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Female Urinary Incontinence: It’s More Common Than You Think Oct 31st, 2019

No one likes to talk about urinary incontinence, but it’s a real condition that affects more women than you realize — about 10% of women under 65 and about 35% of women over 65. Women often suffer in silence because they’re too embarrassed to tell anyone they’re having a problem...

Why So Many Women Are Choosing IUDs for Their Birth Control Oct 3rd, 2019

Birth control is a uniquely personal choice, because every woman has her own needs, health concerns, and lifestyle factors to keep in mind. That’s why our team at Florida Woman Care of Jacksonville offers a wide range of prescription birth control methods, including: Pills Patches Vaginal rings Injections Implants One...

Who Should Have an STD Test and How Often? Sep 19th, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as 20 million people are diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) every year. Despite the alarming number of cases, many people don’t get tested. Not getting tested or treated for an STD puts your health at risk. ...

10 Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy Aug 23rd, 2019

Congratulations, you’ve decided the time is right to become a mom. To get your body ready for conception, the experts at Florida Woman Care of Jacksonville offer the following 10 tips to help prepare your body for pregnancy. Following these lifestyle steps will help minimize risks and help you enjoy...

5 Reasons for Urinary Incontinence in Women Apr 9th, 2019

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. Though it may be embarrassing to bring up in conversation with your doctor, it’s quite common. The reasons you may experience urinary incontinence can vary in severity, but it’s absolutely something you should discuss with your doctor.  Urinary incontinence tends to occur...

Is a Fever During Pregnancy Normal? Mar 21st, 2019

When you’re pregnant, your body is going through a lot of changes and hormonal swings. There are plenty of normal, everyday symptoms and side effects that many women experience during pregnancy. But when it comes to running a fever, you should always be vigilant about getting the right medical attention....

Why Annual OBGYN Exams are so Important to Longterm Health Mar 5th, 2019

More than likely you or members of your family see a primary care physician at least once per year. Additionally, you probably fit in a checkup with your dentist and maybe even a dermatologist or optometrist appointment. Which is why, for women, annual OBGYN exams are very important to prioritize....