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Chicago gynecologist helps patients understand types of ovarian cysts and best treatments

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Chicago gynecologist helps patients understand types of ovarian cysts and best treatments

There are many reasons to keep annual well-woman visits with your gynecologist. One of these is ovarian cysts. Most women develop them at some point in their lives. Sometimes cysts can cause issues and require treatment. There are different types of ovarian cysts. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago can diagnose and treat cysts if necessary. We are committed to helping educate you on ways to address potential female health problems. Types of ovarian cysts Follicle cyst – During your cycle, an egg will grow in the ovary. We call this a follicle. The follicle will, in most cases, break … Continue reading

Chicago gynecologist helps women resolve abnormal menstrual bleeding

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Treatment For Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding

It can be difficult to determine if your periods constitute abnormal menstrual bleeding. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago has experience in treating women of all ages and all gynecological stages of life. We can help determine if your periods are abnormal, diagnose the cause(s), and develop a treatment plan. We are committed to creating personalized treatments. What is normal vaginal bleeding?  In order to understand what is abnormal vaginal bleeding, it is helpful to know what normal is. Normal bleeding is the monthly shed of blood from your uterus. It occurs as a result of cyclic hormonal changes. This … Continue reading

Chicago doctors prefer minimally invasive surgery to treat gynecology problems

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Treatments for Gynecology Problems

There are many symptoms and gynecological issues that can be resolved through non-surgical treatment. However, there are times when surgery is necessary to resolve a condition and return a woman to optimal health. For women experiencing endometriosis, ovarian cysts, or need a hysterectomy, Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, works to reduce patient anxiety, discomfort, and recovery time through the use of minimally invasive surgery. If you are in the Chicago area and in need of gynecology care, we encourage you to schedule a consultation. Laparoscopic surgery Minimally invasive surgery is also called laparoscopic surgery. This is a procedure that uses a video … Continue reading

Experienced Chicago gynecologist guides women through the perimenopause age

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Describing Experienced Chicago gynecologist guides women through the perimenopause age

Most people know that entering menopause can cause the dreaded hot flashes and mood swings. Sitcoms and comedians make jokes about these symptoms. However, a lot of people do not realize that there are actually two stages of change. Before menopause, women enter the perimenopause age. This is the time that a lot of familiar menopause symptoms begin. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates located in Chicago is committed to providing gynecological care for women through all phases of life. We enjoy developing personal relationships with our patients over the years. We are dedicated to helping through education, as we have found … Continue reading

Obgyn obstetrics office in Chicago, provides quality care

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Obgyn Traetment

Have you just had a positive pregnancy test and are wondering, “what now?” Northwestern Women’s Health Associates , located in Chicago, is here for you. We offer quality obgyn obstetrics services. We strive to form personal relationships with each patient to provide excellent care and optimal health. We believe that education is instrumental in providing superior care and helping to prevent future problems. Obstetrics services  Prenatal care – We begin to see you between seven and ten weeks of pregnancy. If you have a normal gestation, these initial appointments occur every four weeks. Frequency increases the further you get in … Continue reading

Pain Management in Labor

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Describing Pain Management

Although a natural process, labor can be immensely challenging. Every woman is different in the way that she experiences the pains of labor, and each labor itself will progress in its own way. One of the important discussions to have as the birth of your baby draws near is the options you have for pain management when in labor. The physicians at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago, take the time needed to educate patients and discuss details of various forms of pain management so that labor is a less stressful event. Considering the options Pain management in labor does … Continue reading

Your gynecologist in Chicago, and near Northwest Indiana is a wonderful resource for help with urinary incontinence

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Treatment For Urinary

Although urinary incontinence is a very common condition that affects women, it is not a frequent topic of discussion. A woman may even find it difficult to discuss this subject with her health care provider. Whether you live in Chicago or near New Buffalo, we encourage you stop trying to live with urinary incontinence and to talk with a member of our gynecologist team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, In our practice, patients find a listening ear and a wonderful resource through which solutions to improve quality of life can be found. Urinary incontinence Urinary incontinence is a condition that … Continue reading

Find solutions to painful intercourse when you consult with your gynecologist near Chesterton/Valparaiso

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Valparasio

We often associate painful intercourse with menopause. The fact is, however, that three out of four women report feeling some level of physical discomfort during sexual intercourse at some point in their lives. Several factors may lead to painful intercourse. Some of them are gynecologic in nature, such as endometriosis or cysts. In some cases, however, the painful sexual experience stems from an issue with sexual response, such as inadequate arousal to sexual stimulation. Where may pain occur? The vagina is a complex area of the body. Pain during intercourse is typically felt in an area outside of the vaginal … Continue reading

Symptoms of vaginal infection should be evaluated by your gynecologist in Chicago

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Symptoms of vaginal infection should be evaluated by your gynecologist in Chicago

Vaginal health is not necessarily something women discuss often, even with their health care provider. The vagina is, however, an important area related to reproductive, sexual, and general health and wellness. The body naturally protects the vaginal area, inhibiting infection by supporting an acidic environment. Additionally, healthy bacteria exist in the vagina. One of the questions that many women have about vaginal health revolves around the issue of discharge. In fact, most instances of vaginal discharge are very normal, a process through which the area is cleansed and regulated. Sometimes, however, vaginal discharge can alert you to an imbalance in … Continue reading

Gynecologist team in Chicago provides specific care to manage perimenopause

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Gynecologist team in Chicago provides specific care to manage perimenopause

We often hear about menopause as a pivotal event for a woman. The time during which the body is gradually progressing toward the end of menstruation may be even more challenging than the finality of menopause. The reproductive phase referred to as perimenopause may last only a few years or as long as a decade. As the body undergoes numerous changes, focused care from your gynecologist in Chicago may be a crucial component to health and vitality. During perimenopause, hormone levels become highly unstable. From one woman to another, symptoms that stem from fluctuating estrogen, testosterone, and other vital hormones … Continue reading


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