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Gynecology and COVID19: What You Should Know Jul 2nd, 2020

Even as the quarantine and lockdown restrictions ease up, you may have concerns about moving forward in uncertain times. Specifically, how does coronavirus and the disease it causes – COVID-19 – affect your gynecologic care? Here at Lady’s Care Center, Dr. Ladynez Espinal and our entire team are dedicated to...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jun 9th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

How PRP Therapy Can Improve Your Sex Life Jun 9th, 2020

It’s not always easy to talk about problems with your sex life. In fact, many women might feel embarrassed to talk about sexual problems even with their doctors. According to the experts at WebMD, about 43% of women report discomfort and pain during intercourse, but the reality is that this...

Which Type of Urinary Incontinence Do I Have? Apr 22nd, 2020

If you feel embarrassed or self-conscious talking about incontinence, you’re not alone. About 40% of women over the age of 65 experience incontinence, according to the US Office of Health and Human Services. That’s about 4 out of every 10 women! Women over 65 aren’t the only ones affected. Pregnancy...

Give Yourself a Much-Needed Boost With IV Therapy Mar 5th, 2020

When you’re low on micronutrients, you might feel fatigued and sluggish. But dehydration and vitamin deficiencies can affect more than just your energy levels. You might notice dry hair and skin, brittle nails, and major cravings.  IV therapy can deliver the hydration and oh-so-necessary vitamins to give yourself the lift...

The Benefits of Testosterone Pellets Feb 1st, 2020

Hormones sometimes get a bad rap for causing moodiness or night sweats, but the reality is that hormones are essential for life. Hormones are chemical messengers that play a big role in many of your body’s processes, including metabolism and fertility. Problems arise not because of hormones, but when hormone...

How hCG Can Jump Start Your Weight Loss Jan 1st, 2020

Being overweight or obese has negative effects on your health, and despite a seemingly endless array of diet options and fads, nearly three-quarters of Americans are still overweight or obese. If you’ve tried to lose weight on your own and failed, or managed to lose a few pounds only to...

When Are Appetite Suppressants a Good Idea? Dec 1st, 2019

Are you struggling to lose weight? If so, you’re not alone. Here in Florida, 30% of adults are overweight or obese. To experience lasting weight loss, it’s important to change your daily habits and thoughts toward food. Many people try different diets and strategies on their own without success. And...

Female Urinary Incontinence Is More Common than You Think and There Are Solutions Nov 12th, 2019

Are you have trouble holding your bladder? Do you leak when you sneeze or cough? Welcome to the not-so-wonderful world of urinary incontinence, where millions of other women are in the same boat. As these women can attest, urinary incontinence is a frustrating and embarrassing condition to deal with, with...

The O-Shot: We Have the Answers Here Oct 1st, 2019

No one likes to talk about intimacy issues, but they’re a common concern. These problems affect 30-50% of women, causing a variety of symptoms, such as: Painful sexual intercourse Loss of libido Reduced vaginal sensation Difficulty reaching orgasm Incontinence or overactive bladder Vaginal dryness As an experienced gynecologist in Miramar,...

Everything You Wanted to Know About MonaLisa Touch® But Had No One to Ask Sep 1st, 2019

It’s no secret that menopause can cause hot flashes and mood swings. Less discussed, however, is the problem of vaginal atrophy, which can make sex painful.  Because your body produces less estrogen during menopause, vaginal tissue often becomes dryer and thinner than it once was. As a result, you may...

Benefits of Vaginal Rejuvenation Aug 23rd, 2019

Vaginal rejuvenation – which includes labiaplasty, the MonaLisa Touch, the O-Shot®, and vaginoplasty – are just a few of the procedures your gynecologist may perform to help you reclaim a healthy, more youthful and elastic vagina. The reasons why a woman might pursue vaginal rejuvenation are not just cosmetic; they have...

What is a Pap Smear? Aug 9th, 2019

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in American women. That is why it is best to see your doctor regularly for early detection of cancer of the cervix. How are doctors able to detect early signs of cervical cancer? By performing a Pap smear. The Papanicolaou test, popularly...

