MMGYN Practice News

January Newsletter!

It’s the new year and a time when we take a few moments to reflect on some ways we’d like to improve our lives. And for some, that means bettering ourselves in how we look and feel!

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Welcome Bethany King, WHNP!

We are excited to introduce Bethany King, board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), as the newest member of the crew at McDowell Mountain Gynecology! She is originally from Wheeling, WV and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The College of Wooster in Wooster, OH.

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Contraceptive Management and Menopause

Contraception management is a large and very important topic for discussion and can only be briefly covered in the following paragraphs. Contraceptive options, both hormonal and non-hormonal, are used by approximately 60% of all reproductive age women. Most often, women use contraception to prevent pregnancy or to have healthier pregnancies by delaying childbearing until ready.

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Endometrial Hyperplasia

Endometrial Hyperplasia Endometrial hyperplasia is a thickening of the endometrium. The endometrium is the inside lining of the uterus. The thickened lining is not cancer however in some cases it can progress to uterine cancer. Endometrial hyperplasia is...

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Perimenopause and Depression

Perimenopause and Depression If you're a woman in your mid- to late 40s, you may be experiencing the symptoms of perimenopause, the span of approximately four years before menstruation totally stops and menopause begins. Symptoms of perimenopause include:...

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Summertime Stress Tips

Summertime Stress Tips Summertime is supposed to be a time of carefree living, fun and sunshine. But, often, this is not the case. Summers can be hectic. For parents, it is the time children may be at home, alone, even though they are still working. Worry...

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