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Are Cold Season And Your Season Of Menopause Colliding?

 

If you’re going through the season of life when you are going through menopause, there are some important things to keep in mind as we approach cold season. Did you know that in Atlanta you can actually track and map fevers, the common cold and flu reports around the United States? According to AJC, “The …

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Answers To Common Questions About Endometriosis

 

If you are one of over six million U.S. females suffering from endometriosis, you probably have many questions related to your condition. Endometriosis is when your tissue that makes up your uterine lining is present on other organs inside your body. Is Endometriosis Contagious? Endometriosis is not contagious. It is exists locally and cannot be …

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What To Expect When Getting A Mammogram

 

If you are scheduled for your first mammogram, you may be wondering what to expect. You probably have heard lots of mixed reviews from women, and you’re probably wondering what your experience will be like. Some women think it’s no big deal, while others may feel like it’s the worst! The American Cancer Society has …

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How Is Your Vitamin D Level?

 

Vitamin D is vital to women’s health. This particular vitamin can be supplied by sunshine and is a great gift to your body. It enables you to have good bone health and plays an important role in chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, inflammation and autoimmune disease. At Marietta OB-GYN, we know that monitoring …

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Women Have Testosterone Too!

 

Testosterone is an important sex hormone for men. It is produced in the testicles. It regulates their sex drive, bone mass, appearance, fat distribution, muscle mass and strength, and the production of sperm and red blood cells. Testosterone in men often decreases with age. The decrease of testosterone in men can cause a variety of …

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September Is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

 

September is set aside as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. would like to take this time to shed light on this cancer to help you know signs and symptoms for it, and help you understand what it is. Ovarian Cancer Is NOT Cervical Cancer Oftentimes, cervical cancer and ovarian cancer are thought …

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Is It Time To See The Gynecologist?

 

If you’re a female, you may wonder if it’s time to see a gynecologist. Gynecologists are doctors who specialize in women’s health. Their focus is on the female reproductive system. Optimal Age There are many factors that can contribute to the optimal age for visiting the gynecologist. The American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists recommends …

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Signs You May Be Entering Into Menopause

 

Perimenopause usually starts several years before you enter into menopause. You remain in the perimenopause stage until you enter into menopause. During this perimenopause period, your ovaries make less estrogen. At the end of your perimenopause stage (the last 1 to 2 years) you will begin to experience some common menopause symptoms. Menopause is a …

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