Healthy Habits For A Healthy New Year

 

It is almost time to ring in another new year. Before you know it, we will be toasting 2102 and singing Auld Lang Syne once again. So now is a good time to reflect upon the past and consider how well we did at keeping our New Year’s resolutions from last year. How is your …

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse Diagnoses and Treatment

 

Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a medical condition where one or more of the pelvic organs drops (prolapses) from its normal place in the lower belly and pushes against the walls of the vagina. This problem affects many women, particular women who are older. It happens when the muscles and ligaments that support the pelvic organs …

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What Is The Next Step After An Abnormal Pap Test?

 

So, you have gone to your Gynecologist for your regularly scheduled Pap test and the results have come back abnormal. You might be wondering what this means and what is the next step. The first thing to remember is not to panic. An abnormal Pap test does not automatically mean that you have cervical cancer. …

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Heart Disease and Women’s Health

 

If you are a woman in the United States, chances are you are very aware of your risk for breast cancer, cervical cancer, osteoporosis and other conditions affecting women’s health. However, how aware are you of your risks for heart disease? You may be surprised to learn that heart disease is the leading cause of …

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Sleep and Female Hormones

 

If you are a woman over the age of forty and you are having trouble getting to sleep at night or staying asleep you are not alone. Many women in their late thirties and early forties experience sleep problems due to declining hormone levels and other hormonal changes that are a natural part of the …

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Placenta Donation and The Medical Uses For The Placenta

 

If you are pregnant, you may or may not have considered the option of donating your placenta after the birth of your child. The placenta is a temporary organ that joins the mother and fetus during pregnancy. It is responsible for transferring oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and also facilitates the release …

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Calcium Supplements and Women’s Health

 

There has been much debate in the medical community over calcium supplements as they relate to women’s health. Many medical professionals believe that most women do not get an adequate daily intake of calcium from their diets and thus should take a daily calcium supplements. Others feel that calcium supplements are not needed and may even …

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October Means Halloween/Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Fall is in the air. You can feel a slight chill when walking the kids to the bus stop in the morning. The leaves are falling from the trees and are even starting to change colors. Everywhere you look, you see pumpkins, goblins and ghouls. It must be October. October brings football, lots of leaves …

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Hydrothermal Ablation: The Perfect Holiday Gift…For Yourself

 

If heavy and/or irregular menstrual bleeding is getting in the way of your life during this busy holiday season, maybe it is time give yourself the perfect holiday gift: Hydrothermal Ablation. Hydrothermal Ablation (HTA) is a minimally invasive gynecologic procedure that can be used to treat irregular and excessive menstrual bleeding due to benign causes …

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