Blog Archive

5 Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain Sep 10th, 2020

If you’re a woman in your childbearing years and are experiencing chronic pelvic pain, it’s important that you get a proper diagnosis for the underlying cause. As experienced gynecologists, Martin Pakideh, DO and Soudabeh Ahadi, MD know how pelvic pain can disrupt your physical health and even lead to a...

Benefits of Working with a Midwife Aug 19th, 2020

As you navigate the many new aspects of life as a pregnant woman, you likely have a lot of questions about your health, your baby’s development, and your impending labor and delivery. If you’re looking for guidance and support throughout your pregnancy, it’s time to consider the many benefits of...

5 Tips for Managing Perimenopause Symptoms Jul 30th, 2020

Hot flashes, anxiety, and mood swings are all common signs you’re heading into menopause, the time when your periods stop for good. For many women, the transition to menopause isn’t always a smooth one. If you’re experiencing symptoms that disrupt your life or make you feel out of control, board-certified...

Which Type of Birth Control is Right for You? Jun 29th, 2020

When it comes to planning your family, the right birth control can ensure you make the best choices for you and your health. At Monroe OBGYN, Martin Pakideh, DO, and Soudabeh Ahadi, MD, understand that choosing the right birth control is a highly personalized experience. They work with you to determine the best...

Why Experience Matters When It Comes to Botox® Injections May 26th, 2020

Botox® is a popular and effective way to reduce the severity of wrinkles and lines that make you look older than your age. At Monroe OBGYN, Soudabeh Ahadi, MD offers Botox injections in our office to restore your youthful appearance without the need for surgical incisions or downtime. While Botox...

Get Rid of Stretch Marks in Time for Summer Mar 3rd, 2020

While the cold months of winter are still hanging around, you have time to eliminate those stretch marks just in time for summer swimsuit season. At Rejuvenating Cosmetics, the medical spa side of Monroe OBGYN, the skilled aesthetic team offers comprehensive, noninvasive treatments specifically designed for stretch marks and other...

Your Sexual Health Matters Feb 4th, 2020

When you’re experiencing changes in your sexual health because of vaginal dryness or irritation, know that there are treatment options available to address your issues without surgery. At Rejuvenating Cosmetics in Monroe, MI, a part of Monroe OBGYN, the aesthetics team offers noninvasive vaginal rejuvenation services to improve your vaginal...

Put Your Best Face Forward This Year with Skin Rejuvenation Jan 15th, 2020

If you’re tired of seeing age-telling wrinkles and weather-beaten fine lines every time you look in the mirror, the New Year may be the time to consider the benefits of skin rejuvenation with Votiva®. The skilled aesthetic team at Rejuvenating Cosmetics, Monroe OBGYN’s medical spa, offers in-office skin rejuvenation treatments to...

Myths and Facts About Botox Dec 5th, 2019

Botox® is an effective and safe nonsurgical alternative that can enhance your natural facial features and eliminate wrinkles and fine lines that age you. At Monroe OBGYN, Soudabeh Ahadi, MD, offers in-office Botox injections based on your desired outcome and existing health. Botox is a prescription cosmetic injectable that targets...

Why Is Collagen So Important for Youthful-Looking Skin? Nov 5th, 2019

Collagen is a substance your body produces naturally, and it plays a vital role in the health, feel, and appearance of your skin. Soudabeh Ahadi, MD, and the experienced aesthetics team at Monroe OBGYN understand how the loss of collagen as you get older can impact your self-confidence and satisfaction...

You Don’t Have to Live with Acne Scars: Here’s How to Get Rid of Them Oct 24th, 2019

Acne scars left over from teenage breakouts or episodes of more recent adult acne can affect how you look and how you feel about your appearance. Board-certified physicians Martin Pakideh, DO, and Soudabeh Ahabdi, MD, understand how acne scars can interfere with your personal confidence and self-esteem. They offer the...

Botox Remains the Best Method for Reducing the Appearance of Unwanted Frown Lines Sep 1st, 2019

Those frown lines that form above your brow can deepen as you age, when you squint into the sun, and even when you smile. These same actions also cause creases to develop around your eyes, more commonly known as crow’s feet. If you’re increasingly unhappy with your appearance as these...

