SRA Blog

Fibroids can be painful

Options for Uterine Fibroids

Posted: March 24, 2017

Women with symptomatic uterine fibroids know how disruptive and limiting they can be:  painful, heavy periods; abdominal bloating; abdominal and pelvic pain and pressure; even fatigue and anemia from bleeding too much during their periods.  Some women with fibroids just want to have their uterus out and opt for hysterectomy.  Other women are not comfortable with the idea of losing their uterus,

thyroid ultrasound

Thyroid biopsy - what to expect.

Posted: February 27, 2017

Nodules, or growths, in the thyroid are very common.  When a nodule reaches a certain size, or if it has suspicious features on ultrasound, it may need to be biopsied. 

legs for life

February is Heart Health Month - Remember Your Legs

Posted: February 7, 2017

You may not think your legs have much to do with your heart, but pain or fatigue in your legs can have the same root cause as problems with your heart and coronary arteries.   Just like the arteries in the heart, the arteries that take blood to your legs can get clogged.

Getting a Lung Biopsy? Here's What To Expect

Getting a Lung Biopsy? Here's What To Expect

Posted: August 14, 2016

You may have some mixed feelings about needing a lung biopsy – what if it’s cancer? Will it hurt? Is it safe? How long will this take? Any anxiety you have is understandable. Hopefully this post will help you feel more prepared about your upcoming procedure.

Mammography Saves Lives!

Mammography Saves Lives!

Posted: August 11, 2016

In the past several years, there has been some controversy around screening mammograms – at what age should women start getting them, and how often should they be done?  New studies are always coming out that help refine our knowledge, but how do you know what’s right for you?