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What is a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist?

In order to graduate from an Ob/Gyn program in the U.S., doctors must first go through 4 years of medical school, then 4 years of residency (sometimes the first year of residency is also called the “internship”). During medical school there are three main licensure tests, and about a hundred smaller tests one must pass before graduation. During residency there are a handful of in-training exams. Just after graduation from residency, doctors take a written board certification exam that lasts all day.  » Read more about: What is a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist?  »


Great Birth Control Benefits That Are Beyond Pregnancy Prevention

Everyone knows that using birth control gives a woman control over when and if she becomes pregnant. What you may not know is that there are some great birth control benefits that are beyond pregnancy prevention.  » Read more about: Great Birth Control Benefits That Are Beyond Pregnancy Prevention  »


Incredible Benefits of Robotic Surgery to Know

OBGYN Associates of Akron offers several minimally invasive robotic surgery options, but it can be difficult to separate the true difference between all of these highly-technical terms as compared to traditional surgical methods. Read on to discover what makes robotic surgery such an incredible treatment for your medical condition!  » Read more about: Incredible Benefits of Robotic Surgery to Know  »


Essential Endometriosis Facts That Every Woman Needs to Know

Endometriosis is an enigmatic condition that affects approximately 10% of American women during their reproductive years.  » Read more about: Essential Endometriosis Facts That Every Woman Needs to Know  »


8 Sneaky Signs of Fibroids That You Should Know

The signs of fibroids can be so sneaky that many women have no idea they are there. In fact, according to the NIH or National Institutes of Health, up to 80% of women have fibroids by age 50 and many don’t realize it.  » Read more about: 8 Sneaky Signs of Fibroids That You Should Know  »


The Endometriosis Symptoms That Every Woman Should Know

Many women 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 and its functions, but there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of.  » Read more about: The Endometriosis Symptoms That Every Woman Should Know  »


3 Types of Cervical Cancer and What You Should Know About Them

Cervical cancer was once one of the most common cancers affecting women. In past years, medical researchers have reported a significant decrease in incidences of cervical cancer, which has been attributed to increase in regular Pap tests being performed. Pap tests are a crucial part of preventing cervical cancer since they can detect precancerous lesions and abnormal cell growth before cancer develops.  » Read more about: 3 Types of Cervical Cancer and What You Should Know About Them  »


5 Great Ways to Lose the Weight After Menopause

Many women experience weight gain as a side effect to menopause. Your body is trying to deal with a reduction in estrogen, and as a result, you are likely to see a few extra pounds added to your frame.  » Read more about: 5 Great Ways to Lose the Weight After Menopause  »


Why am I Experiencing Vaginal Dryness?

Your vaginal health may change throughout your life, and it’s common to experience vaginal dryness at one point or another.  » Read more about: Why am I Experiencing Vaginal Dryness?  »


Cervical Cancer Survivors: Here’s What to Expect

Hearing the news that your cancer is cured is one of the greatest and most relieving feelings! After the initial wave of happiness, however, you may have a lot of questions about what comes next.  » Read more about: Cervical Cancer Survivors: Here’s What to Expect  »