All About Vaginal Rejuvenation Jul 19th, 2019

The offerings involved in vaginal rejuvenation vary from physician to physician. The processes contained within a rejuvenation include procedures that are all designed to tighten and enhance the look and feel of a woman’s vagina – also called vaginoplasty. There are a number of ways in which a physician can revitalize a...

Common Gynecology Services in Miramar Jul 12th, 2019

Celebrities like Beyoncé and Oprah aren’t the only women who have a trusted inner circle to help them manage their busy lives. While you may not have a security detail or private chauffer, chances are you do have a babysitter, mechanic, hairdresser, and repairman who you wouldn’t trade for the...

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Jun 21st, 2019

A revolutionary medical technique that has been around for decades is now becoming more and more popular, especially for treating the symptoms of menopause in women. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is formulated and compounded for each patient using FDA-approved materials that are manufactured by leading pharmaceutical companies. Bioidentical hormones are...

Endometriosis Jun 14th, 2019

The mucous membrane that lines a woman’s uterus is called the endometrium. Endometriosis is when endometrial cells are growing in areas of the body outside of the uterus – usually elsewhere in the pelvic area. This condition affects up to 10% of American women of child-bearing age. It normally affects women in...

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopause May 17th, 2019

The term “bioidentical hormone therapy” began as a term referring to compounded hormone medications. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is now involved in evaluating and regulating these therapies, and the term now applies to medications produced in an FDA-approved laboratory – and they are readily available to treat...

CBD for Pain and Anxiety May 10th, 2019

In June 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a form of CBD (cannabidiol) as a treatment for people with two specific and rare types of epilepsy: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. The FDA is being very cautious about marijuana-derived pain-relieving substances, but CBD does not cause a person to...

Over the Counter Supplements vs. Medical Grade Supplements Apr 19th, 2019

As Americans become more health-conscious, many are turning to supplements to either supplement or increase their intake of vitamins, minerals and/or amino acids. With that increased consumption – last year more than $30.7 billion was spent on supplements in the United States alone – the demand for supplements continues to...

Is IV Nutritional Therapy the New Anti-Aging Treatment? Apr 12th, 2019

Intravenous (IV) therapy is a method of delivering vitamins, minerals, and amino acids into the bloodstream, which, in turn, help to correct intracellular nutrient deficiencies that could otherwise lead to anxiety and immune issues, among other concerns. By replacing necessary nutrients that your body is lacking, you can effectively treat these...

Signs You Need Hormone Replacement Therapy Mar 22nd, 2019

Menopause is a phase of life all women ultimately undergo. Sometimes, however, menopause doesn’t feel normal at all. The hot flashes, sleepless nights, and other symptoms that accompany this change of life may prompt some to ask their doctors about hormone replacement therapy. How do you know when hormone therapy is called...

Importance of a Liver Detox Mar 15th, 2019

Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body. Its job is to filter your blood and to metabolize nutrients that keep you healthy. Unfortunately, however, the modern world is filled with toxins – including heavy metals, synthetic chemicals, pesticides, pollutants, plastics, etc. – that make it harder for...

Six Tips to Reduce the Risk of Vaginal Yeast Infections Feb 22nd, 2019

While vaginal yeast infections are common and easily treated by your doctor, they aren’t usually topics of conversation, even with your gynecologist. To avoid their discomfort and inconvenience – especially for those who are prone to chronic episodes – here are some tips to reduce your risk of developing a vaginal yeast...

Benefits of CBD Oils in Women’s Health Feb 15th, 2019

The healing benefits of CBD oils include everything from pain to anxiety to chronic illnesses. Research in the last decade has emerged showing that CBD oils can also offer huge benefits in the area of women’s health. Let’s take a look at what CBD oils are and which kinds of women’s...

How Food Allergy Testing Can Prevent Acne Jan 18th, 2019

For years, parents have been warning their children that certain foods – such as pizza, chocolate, greasy foods, and junk food – are not only bad for their overall health but could also be giving them acne. In truth, these foods don’t cause acne or make it worse. However, there is evidence...

