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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...