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Today’s IUDs Are Safe, Effective, and Popular Sep 1st, 2019

There are a lot of options when it comes to birth control. It can be overwhelming to sort through all the choices and find the one that’s right for you and your lifestyle. Maybe you have been using the same method for years and are wondering if there are new...

10 Dietary Changes That Can Help Thwart PMS Aug 12th, 2019

If you suffer from bloating, headaches, breast tenderness, irritability, moodiness, and other symptoms that come with premenstrual syndrome (PMS), you're far from alone. While two out of three women have typical levels of discomfort, one third suffer to the point where they seek medical help. Here at Shelnutt Gynecology in...

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Heavy Periods Jul 17th, 2019

The average woman starts her menstrual cycle at the age of 12 or 13 and continues to have regular periods until she reaches menopause around the age of 50. This means that most women have monthly periods for nearly four decades or about half of their expected lifespan.  A normal...