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How to Stay Healthy while Managing Your High Risk Pregnancy Jan 1st, 2020

 A high risk pregnancy is one that could potentially threaten the life of the mother or the unborn child. According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, not all high risk pregnancies start out that way. In fact, a pregnancy may become high risk in the later...

How Menopause Can Affect Your Everyday Life Dec 1st, 2019

Menopause means different things to different women. Some women welcome the end of monthly turmoil of cramps, bloating, and PMS. Other women would prefer the predictable hassle over hot flashes and insomnia. But menopause is a fact of life, and with it, your life will change in many ways. Not...

How Can I Get Rid of Unsightly Leg Veins? Nov 1st, 2019

Whether you’re excited to go out to the beach or looking forward to a romantic night in, dealing with obvious, dark, or even protruding leg veins can be enough to steal away anyone’s confidence. While it’s important to be able to love your body, sometimes that can mean treating things...

Safety Tips for High-Risk Pregnancies Oct 1st, 2019

Having a high-risk pregnancy means that you have one or more conditions that increase the risk of you or your baby having medical problems during pregnancy or delivery. These conditions can include being older than age 35, being underweight or overweight, having a chronic medical issue, or being pregnant with...

What Can I Do About Sun Spots? Sep 1st, 2019

Sun spots are a common sign of aging skin. In fact, many people over the age of 50 have these small, flat brown marks on their faces, the backs of their hands, or their shoulders. The spots are patches of melanin that have developed from sun exposure. Melanin is the...

What Every Woman Should Know About Fibroids Aug 1st, 2019

Most women have heard of fibroids — those usually benign growths in the uterus that occur during the childbearing years and mostly in your 30s, 40s, and 50s. If you’ve ever had them, you know how miserable they can make you feel. However, some women don’t even know they have...

Don't Let Menopause Affect Your Sex Life: Try MonaLisa TouchⓇ Jul 3rd, 2019

As you go through menopause, it’s common to experience side effects that make having an active sex life more difficult. Postmenopausal women commonly experience symptoms that can negatively impact their sex lives, including pain during sex as well as vaginal dryness, burning, and atrophy. If you’re regularly experiencing these symptoms,...

Health Issues that Can Arise From Varicose Veins and How the Elite+ Laser Can Help Jun 1st, 2019

Are you worried about varicose veins in your legs? While they don’t pose a risk for most people, varicose veins could be a sign of a deeper underlying issue, and can also be unsightly. While surgically stripping veins is an option, many people prefer laser procedures to treat varicose veins....

5 Conditions that BioTe Pellet Therapy Can Help You Find Relief From May 1st, 2019

BioTe® pellet therapy is a form of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). It uses pellets that are plant-based and safe for your body. The pellets contain bioidentical hormones, which are replicas of hormones that help balance out your system. There are many conditions associated with hormonal imbalance, and BioTe pellet...

Why the Elite+ Laser Is a Great Choice For Wrinkle Reduction Apr 3rd, 2019

Wrinkles may be an unavoidable part of aging, but modern technology means that you need not suffer from the inevitable. In fact, you’ve had the option for decades to undergo cosmetic procedures that help reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. The trouble was that the most effective techniques involved...

Tips for Choosing a Birth Control Method that Works with Your Lifestyle Mar 7th, 2019

The world of birth control is filled with options that suit every need and every lifestyle, which can make choosing the right one a little confusing. Here at Gardena Women’s Center, under the guidance of Dr. Gwen Allen, our team partners with women in Gardena, California, to help them successfully...

How Hormone Replacement Therapy Helps When Dealing with Symptoms of Menopause Feb 7th, 2019

You enter menopause when you haven’t had a menstrual period for 12 months. This change in your body occurs because your ovaries stop releasing eggs and producing estrogen and progesterone. These changes in your ovaries can take place suddenly or slowly over several years. No matter how long it takes...

New Year, New You: Refresh Your Look With an Anti-Aging Laser Treatment Jan 22nd, 2019

As we age, the signs of older skin can seem to creep in overnight. Collagen accounts for about 30% of your skin's total mass, and by the time you're 25, production is already decreasing each year, leaving skin looking less full and vibrant. Age spots, scars, large pores, and unwanted...

Get Your Post-Baby Sex Life Back With Non-Invasive Vaginal Rejuvenation Dec 13th, 2018

Childbirth can take a major toll on your vagina, partly as a result of hormonal changes that take place during and after pregnancy and partly from the stretching involved in vaginal delivery. After childbirth, many women notice unwelcome changes in their vagina, including a loss of elasticity, vaginal dryness, and...

Non-Invasive TempSure Envi Can Diminish Wrinkles and Rejuvenate Your Skin Nov 30th, 2018

It’s safe to say just about everyone would like to be able to get rid of wrinkles, smooth cellulite, and help their skin look as firm and youthful as possible. And it’s also pretty safe to say most people would prefer to do that without surgery. In recent years, lots...

5 Ways Menopause Can Affect Your Sex Life Oct 16th, 2018

Menopause brings about many changes in a woman’s life. In fact, it’s sometimes referred to as the “change of life.”  The years leading up to menopause — defined as the absence of your period for a full year — is a time of transition itself. This phase is called perimenopause...

How Often Should I Get an STD Test? Sep 27th, 2018

While we’d like to report that the number of people infected by a sexually transmitted disease (STD) is going down thanks to increasing awareness, the fact is that STDs remain a clear and present health problem in the United States, with over 20 million reported cases each year. At Gardena...

Tips to Avoid a High-Risk Pregnancy Aug 27th, 2018

Bringing a new life into the world is no small undertaking, which is why you want to ensure that your health helps strengthen your unborn child, rather than create risk for both you and your baby.At Gardena Women’s Center, our goal is to help women in Gardena, California, negotiate their...

5 Things You May Not Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy Jul 26th, 2018

Your overall health and wellness relies to a surprising degree on your hormones, which regulate your reproductive systems, and much, much more. From heart and bone health to mental health, hormones have a widespread effect on almost every function in your body. When these levels aren’t in balance, the impact...