What’s a gynaecologist? A gynaecologist is doctor who specialises in the health of female organs. They treat health issues relating to the female reproductive tract, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries and breasts. A gynaecologist may also attend to urological and gastrointestinal symptoms. At Northside Gynaecology, we’re proud to host a team of all-female specialists […]
When it comes to diseases affecting women, few are as under-diagnosed and misunderstood as endometriosis. Back in the Middle Ages, severe menstrual cramps were associated with madness and immorality. Women who complained of painful periods were often accused of faking their symptoms in order to avoid work. Sadly, not enough has changed. Women’s reproductive health
Endometriosis Info – Correcting The Misinformation During the week, CNN posted a story on Lena Dunham whose own battle with endometriosis and its impact on her career shone the media spotlight on her personal plight and the monster that is endometriosis. As part of that story, Dr Scott Sullivan from the University of South
Many women will develop ovarian cysts in their lifetime… but most won’t even know it. Ovarian cysts are a common by-product of ovarian function, and most cysts are harmless. However, some types of cysts can affect your fertility, which can be alarming for women yet to conceive or actively trying to get pregnant. Here’s what
It’s an exciting time to be a women’s health specialist. Surgical techniques are rapidly evolving, offering women safer and less invasive options for treatments that traditionally would require open surgery. One of these minimally invasive options is laparoscopic surgery. In this current era of innovation, it has become the standard technique for many surgical procedures.