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The Link Between Your Urinary Tract and Endometriosis

Endometriosis can cast a wide net over your reproductive organs and urinary tract. When urinary tract endometriosis develops, which, thankfully, isn't common, the complications can be quite serious. Read on to learn more.
Oct 1st, 2022

What’s Causing Intercourse to Be So Painful?

Sex is one area of your life that shouldn’t be associated with pain and discomfort, yet three-quarters of women experience painful sex at some point in their lives. Here’s a look at a few of the causes.
Sep 1st, 2022

Are Fibroids a Danger to My Health?

Up to 70% of women will develop uterine fibroids. The good news is that, in most cases, these growths pose no health risks. There are exceptions, however, and we review some of them here.
Aug 4th, 2022

The Link Between Perimenopause and Abnormal Bleeding

You’re in your late 40s and your periods are starting to become erratic or abnormal, which is a perfectly natural occurrence as your body sets up for menopause. Here’s a look at what many women encounter.
Jun 1st, 2022

I Have Endometriosis, Can I Still Get Pregnant?

When you have endometriosis, fertility issues can arise that make becoming pregnant more challenging. That said, plenty of women successfully build families despite the condition, and we can help you with the same goal.
May 1st, 2022

Endometriosis: How to Make Intimacy Easier

Of the many unfortunate symptoms that accompany endometriosis, painful sex is among the more common. To prevent this condition from overshadowing this aspect of your life, we discuss how you can improve intimacy.
Apr 14th, 2022

Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome affects 1 in 10 women in their childbearing years, making it a fairly common issue. Here, we take a closer look at this gynecologic condition and what your treatment options are.
Mar 1st, 2022

How Endometriosis Interferes with Fertility

You’re struggling to get pregnant and you’ve also been diagnosed with endometriosis. Coincidence? Perhaps, but it’s more likely that your endometriosis is interfering with your ability to conceive.
Feb 1st, 2022

9 Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are incredibly common, and most women aren’t even aware of their existence. When fibroids become problematic, however, they can make themselves known in many ways, nine of which we review here.
Jan 1st, 2022

5 Common STDs and How They're Treated

Despite awareness efforts, the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States is reaching all-time highs in recent years. Here, we look at five of the more common STDs in women.
Dec 1st, 2021

Why Endometriosis Surgery Can Fail

Your endometriosis has driven you to the point where surgery is your best option and you’re hopeful that your fertility and/or your quality of life will be restored. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.
Nov 14th, 2021

How do Fibroids Affect Menstruation?

Have your periods become heavy, or do they last longer than normal? These are two of the many potential symptoms of uterine fibroids. Here we explain how fibroids can affect your menstruation.
Oct 27th, 2021

Endometriosis and Your Mental Health

Painful periods, pain during sex, infertility, lethargy — it’s little wonder that the symptoms of endometroisis can greatly affect your mental health. In this blog, we take a closer look at this connection.
Sep 1st, 2021

What You Need to Know About Adenomyosis

While you may not have heard the term “adenomyosis,” it might surprise you to know that the condition may affect up to 65% of females. Here’s a look at what this condition is and whether there’s a cause for concern.
Jul 1st, 2021

Help for Painful, Prolonged Periods

Even under normal circumstances, periods aren’t exactly comfortable events. When they’re painful or prolonged, your menstrual cycles become a quality-of-life issue rather than a hassle, and we can help.
May 6th, 2021

What Can I Expect From A Robotic Hysterectomy?

While the word “robotic” may conjure up images of a procedure devoid of humans, a robotic hysterectomy is the perfect blend of human experience and technological precision. Here’s what you can expect.
Apr 5th, 2021

Understanding Uterine Fibroids

While growths in your uterus may sound alarming, the fact is that uterine fibroids are very common and mostly harmless. That said, there are times when fibroids can become problematic, which is where we come in.
Mar 1st, 2021

Can I Get Pregnant If I Have Endometriosis?

While endometriosis can impact your quality of life in many ways, from heavy bleeding to pelvic pain, it can also affect your fertility. The good news is that an endometriosis diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t get pregnant.
Feb 4th, 2021

My Periods Are Painful: Could I Have Endometriosis?

Women are generally no strangers to painful periods. In fact, 80% experience them at some point during their lives. Persistently painful periods, however, may signal a more serious problem, such as endometriosis.
Dec 3rd, 2020

Why Do I Need Gynecological Care?

A woman's health is governed, to a surprising degree, by her reproductive health, which is why women benefit from specialized gynecological care. Here’s a look at just a few of the reasons why you should seek gynecological care.
Nov 1st, 2020

Life After a Hysterectomy

If you’ve decided that a hysterectomy is the best path forward for resolving your health concerns and improving your quality of life, here’s what you can expect in both the short- and long-term.
Oct 1st, 2020

Hormone Therapy as a Treatment for Endometriosis

If you’re struggling with pain because of endometriosis, one of the best ways to tackle the problem is through hormone therapy. Here’s a look at how hormones may hold the key to helping you find much-needed relief.
Sep 11th, 2020

Advantages of a Robotic Hysterectomy

Hysterectomies have come a long way. With robotic-assisted surgery, incisions are smaller and much more precise. Read on to learn about the advantages of getting a hysterectomy with robotic-assisted surgery.
Mar 1st, 2020

Can I Live With Fibroids?

