Posts Tagged ‘women’s health’

Get Moving: The Health Advantages of Physical Activity

Physical activity involves getting up off your couch or out of your office chair and moving your body around. Getting regular physical activity benefits your body in a number of ways: Strengthens your muscles Increases your flexibility Gives you more energy Helps control your weight Leads to building and maintaining strong bones Helps prevent or

4 Signs You Might Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. If you have it, the symptoms may appear around the time of puberty. But you may also develop PCOS as part of your body’s response to gaining a large amount of weight. There are several signs and symptoms related to PCOS and

More About Benign Breast Conditions

The idea of developing breast cancer is scary, so if you’re like most women, you are sensitive to changes you see in your breasts. There are many benign breast conditions for which you may have the symptoms that aren’t related to breast cancer, and we have listed some of them here. However, we always recommend

Unweighting the Burden of Heavy Periods

Having heavy periods, or heavy menstrual bleeding, is a common problem among women from teenagers up to women in perimenopause. Yet only about a third of women dealing with this problem see their doctor for relief. Heavy periods likely aren’t something you just have to deal with. Once we find the cause, we can offer

What are Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are growths that develop from the muscle tissue of the uterus. The technical name for a fibroid is leiomyoma, or myoma for short. Fibroids have different classifications depending on where in the uterus they are growing: Intramural fibroids grow within the uterine wall Submucosal fibroids grow inside the uterine cavity Subserosal fibroids are

Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are just what they sound like: infections that you can get by having sex and are spread through sexual contact. They are very common and very contagious, sort of like a cold or the flu. The difference is STIs can damage your body and even kill you. STIs are caused by

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Getting good nutrition during pregnancy isn’t overly complicated, it’s just a matter of eating smart. Your doctor will offer advice on what to eat – and what not to eat – but this guide works as a handy reference as well. Foods and Calories Get a customized nutrition plan of how many calories you should

Yes, It’s Time to Quit Smoking

We celebrate October and breast cancer awareness every year, but it’s not breast cancer that causes the most deaths for women. It’s lung cancer. And if you smoke, you’re increasing your risk. 7,000 Chemicals Every time you take a puff from a cigarette, you expose your body to more than 7,000 chemicals. Many of them

What Do Pap Test Results Mean?

What Do Pap Test Results Mean? A Pap test is a screening for cervical cancer designed to find changes in the cells of your cervix (the narrow end of the uterus at the top of your vagina) that could lead to cancer. The good news is most Pap test results are normal. And an abnormal test

Seatbelts and Car Seats

Seatbelts and Car Seats: Safety in the Car for Pregnant Moms and Babies According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, wearing a seatbelt reduces serious crash-related injuries and deaths by about half. Wyoming has one of the lowest rates for seatbelt use in the country, likely because use tends to be lower in rural

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Cheyenne Women’s Clinic
3952 Parkview Dr.
Cheyenne, WY 82001

We are located at the corner of Parkview and College,
one block south of Dell Range.

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8-5 | Fri 8-3
Phone: 307-637-7700


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