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Support Your Immune Health with Metagenics® Jul 11th, 2021

These days, staying healthy and avoiding disease is something that’s on nearly all of our minds. Living a healthy and active lifestyle goes a long way toward improving your immune health, but sometimes you might feel like you could use an additional boost. If you’re looking for ways to support...

7 Signs You May Have an Ovarian Cyst Jun 15th, 2021

Ovarian cysts are fluid filled, small sacs that can sometimes grow in your ovaries. Most ovarian cysts go away on their own, but if your ovarian cyst continues to grow, it can cause uncomfortable or even serious symptoms. Being aware of the symptoms of ovarian cysts is important, so you...

What Causes Your Yeast Infections? May 11th, 2021

When you experience that all too familiar vaginal itching, burning, and irritation, it could be that you’ve developed a yeast infection. With around 75% of women getting at least one in their lifetime, yeast infections are extremely common and can be unpleasant to experience. If you’ve had one or multiple...

What to Expect at an In-Office Procedure Apr 1st, 2021

It used to be that you had to go to a hospital or surgical center if you needed to undergo most medical procedures. This meant scheduling your treatment required coordinating with the local hospital and getting your procedure in an unfamiliar, often stressful environment. Happily, you now have more alternatives...

The Importance of an Annual Exam Mar 1st, 2021

Women today live active and full lives. With a busy work, family, and social schedule, it’s only natural you might wonder if you really need to attend your annual screening exam if you feel healthy. Even when you’re in good health, getting preventive medical care by attending your annual well-woman...

The Benefits of a Mommy Makeover Feb 1st, 2021

After giving birth, you can experience changes to your body as a result of pregnancy and childbirth. Some of the changes go away by living a healthy lifestyle when you’re postpartum, but certain areas of fat can stubbornly stick to you no matter what you do. If you’d like support...

How Noninvasive Fat Loss Can Improve Your Shape Jan 1st, 2021

It can be downright irritating when, no matter what you try, certain areas of fat stubbornly stick to your body. It’s very common to have areas of fat that simply won’t go away, even when you live a healthy lifestyle. Previously, getting rid of those fat deposits required surgery; but...

What to Expect During a Robotic Hysterectomy Dec 1st, 2020

Getting a robotic hysterectomy is the best way to resolve many gynecological issues. If it’s been recommended that you get a hysterectomy, it’s very understandable for you to feel nervous about undergoing a surgical procedure.  The great news is, getting a minimally invasive laparoscopic robotic hysterectomy is safe, convenient, effective,...

Is Your Gynecological Bleeding Disorder Serious? Nov 2nd, 2020

If you’re a woman of childbearing age, you can expect to have a menstrual period every month. Atypical menstruation and other types of uterine bleeding, though, can not only be uncomfortable and unpleasant, they might also indicate you have a bleeding disorder that can cause complications. Led by Anita Gondy,...

2 Types of Ovarian Cysts Oct 1st, 2020

Ovarian cysts are quite common in women who are ovulating. In fact, it’s very possible you’ve previously had an ovarian cyst without even knowing about it. Most of the time, ovarian cysts go away on their own without needing medical intervention. Occasionally, though, cysts can continue to grow and cause...

Help! My Genitals Itch Sep 1st, 2020

When your vulva and surrounding genital areas get itchy, it can be highly unpleasant. Occasional vulvar itching happens to nearly all women, but if your itching occurs regularly or won’t go away, that might indicate you have a condition that needs treatment.  Vulvar itching can occur for a variety of...

What Is a High-Risk Pregnancy? Aug 9th, 2020

When you learn your pregnancy is high risk, it can turn your excitement into feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. It’s normal to feel uneasy about a high-risk pregnancy, but with the right pregnancy care, most women with high-risk pregnancies stay healthy and deliver healthy babies. Our Las Vegas, Nevada-based team,...

The Benefits of a Robotic Hysterectomy Jul 14th, 2020

In previous eras, women who needed a hysterectomy had no choice but to undergo major open surgery. In the present, you can reap the health benefits of a hysterectomy while avoiding the risks of traditional surgery by getting a minimally invasive laparoscopic robotic hysterectomy instead. OB/GYNs Anita Gondy, MD, Saovaros...

You Don't Have to Live With Vaginal Dryness Jun 11th, 2020

During perimenopause and after menopause, a woman’s body goes through a number of natural hormonal changes that can cause various symptoms. One common and unpleasant side effect of menopause is vaginal dryness, which can lead to pain during sexual intercourse. Vaginal dryness is uncomfortable, but OB/GYNs Anita Gondy, MD, Saovaros...

The Risks of Untreated STDs May 11th, 2020

If you’re sexually active by participating in any kind of sexual activity involving your genitals or a partner’s genitals, you could contract a sexually transmitted disease. When diagnosed, STDs are usually treatable or manageable, but not every STD initially causes symptoms. To catch and treat asymptomatic STDs early, our experienced...