Signs and Symptoms of Endometriosis Jan 11th, 2019

Since the beginning of time, women have been learning to deal with cramping and all the other symptoms that come with your menstrual cycle. Some women feel immense pain, cramps, bloating, and overall exhaustion with their period, while some can feel almost nothing at all. Others, however, feel a far...

Recovering from Vaginal Rejuvenation Dec 21st, 2018

It could be an area of concern for you – you might feel like you need to freshen up your feminine areas after having children or if time has taken its toll on your body. There is absolutely no shame in wanting vaginal rejuvenation surgery – so you feel like...

The Difference Between Gynecology and Obstetrics Dec 14th, 2018

Most women see an OB/GYN (obstetrician/gynecologist) and assume that their specialties are the same as every other doctor who specializes in women’s health. In reality, an OB/GYN is a medical practitioner who specializes in both the field of gynecology and the field of obstetrics.   It is important to note,...

Best and Worst Foods to Eat if You Have Herpes Nov 23rd, 2018

There are two strains of the herpes virus – one that causes cold sores and one that causes genital herpes. Anyone who has herpes knows that outbreaks can be itchy, painful, and very uncomfortable. People with herpes can have multiple outbreaks every year. While there is no cure for herpes,...

What Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy? Nov 16th, 2018

Your body’s hormones control basic bodily functions and serve as a communication system between the cells in your body. Hormones work with almost every part of your body, such as digestion, immune function, libido, mood, appetite, and more. Because hormones play such a big role in your body’s functions, if...

What is a Labiaplasty? Oct 19th, 2018

Vaginal rejuvenation Natural childbirth, chemotherapy, collagen breakdown – or simply the harsh hands of time, can all take an unjust toll on a woman’s body. Now, you don’t have to surrender to this harsh reality. Vaginal rejuvenation, or Vaginoplasty, is a medical subset focused specifically on tightening the muscles and...

Services You Should Go to A Gynecologist For vs. a Primary Care Physician Oct 12th, 2018

It’s a question many women grapple with regularly: Should I see my primary care physician for an annual wellness exam, or just “skip the middle person” and see my gynecologist instead? After all, many gynecologists are trained and equipped to provide other forms of healthcare besides gynecological services. Plus, they are highly...

The Benefits of HCG Weight Loss Management Sep 28th, 2018

Weight management can be a huge hurdle for many Americans. The human chorionic gonadotropin diet – or HCG diet – is not new to the scene of weight loss, as it’s actually been around since the 1950s. Because this diet requires very low caloric intake, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) strongly...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Vaginal Rejuvenation Sep 14th, 2018

In the realm of cosmetic surgery and rejuvenation, one popular procedure for women stands out from the rest and often comes with many questions. Vaginal rejuvenation, or vaginoplasty, is a one- to two-hour procedure that tightens the muscles and surrounding structures both in and around the vagina. This allows women a...

Reasons to Get a Food Allergy Test Aug 24th, 2018

Your immune system is designed to find and fight foreign or dangerous materials like viruses or bacteria. An individual with allergies has abnormalities in their immune systems that determine that a relatively harmless thing is harmful; this presents in a physical response as a sign of the body’s defenses. Sometimes...

Spotlight on Nexplanon: Implantable Contraceptive Aug 17th, 2018

If you’re sexually active and don’t want to become pregnant, there are two major options to choose from: condoms and contraceptives. There are many options for birth control and contraceptives. New birth-control pills or designs are frequently being introduced to the market, and it can be difficult to be sure what’s...

Can Your Gynecologist Be Your Primary Care Physician? Jul 20th, 2018

Most adults have a handful of doctors they visit for their varied health issues. If you are a woman, maybe you have a primary care physician, a cardiologist, a dermatologist, in addition to your gynecologist. Or you may have a primary care physician, an oncologist, and an endocrinologist. Wouldn’t it...

10 Questions to Ask Your New Gynecologist Jul 13th, 2018

Gynecologists focus on treating women’s health issues and are a vital part of your medical care team. Since you will be discussing intimate medical issues with your gynecologist, it is important to choose a reliable and trusted medical professional. When choosing a new gynecologist, here are some questions to ask....