Dr. Kevin Windom

  • OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
  • , Urogynecology
  • Marietta, GA

Dr. Windom's Activity

  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

    What causes a miscarriage?

    80% of miscarriages in the first trimester are caused by chromosomal abnormalities.  This is a problem where the sperm and the egg come together and they do not form 23 pairs of chromosomes.   The most common chromosomal abnormality seen in first-trimester miscarriages is where there are 3 chromosomes (instead of 2)...Read More
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

    What are the side benefits of birth-control pills?

    Besides the obvious - lighter and more predictable periods - birth control pills can help to decrease anemia and keep you from having ovarian cysts. A woman on birth control pills for 10 years or more has an 80% decreased chance of ovarian cancer.
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  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

    How can having a C-section affect my next pregnancy?

    A cesarean section can affect your next pregnancy in numerous ways.  Some doctors are reluctant to allow a patient to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean section). There is a risk that when you’re in labor and attempting a vaginal delivery, the uterine incision can rupture.  This is a medical emergency and thankfully...Read More
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
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    What Is Considered a Heavy Period?

    Heavy periods are subjective, says gynecologist Kevin Windom, MD. In this video, he talks about women with heavy menstrual cycles often not knowing that their flow is abnormally heavy.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
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    Who Is at Risk for Menorrhagia?

    Menorrhagia, or heavy periods, are more common in overweight women and African American women with a family history of enlarged uterus, fibroids and polyps. Watch Kevin Windom, MD, explain how these conditions contribute to heavy menstruation.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
    Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD has posted a video:

    What is Menorrhagia?

    Menorrhagia is heavy menstrual bleeding. In this video, gynecologist and Sharecare Advisory Board Member, Kevin Windom, MD, explains the possible causes for heavy periods.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
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    Can Exercise Help with the Symptoms of Endometriosis?

    Exercise can help with the symptoms of endometriosis by increasing endorphins and serotonin. Women that are overweight have worse symptoms and exercise for weight loss helps too. In this video, Kevin Windom, MD, discusses the benefits of exercise.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
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    How Does Hormone Therapy Work for Endometriosis?

    Hormone therapy blocks estrogen and starves the endometriosis. In this video, gynecologist Kevin Windom, MD, talks about what happens to endometriosis with too little or too much estrogen.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
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    How Can I Manage the Pain from Endometriosis?

    Taking birth control, avoiding foods with progestin and losing weight are all ways to manage pain from endometriosis. In this video, gynecologist Kevin Windom, MD, explains how these actions help.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
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    Can Endometriosis Affect Pregnancy?

    Endometriosis can affect fertility but rarely affects pregnancy, says gynecologist Kevin Windom, MD. In this video, he explains how, on rare occasions, endometriosis can cause aches and pains in pregnancy.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
    Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD has posted a video:

    Is There a Cure for Endometriosis?

    Endometriosis can be cured with surgery and/or hormonal therapy. Patients can be treated for their endometriosis, get pregnant and never have a problem again. Watch Kevin Windom, MD, explain how estrogen kills off endometriosis during pregnancy.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
    Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD has posted a video:

    How Does Birth Control Treat Endometriosis?

    Birth control pills keep hormone levels steady, which decreases the swelling and contracting of the endometrial implants. In this video, gynecologist Kevin Windom, MD, explains how birth control can keep endometriosis from growing.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
    Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD has posted a video:

    If I Go on Birth Control to Treat Endometriosis, Will That Affect My Ability to Get Pregnant Later?

    If a woman is on birth control to manage a condition like endometriosis, that condition may reoccur when she stops taking the pill. In this video, Kevin Windom, MD, explains how birth control, pregnancy and endometriosis interact.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
    Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD has posted a video:

    What Is the Treatment for Endometriosis?

    Early treatment for endometriosis may include low-dose birth control. More severe cases may require laparoscopy to remove the endometriosis, explains Kevin Windom, MD, a gynecologist and Sharecare Advisory Board Member.
  • Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
    Dr. Kevin W. Windom, MD has posted a video:

    How Does Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

    Endometriosis causes an inflammatory response which can lead to scarring. This can affect fertility, explains Kevin Windom, MD, a gynecologist and Sharecare Advisory Board Member. In this video, he explains how fertility can be affected.