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What is endometrial ablation?

Women in the McKinney, TX area who are dealing with heavy menstrual bleeding may be concerned as to what can be done. There are a few different reasons why this may be occurring, and a full evaluation with Dr. Craig Ranch is a starting point for learning more. In some instances, he may recommend a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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