Do you wake up every morning thinking about preventing breast cancer in your everyday life? We seriously doubt it, but if you are someone with a higher risk for breast cancer due to your family or your age, maybe you should consider paying more attention to preventative strategies. There are some simple and specific changes you can make to help lower your risk for breast cancer.
Birth defects are more common than you may think. In fact, about 1 in 33 babies born in the US has a birth defect, according to the CDC.
We have all heard the stories about how incredibly painful it is to give birth, but that hasn’t stopped a large number of women in recent years from deciding on a more holistic approach to the process.
You’re already dealing with aches, pains, and (most likely) what feels like world’s smallest bladder. Now add in sneezing, congestion, and a runny nose and you’ve got a perfect pregnancy!
…or maybe you sense the sarcasm there. But, is there an actual connection between your pregnancy and allergies?
If you have been trying to get pregnant but have been unsuccessful, you are not alone. Although comforting to know, the challenge comes in finding your reason for infertility, and there happens to be many possibilities. Once you become acquainted with the causes, you can learn how to better your odds against them.
Added Convenience for New Patients
Dr. Christine Arnold will be providing new patients with appointments on every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 8am to noon. These appointments are for new patients only, and may be booked anytime by calling OB GYN Assoicates of Akron at (330) 668-6545, or by submitting a request online. These special office hours will only be available at our West Office, which is located at 605 N Cleveland Road in Akron.
Dr. Arnold will begin these weekend appointments starting Saturday, April 13th, so be sure to confirm your appointment soon!
Thinking of becoming pregnant soon? Have you ever wondered if you are in good shape to become pregnant when that time comes? If so, a preconception visit with your OB/GYN can help!
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.
Those non-cancerous tumors made up of cells and muscle known as fibroids can be a quirky lot. Many women with uterine fibroids have no symptoms whatsoever, and some never even know they have them. Others have painful and heavy periods and struggle with discomfort. With all these disparate situations you may be wondering if and how fibroids can affect your fertility.
OBGYN Associates of Akron are excited to announce the opening of our newest office location! Find photos and address information below: