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Coping With Chronic Endometriosis Pain Dec 1st, 2019

Endometriosis comes with chronic pelvic pain, and can be emotionally and physically challenging to deal with. Affecting about one in ten of all women and girls in the United States, endometriosis causes pelvic pain and cramping during your reproductive years, from around the age of 12 through post-menopause.  While chronic...

Why You Should Never Ignore Pelvic Pain Nov 1st, 2019

You shouldn’t ignore pelvic pain, even if it occurs in conjunction with your period. Cramping, shooting pain, or dull aches in your lower belly and pelvic region may indicate an infection or problem with your reproductive organs that deserves attention from a medical professional such as Beryl Randolph, M.D. You...

How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health Oct 1st, 2019

Menopause isn't just night sweats and hot flashes. Going through "the change" can have far-reaching effects on your body and mind. Many women find that menopause is accompanied by anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns.  Dr. Beryl Randolph provides comprehensive treatment and relief from debilitating menopause symptoms at her...

5 Reasons to Consider a Hysterectomy Sep 1st, 2019

A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that can help with many female health concerns. Because the uterus is vital to the reproductive process, this kind of procedure is usually not done until a woman has decided not to have children in the future. A partial hysterectomy involves the removal of...

Living with PCOS Aug 20th, 2019

If you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS, you may wonder what it means for your future. This imbalance of the reproductive hormones can cause irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain, and infertility. Although no cure for polycystic ovary syndrome currently exists, Dr. Randolph and the team at East Houston OB/Gyn can help...

5 Ways Hormone Depletion Affects Menopausal Women Jul 22nd, 2019

As you enter menopause, your body slows down estrogen production. The hormone depletion can have a lot of side effects, none of which are very pleasant. At her OB/GYN practice in Houston, Beryl Randolph, MD, treats many women for hormone imbalance and estrogen depletion due to menopause.  Effects of hormone...

Tips to Avoid Getting a Urinary Tract Infection This Summer Jun 18th, 2019

A urinary tract infection (UTI) occurs when bacteria infect your urinary system, which includes your urethra, bladder, ureters, and kidneys. Most UTIs originate from bacteria that enter your body through your urethra and grow to infect points along your urinary system. As the affected areas become irritated, you experience varying...

What Are the Risks Associated With Multifetal Pregnancies? May 22nd, 2019

If you’re expecting, you know that it can be quite a thrilling and precious experience, equipped with its ups and downs. When it comes to carrying twins or more, the excitement increases, but so, too, does the risk of complications. Consider that more than three in five sets of twins...

How Endometriosis May Affect Your Chances of Getting Pregnant Apr 17th, 2019

Endometriosis is a widespread condition affecting more than 10% of American women of childbearing age and about 176 million women worldwide. There are several symptoms and complications as a result of endometriosis. One of the most common complications of endometriosis is trouble getting pregnant. About a third to half of...