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December 1, 2018

A healthy uterus is one with it's hormones intact...wait, does that statement take you by surprise?! We always refer to the ovary as being an endocrine organ meaning that it produces substances that can affect other organs. In the case of the ovary, there are the two most important hormones (out of dozens) that this organ...

August 29, 2018

If you have had an endometrial ablation and have developed symptoms of pelvic pain you might have post endometrial ablation syndrome.  It is a constellation of symptoms due to entrapped blood (hematometra) or tissue within a uterus that has previously undergone an endometrial ablation.

While relatively uncommon, it may be...

June 22, 2018

WHP is currently enrolling clinical trials for treatments of uterine fibroids in women with heavy menstrual periods. If you are interested please call WHP Clinical Research at 217-356-3736. Or look on line for more information.

1. 80% of women will have a uterine fibroid by age 50, although many are asymptomatic and will...

June 13, 2018

Arnold Caplan, PhD. from the Case Western Skeletal Research Center pointed out in one talk to the 2014 Meeting of the North American Menopause Society Meeting that it was stem cells that allowed Kobe Bryant to continue playing and the first uterine transplant to be performed.

Stem cells changed the way we thought we think...

April 1, 2018

You hear the word progesterone used often for hormonal management. This general class of hormone, and it's synthetic varieties is about ubiquitous as any medication in current use.

1. Natural and synthetic progesterones have different roles in our bodies.  If a compound acts like a progesterone its classified as a "progest...

March 23, 2018

Did You Realize When You Are In Labor Even Your Fallopian Tubes Contract!

Some women are very tuned into what parts of their girl anatomy they can feel and what part is hurting when they ovulate, when they have a cyst, when they have a menstrual cramp, or when they have a labor contraction. But sometimes those feelings are...