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Managing an Endometriosis Diagnosis Nov 2nd, 2022

Endometriosis affects one in 10 women during their childbearing years. The condition causes various symptoms that affect your physical and reproductive health, as well as your sexual wellness. At Alpha OB GYN, our skilled gynecologist Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, understands the disruptive impact of endometriosis symptoms. Dr. Reddy offers diagnostic testing and treatment services...

Understanding Your HPV Risks Oct 1st, 2022

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of viruses that can increase your risk for serious health complications, including genital warts and certain types of cancer. Unfortunately, many people remain unaware of the dangers HPV presents. At Alpha OB GYN, our experienced physician Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, specializes in HPV testing...

5 Ways to Stay Healthy Through Your Pregnancy Sep 1st, 2022

Pregnancy is a miraculous time when your body goes through many changes and supports the growth and development of a new life. Staying healthy is an essential part of the pregnancy journey, but it can also feel overwhelming when you’re not sure what you should be doing. At Alpha OB GYN, Somya Reddy,...

What a Routine Gynecological Exam Can Tell You About Your Hormone Health Aug 1st, 2022

The routine gynecological exams we offer at Alpha OB GYN are an important part of your preventive health care plan.  The well-woman exams that Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, provides can reveal a lot about your reproductive health and even provide insight into the health of your hormones. What to expect during a well-woman exam A...

10 Telltale Symptoms of Menopause Jul 1st, 2022

Every woman will reach menopause, the point in life where your period stops for good, and you can no longer have children. Some women will breeze through this natural time barely noticing anything is different, while others will have symptoms severe enough to interfere with their life. At Alpha OB...

How Many Prenatal Appointments Should I Plan For? Jun 1st, 2022

Prenatal exams are a vital part of a healthy pregnancy. Each visit gives us an opportunity to evaluate the growth and development of your baby. We also ensure your pregnancy is safe and healthy. At Alpha OB GYN, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, and our team offer comprehensive prenatal care services to lower your...

Are Birth Control Pills Safe? May 1st, 2022

Birth control pills are a popular choice among women who need a reliable method of preventing unintended pregnancies. The pill can also offer health benefits for those who experience abnormally heavy bleeding and other gynecological issues. At Alpha OB GYN, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, offers several types of contraceptive options, including birth control...

Having Trouble Getting Pregnant Because of PCOS? We Can Help Apr 1st, 2022

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common causes of infertility in women in the United States. If you have PCOS and haven’t become pregnant after a year of trying, you can find help at Alpha OB GYN. Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, takes an empathic approach to treating...

Which Type of Birth Control is Right for Me? Mar 1st, 2022

With so many birth control options available today, it can be difficult to decide on one that is the best choice for you. At Alpha OB GYN, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, offers a wide range of birth control options to accommodate your unique health needs and plans for your family....

What to Expect at Your Prenatal Visits Feb 1st, 2022

Prenatal visits are a routine part of pregnancy care. The goal of each prenatal visit is to ensure you’re healthy and your baby is growing and developing on track. At Alpha OB GYN, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, provides exceptional care and one-on-one attention during each of your prenatal visits. Dr....

Are You Struggling with These Telltale Signs of Menopause? Jan 4th, 2022

The natural transition to menopause is unavoidable, but it can also be an overwhelming time for some women. This is largely due to the wide range of uncomfortable symptoms menopause can cause. As you near the end of your childbearing years and find menopause symptoms too much to manage on...

I’m Bleeding Abnormally. Is It an Emergency? Dec 9th, 2021

If you’re bleeding between periods or blood flow during your period is heavy, it’s always a good idea to schedule a checkup with an experienced gynecologist like Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG. At Alpha OBGYN, Dr. Reddy and our team offer comprehensive examinations to identify the possible causes of abnormal uterine...

Lifestyle Tips to Ease the Symptoms of Menopause Nov 4th, 2021

Every woman will go through menopause at some point in life. This natural transition may be smooth for some, but it can also cause a variety of symptoms severe enough to impact your quality of life. At Alpha OB GYN, menopause specialist Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, and our team has...

When Do You Need an Endometrial Biopsy Procedure? Oct 12th, 2021

There are some conditions women face that require more specific diagnostic testing. Learning you may need an invasive procedure like an endometrial biopsy can be scary; but you can relieve your anxiety by learning what to expect before it’s done. At Alpha OB GYN, our experienced gynecologist Sowmya Reddy, MD,...

