Urinary Incontinence

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Urinary Incontinence is a problem that affects many women, and affects more women than it does men.  It involves the involuntary release of urine and the symptoms can range from bothersome to debilitating.  Since the involuntary release of urine can be embarrassing for those who suffer from urinary incontinence, the problem often goes untreated.  This … Read More

Minimally Invasive Fibroid Removal

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A fibroid is a benign tumor that grows from the muscle layers of the uterus.  This common condition affects many women around the world.  In fact, about 20% to 80% of women develop fibroids by the time they reach the age of 50.  Some women with uterine fibroids experience symptoms such as heavy menstrual periods, … Read More

What is a Doula?

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You may or may not have heard the term “doula” associated with childbirth and the care of a newborn child.  Or, you may have heard the term but not known what it means.  The word doula comes from the ancient Greek word meaning “a woman who serves.”  Today, this term is used to refer to … Read More

The Physical Symptoms of A Broken Heart

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Have you ever heard the term “she died of a broken heart?” While breaking up with a boyfriend or going through a divorce is not usually life-threatening, it can be hard on both your mind and your body.  A breakup can cause a lot of emotional strain leading to real physical changes in your body. … Read More

Weight Loss and Women’s Health

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If you are a woman and have vowed to lose weight in the new year, you are not alone.  Every January, women all over the United States vow to lose weight and maintain a healthier lifestyle.  If you have been to your neighborhood gym lately, or to a weight watchers meeting, you may have noticed … Read More

Excessive Menstrual Bleeding

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Are you finished with childbearing and still putting up with excessive/heavy or irregular menstrual bleeding?  If you are in your late thirties to mid forties and have noticed that your menstrual periods are getting heavier, longer, more irregular or more painful, you are not alone.  Many women in their late thirties to mid forties experience … Read More