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20 08, 2015

3 Common Causes of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

By |2018-05-11T08:37:30-04:00August 20th, 2015|Women's Health|0 Comments

 At some point, all women may experience menorrhagia, or heavy menstrual bleeding during their periods. However, what women often think is abnormally heavy bleeding is not excessive enough to be diagnosed as menorrhagia. The best way to know if you are experiencing menorrhagia is by monitoring how often you change your pad or tampon. If [...]

8 06, 2015

Fight lines and wrinkles with Botox: Available today!

By |2018-05-11T08:37:32-04:00June 8th, 2015|General Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

There are plenty of reasons we get wrinkles–aging, skin changes, smoking, sun exposure, and much more. In some cases, wrinkles can be fine and others are deeper and more noticeable. But there is help. Dr. Hessel is proud to offer the first FDA-approved wrinkle treatment of its kind to address moderate to severe frown lines [...]

13 05, 2015

What is a well woman exam?

By |2018-05-11T08:37:32-04:00May 13th, 2015|General Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

What is a well woman exam? Your well woman exam (sometimes called a yearly or annual exam) focuses on preventing illness or problems only. During this visit, Dr. Hessel will counsel you about your overall health, current birth control, sexual practices, and refill appropriate medications. Your physical examination will include: Height and weight Body mass [...]

11 02, 2015

Am I too young for breast cancer?

By |2018-05-11T08:37:35-04:00February 11th, 2015|Women's Health|0 Comments

Each year, only about 5% of all breast cancer cases are in women under the age of 40. It may seem like a small number and perhaps even make you think that you are "too young" to worry about the disease. But nothing could be further from the truth. Being vigilant to check your breasts [...]

2 02, 2015

Cervical Cancer Screening Myths

By |2018-05-11T08:37:36-04:00February 2nd, 2015|Women's Health|0 Comments

Cervical cancer used to be the number #1 cause of cancer deaths in women just a few decades ago. Since that time, the Pap smear has become instrumental in lowering these numbers and making cervical cancer detection extremely effective. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, just over 12,000 women were diagnosed with [...]

24 10, 2014

Younger women freezing eggs for later–but is it wise?

By |2018-05-11T08:37:40-04:00October 24th, 2014|Pregnancy, Women's Health|0 Comments

Let’s face it–today’s woman has her eyes set on the prize.  It  might be a new or higher-ranking job, extended travel, or a life of leisure having babies isn’t anywhere on the achievement itinerary. In fact, a recent article published in the New York Times reports that women are delaying families even longer thanks to [...]

13 10, 2014

Domestic Violence Awareness: You Can Help

By |2018-05-11T08:37:40-04:00October 13th, 2014|General Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

Domestic violence is a hard issue to nail down—the number of men and women in the United States who endure it is difficult to track because so many cases go unreported.  Domestic violence can take many forms—emotional, physical, sexual, or even financial abuse of a spouse or partner. You may even hear it called “intimate [...]