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What to Expect during Your First Mammogram Appointment

Preparing for your first mammogram can cause many women anxiety. They may have heard horror stories of the screening process that can make them hesitant to schedule their appointment. However, at Craig Ranch OB/GYN, patients can speak to our team about what to expect during their first mammography to ease their anxiety and help them […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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What Is Causing My Heavy Menstrual Cycles?

McKinney, TX area women find it common to experience light days and heavy days during their period. However, when patients have continued and chronic heavy periods, they may be dealing with a condition known as menorrhagia. Dr. Craig Ranch of Craig Ranch OB/GYN describes a heave period that often requires women to change their pad […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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The Benefits of Laparoscopic Surgery

Surgical procedures may be required for some women who are experiencing problems with their reproductive health. Fortunately, today’s technology makes it easier than ever to get less invasive procedures performed, reducing the risk of infection and improving the rate at which recovery occurs. At Craig Ranch OB/GYN, patients in the McKinney, TX area can learn […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2019
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Getting Through Menopause

Menopause is a period in a woman’s life, sometimes referred to as the “change,” that can become extremely problematic. Menopause, or the earlier stage known as perimenopause, can be troublesome. During this time, there is a dramatic shift in the production of hormones, specifically progesterone and estrogen. When these hormones are no longer in balance, […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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Why do I have Pelvic Pain?

Women often deal with pelvic pain and discomfort during their menstrual period. However, what should a woman do if she is experiencing pain outside of her period? When should a woman be evaluated to determine if the cause of her pelvic pain is a more serious issue that requires treatment? At Craig Range OB/GYN, women […]

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2019
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The Importance of Routine Mammograms for Better Breast Health

Breast cancer is a scary diagnosis. However, avoiding routine mammograms at the doctor is not the way to go about avoiding it. Breast cancer impacts millions of women each year. However, thanks to mammography, or “mammograms,” The American College of Radiology has reported that these diagnostic images have been able to reduce breast cancer mortality […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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What Happens During Menopause?

As women age, their body will change with each season of life. During the period of menopause, major changes can occur that can make women feel very different about themselves and their body. The hormonal changes that occur during this time can be difficult for women to navigate, which is why visiting and OB/GYN in […]

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2019
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The Reproductive Process

If you are trying to have a baby, understanding what you need to do and how your choices affect your fertility can be overwhelming. There’s a lot of information out there regarding health and fertility, and often it’s best to talk to a professional. We can help you straighten out what is going on and […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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Birth Control FAQs

There are many reasons why you may be looking into birth control, aside from preventing a pregnancy. You could be looking into birth control to help you cut down on your acne flare ups, or you could have another issue that could be helped with hormones. And, if you don’t want to get pregnant and […]

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2019
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What Is Urinary Incontinence and How Can It Be Treated?

Women experiencing problems with urine leakage may be diagnosed by their doctor with a condition known as urinary incontinence. By learning more about this condition and what causes it, women in the McKinney, TX area can have a better understanding of the issue and seek effective treatment options with Dr. Craig Ranch. What is urinary […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2019
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