When Should I Consider a Hysterectomy? Aug 1st, 2019

The decision to have a hysterectomy is a big and very personal decision. Experienced OB/GYN physicians, Soudabeh Ahadi, MD and Martin Pakideh, DO, understand the physical and emotional impact a hysterectomy can have on your life. They work with you every step of the way to ensure you understand your...

What Every Woman Should Know About Fibroids Jul 10th, 2019

As many as 75% of women will develop fibroids in their lifetime. While these uterine growths are typically harmless, their presence can interfere with your reproductive and overall health. Board-certified OB/GYN specialists, Dr. Martin Pakideh and Dr. Soudabeh Ahadi, understand the concerns you may have about fibroids, especially those that...

Keep Forgetting to Take the Pill? An IUD Could Be Your Ideal Form of Birth Control Jun 3rd, 2019

Women today have so many more choices for preventing unwanted pregnancy than previous generations. But not all birth control methods offer a one-size-fits-all solution for every woman. Dr. Martin Pakideh and Dr. Soudabeh Ahadi offer a wide range of birth control options; but more importantly, they assess your plans for...

We Can Help You Reduce the Severity of Your Menopause Symptoms May 1st, 2019

Transitioning to your postmenopausal years, the time when you no longer get monthly periods, isn’t always an easy journey. As your ovaries stop producing the same amount of estrogen and progesterone, your health can be impacted more than you realize. Dr. Soudabeh Ahadi and Dr. Martin Pakideh offer compassionate care...

Can Endometriosis Affect My Fertility? Apr 3rd, 2019

Endometriosis is a condition where the lining of your uterus, or the endometrium, grows outside of its usual location. Even when outside of your uterus, this tissue functions like it normally does, thickening and breaking down during your menstrual cycle, causing a lot of pain and other symptoms. If you...

What You May Not Know About Modern Midwives Mar 1st, 2019

Midwives were commonplace in earlier times, assisting many women with the delivery of babies at home. However, the practice of midwifery is still very much relevant today and may be an ideal solution to support your own pregnancy and childbirth process. Monroe OB/GYN staffs two highly-trained and caring midwives to...

The Benefits of Urodynamic Testing If You Deal with Urinary Incontinence Feb 1st, 2019

If urinary leaks are interfering with your quality of life, it may be time to consider the benefits of urodynamic testing. Dr. Pakideh and Dr. Ahadi offer this innovative testing to help you find just the right treatment to alleviate the embarrassment of urine leaks. Understanding urinary incontinence Urinary incontinence...

Why You Should Have Pelvic Pain Evaluated by a Doctor Jan 9th, 2019

Pelvic pain is a common complaint from women at every stage of life. While pain may affect women in different ways, the reasons behind the pain can be more serious than you think. No matter how mild your pain is, it’s always best to consult with an experienced doctor, like...

Consider a Plethora of Options: Birth Control 101 Dec 5th, 2018

Birth control options are plentiful in this day and age, making the question “which is right for me?” that much more difficult. Choosing the right birth control is really a team effort between you and your Monroe OB/GYN provider. Knowing how different birth controls work can make the decision process...

Don’t Let Menopause Get in the Way of Your Sex Life Nov 21st, 2018

The journey into menopause, when your periods stop for good, can be a struggle for some women, interfering with your mental, physical, and emotional health. In some cases, menopause can have a significant impact on your sex life, affecting your own self-confidence and relationships. There is hope. Several options are...

Suffering From Urinary Incontinence? Learn How Urodynamic Testing Can Help Oct 31st, 2018

Are you afraid to cough or sneeze? Or are you worried about going out if you don't know where the nearest restroom is? While there are a variety of causes of urinary incontinence, they all have one thing in common — a negative impact on your life and happiness. Many...

Why You Should Trust Your Botox Injections to a Board Certified Physician Sep 26th, 2018

When wrinkles and fine lines start appearing on the face, it could affect your self-esteem. Although a number of surgical options can provide dramatic skin-soothing outcomes, numerous women and men would rather avoid cosmetic surgery to help restore a youthful appearance.For this reason, Botox® remains a popular non-surgical cosmetic procedure...

5 Reasons to Consider a Midwife for Your Pregnancy Aug 28th, 2018

Have you been dreaming about your newborn’s arrival into this world? If you’re creating a birth plan, researching birthing locations, or looking for a provider who offers education and support, a midwife might be the best choice for you and your baby. Here at Monroe OBGYN, we want you to...