Tips for Staying Fit During Your Pregnancy Apr 1st, 2020

If you’ve recently become pregnant or have decided to try for a baby, congratulations! Getting ready to welcome a new family member is an exciting and joyful time.   Many women wish to remain active and fit during pregnancy and wonder how they can safely stay in shape. The good...

Common Causes of Vulvar Itching Mar 16th, 2020

The vast majority of women have experienced itching around their vulva, which is the outer area surrounding your vagina, at some point in their lives. The vulva is a sensitive area, so ongoing itching can be irritating and uncomfortable.  Because vulvar itching can be a symptom of a number of...

When a Hysterectomy Offers the Best Solution Feb 1st, 2020

When you’re diagnosed with a medical condition in your uterus, you can experience pain, heavy vaginal bleeding, and other uncomfortable and potentially dangerous side effects. In many cases, a hysterectomy is the best solution to bring you pain relief and restore your health. Anita Gondy, MD, Saovaros Michaels, MD, and...

The Importance of Prenatal Care Jan 1st, 2020

Care for your baby starts well before their birth, and your health and wellbeing are equally important throughout pregnancy. Research shows that women who don’t receive sufficient prenatal care have a higher risk of pregnancy complications. On the flip side, getting the care and support you need can invite myriad...

5 Reasons Bioidentical Hormones May Benefit You Dec 1st, 2019

During menopause, production of the hormones estrogen and progesterone drops off. And the symptoms caused by this disruption ― such as hot flashes and bloating ― can range from mildly unpleasant to debilitating. Fortunately, bioidentical hormones can replace these lost hormones and help relieve any symptoms. The compassionate experts at...

Metagenics®: Fighting Disease Through Nutrition Nov 1st, 2019

Many people might describe “health” as being free from illness, and that’s a great place to start. The role of medicine and doctors throughout history is largely based around the idea of healing the sick. However, that’s no longer the sole focus of the field. Today, there’s a greater emphasis...

Are Fibroids Normal (and What Can I Do About Them)? Oct 1st, 2019

You’ve probably heard of fibroids, but you may not be exactly sure what they are. Fibroids are noncancerous muscle growths in your uterus. They’re smooth and they typically vary widely in size, growing anywhere from the size of a grain of rice to that of a large melon.  When fibroids...

Can Endometriosis Cause Infertility? Sep 1st, 2019

Endometriosis is a common medical condition in women of childbearing age. While it can lead to infertility, some women with the condition do get pregnant and have a family. If you’ve been diagnosed with endometriosis, learn what your treatment options are and how we can help you at The Ob-Gyn...

Myths and Facts About Ovarian Cysts Aug 19th, 2019

Although ovarian cysts are very common, most women don’t understand what they are and if they are dangerous. The vast majority of cysts are extremely small and will go away without causing any problems or symptoms. In rare cases when cysts stick around and grow larger, there are treatments that...

What Every Sexually Active Woman Should Know About STDs Jul 16th, 2019

Did you know that chlamydia is the leading sexually transmitted disease in the United States? When people think of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), they often think of the most common maladies such as gonorrhea, HIV, and herpes. However, there are more than 25 well-documented, highly contagious STDs that can prove...

Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse Preventable? Jun 21st, 2019

If you’re over the age of fifty, you’re at an increased risk of developing pelvic organ prolapse. In fact, half of the women around your age currently suffer from some form of it. This condition affects older women the most because menopause and childbirth are two common risk factors. The...

What Exactly Is a Mommy Makeover? May 20th, 2019

Even though it’s the most natural thing in the world, pregnancy takes a major toll on a woman’s body. Becoming a mother is one of the most wonderful experiences you can have. But, after nine months of pregnancy and, should you choose to do so, the time spent breastfeeding, you...

8 Essential Steps to Help Get Your Body Ready for Pregnancy Apr 18th, 2019

Everyone knows the importance of practicing healthy habits during pregnancy but making sure you're in the best health possible beforehand can improve your chances of getting pregnant and reduce the risk of complications. At The Ob-Gyn Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the team provides a full range of services using...

Finish Off Your Weight-Loss Journey With Non-Invasive Trusculpt iD Body Sculpting Mar 1st, 2019

You’ve worked hard, lost the baby weight, and are feeling proud of your recent weight-loss accomplishments. If only that stubborn belly fat responded to target-toning exercises, or you could do something about your jiggly arms and thighs. At Women’s Health Associates of Southern Nevada, our team of obstetricians and gynecologists...

What Is a Colposcopy and Why Would I Need One? Feb 28th, 2019

You’ve always done everything you’re supposed to when it comes to your health. You eat your veggies. You get your yearly physical and your annual gynecological exam. So, it almost feels like a betrayal when you get the call saying there might be something wrong and you need to come...

Reclaim Your Sex Life After Menopause With MonaLisa Touch® Jan 11th, 2019

As you readied yourself for the menopausal experience, you may have prepared for hot flashes, mood swings, and sleepless nights. But you may not have expected the dryness, sensitivity, and other vaginal changes that can make sexual intercourse dissatisfying and sometimes downright painful. Medically identified as vaginal atrophy, vaginal changes...