Do you have one or more fibroids? While these noncancerous growths often have no symptoms, sometimes they do. Read on to learn the symptoms they can cause and how they can be removed.
Feb 17th, 2020

Does Endometriosis Cause Infertility?

Are you having problems getting pregnant? Find out if endometriosis is at fault. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this common condition.
Nov 4th, 2019

The Most Common Causes of Pelvic Pain

For women, pelvic pain is a common thing. It can develop from many causes that can make getting an accurate diagnosis difficult. If you suffer from pelvic pain, click here to learn more about some of the most common reasons behind it.
Oct 1st, 2019

Spotting the Warning Signs of Ovarian Cysts

As a woman, you want to ensure your reproductive system is in good health. Ovarian cysts usually don’t present serious problems, but if you start feeling pain and discomfort and don’t know why, watch out for these common symptoms.
Sep 3rd, 2019

Should You Consider a Hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy, which is the removal of the uterus and sometimes the cervix, is a major medical procedure. There are many things to consider before getting one. Read on to learn what it’s for, what it involves, and what the alternatives are.
Jul 18th, 2019

How Endometriosis Impacts Fertility

If you’re having issues with fertility, there can many possible causes, but endometriosis is one that you should address sooner than later. In addition to causing a lot of pain, it can directly affect and even prevent you from getting pregnant.
Jun 18th, 2019

When Do Fibroids Require Surgery?

While sometimes uterine fibroids can be treated with medication and non-surgical procedures, there are times when surgery is the only effective option. Luckily, there are minimally invasive surgery options available to you that have great results.
May 13th, 2019

Why You Should Never Ignore Abnormal Bleeding

In a perfect world, your menstrual cycle makes its monthly appearance and quietly disappears again, readying itself for the next round. When abnormal bleeding develops, however, it could be a red flag that something is amiss.
Apr 1st, 2019

7 Reasons Why Endometriosis is a True Emergency

While endometriosis doesn't rank very high on the "emergency" list of medical and health problems, there comes a point at which it should be considered an emergency because of what's at stake. Read our blog to learn more.
Mar 18th, 2019

Endometriosis - the Downside and the Upside

Are there any upsides to having endometriosis? While endometriosis is an unfortunate condition, it can teach you a lot about your body. Read our blog to learn more, and contact trusted endometriosis specialist Ulas Bozdogan, MD, FACOG for any questions.
Feb 25th, 2019

Painful Periods: Could It Be Endometriosis?

What is endometriosis, and how can it be treated? Learn more on our blog, and contact Dr. Bozdogan if you are looking for a trusted endometriosis specialist in Hackensack, NJ or New York City, NY.
Jan 17th, 2019

3 Amazing Benefits of a Robotic Hysterectomy

Robotic hysterectomy using the da VinciⓇ Surgical System provides many benefits, including smaller incisions, fewer complications, and faster healing. Contact trusted endometriosis specialist, Dr. Ulas Bozdogan, to schedule an appointment.
Jan 15th, 2019

Why You Should Never Ignore Pelvic Pain

If you have pelvic pain, don’t ignore your symptoms. They could signal a serious medical condition, such as endometriosis, uterine fibroids, or pelvic inflammatory disease. Contact our trusted endometriosis specialist today to learn more.
Dec 7th, 2018

Can Endometriosis really be that dangerous?

In a previous article (7 Reasons Why Endometriosis is a True Emergency), Dr. Ulas Bozdogan explained why he believes endometriosis is an emergency. He continues the discussion in another blog post.
Apr 17th, 2019

Endometriosis - When Everything Is Not in Its Place

Your “endometrium,” your innermost lining of your womb (uterus), is just as complex as any other tissue. Learn more about the endometriosis condition in our blog post, written by trusted endometriosis specialist, Ulas Bozdogan, MD.
Jan 30th, 2019

Endometriosis: Is It a Quality of Life Emergency?

Endometriosis has the potential to impact one's health, comfort and happiness. Read our blog to learn more about the benefits of surgery, and contact trusted endometriosis specialist, Ulas Bozdogan, MD to schedule an appointment.
Jan 24th, 2019

What Are My Treatment Options for Endometriosis?

If you have endometriosis, you may be wondering what kinds of treatments are available to give you relief from the pain and other symptoms. Thankfully, there are lots of options. Contact our trusted endometriosis specialist, Dr. Bozdogan, to learn more.
Nov 9th, 2018