Unwanted Problems

by Thomas Vaughan,M.D.

        Many women have a problem that occurs monthly and is disruptive to their normal daily activities.  I am referring to heavy and prolonged menstrual cycles or persistent recurrent irregular bleeding.  A normal menstrual cycle usually occurs every 21-35 days, images[4]lasts from 4-7 […]

Remembering Our Heroes


          Memorial Day is a designated day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.  Please join us at North Texas Women’s Health Care in saluting those brave men and women who fought and died for […]

Do You Want to Know?

By Thomas Vaughan, M.D.

d-human-question-mark-isolated-white-background-29787126[1]The old saying, “What you don’t know can’t hurt you” may be true for some things, but when applied to your health it may be a dangerous choice. Today we are fortunate to have more and more choices about health screening that […]

New Xario 100 Ultasound

Xario 100What’s new at North Texas Women’s Health Care?  Patients are buzzing about our new Xario 100 ultrasound machine that is now available at our Keller location.  The system’s imaging technologies provide high resolution images.  The 19 inch LCD monitor, the largest in its class, showcases the high […]

Navigating the Maze of Non-Permanent Birth Control Options

12331686-endless-maze-3d-illustration[1]The reasons women and young women choose to use a form of birth control is as varied as women themselves.  One reason is obvious, to avoid pregnancy.  Hormonal birth control methods can help regulate periods, sometimes eliminating menstrual cycles (which will return when the hormonal methods are […]

Exercise and Pregnancy

article-2257164-16C0E7F3000005DC-689_634x441[1]So you are pregnant…congratulations! But what about your Crossfit workout, spin class or marathon training?   Are these activities safe to participate in while expecting?  On the other side of the spectrum, the less active may be wondering if starting a workout routine while pregnant is healthy for […]

Annual Well Woman Exam Myths

There are many myths about a woWW exam mythman’s annual well woman exam. Some of the myths stem from the way exams were conducted in the past and are no longer true because of advances in medicine and some are just purely myth. Nurse Practitioner […]

To Gain or Not to Gain

Living in a weight conscious world, women are justifiably concerned about gaining weight throughout pregnancy. Am I gaining too much?  Am I gaining too little weight for my baby?  Why does my facebook friend have a much bigger bump than I do at the same gestational age?  These obviously valid questions and concerns deserve to be […]

Zika Virus

A patient in Dallas appears to have been infected with the Zika virus after having intercourse with a person who contracted the virus in Venezuela, officials announced Tuesday.
CDC has confirmed the Dallas infection, although it has not independently investigated how the virus was transmitted.
Public health officials say that Zika is primarily transmitted by mosquitos, […]