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We listen to each patient and work to provide SOLUTIONS!The Ashford Center specializes in Endometrial Ablation, which eliminates periods and PMS symptoms in most of our patients. We're the leading providers in this field. Learn more about The Ashford Center and Endometrial Ablation today.
The Ashford Center has performed over 3,000 Endometrial Ablation procedures, and we are leading providers in this field. Endometrial Ablation is a one-time, minimally invasive procedure that gently removes the lining of the uterus, eliminating periods and PMS. Most of our patients report that their periods completely stop (85%), or nearly so.
We often hear from women complain that their questions about problem-periods and hormonal problems were not answered by their doctor or other provider. At The Ashford Center, we take the time and listen and find a solution customized to each person. As a specialist in heavy periods and PMS, we offer a minimally invasive procedure that has little to no down-time and low out-of-pocket costs for most patients. The Ashford Center is Georgia’s only specialist in Gynecology that focuses exclusively on problem-periods and PMS!
We promise to solve these problems or get you on the road to a solution!
Dr. Clint Ashford earned his MD degree and completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. Rebecca Ashford specializes in women’s health, with a special interest in hormonal problems that women face in their 30s, 40s, and 50s.
you ever heard of a man complaining of bloating? Rarely, if ever. The
reason is that most of the sensation that causes women to complain of
“bloating” is actually caused by a neuroactive peptide from the shedding
2005, the FDA has formally decided that a woman herself should be the
one to determine if her periods are “heavy” or “abnormal”. Therefore,
nearly all insurance companies consider Advanced Endometrial Ablation a
“covered service” if a woman is tired
A hot flash is an unpleasant
feeling of intense warmth or burning that flows through your body,
often causing your skin to redden, your face and chest to flush, and
sweat to break out.
feeling generally comes on suddenly, which is why it’s
swings are rapid changes in the way you feel. For example, you might
feel happy and content one minute, then burst into tears; or you might
feel calm and then suddenly become angry and lose your temper. Some
women simply feel a steady level of anxiety, or
are two main causes of painful periods, or dysmenorrhea. One component
of dysmenorrhea is caused by chemicals (neuroactive peptides) produced
in the uterine lining. These neuroactive peptides irritate the uterine
muscle causing it to spasm. In
refers to physical and emotional changes that occur around the time of
your menstrual period. All women occasionally feel the effect of their
fluctuating hormones. However, these changes become PMS when your
headaches are usually throbbing, causing a sensation of pounding and
increased pain with movement. Most times there is a component of nausea
also. In addition, there may be other symptoms, such as:
A hysterectomy is usually
the most appropriate treatment for women diagnosed with uterine
cancer. If you don’t have cancer, however, a hysterectomy is the last option and should only be performed after other conservative
Endometrial Ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that gently
removes the hormonally active lining or the uterus, the endometrium.
Because the endometrium is responsible for part of the cascade of
Diagnostic methods that can confirm the presence of fibroids include:
not uncommon to find that what a woman thinks are symptoms of
Endometrial Ablation can potentially help with low libido that is
related to hormonal imbalance. The endometrium that lines the uterus is
closely linked to hormone levels, as hormones trigger the breakdown of
is a time when there is no more menstrual bleeding. Perimenopause is a
time when the ovaries’ production of estrogen can waver and sputter
before eventually ceasing altogether (menopause). This time of changing
estrogen production and unbalanced
hormonal imbalances associated with PCOS affect many functions and
systems in your body. As a result, PCOS increases your risk of: