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Checking Your Breast For Cancer

 

The statistics concerning breast cancer should motivate you to check your breast for breast cancer each month. According to Breastcancer.org about 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2019, an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women …

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Talking To Your Teen About Her Period

 

If you have a teen girl living in your home, you know the joys and struggles associated with this. It can feel like you’re living on a roller coaster of highs and lows every moment of the day. Hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone cause these very normal mood swings. Adolescence is a transitional …

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FAQs About Nuchal Translucency Ultrasounds

 

If you’re pregnant or trying to get pregnant, you may be wondering about a test called a Nuchal Translucency Ultrasound. Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. offers this type of first-trimester screening at our office, and we hear some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about it that we’d like to address. Why Would I Get A Nuchal Translucency …

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Preventing Urinary Tract Infections

 

Urinary Tract Infections are commonly referred to as UTIs. A UTI is an infection that strikes in any part of your urinary system. Your urinary system consists of your ureters, bladder, and urethra. If you have a UTI, it most likely will be in your lower urinary tract, which consists of your bladder and urethra. …

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Eating Your Summer Seasonal Fruits

 

Summer is here in Georgia, and it means school is out, the sun is hot, and summer fruits are in season. Seasonal fruits are fruits that are purchased and consumed around the time when they are harvested. Seasonal fruits taste better and are more fresh and nutritious than those consumed out of season. Fruits picked …

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National Senior Health & Fitness Day – Wednesday, May 29, 2019

 

According to the National Senior Health & Fitness Day, 100,000 older adults will participate in activities at more than 1,000 locations throughout the United States on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. This is its 26thannual event with a goal of keeping older Americans healthy and fit. This is the largest annual health and wellness event for …

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World Preeclampsia Day – Ending Eclampsia

 

Around this time last year, an organization called Ending Eclampsia held a World Preeclampsia Day 2019 event. This was the second ever event highlighting risk factors and long term complications of preeclampsia. Topics of discussion included the challenges in detection, management, and treatment. You can read more about this important day on the Ending Eclampsia …

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May – A Month To Spotlight Women And Moms

 

May is an exciting month for women. This month hosts two special days that highlight them! May 12-18 is National Women’s Health Week and Sunday, May 12 is Mother’s Day. Marietta OB-GYN is happy to be celebrating these two special times with our female patients. National Women’s Health Week (May 12-18) The U.S. Department of …

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After Your Cesarean Delivery

 

A Cesarean delivery delivers you with a beautiful baby. It can also give you a variety of unique post-delivery issues you may need to navigate due to the nature of this type of birth. A Cesarean Section (C-Section) A Cesarean Section is a type of birth performed as a surgical incision in your abdomen and …

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