Family Health History for Well Woman Visits

Women should schedule a well woman visit each year. At well woman visits, you’ll have a physical exam checking basics like your weight, blood pressure, and health history. You’ll have a pelvic exam and a clinical breast exam. You’ll also be asked about your family health history. Prepare for those family health history questions ahead […]

Did TikTok Tell You You’re Depressed?

About 7% of American adults suffer from depression, and 18% from anxiety, according to a research paper from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. If you watch a few #sad or #depressed videos on TikTok, though, the platform may serve up nearly 100% sad content for you. What you watch, share, like, and follow […]

MANA Gives Back to Loving Choices

On March 29, 2022, MANA physicians and staff donated $2,300 to Loving Choices as part of the MANA Giving Program. This month’s clinic sponsor, Renaissance Women’s Health, presented the check to Dana Schwiethale, Executive Director at Loving Choices.  Loving Choices is a pregnancy resource center that helps girls and women in crisis pregnancies. They provide free and […]

Menopause Awareness Month

October is Menopause Awareness Month. Since 2009, this month has been an opportunity to raise awareness of menopause and related health issues.  Here are some things you might not know about menopause. You don’t have to accept discomfort Some women know they’re in perimenopause or menopause only because they have irregular periods and then their […]

Coping with Perimenopause

Perimenopause is the transition from your childbearing years into menopause, which officially begins 12 months after your final menstrual period.  Perimenopause can be a different experience for every woman. It may begin as early as 10 years before menopause. During this time hormones decrease especially estrogen.  One effect of the decrease in estrogen is the […]

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. This is a great time to understand the resources available to you if you suspect you may be at risk for ovarian cancer. It is estimated that approximately 21,410 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2021. Although this type of cancer has a mortality rate of 2.3%, […]

Understanding Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the uterus. It’s a very common condition, and is not usually associated with cancer.  Fibroids may be so small they can’t be seen with the human eye, or as large as a watermelon. Usually, once they have developed, they will continue to grow. After menopause, however, they […]

Independence Holiday Hours

In observance of Independence Day, many MANA Clinics will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021. For unexpected medical needs, MANA Urgent Care on College will have limited hours on Sunday and both locations are open Monday. . Sunday, July 4, 2021 MANA Urgent Care, 1673 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville – Open 7 am to […]

Welcome, Dr. Julie Wilkie!

Julie A. Wilkie, M.D., is joining Renaissance Women’s Health on March 1. Dr. Wilkie is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology with 21 years of experience as a gynecologist.  Dr. Wilkie is passionate about women’s health. Before joining Renaissance, she practiced in Jonesboro for over a decade and then in Springdale […]

Cervical Cancer Prevention

The American Cancer Society predicts that 2021 will bring approximately 14,480 new cases of invasive cervical cancer, and that approximately 4,290 women will die from cervical cancer this year. Cervical cancer used to be the most common cause of cancer death among women in the United States, but things have changed. When cervical cancer is caught […]