Category: Women’s Health Blog

Pelvic Pain — Learning about Endometriosis

  El Camino Women’s Medical Group offers the latest Minimally Invasive Solutions for gynecologic problems.   Drs. Amy Teng, Erika Balassiano, and Pooja Gupta, all members of AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy) are highly trained and experienced in the field of Minimally Invasive Gynecgologic Surgery.   Dr. Erika Balassiano is also a graduate of the Minimally Invasive […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Published on October 14, 2016 WomensHealth.gov   October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a nationwide effort to help recognize, prevent, and respond to a serious health crisis affecting a tremendous number of women — and men — across the country. Domestic violence refers to physical, emotional, or verbal abuse between intimate partners. Though this abuse […]

Fractional CO2 Laser Therapy (MonaLisa TouchTM) for Vaginal and Vulvar Skin Conditions

 The MonaLisa Touch treatment is available at El Camino Women’s Medical Group.   Call the office (650-396-8110) or email Shar (moc.n1708715409emoWo1708715409nimaC1708715409lE@ra1708715409hS1708715409) for more information. Serving Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Atherton, Palo Alto, Redwood City, Burlingame, Saratoga, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Campbell, San Jose, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley, Milpitas, South Bay, East Bay, […]

Breast Cancer Survivors and Menopausal Women – Mona Lisa Touch Laser

 The MonaLisa Touch treatment is available at El Camino Women’s Medical Group.   Call the office (650-396-8110) or email Shar (moc.n1708715409emoWo1708715409nimaC1708715409lE@ra1708715409hS1708715409) for more information. Serving Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Atherton, Palo Alto, Redwood City, Burlingame, Saratoga, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Campbell, San Jose, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley, Milpitas, South Bay, East Bay, […]

Genitourinary syndrome of menopause: Current and emerging therapies

 The MonaLisa Touch treatment is available at El Camino Women’s Medical Group.   Call the office (650-396-8110) or email Shar (moc.n1708715409emoWo1708715409nimaC1708715409lE@ra1708715409hS1708715409) for more information. Serving Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Atherton, Palo Alto, Redwood City, Burlingame, Saratoga, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Campbell, San Jose, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley, Milpitas, South Bay, East Bay, […]

Postpartum contraception: When should I start?

Written by: Dr. Teng     In 2012, a systematic review of the research on the effectiveness of postpartum contraception counseling found that patient education results in more family planning use and fewer unplanned pregnancies.  Family planning is integral to our roles as OBGYNs.  Though planning your next pregnancy may be the last thing on […]

ACOG: Intrauterine Device Insertion Linked to Weight Loss

Published by the American College of OB/GYN  (HealthDay News) – Women who undergo postpartum or interval insertion of Levonorgestrel-releasing Intrauterine System (LNG-IUS) or Copper T 380A (CU-T) intrauterine devices experience weight loss in the two years following insertion, according to a study presented at the annual clinical meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, held from May 5–9 in […]

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