Shaniqua Seth

Can Continuous Birth Control Usage Manage Excessive Bleeding?

By Shaniqua Seth | Mar 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Can Continuous Birth Control Usage Manage Excessive Bleeding?

“I’m a 55-year-old woman that still has her period. I also have a history of fibroids. Currently, my period lasts 2-3 weeks in length and I struggle with low ferritin levels. I need to stop my period to successfully build my iron storage. For someone my age, would the birth control pill Lybrel be a suitable option for me?”

The National Women’s Health Network Opposes Gottlieb’s Nomination as FDA Commissioner

By Shaniqua Seth | Mar 13, 2017 | Comments Off on The National Women’s Health Network Opposes Gottlieb’s Nomination as FDA Commissioner

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Contact: Shaniqua Seth at [email protected] or 202.682-2640, ext. 225

The Best Defense is a Good Offense: Get Tested!

By Shaniqua Seth | Mar 9, 2017 | Comments Off on The Best Defense is a Good Offense: Get Tested!

For 12 years, March 10 has been observed as National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). The CDC estimates that over 280,000 women are living with HIV and of those women, 11% don’t know they are infected.

What Treatment Options Are Available for Older Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

By Shaniqua Seth | Mar 7, 2017 | Comments Off on What Treatment Options Are Available for Older Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition where any of the pelvic floor organs drop into or outside of the vaginal canal or anus. The most common causes of pelvic organ prolapse are pregnancy and childbirth. Other causes include constipation, hysterectomy, and chronic, long-term coughs.

Is Prolia a Safe Treatment Option for Osteoporosis?

By Shaniqua Seth | Feb 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Prolia a Safe Treatment Option for Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes your bones to lose tissue and become weak and fragile, potentially leading to bone fractures. Prevention and treatment methods can help inhibit fractures and decrease the severity of osteoporosis.

Depo-Provera and Bone Mineral Density

By Shaniqua Seth | Feb 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Depo-Provera and Bone Mineral Density

Depo-Provera is a progesterone-based contraceptive shot injected into the arm, upper thigh or abdomen. It is 97-99.7% effective in preventing pregnancy. Each shot lasts for about 13 weeks.

Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization Safe?

By Shaniqua Seth | Feb 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization Safe?

Uterine fibroids are a very common women’s health topic that is typically not a cause for worry. Uterine fibroids are benign lumps of tissue and muscle that form in and around the uterus. The most common symptoms include heavy bleeding and abdominal pain.

The National Women’s Health Network Opposes Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court

By Shaniqua Seth | Feb 1, 2017 | Comments Off on The National Women’s Health Network Opposes Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court

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Contact: Shaniqua Seth at [email protected] or 202.682-2640, ext. 225

Prolapsed Bladder and Treatment Options After a Hysterectomy

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Prolapsed Bladder and Treatment Options After a Hysterectomy

A fallen bladder, also known as cystocele or prolapsed bladder, is common after hysterectomies. It involves the bladder falling into the vaginal canal.

A Repeal = Less Coverage, at More Cost. Tell Congress to Protect our Care!

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 30, 2017 | Comments Off on A Repeal = Less Coverage, at More Cost. Tell Congress to Protect our Care!

Republican members of Congress met in Philadelphia this week for a pep talk with their new president, and top of the agenda was their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act and gut women’s access to preventive care without copay, repeal protections against gender discrimination and pre-existing conditions, eliminate Medicaid expansion for millions of low-income women, and much more.