If you have been suffering with the symptoms of fibroids for years and now are approaching menopause, you want to know what to expect. Will the symptoms get worse, better, or not change at all? How does menopause affect fibroids?
The importance of a healthy diet during pregnancy cannot be overstated. Studies show that there are less complications when moms-to-be eat a healthy diet before and during pregnancy. With that in mind, let’s look at what is considered a healthy diet and how it can help.
Expanding our Practice, Expanding your Options.
We are excited to announce that Dr. Lindsay E. Young, MD will be joining our Spartanburg & Pelham OB-GYN team! Dr. Young will be offering both obstetrical and gynecologic care including minimally invasive surgery.
Who is Dr. Young?
Lindsay E. Young, MD was raised in Spartanburg, SC, graduating from Dorman High School (2009) and then Converse College (2013). She attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Greenville (2013-2017) and stayed to complete a residency at Prisma Health in Greenville, SC (2021). She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, and the Christian Medical and Dental Associations. She, along with her husband and 3 kids, are excited to move back to Spartanburg and again call it home.
Call (864) 208-2345 to Request an Appointment with Dr. Young!
There have always been old wives tales about pregnancy and most likely you have heard a few.
Carrying your baby high means you’re having a girl. Carrying low, obviously it must be a boy. Let’s not forget having heartburn, which means your baby will have lots of hair.
These silly predictions are all in good fun, but there are some more serious pregnancy myths. Let’s talk about 7 pregnancy myths, debunked.
85% of women who have unprotected sex, even occasionally, get pregnant within a year. Those odds are not in your favor if you’re not ready to have a child. Choosing a contraceptive method that’s right for you can involve some due diligence and clear thinking.
Most women become familiar with the frequency and typical flow during their period. If something changes, women notice. It could be a missed cycle or two, or suddenly having a heavier than “normal” flow. When any changes occur, it’s important to see your doctor. There are some serious reasons why you shouldn’t ignore a heavy menstrual flow.
Being told you have a high risk pregnancy can cause anxiety, but it’s not as frightening as you may first think. In fact, most women make it through their pregnancy with little to no negative complications. That does not mean, however, that you ignore your situation and not follow the recommendations of your doctor. What to expect throughout a high risk pregnancy is a lot of extra care and monitoring to be sure you have a healthy baby.
An annual well woman exam is important at any stage of womanhood. Women who are twenty-somethings and women who are post menopausal plus everyone in between can benefit from a well woman exam. It’s a great way to know that you are healthy, you are preventing any issues, plus it is covered by most insurance.
You have just found out you are pregnant, and you are overwhelmed with excitement. There are so many things to do and plan for, but first things first. That means schedule your first prenatal visit with Spartanburg & Pelham OB-GYN! To help you prepare for that all important visit, here are some pertinent topics to discuss during your first prenatal visit.
Childbirth is one of the main causes for pelvic floor disorders, and it can become more severe with each birth, especially if the labor was long or difficult. There are many things all women should know about pelvic floor disorders so let’s review them one at a time.