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A woman's body is just as intriguing as it is complex. A healthy woman is one who learns ways to prevent disease, as well as care for a problem if one does arise.

Throughout a woman's adult life, it is normal to have continually changing medical needs. Many different diseases and conditions affecting women require the clinical care of a health care provider. Knowledge of symptoms, risk factors, prevention approaches, diagnostic tests/procedures, and available treatment options can help you make a more informed health care choice.

Gynecological Concerns

To find a gynecologist, call 847.618.4YOU(4968).

Urinary Conditions

To find a urogynecologist, call 847.618.4YOU(4968).


NCH offers da Vinci® Robotic Surgery and other minimally invasive treatment options for many gynecological conditions.

Download a brochure on da Vinci® Robotic surgery for:

Fibroid Embolization

NCH Interventional Radiologists also provide non-surgical treatment of uterine fibroids with fibroid embolization.

Uterine Fibroid Embolization is a newer minimally invasive (without a large abdominal incision) medical technique that shrinks uterine fibroids. At NCH, our expert physicians can help you solve the problem quickly, safely and without surgery.

Many women with fibroids do not have any symptoms. The following are the most common symptoms for uterine fibroids, however, each individual may experience symptoms differently…

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding and prolonged periods, sometimes with clots
  • Abnormal bleeding between menstrual periods
  • Anemia (fatigue due to low blood count)
  • Pelvic pain
  • Frequent urination
  • Low back pain
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Pressure in the bowel; constipation
  • Enlarged abdomen

To find an interventional radiologist, call 847.618.4YOU(4968).

Mental Health

Professional counselors and therapists can tailor therapy to meet your individual needs.

Breast Care

The Breast Center offers mammograms, advanced diagnostics and breast cancer expertise.


Maternity services provides family-centered mother-baby care, equipping comfortable private rooms with leading-edge technology.

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Last Updated 2013/06/05