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The importance of annual mammograms

Cancer is a scary diagnosis for anyone at any age. However, with proper screenings, women can catch these issues earlier for more effective treatment and management. The same applies with breast cancer. With annual breast cancer screenings and evaluations, including mammograms, women can spot these problems early enough for successful intervention. Dr. Craig Ranch and […]

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2020
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What can cause pelvic pain?

Pain in the pelvic area may be caused by a wide range of problems. Some women who have pelvic pain may be dealing with problems that interfere with their daily life or impact their sex lives. Women with pelvic pain might experience painful intercourse, constipation, and changes to their menstrual cycle. When pelvic pain is […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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Understanding Urinary Incontinence

There are many changes that happen to the body over time, especially during the process of aging. Many women may feel self-conscious about their body, and embarrassed about some of these changes—especially women who are experiencing the leaking of urine. Urinary incontinence is a condition that affects both men and women, but individuals do not […]

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2020
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Preparing for Menopause

Menopause is a vital hormonal stage in a woman’s life. Research continues to show that premenopausal behaviors and lifestyle changes can improve the transition and make it smoother sailing. Below are several recommendations for preparing for menopause as suggested by Dr. Craig Ranch and his team. Reduce exposure to xenoestrogens – xenoestrogens are actually toxins […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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Urinary incontinence – treatment options

Many women, at some point in their life, may experience urinary incontinence. This subject can be very embarrassing for women to bring up to their doctor, but it is important for patients to discuss this condition with a professional. Dr. Craig Ranch of McKinney, TX is a doctor who is pleased to educate women on […]

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2020
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Laparoscopic surgery: FAQs

At Craig Ranch OB/GYN, we offer gynecological and obstetric services to women in and around the community of McKinney, TX. Our professionals welcome women who are considering certain procedures to ask about solutions such as laparoscopic surgery. With laparoscopic surgery, many treatments that often required invasive surgery are now less invasive and more effective than […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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Understanding vaginal delivery after cesarean section

At Craig Ranch OB/GYN in McKinney, TX, women have access to a wide range of services in the medical realm of gynecology and obstetrics. Women who are experiencing a pregnancy following a deliver with a cesarean section, or “C-section,” may want to ask their doctor about the possibility of a vaginal birth. Now more than […]

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2019
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Why prenatal care is important

So you’ve taken a home pregnancy test and found out you are expecting! Congratulations! Now is the time to seek prenatal care with a medical professional to ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery of your newest arrival!     What is prenatal care? The care you receive prior to delivering your baby is considered “prenatal […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2019
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What Are the Symptoms of Menopause?

As women age, their reproductive health changes with time. The period of menopause is a sign that a woman is no longer in the reproductive phase of their life. When reproduction ceases, these women go into perimenopause or menopause. The changes during this time can cause women to feel as though they are no longer […]

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2019
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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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