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How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health Jan 1st, 2022

Menopause isn't just night sweats and hot flashes. Going through "the change" can have far-reaching effects on your body and mind. Many women find that menopause is accompanied by anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns.  Dr. David Chisolm provides comprehensive treatment and relief from debilitating menopause symptoms at Park...

Common Signs that You May Be Dealing with Endometriosis Dec 1st, 2021

If you’re like many women, you may be ignoring or tolerating common symptoms of endometriosis. This can delay your diagnosis and the chance to get treatment. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for women to overlook signs of this condition and suffer silently, resulting in diagnostic delays of up to 12 years....

Why Age Plays a Role in Pregnancy Nov 1st, 2021

In recent years, it’s become increasingly popular for women to get pregnant later in life. It’s no longer an expectation for women to become mothers right out of school or in their early 20s. These days it’s much more acceptable for women to put their careers or life experiences before...

5 Benefits of IUDs for Birth Control Oct 1st, 2021

While female sterilization and birth control pills rank as the most common contraceptive methods in the United States, intrauterine devices (IUDs) are becoming a more common choice as more women understand the benefits of these devices. Worldwide, about 14% of women of reproductive age who use contraception choose the IUD. ...

Don't Endure Painful Intercourse: Learn How Surgery-Free Votiva Can Help Sep 20th, 2021

Sex is a very personal experience, and when you start to have problems experiencing it, the effects can be harmful to your relationships and your sexual identity. Dyspareunia, or painful intercourse, is a common health problem in women, affecting up to 18% of women worldwide.  There are a variety of...

6 Tips to Prevent Having a High-Risk Pregnancy Aug 11th, 2021

Even with modern medicine, pregnancy and childbirth still come with inherent risks, many of them out of your control. But there are just as many that are within your control.  Here at Park Avenue Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. David Chishom and our team want to help you identify potential warning...