Why our patients drive from all over

We see many patients from all over the metro-Atlanta area who drive further than necessary to see a GYN, just to see us at the Ashford Center. Why would so many people drive for hours just for a doctor’s visit? We like to think that we offer something different in the field of women’s health. While there…

Is My Period Normal?

Issues of Women’s Health can be touchy subjects, or just difficult and uncomfortable for some women to talk about, so it’s not at all surprising that many women have questions about their periods. Specifically, there can be some confusion as to what is considered to be “normal” during your period. Every woman is unique and…

How Common are Heavy Periods?

If you suffer from heavy periods and PMS symptoms, you may wonder how common your situation is or even feel alone or isolated. Fortunately, you are far from alone when it comes to these symptoms, as you can see in this video from ChangetheCycle.com As Dr. Shepherd stated, one in five women suffer from heavy periods,…

Meet our patient, Regina.

For many women, like Regina, heavy and unpredictable periods and PMS symptoms interfere with their lives. The headaches, heaving bleeding and other problems Regina experienced affected her work as well as her family life. Watch her powerful story, and how a simple procedure changed her life for the better: The Ashford Center in Athens, GA…

Tips to make your time of the month easier

“That time of the month” is filled discomfort, moodiness, and cravings. Many women who have heavy periods experience severe PMS symptoms that can disrupt your life for several days. If you have completed childbearing, you could be an ideal candidate for the NovaSure procedure. In the meantime, there are some simple things you can do…

Dr. Rebecca explains excellent candidates for Endometrial Ablation (NovaSure)

Watch this brief video to learn if you fit into one of the three types of women who make excellent candidates for Endometrial Ablation (NovaSure). Endometrial Ablation is a 90-second in-office procedure that removes the lining of the uterus and can stop periods and other PMS symptoms completely. The Ashford Center is the premier provider…