Blog Archive

Q&A With The NP - Abnormal Bleeding Oct 26th, 2022

A visit from Aunt Flo, "on the rag", surfing the Crimson Wave - whatever you may call it, most women would prefer to stick to a predictable, manageable, and shorter period. So what's a girl to do when bleeding happens outside of "the time of the month"? This month we...

Pregnancy Pulse – Break A Sweat or Take A Break? Sep 29th, 2022

While your body is busy creating a life inside you, it may seem like the perfect time to kick your feet up and forgo your usual exercise routine. However, unless you are experiencing complications, experts around the world agree that in most cases, making daily physical activity a part of...

Q&A With The NP - Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Aug 31st, 2022

STIs are common infections that are passed from one person to another usually through vaginal, oral, and anal sexual contact. Recent studies demonstrate that STI rates are on the rise in the United States, so what better time to get the facts straight and prevent the spread of these common...

Pregnancy Pulse - Linea Nigra Aug 9th, 2022

We all know that pregnancy comes with some major body changes especially when it comes to our skin. From hair growth in new places, to increased breakouts, to possibly even hemorrhoids, some of these changes are expected while others may come as a total shock, leaving even the most well-read...

Q&A with the NP - Annual Wellness Jul 21st, 2022

As we approach the end of summer and look ahead to the second part of the year, it is the prime time to start thinking about annual wellness visits. Let's deep dive this important self-care appointment with North Atlanta Ob/Gyn's women's health nurse practitioner, Erin Mabile, MSN, WHNP-BC. What happens...

Pregnancy Pulse – Beat the Heat Jul 6th, 2022

Summer is in full swing, and the high-heat temps are showing us that the warmth of the season is here to stay. While this time of year presents many opportunities for enjoying the outdoors, that may not be the safest choice for pregnant women. If you are expecting, take note...

Female Hormone Imbalance Jun 20th, 2022

At some point in a woman’s life, she will likely experience a hormone imbalance, the most notorious being menopause. Whether it presents as hot flashes and night sweats, as heavy or irregular periods, or maybe even as vaginal dryness, it is a common part of the aging process. However, just...

NP or MD When I Need An OB/GYN? Sep 14th, 2020

DOCTORS VISIT WITHOUT A DOCTOR? Have you ever wondered if it would be OK to have your next doctor’s visit not with a doctor? As the landscape of healthcare continues to change, you may find yourself considering a visit to a nurse practitioner. After all, medicine is virtually a team...

Breastfeeding and Its Many Benefits Aug 14th, 2020

BREASTFEEDING AND ITS MANY BENEFITS August is National Breastfeeding Month. It is a time to recognize the miraculous ability to create life-sustaining nutrition for our young. The month is dedicated to advancing the nation’s health by working together to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding. But why is breastfeeding so important?...

Is Online a Safe Way to Obtain Birth Control? Jun 25th, 2020

These days so many services are available online. Everything from groceries and meal prep kits to goat rentals and professional potty trainers, you can pretty much order anything these days without ever having to leave the comforts of your own home. But what about birth control? Is it smart or...

How To Prevent Alzheimer’s: Eat A Mediterranean-Style Diet Jun 12th, 2020

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition that evolves from mild confusion to personality changes and can ultimately affect the ability to move and communicate. In 2017, about 50 million people worldwide were living with dementia. Alzheimer’s is predicted to double every 20 years so that by 2050, the afflicted population...

During COVID-19, Your Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Questions Answered May 21st, 2020

Is it safe for pregnant women to deliver at North Atlanta Ob/Gyn? Yes, we have taken many cautionary steps to minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure for our pregnant patients—including restricting visitors, requiring everyone to wear a mask (staff and patients), limiting the number of people in our waiting areas,...

National Women’s Health Week Was Made For Your Daily Health May 7th, 2020

Stay active. Eat healthy. And get enough sleep. Most important? Start today! National Women’s Health Week was made to encourage all women to make healthy choices that are right for them — and this year marks the 20th anniversary of the event. It is a week that brings into focus...

Our New Telemedicine Solution Apr 18th, 2020

Enjoy virtual care with North Atlanta Ob/Gyn. In an effort to facilitate a safer environment for our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now offering telemedicine appointments. From the comfort of home, a virtual telemedicine appointment helps you meet with your trusted provider. Telemedicine makes it easy...

Understanding New Advantages From Robotic Surgery Mar 30th, 2020

Robotic surgery has evolved from straight-stick instruments to instruments that can move in all directions with even more precision than the human hand. What’s more, new improvements such as these are simultaneously helping the movement to same-day discharge patients after their procedures. The future has never looked brighter. Previously, straight-stick...

Should You Get An IUD? Feb 18th, 2020

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are one of the most effective forms of reversible birth control. They can last for several years, are relatively hassle-free once in place, and highly effective. IUDs are small, T-shaped devices that are inserted into the uterus and can be in place for 3 to 10 years,...

January Is Cervical Health Awareness Month Jan 21st, 2020

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. What is the cervix you ask? The cervix is the lower portion of the uterus. The cervix is two inches long, and is shaped like a tubular donut. Its main function is to widen during childbirth to allow for the passage of the baby....

Featured on the Jan/Feb 2020 Atlantan Magazine List of Leading Health & Beauty Experts Jan 17th, 2020

What do you get when you combine the warm welcome of your best girlfriend with a highly trained medical doctor? Keisa Anderson. Dr. Anderson always wanted to make a positive impact in the lives of women, so she decided to become an OB/GYN. After attending medical school at the Medical...

Taking Action On Prematurity Awareness Month Nov 15th, 2019

November is National Prematurity Awareness Month — let’s celebrate taking action. We’ve gathered some commonly known ways in which expectant mothers can avoid a premature birth event. As a women’s healthcare provider, we are proud to be a resource of health, wellness, and support. Premature or preterm birth is often...

Everything You Need To Know About Miscarriage Dec 5th, 2018

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MISCARRIAGE Miscarriage is when a woman is pregnant and the baby dies within the womb within the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. This is also referred to as early pregnancy loss and it usually happens within the first trimester, usually before the 12th week....

Your Gynecologist’s Secrets in Relieving Period Cramps Dec 4th, 2018

YOUR GYNECOLOGIST’S SECRETS IN RELIEVING PERIOD CRAMPS For some people, cramps are a regular hindrance that bothers them every month. If you are one of these people, you are probably dreading the days your period rolls in. It can reduce you to an agonized mess, curled up on the couch...

Sports and Women’s Health Nov 27th, 2018

If you are a woman and you are contemplating on doing sports, there might be some things that you can’t help but wonder about with regards to your health. For sure, there are so many health benefits that women can enjoy from doing sports but if you are a health-conscious...

25 Reasons To Exercise Now Nov 27th, 2018

The benefits of moving more during pregnancy begin immediately and last your whole life. Your baby will start reaping the benefits in utero, too. Here’s a laundry list of reasons to start exercising today. Builds confidence Increases energy Helps control weight Reduces risk of heart disease Improves mental health and...

Talking to Your Doctor When You’re a Victim of Domestic Violence Nov 26th, 2018

TALKING TO YOUR DOCTOR WHEN YOU’RE A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Most doctors often ask female patients if they are in pain. This is a common routine that most – if not all – patients already expect. However, it also serves another purpose, one that not everyone might expect. You...