Georgia's only GYN that focuses exclusively on Problem-Periods and PMS

Now in Athens, Loganville, Cumming and Demorest. Telehealth Appointments Available

Exceptional Care for Women with Bothersome Periods and PMS

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.

Why Choose The Ashford Center

The South's Leading Providers in Endometrial Ablation

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.

You're a person - not a number!

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!

Find Relief For Common Problems

  • Stop Heavy, Irregular or Bothersome Periods;
  • Stop problems in the time-frame leading up to the Periods;
  • Stop PMS issues, like cramping, migraine headaches, cravings, mood swings, and more;
  • Stop hot flashes, night-sweats, fog-brain, and related mood-problems;
  • Second opinions and alternatives to hysterectomy

We promise to solve these problems or get you on the road to a solution!

Our Providers

Dr. Clinton Ashford

Dr. Clint Ashford earned his MD degree and completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the Medical College of Georgia.

Dr. Rebecca Ashford

Dr. Rebecca Ashford specializes in women’s health, with a special interest in hormonal problems that women face in their 30s, 40s, and 50s.

Common Symptoms treated at The Ashford Center

Bloating Learn more

How can Advanced Endometrial Ablation help with bloating?

Have 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

Fatigue Learn more
Heavy Periods Learn more

How are “heavy periods” defined?

In 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

Hot Flashes Learn more

What are hot flashes?

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.

The feeling generally comes on suddenly, which is why it’s

Mood Swings Learn more

What are mood swings?

Mood 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

Painful Periods Learn more

What causes painful periods?

There 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

PMS Learn more

What is Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)?

PMS 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 symptoms:

  • Are present for
Premenstrual Headaches Learn more

What are the symptoms of premenstrual headaches?

Premenstrual 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:

Other GYN Issues treated at The Ashford Center

Alternatives to Hysterectomy Learn more

When would a hysterectomy be required?

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

Endometriosis Learn more

How does Advanced Endometrial Ablation help with endometriosis?

Advanced 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 hormones

Fibroids Learn more

How are fibroids diagnosed?

Diagnostic methods that can confirm the presence of fibroids include:

  • Transabdominal or transvaginal ultrasound
  • Hysteroscopy
  • CT and MRI scans

It’s not uncommon to find that what a woman thinks are symptoms of

Low Libido Learn more

How can Advanced Endometrial Ablation help with low libido?

Advanced 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 the

Menopause Learn more

When will I enter menopause?

Menopause 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

PCOS Learn more

Does PCOS cause health complications?

The hormonal imbalances associated with PCOS affect many functions and systems in your body. As a result, PCOS increases your risk of:

  • Infertility: PCOS is a leading cause of infertility due to ovulation
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