OBGYN Women’s Health Patient Stories

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5 Ways to Improve Your Health – Starting Today

Are you hoping to live a healthier life? Most of us want to lose weight, have more energy and manage seemingly chronic health conditions without a lot of medications.

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Breast Cancer Survivor Seeks Help for Sexual Health Concerns from UH Team

California native Linda Estrada overcame a breast cancer diagnosis, recurrent bladder infections and sexual health issues with the help of her health care team at University Hospitals.

Katarina and Josephina Hinkle

Coordinated, High-Risk Pregnancy Care for Healthy Twins and Happy Parents

Lexi Hinkle’s pregnancy was anything but typical. Early on, Hinkle learned she was expecting identical twins who shared a single placenta – a condition called monochorionic twins, which increases the risk of serious medical problems.

Sarah, her husband and their three daughters

Pregnancy Reveals Serious Vascular Condition for Mother

When Sarah was pregnant with her first child, she began having excruciating shooting pain down her left leg. Doctors discovered she had a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot in the deep veins that can be life-threatening.

Sherry Saltsman smiling in her cubicle

Fast Breast MRI Can Catch Three Times as Many Cancers of the Breast

Breast cancer is largely curable when caught early, before it spreads. So Sherry Saltsman took her primary care physician’s advice when her mammogram was negative, but a more detailed check recommended for dense breasts was advised.

Christina and her son visit Samir Ahuja, MD

Happy, Healthy Woman, Wife and Mother

Thirty-one year old Christina B. firmly believes that the care and advice she received from UH physician, Samir Ahuja, MD made it possible for her to be the happy, healthy woman, wife and mother she is today.

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For Expecting Moms With Opioid Addiction, Health Starts With Compassion

Opioid addiction treatment for pregnant women can be hard to get. Some providers consider pregnant women to be too high-risk, and misinformation abounds about what treatments are safe. Learn how UH is working to help these women and their babies.

Black Mental Health Week

Addressing the Health Crisis of Black Maternal Death and Infant Mortality

The U.S. has some of the worst rates of infant and maternal mortality among the world's developed nations, and racial disparities play a major role in the health outcomes for mothers and babies.

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