is essential to obstetric care. It is important to note that women with one or more risk factors for endometrial cancer may never develop endometrial cancer. While it is Continue reading…

Overweight Patients Seeking Fertility

Posted June 9, 2015 by Stacy Bolzenius

Although there are risks with every pregnancy, some women are more at risk than others. Age, medical history, menstrual cycle regularity, and overall health all play a role in not only maintaining a healthy pregnancy, but also in achieving one. While the factors that effect fertility are many, one of the most common is weight. Infertility, Obesity and Anovulation According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, infertility affects 12 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 44. Continue reading…