Blog Articles

Intimacy

WHP is all about self-love and love that cares for others. Women’s health is important because women are the major soul movers-and-shakers of this world. An intimacy tree starts with one person and grows from there.

Sep 11th, 2019
What Can I Do About Heavy Bleeding During Periods?

If heavy menstrual bleeding is interfering with your life, you may have a treatable medical condition that’s leading to excess blood loss. Learn what causes heavy periods and how they are diagnosed and treated.

Aug 14th, 2019
How Does Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

Infertility occurs in as many as 40% of women with endometriosis, a condition in which tissue from inside the uterus grows where it shouldn’t. Learn about how endometriosis affects fertility and treatment options that can help you have a baby.

Jul 18th, 2019
Feeling menopausal? These ideas might help.

Rounding out our three-part discussion on menopause, today, we talk exclusively about options you have to feel better when the most common (and most uncomfortable) of menopausal symptoms strike.

May 24th, 2019
Tracking ovulation: a primer!

Are you tracking your ovulation? It is easier than ever before in women’s gynecological history, thanks to a host of medical developments and new technologies, to know exactly when you are ovulating. In today’s post, we look at some of the tried-and-true a

May 21st, 2019
Myths and Facts About Osteoporosis

May is National Osteoporosis Month. This bone-weakening condition causes one in two women over age 50 to break a bone. However, you can lower your risk by taking some simple preventive measures.

May 10th, 2019
Hunger Hormones

Think there is a reason that explains how hungry you are? You are right—and there are two!

Apr 29th, 2019
Menopausal weight: Stop the middle age spread!

Most women gain weight as they age, but excess pounds in your midsection aren’t inevitable! To minimize menopausal weight gain, step up your activity level and enjoy a healthy diet. Also, it helps to love yourself, regardless of your weight…Don’t finer thi

Apr 17th, 2019
Endometriosis: Let’s talk about it (and get clear)

Endometriosis, a disease of menstruation, affects up to 10% of reproductive age women. There is no cure to-date, and the disease is very difficult (and can take up to eight years) to diagnose. Dr. Shyama Mathews, of our own WHP, talks to us about women get

Apr 11th, 2019
Pessaries

What is a pessary and what is it used for?

Apr 8th, 2019
Vaginal Lasers: Hoodwink or Holy Grail?

MonaLisa Touch (MLT) is a clinical procedure used by gynecologists to treat vaginal atrophy caused by a menopausal lack of estrogen. At WHP, we use MLT to improve sexual comfort and urinary issues as well as conditions of the vulva. The effectiveness of th

Mar 22nd, 2019
How a Pap Smear Can Save Your Life

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, an excellent time to learn more about cervical cancer prevention and to make an appointment for a pelvic exam and Pap test.

Jan 16th, 2019
How Estrogen Plays a Role in Women’s Health

How much do you know about estrogen, the crucial female hormone that plays a role in everything from puberty to menopause? Here’s some important information about this hormone, as well as advice for coping with symptoms of estrogen shortage.

Sep 13th, 2018
Could Your Pelvic Pain Be Caused by Endometriosis?

Millions of women in the United States suffer from chronic pelvic pain caused by endometriosis. Are you one of them? We share important facts about this health condition along with what you need to know about diagnosis and treatment.

Aug 3rd, 2018
Six Steps Women Can Take to Improve Their Health at Any Age

Many American women live into their late 70s or early 80s, and healthy lifestyle choices make a difference. In recognition of National Women's Health Week, we offer the following steps you can take to improve your health, no matter your age.

May 24th, 2018
What Every Woman Should Know About STDs

Every April, the American Sexual Health Association works to raise awareness of STDs, or sexually-transmitted diseases, by bringing to light the fact that STDs remain a very clear and present danger to women’s health. Here’s what you should know.

Apr 20th, 2018
Is Permanent Birth Control Right for You?

Are you considering permanent birth control? If you’re finished having children, it’s an option you may want to explore. This information may help you decide if a permanent method of birth control is right for you.

Mar 29th, 2018
Eight Facts About Fibroid Tumors Every Woman Should Know

If you’re acquainted with the increased bleeding, bloating, and pain they can cause, you may want to know more about uterine fibroids and how to deal with them. Our team is happy to share eight facts about fibroids and the women who experience them.

Mar 13th, 2018
Causes and Solutions for Painful Intercourse

If sex has become painful, chances are there’s a reason — and a solution. Whether your problem is hormonal, gynecological, or emotional, the team at Women’s Healthcare of Princeton in Princeton, New Jersey can help.

Feb 28th, 2018
8 Tips for Managing Menopause on the Job

It doesn’t matter if you’re at home or work, when you’re suffering from the symptoms of menopause, it can make even the little things hard to do. At Women’s Healthcare of Princeton, in Princeton, New Jersey, our team understands how menopause impacts your

Jan 9th, 2018