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Postpartum At Home Care Jun 6th, 2021

Roughly the first six to eight weeks after childbirth are referred to as the postpartum period and although new mothers are generally overjoyed at the arrival of their newborns, they are also left to grapple with physical, mental, and emotional adjustments. Postpartum symptoms can feel overwhelming at times, particularly when...

Menopause May 29th, 2021

MENOPAUSE Menopause is a natural process that happens to all women when they are in their 40s or 50s. You are considered post-menopausal after you have not gotten your period for a year, marking the end of your menstrual cycle. This means that you can no longer get pregnant, but...

Solutions for the Discomfort of Pregnancy May 6th, 2021

Today, we're going to discuss the most common forms of discomfort met throughout pregnancy and the possible courses of action you may take. Check out our complete guide below.   Heartburn When dealing with heartburn, it would be best to avoid heavy meals and acidic food; instead, you may consider...

COVID Vaccination in Pregnancy - Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Dec 14th, 2020

The UW Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology aligns with the guidance regarding COVID vaccine provided by the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM).  Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Statement: SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination inPregnancy12-1-20 Although preventive measures (universal masking, physical distancing, hand hygiene, and prompt testing with isolation and contact tracing) can significantly decrease SARS-CoV-2 transmission, the...

Everything You Need to Know about COVID-19, Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding Dec 1st, 2020

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a new illness that affects the lungs and breathing. It is caused by a new coronavirus. Symptoms include fever, cough, and trouble breathing. It also may cause stomach problems, such as nausea and diarrhea, and a loss of sense of smell or taste. Symptoms may appear...

Pill, Patch, and Ring - Combined Hormonal Birth Control Nov 2nd, 2020

What are combined hormonal birth control methods? Birth control pills, the birth control patch, and the vaginal birth control ring are combined hormonal birth control methods. They contain two hormones: estrogen and progestin.   How do combined hormonal methods prevent pregnancy? Combined hormonal birth control methods release estrogen and progestin into the whole body....

The Importance of Breast Health-Mammography and Other Screening Tests Oct 11th, 2020

What is a screening test? A screening test is used to find conditions in people who do not have signs or symptoms. This allows early treatment.   Why is breast screening important? In the United States, one in eight women will develop breast cancer by age 75 years. Regular breast...

Annual Gynecology Exams: Do You Need Them? The short answer is "yes." Sep 2nd, 2020

Whether you have your teeth checked at the dentist's office or have regular eye exams, it is essential to stay on top of your health. The same goes for gynecology exams. These exams allow you to make sure your body is in good physical condition. According to the American Congress...

Weight Loss - The Importance of Protein Aug 20th, 2020

At Complete Healthcare for Women, Dr. Richard Lorenzo, Kortney Jones ARNP, and our team are committed to helping you reach the optimum weight and size you need to enjoy life at its fullest. Complete Healthcare Weight Loss supplements provide your body with protein that is vital to preserve and maintain...

Laser Hair Removal and Wrinkle Treatment Jul 22nd, 2020

One of the most sophisticated and effective methods of removing unwanted body hair and unsightly wrinkles is laser treatment. What Is Laser Hair Removal? Laser hair removal is a procedure that uses a concentrated beam of light to remove hair around your body. During the procedure, a laser will emit...

Managing Pregnancy Symptoms at Home Jul 10th, 2020

Managing Pregnancy Symptoms at Home Expectant mothers often spend months, or even years, dreaming of the moment that they will receive a positive result from a pregnancy test, and although that joy is not dampened by the symptoms that accompany pregnancy, some of the common side effects are still tough...

Healthy Eating - Boost More Than Just Your Self-Image with the Right Diet Jun 17th, 2020

Healthy Eating: Boost More Than Just Your Self-Image with The Right Diet Everyone has heard the saying that abs are made in the kitchen and not the gym; while it’s true that the right diet can help you lose weight, healthy eating habits are also instrumental in improving your overall...

Postpartum Depression: Everything You Need To Know May 23rd, 2020

How Common Is Postpartum Depression? By The Numbers  About 70-80% of women report the “baby blues,” meaning they may feel sad, anxious, and experience mood swings a few days after their babies are born. This is normal – and is not necessarily an indicator of postpartum depression. Only about 10-20%...

Infertility, The Inside Scoop May 3rd, 2020

Everything You Need To Know About Infertility – Diagnosis, Treatments & More It can be difficult to get the help you need if you’re having trouble conceiving. But infertility is nothing to be ashamed of, and with modern care from Complete Healthcare for Women, we can help you and your...

COVID-19 Precautions & Guidelines Mar 18th, 2020

The ever-changing situation with COVID-19 has created a little unease. We'd like to give you some updated policies and information that we are using in our office during this time.  In the office here we are trying to minimize the risk for our patients, their families, and our team. We...

The Basics of Laser Services Mar 6th, 2020

If you’re interested in laser services in the Tri-Cities, you may be wondering what to expect. What is laser therapy, and how is it used for cosmetic purposes like hair removal, wrinkle reduction, and scarring? Get all the answers you need now about Laser How Are Lasers Used For Cosmetic...

SeleneTouch Vaginal Rejuvenation May 19th, 2017

Selene Touch can help you be intimate again.Don’t Suffer in Silence.  Millions of women experience vaginal discomforts – dryness, painful sex, urgent urination, and pH imbalances. Don’t be embarrassed. Talk to us. Unlike many other laser treatments, Selene Touch is completely painless. You feel only a slight warmth or vibration....

What Parents Should Know About Circumcisions May 18th, 2017

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, the tissue covering the head (glans) of the penis.When Is Circumcision Done?Circumcision is usually performed shortly after the baby is born.How Is Circumcision Done?At Complete Healthcare for Women, we use lidocaine to provide pain relief. We also use sugar water to soothe...

Common Women's Health Issues May 11th, 2017

At Complete Healthcare for Women, we help women for a wide variety of health issues. However, there are certain common health issues that we see more often than others. Read on below for some common health concerns women face.EndometriosisEndometriosis is a common health condition of the uterus. When a woman...

Mammograms May 4th, 2017

At Complete Healthcare for Women, we offer mammography. Mammography uses x-rays to take images of the breast. The images that result are called mammograms.Mammogram UsesMammograms are used for two reasons: screening and diagnosis. Mammograms are used to screen for breast cancer. Mammograms are performed both on women who have concerns...