Women's Health Consultants
Women's Health Consultants is an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Minneapolis, MN. We recognize the autonomy and lifestyle differences of our patients and strive to honor their health care choices. We see our role as that of information sources and …
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Women's Health Resources Women's Health Consultants
Women’s Health Resources. At Women's Health Consultants, we strive to help you be as informed as possible while you make your health care decisions. Below you'll find links to some useful information and some Websites that we think might be useful to you. American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Office & Appointments
Appointments. You may make or change an appointment by calling our main office number. 612-333-4822 [option 3] during our office hours: Monday — Friday, 8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. On the day of your appointment, please plan to arrive on time to ensure that there is …
Office & Appointments
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General Health Information Women's Health Consultants
General Health Information. At Women's Health Consultants, we value and encourage maintenance of good general health for our patients and their families. In order to help you identify resources, we have provided these trusted links to Websites for further information: Mayo Clinic. WebMD. Allina (Abbott Northwestern): Health.
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Glossary & Health Topics Women's Health Consultants
Women's Health Consultants: Glossary & Health Topics. Glossary. Abnormal uterine bleeding — Bleeding that occurs between menstrual periods or excessive menstrual bleeding is considered to be abnormal uterine bleeding. Once a woman who is not taking hormone therapy enters menopause and the menstrual cycles have ended, any uterine bleeding is considered abnormal.
Health Care Services
Women’s Health Consultants — Our Services. Women's Health Consultants has been caring for women in the Minneapolis metro area for more than 25 years. We are a group of highly trained specialists, providing diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services to women of all ages and lifestyles.
Mission Women's Health Consultants
Women’s Health Consultants — Mission. Women's Health Consultants is committed to giving patients the highest quality of obstetrical and gynecological care — combining human understanding with the best of medicine. We recognize that each woman has unique health needs and concerns.
Gynecologic Health — Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Gynecologic Health — Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also commonly referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are passed from one person to another through sexual contact. If not diagnosed and treated early, some STIs can lead to serious complications such as pelvic inflammatory disease
Gynecologic Health — Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding
Gynecologic Health — Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding. The menstrual cycle depends on the precise sequence of hormones coming from the brain to the ovaries. A disruption in this sequence can cause menstrual irregularity. In addition, anatomic problems such as a polyp or a fibroid (both benign) can cause irregular or heavy bleeding (menorrhagia).
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Pregnancy — 2nd trimester. Q: I’m having some cramping — should I be worried? A: Cramping can be due to the baby growing and the round ligaments stretching.It can also be due to dehydration or overexertion. Decreasing your activity level, rest, Tylenol, tub soaks, and avoiding heavy lifting can help.
Obstetrics / Pregnancy Care
The staff of Women's Health Consultants would like to congratulate you on your pregnancy! At WHC, we pride ourselves on providing comprehensive obstetric care, individualized to each patient’s unique situation and needs. Our obstetric services consist of prenatal, delivery, and postpartum care. Prenatal care begins in the early first trimester.
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Medical
Women’s Health Consultants — Our Team. Women's Health Consultants has 14 board-certified physicians and 7 nurse practitioners and physician assistants available to serve you both in our clinics and, when necessary, in the hospital. Our staff nurses answer questions by phone, assist in procedures, and provide therapeutic injections.
Contraception, Preventing Pregnancy
Gynecologic Health — Contraception. Many women visit our clinic to learn more about their contraceptive options. Unfortunately, none of today’s methods is perfect. All methods of contraception have side effects. All can fail, some more often than others. Most methods involve some cost. All involve some amount of care and attention.
Prenatal Health — Cold and Flu
Prenatal Health — Cold and Flu. A cold is an acute inflammation of the upper respiratory tract involving the nose and throat. Symptoms usually come on suddenly. There may be headache, loss of smell or taste, vague aches, and occasionally a cough occurs. Later the nose becomes obstructed, necessitating constant blowing.
Labor and Delivery
Prenatal Health — Labor and Delivery. Childbirth is an exciting and sometimes unpredictable adventure. Your experience with labor and delivery begins with preparation. There are many ways expectant couples can prepare for delivery. Some may choose to attend classes, read books, or hire a doula (personal labor attendant) to assist in
Women’s Health Consultants also employs women’s health nurse practitioners and physician assistants to help provide the best, most collaborative care to our patients. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with further education that increases their scope of practice. Their care focuses on prevention, wellness, and patient education.
Exercise in Pregnancy
Prenatal Health — Exercise in Pregnancy Continue present level of exercise. If you have been following a regular exercise program prior to pregnancy, you should be able to maintain your program to some degree during pregnancy. Listen to your body. Your body will naturally give you signals that it is time to reduce your level of exercise.
Gynecologic Health Women's Health Consultants
Your Health — Gynecologic Health. At Women's Health Consultants, our goal is to partner with our patients to maintain their good health through every stage of life. From before puberty to after menopause, a woman's body is constantly changing and developing. At each stage of development and maturation, questions about gynecological
Prenatal Health — Constipation in Pregnancy
Prenatal Health — Constipation in Pregnancy Constipation is characterized by abdominal pain, difficult and infrequent bowel movements, and the passage of hard stools. Constipation in pregnancy is thought to be due to hormones that relax the intestinal muscles and to the pressure caused by the expanding uterus on the intestines.
Common Illnesses: Diarrhea & Vomiting
Prenatal Health — Diarrhea and Vomiting. Diarrhea and/or vomiting may be caused by such things as food allergies, food poisoning, certain medications, and some diseases and infections. Intestinal flu is probably the most common cause of vomiting and diarrhea. Other flu symptoms include chills, fever, backache, and weakness.
Specialty Gynecologic Care
Our Services — Specialty Gynecologic Care. The physicians at Women's Health Consultants specialize in the diagnosis and management of gynecologic conditions affecting women of all ages. We offer exceptional skill and experience in the most advanced gynecologic surgical …
Gynecologic Services . At WHC, we are sensitive to the needs of our patients with gynecologic problems. We understand the difficulties that may come along with these conditions, and we will take the time to address your concerns and provide a solution that is tailored to your needs.
Common Illnesses In Pregnancy: Group Beta Strep Prenatal
Prenatal Health — Group Beta Strep (GBS) Group Beta Strep (Streptococcus agalactiae), or GBS, is a type of bacteria that most of the time, is part of the normal bacterial makeup ("flora") that simply lives on the skin of the genitals as well as in the gastrointestinal tract not causing any problems.