6 Symptoms of PCOS Sep 6th, 2021

As many as five million women in the United States live with the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) during their childbearing years. If you need help managing PCOS symptoms, you can rely on the expertise of Sowmya Reddy, MD, and our team at Alpha OB GYN. Dr. Reddy specializes...

How Does Birth Control Work? Aug 17th, 2021

Birth control offers protection from unwanted pregnancies. Because every woman has different needs, there’s a variety of birth control options available. At Alpha OB GYN, Sowmya Reddy, MD, offers popular forms of birth control in the office. Dr. Reddy also provides comprehensive health evaluations and gynecological exams to help you...

The Many Advantages of an IUD Jul 20th, 2021

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a popular and effective form of birth control. At Alpha OB GYN, we offer different types of IUDs to meet your family planning needs. Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, can determine if you’re a good candidate for an IUD and recommend which type of device is...

5 Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery Jun 29th, 2021

If you need gynecologic surgery, you can benefit from the minimally invasive techniques available at Alpha OB GYN. Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, is a highly skilled gynecologist, specializing in minimally invasive, laparoscopic gynecological surgeries. Dr. Reddy can evaluate your specific health needs to determine if minimally invasive surgery is right...

Potential Causes of Infertility May 18th, 2021

When you have difficulty becoming pregnant, the first thing you’ll want to know is why. At Alpha OB GYN, we offer comprehensive services to help answer that question. Experienced gynecologist Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, works closely with you to better understand the underlying cause of infertility, so you can begin...

Should I Be Concerned about HPV? Apr 14th, 2021

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a serious health issue that can affect both men and women. Certain types of HPV can cause health complications that affect your general and reproductive health. For this reason, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, and our team at Alpha OB GYN encourages routine screenings for HPV. Dr....

What Causes Spotting Between Periods Mar 30th, 2021

Abnormal spotting or bleeding that occurs in between your periods can be concerning. Because irregular bleeding can be linked to underlying health conditions, it’s important that you get a proper diagnosis. At Alpha OB GYN, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, and our team offer comprehensive diagnostic services to identify the cause...

Choosing a Birth Control Method: Factors to Consider Feb 15th, 2021

You have the right to choose the best method of birth control for you to prevent unintended pregnancies. However, it’s important that you also consider several other factors to ensure your choice in birth control is right for you. At Alpha OB GYN, Sowmya Reddy, MD, and our gynecology team...

Is Exercise Safe During Pregnancy? Jan 14th, 2021

There’s no simple answer to the question about safely exercising during pregnancy. That’s why it’s important that you rely on the guidance of Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, and our obstetrics team at Alpha OB GYN. Dr. Reddy works with you on an individual basis through all stages of your pregnancy...

5 Benefits of Annual Physicals Dec 7th, 2020

One of the best things you can do for your health is to show up for your annual physical and well woman’s exam with Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, and the team at Alpha OB GYN. Annual physicals and well woman exams are appointments you schedule routinely, even when you’re not...

The Importance of Prenatal Care Nov 11th, 2020

Now that you’re expecting a baby, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, and the team at Alpha OB GYN want to remind you how important it is that you keep up with your prenatal care check-ups. Prenatal care involves regular health evaluations of both you and your growing baby throughout your pregnancy....

Why You Should Never Ignore Abnormal Bleeding Oct 13th, 2020

If you’re experiencing abnormal uterine bleeding outside of your regular period, it’s important that you pay attention. Abnormal bleeding may occur for a number of harmless reasons, but it can also be an indication something is going wrong. At Alpha OBGYN, Sowmya Reddy, MD, knows it can be frightening to...

All About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Sep 14th, 2020

If you have irregular menstrual cycles or are dealing with infertility, it may be due to an underlying condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). As an experienced gynecologist, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG understands the impact PCOS can have on your physical health, your mental well-being, and your plans for...

All About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Aug 13th, 2020

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 10% of women in their childbearing years in the United States. If you’re a woman with PCOS, you may experience hormonal imbalances and metabolic issues that can affect your physical, mental, and reproductive health. While there’s no cure for PCOS, Sowmya Reddy, MD, FACOG, and...