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What Makes a Birth Control Pill the Best Fit for You?

Birth control pills are an affordable and effective way to prevent pregnancy, and they can have many other benefits. Once you have decided on pills out of the many options for birth control, the next step is to navigate the various types of pills available.  Keep reading to find out more about the different types, … Read more

Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. About one out of every ten women in the United States is affected by endometriosis. However, lack of education and awareness too often results in this condition being misdiagnosed or missed altogether. There is a movement on the horizon to change that. Along with EndoMarch and other organizations, this global movement is … Read more

Hot Flashes Affect 80% of Women: Research Trial Aims to Provide Potential New Options

Local physicians are seeking volunteers for hot flash clinical trials, aiming to find potential new treatment options. SEATTLE, WA – Hot flashes tend to be the most common complaint from women going through menopause. Women who are experiencing hot flashes may feel like they have limited treatment options, but local researchers are seeking alternative options. … Read more

Treating Hot Flashes: What You Need to Know

75% of perimenopausal women in the United States have reported experiencing hot flashes. They range in severity from being easily tolerated to debilitating. For women that are looking for relief, there are concerns around the safety of hormone therapy, and some are still hesitant to go that route. However, medical experts agree that hormone therapy … Read more

The Evolution of Birth Control

Prior to the mid-twentieth century, the availability of birth control choices was quite limited. Thanks to the work of clinical research and the determined efforts of women’s rights advocates, you’d be surprised at the variety of birth control choices available today. Whether you are planning to start a family soon, or ten years down the … Read more

28% of Women Use the Pill: Local Practice Seeks to Provide Best Options for Birth Control

Local physicians are offering a unique approach to patient care by finding women who are an ideal match for a birth control pill. SEATTLE, WA – One of the most common methods of contraception is the birth control pill. There are many options currently on the market, but some women still struggle to find the right fit. Each woman’s experience with the birth control pill is unique. Hormones affect every woman differently, causing bothersome side … Read more

New Year, New Birth Control Options

The abundance of birth control options is genuinely mind-boggling. So many factors go into deciding which one to choose. Marital status, age, emotional maturity, and sexual relationships are a few. Knowing the available options and how to pick the right one for you can make the selection process easier.  Available Birth Control Options Each type of birth … Read more

Local Practice Creating Awareness of New Drugs for Women’s Sexual Health

Local physicians are conducting research for women’s sexual health and offering patients with new treatment options. SEATTLE, WA – As many as four in ten women experience sexual issues at some point in their lives. The most common sexual conditions for women are low sexual desire and pain during sex. Seattle Women’s is raising awareness … Read more

Give Back this Season

Whether you are ringing a bell at your local grocery store for donations or cleaning out kennels at the local animal shelter, this season is about giving back. At Seattle Women’s, our passion is women’s healthcare and clinical research. Clinical research helps discover which medical approaches work with an illness or a group of people. … Read more

Know the Difference Between PCOS and Endometriosis

Endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have two very different names, but they share some similarities. Each can be difficult to diagnose and affect 5-10% of women of childbearing age. While both conditions can result in irregular bleeding, they are very different conditions and, it is essential if you have any of the symptoms, you … Read more