Tag: Dr. Pallavi Khanna

Ask the Experts: Getting the right treatment for fibroids can mean lighter, less painful menstrual cycles

Fibroids are a common concern for women during their reproductive years, causing symptoms like heavy, painful periods and a sensation of pressure. A gynecologist can help women navigate treatment options such as medication, interventional radiology, or minimally invasive surgery. Pallavi Khanna, MD, OB/GYN, FACOG, helps patients make an educated treatment decision based on their [...]

2022-04-19T11:01:51-06:00May 24th, 2022|

Women aren’t doomed to weak bones as they age – your provider can help you stay strong and reduce fracture risk

Our Transitioning Through Menopause support group provides women evidence-based information to make good decisions about their health. Experts recently addressed bone health, which is a big concern for women as they enter menopause due to dropping estrogen levels. An experienced provider can help you make lifestyle changes and, if necessary, find medications to strengthen [...]

2021-06-22T14:19:27-06:00June 30th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What’s your best advice for protecting against breast cancer?

Catching breast cancer early saves lives because tumors are found when they are still small and treatable. Dr. Pallavi Khanna from Regional One Health's East Campus said the best ways to catch cancer early are to have your recommended screening mammograms, be aware of changes to your breasts and talk openly with your doctor [...]

2020-03-04T12:33:14-06:00March 9th, 2020|

Regional One Health’s Certified Menopause Practitioners can help women with any symptom, no matter how personal

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause is the name for symptoms that affect the genitals and urinary tract. These symptoms are easily treatable, but too many women and doctors aren't comfortable discussing them. Regional One Health's Certified Menopause Practitioners have special training to help women address these concerns and improve their quality of life. Genitourinary Syndrome [...]

2021-05-12T07:28:16-06:00January 3rd, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Is there anything I can do about hot flashes during menopause?

Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause, but there is still no clear answer as to why they happen. While there is no way to prevent or cure hot flashes, doctors can help women avoid triggers and manage their symptoms. Regional One Health's Certified Menopause Practitioners work with their patients to empower [...]

2021-04-27T15:50:55-06:00December 9th, 2019|

During menopause, women are at risk for osteoporosis – here’s what to do to keep your bones strong

During menopause, falling estrogen levels can lead to lower bone density, making women susceptible to fractures. OB/GYN Pallavi Khanna, MD recommends a DEXA scan for bone density for women over age 65. Depending on the results of the scan, she can help patients build stronger bones through lifestyle changes and medication. It’s a story [...]

2021-05-12T08:28:27-06:00November 4th, 2019|