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Chicago residents discover the difference between symptoms of perimenopause and menopause

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Pragnent Women Care, ,Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C.

The physicians of Northwestern Women’s Health Associates in Chicago offer services for women including well visits, obstetrics, and gynecology care. Our services include information on symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Perimenopause Perimenopause is the time leading up to menopause. It can last eight to ten years. Although it typically begins in the early 40s, some women experience perimenopause in their 30s. As estrogen levels drop, it is important to remember that women in perimenopause still have periods and can become pregnant. Perimenopause ends once a woman enters menopause. Symptoms of perimenopause may include: Breast tenderness Worsening PMS Irregular periods A … 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

Menopause

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

Menopause is a time in a woman’s life that comes with numerous changes. About 30 percent of women in this life stage report that they feel no major differences in terms of health and wellbeing. For the other 70 percent, menopause and the years that come before the end of menstruation can produce a range of symptoms. The degree menopause affects one woman will differ significantly from others. The team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates in Chicago understands the varied effects that menopause can produce from one woman to another. We offer sound advice and a listening ear to each … Continue reading

Perimenopause

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

Menopause is a much talked-about time in a woman’s life. What hasn’t been so widely discussed is the 2 to 10 years that precede the end of menstruation: perimenopause. In the Chicago, area, women who want to remain in-the-know about their health during this critical time are encouraged to consult with one of the friendly, knowledgeable physicians at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, Perimenopause is a period of time during which a woman may experience dramatic shifts in her physical and psychological wellbeing. The process may begin while a women is still in her thirties, or may not begin until a … Continue reading

Chicago specialists with a personal touch discuss diet to lower cholesterol and lose weight

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Chicago specialists with a personal touch discuss diet to lower cholesterol and lose weight

Relationships are not built in an appointment. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates is equipped to meet both immediate needs and provide the ongoing support necessary to maintain lifelong health and wellness. You cannot “be well” with high cholesterol. Too much of this waxy, fat-like substance in your blood is a major risk factor for: Heart disease Heart attack Stroke Risk factors for high cholesterol include obesity, large waist circumference, and the very habits that often lead to bigger middles and excess weight: poor diet and inactivity. Specifically, a Body Mass Index of at least 30 is associated with high cholesterol. A … Continue reading

HPV vaccine explained by your Chicago OBGYN

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing HPV vaccine explained by your Chicago OBGYN

Most parents have learned about vaccines from their child’s pediatrician. The intent of vaccination against any disease is to prompt the immune system to produce antibodies, which will create a high level of resistance to that disease. This is how the HPV vaccine works. There are more than 100 different types of HPV, or human papillomavirus. Some types pose very little, if any, threat to long term health. It is estimated that most people who become infected with HPV don’t know it and never get treated. Sometimes, the condition will run its course without complications. However, there are certain types … Continue reading

Explore your options for birth control with your Chicago gynecologist

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Explore your options for birth control with your Chicago gynecologist

Many women use birth control for several decades. Due to the duration of this practice, a woman needs to have choices in how she prevents pregnancy throughout the various stages of her life. The gynecological team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates helps our patients navigate the various options for birth control, offering specific information related to efficacy and convenience that will help a woman make the right choice for her. Most often, women consider two main choices in birth control: oral contraceptives or condoms. In fact, various other options may increase a woman’s preventive practices while affording convenience and quality … Continue reading


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