Women’s Health News

Women’s Health News

Understanding Infertility

Infertility is a very common problem affecting one in six couples in the United States. The rate of infertility increases as a couple gets older, with fertility decreasing significantly after 35. If you and/or your spouse are over the age of 35 and have been attempting pregnancy for 6 months or longer with unprotected intercourse,

What to Expect at Your First Gynecologist Visit

To those of you who have not made a trip to a gynecologist, the very thought of it probably makes you feel uncomfortable. Most of us are not even comfortable with looking at our own bodies, so baring it all in front of a physician you just met is not the most appealing idea. However,

Henderson & Walton’s Patient Spotlight

At Henderson and Walton Women’s Center, P.C., we think of our patients as family. So when one of our family members does something extraordinary, we can’t help but brag. This week we want to spotlight a patient who has overcome her struggle with her weight and who continues to power through her health journey. Her

Birmingham Parent’s 2016 Family Favorites

Henderson and Walton loves their patients and strives to provide each one with a wonderful experience. Please vote for us as a family favorite in the Birmingham Parent’s 2016 Family Favorites. We appreciate all of your support! http://birminghamparent.com/content/family-favorites-survey.html

Free Women’s Seminar on Bladder Leakage and Prolapse

Medical mission trip to Peru

It has been said that it is better to give than receive.  A few weeks ago, Dr. Beth Snowden and Dr. Cindy Lassiter traveled to Pucullpa, Peru on a medical mission trip where they provided care to people in several surrounding villages and found that no truer statement has ever been spoken. Pucallpa is a

Depression and dealing with holidays


For most people the holiday season is a time of happiness and joy. It’s a time that we rekindle the spirit of thanksgiving and celebrate the Greatest Gift ever given. But, for some, the holiday season brings with it feelings of depression and sorrow. Maybe you’ve lost a loved one, maybe you’ve lost your job,

Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Every minute in the United States, someone’s wife, mother, daughter or sister dies from heart disease, stroke or another form of cardiovascular disease (CVD). More than one in three women is living with CVD, including nearly half of all African-American women and 34 percent of white women. Although heart disease death rates among men have