Get Vaccinated this Flu Season Dec 13th, 2018

In light of December’s National Influenza Vaccination Week, we would like to take the opportunity to remind our readers of the importance of maintaining up-to-date vaccinations during the holidays. According to recent studies, few people remember to get vaccinated once December 1 hits, leaving potentially millions of adults and children...

Changes in Vaccine Protocols Oct 22nd, 2018

Change seems to be occurring in the field of medicine as fast as in the field of technology. One area where we are seeing significant changes is in vaccine protocol. While there are always those who are concerned about the use or overuse of vaccines in modern medicine, I believe...

Back-to-School Breakfast Aug 22nd, 2018

Get a Healthy Start to the New School Year Now that the kids are back in school and you’ve (almost) gotten yourself back into the swing of things, it is important to remember that preparing your child for a successful school year is about more than just back-to-school shopping. With...

Factors Involved with Infertility Aug 16th, 2018

Information to help couples understand infertility We know that deciding to have a child is a huge step for couples, however 10-15% of reproductive couples are affected with the inability to conceive. We see patients with concerns about getting pregnant at the Las Vegas ObGyn Center. Failure to conceive can...

Birth Control Aug 6th, 2018

For many women, reproductive years mean using some form of contraception. Before the conscious decision to have children and after the desired number of children, we know that many women are seeking safe, effective birth control. It can be confusing and overwhelming to figure out what is the best form...

Mothers Day Special Offer for MonaLisa Touch Aug 6th, 2018

I have always believed that a woman is the center of her family’s universe.  When women are educated and knowledgeable about their health, it can have a positive effect on everyone around her.  One of the areas that I have become so passionate about is the benefits of MonaLisa Touch....

Important Things to Consider When Pregnant We Deliver on Our Promise Aug 6th, 2018

At Las Vegas ObGyn Center, we are all passionate about our commitment to advancing women’s health for the past 19 years in Las Vegas. We understand the relationship between a doctor and patient and respect that bond. At Las Vegas ObGyn Center, we know that the nine months of pregnancy...

Don’t Give Up on Intimacy – Take Back Your Sexuality Aug 6th, 2018

I am blessed with the opportunity to help women with the effects of menopause on their sexuality and physical intimacy. Approximately 50% of women come through menopause with symptoms that make it uncomfortable or downright painful to engage in sexual intercourse. While the emotional concerns over becoming pregnant and the...

How to Not Get Sick During the Holidays Aug 6th, 2018

November has arrived, and the festivities and social gatherings of the holidays are just a few weeks away. All year, your friends and family members, some of whom will have travelled from across the country or even the world, have been looking forward to seeing, hearing, and (most likely) hugging...

Stay Healthy During the Holidays Aug 6th, 2018

With holiday parties, family gatherings, and endless buffets of sweets just a couple of weeks away, it becomes increasingly difficult to maintain healthy eating habits and avoid gaining weight. Whether or not you plan to try everything at the table, there are steps you can take to keep up fitness...

Hormonal Contraception and Breast Cancer – Confusion and Questions Aug 6th, 2018

With all the advances in medicine and clinical science that are reported each week, it can become difficult to separate the relevant information from everything else. While it is true that each scientific development has an effect on the world, not every study, experiment, or poll influences your life directly....

Health Benefits of Tea Aug 6th, 2018

With all the New Year’s resolutions to work out, diet, and do just about everything but sleep 8 hours a night, it can be easy to overlook affordable, everyday methods for improving your health. After all the weight loss techniques, sometimes it helps to just take a break and brew...

Robotic Assisted Gynecologic Surgery with the da Vinci System Aug 6th, 2018

The thought of extensive surgery (or really any kind of major hospital procedure) often causes clients to second guess medical services that can provide great benefits. While no one enjoys intensive, time-consuming operations or recovery periods, many popular procedures have suffered from these types of limitations for decades. However, the...

Women Don’t Share Everything – Help for Vaginal Atrophy Aug 6th, 2018

We are seeing such wonderful results with MonaLisa Touch for vaginal atrophy. A recent article in U.S. News (April 20, 2017) by Dr. Sherry Ross, M.D. points out several important reasons for women to talk about this issue with their doctors. Breast cancer survivors and women in menopause often suffer from vaginal...

Stay Fit As You Age Aug 6th, 2018

We at Las Vegas ObGyn Center know that preparing for getting older age is not just the responsibility of the elderly, as muscle loss due to age begins to set in after 35 and only worsens over time. Don’t get depressed, there are things you can do to mitigate these...

April is C-section Awareness Month Aug 6th, 2018

April is “National C-section Awareness Month”, so we’d like to express our appreciation and gratitude to all the hard-as-nails mothers who have endured this procedure. The first ever recorded cesarean procedure was purportedly performed on a live patient in (around) the year 1500 in Switzerland by a pig-gelder named Jacob...

Topics that will be covered Aug 6th, 2018

This blog will feature a variety of topics geared towards our industry. They’ll range from innovations and interests to tips and trends that will help you make the right decisions regarding our industry. As we add content to this blog, you’ll see more topics covered to provide you with even...