• Understanding Gestational Diabetes
    Even if you’ve never been diagnosed with diabetes, some women can develop diabetes during pregnancy. This is known as gestational diabetes and is often diagnosed by the 24th week of Read more
  • How Often Should I See A Gynecologist?
    Most adult females need to see a gynecologist regularly, but how often depends on many factors. Dr. Miriam Torres at Serenity Gynecology & Functional Medicine is a gynecologist in Grapevine, Read more
  • What Is a Postpartum Hemorrhage?
    Postpartum hemorrhage occurs when there is severe and prolonged bleeding of 500ml or more that occurs within 24 hours after giving birth. This often occurs after the placenta has been Read more
  • Osteoporosis and Menopause
    Menopause occurs when a woman no longer has her period for a full year. While menopause can occur in a woman’s 40s, these days the average age is 51 for Read more
  • What Is Advanced Maternal Age?
    In the US, more and more women are deciding to have children later in life. Of course, as women wait until their mid-to-late 30s or even 40s to have children Read more
  • What Is Vaginal Agenesis?
    Vaginal agenesis is a rare congenital condition that impacts the development of a baby’s reproductive system. As a result, a baby girl may be born without certain reproductive organs or Read more
  • Could I Have Amenorrhea?
    While everything from stress to overexercising could lead you to skip a period, if you begin missing multiple periods you may be wondering what’s going on. Could you be dealing Read more
  • The Benefits Of Hormone Replacement Therapy
    Menopause affects all women after a certain age, but the symptoms associated with the condition may not affect all women in the same way. For some, managing symptoms takes only Read more
  • Choosing the Right Birth Control for You
    Birth control isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to family planning. What is considered ideal birth control for one woman won’t be the ideal option for another. This is why it’s important Read more
  • Tracking Your Pregnancy Milestones
    It might feel like those nine months are a blur of excitement, rollercoaster emotions, and planning, but each new milestone and development can be exciting for soon-to-be parents. During your Read more
  • Understanding the Postpartum Process
    The postpartum period is defined as the first six weeks after delivery. During this time, new moms are dealing with everything from breastfeeding and changes in sleep to the ups Read more
  • Hormone Management Treatment
    Discover the treatment options that will properly manage and balance your hormones. Life is all about balance, and here at Serenity Gynecology & Functional Medicine, we believe a good life Read more
  • Should I Get Tested for HPV?
    HPV stands for human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted infection that is found in nearly 79 million Americans at this very moment. About 80 percent of men and women who are Read more
  • Getting Treatment for a Yeast Infection
    Yeast infections are one of life’s unpleasant issues. Most women will experience at least one yeast infection during their lifetime. The discharge, itching, burning, and vaginal rash can leave any Read more
  • Recovering From a Miscarriage
    We understand the turmoil and grief that comes from a miscarriage. It’s important to know that you are not alone. Miscarriages are incredibly common. In fact, about 15-25 percent of Read more
  • What Are Ovarian Cysts?
    If you are a woman, then chances are fairly good that you’ve had an ovarian cyst before. Maybe even several already; however, it’s also just as likely that you didn’t Read more