Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Methods

The news about long acting reversible contraception. In light of the recent news about women’s reproductive rights, Dr. Fliedner is interested in educating his patients on the latest medical research and helping them to navigate the many options for birth control. We’ve discussed tubal ligation and short-acting hormonal birth control methods. This third and final article in the birth control Read More

Short-Acting Hormonal Birth Control Methods

With so many birth control methods available today, many women find it overwhelming to select the “right” birth control for themselves. It’s okay that you may not like the birth control method your friend suggests is “perfect.”  Your decision about what’s “right” for you will be influenced by various factors, including the birth control method’s effectiveness, cost, invasiveness, and your Read More

Birth Control with Tubal Ligation

In light of recent legislation and so much talk on social media and the news about a woman’s right to her own body and reproductive rights, Dr. Fliedner felt it important to update his patients on current methods of contraception. We are providing a three-part blog series which will present the most up-to-date information on the various birth control methods. Read More

Treating Osteoporosis with BHRT

Today, osteoporosis is a major public health problem in the United States. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 54 million Americans, half of all adults age 50 and older, are at risk of breaking a bone and should be concerned about bone health. As a board-certified ob-gyn, Dr. Fliedner takes his responsibility seriously to protect patients against osteoporosis by providing Read More

Menopause Weight Gain and How to Lose It

Is it true that women must get fat as they age? We associate fat women with older women because gaining weight and becoming obese during menopause is almost a certainty. According to the National Library of Medicine, “The incidence of obesity in the United States among women between 40 and 65 years is calculated as 65%, and among women over Read More

Five Easy Blood Sugar Hacks

Symptoms of Insulin Dysregulation Do you experience frequent food cravings and find yourself poking in the fridge throughout the day seeking something sweet? Have you been fighting the weight loss battle for years, but you just can’t lose weight?  These issues and others such as mood swings, menstrual irregularities, fatigue, acne, or brain fog, suggest that you may have a Read More

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy FAQs

What are bioidentical hormones? Bioidentical hormones are derived from plant estrogens that are biologically, structurally, and chemically identical to your body’s natural hormones. The term “bioidentical” means that the hormones are chemically identical to those that your body produces. Their molecular shape is identical to hormones produced by the human body and more naturally accepted by a man or woman’s Read More

Perimenopause Symptoms & Treatments

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Most women tend to look away from what’s coming – menopause. We may think that it’s something older women deal with, but actually, it starts earlier than you may think during the transitional period called “perimenopause.” In this article we are going to fill you in on the details of perimenopause – the symptoms to look for and the treatments Read More

What is a High-Risk Pregnancy?

Learn more about a high-risk pregnancy.

One of the greatest joys in a woman’s life is to conceive and experience the beauty and wonders of a baby growing in her womb, but what if you think you might be facing a high-risk pregnancy?  Before you panic, we want to assure you that a high-risk pregnancy does not automatically mean that something bad is going to happen Read More

Hormone Replacement Therapy and Weight Loss

Have you noticed a bit of body fat settling in around your midsection? Does your bathroom scale register a higher weight with each passing year? Maybe you’ve decided to hit the gym and cut back on that evening glass of wine. But still, no weight loss change? Your battle to lose weight may be the result of a hormonal imbalance. Read More