Tag Archives: IUD

A taboo topic: heavy menstrual bleeding

A taboo topic: heavy menstrual bleeding…Do you have heavy menstrual bleeding? There are lots of ways to fix this.  The most effective method is to remove the uterus (a hysterectomy) but this method comes with surgical risks and (of course) … Continue reading

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IUDs

I was asked by a patient recently to discuss IUDs.  There are two kinds of intrauterine devices on the market.  One is hormonal, one is not. The hormonal IUD, a progesterone-secreting device, is called the Mirena.  It works for 5 years.  One … Continue reading

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New mothers choose “tied tubes” over IUDs: study – chicagotribune.com

Are you pregnant?  or done having children? This is a timely and thoughtful article.  It compares “tube tying” to intrauterine devices.  Read on…  New mothers choose “tied tubes” over IUDs: study – chicagotribune.com.

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