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Heartburn During Pregnancy

 

For many women, changes occur from head to toe when they are pregnant. You may think that the only “change” you will experience will be a growing belly – but prepare yourself now that is not likely to be the case. Most women experience several changes during pregnancy that they were not prepared for. Whether …

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Breastfeeding 101

 

There are many ways for a new mom to give her baby the best start in life. Breastfeeding, also called nursing, is the CDC and pediatricians’ preference for how mothers feed their babies throughout the first year of life. That is not to place judgment on any mothers who choose not to or who are …

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Am I Close To Menopause?

 

Menopause is the time in life when a woman’s reproductive capacity ends. There are often many mixed emotions surrounding the thought of menopause. Some women are ready to get through it so that they no longer have to experience a monthly period, while others are saddened by the thought of no longer being able to …

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Body Odor Changes as You Age

 

As the body ages, the body changes. Most people think of these changes in terms of weight gain and wrinkles, but another area in which women change is body odor. Changes in body odor can be quite embarrassing and cause you to feel anxiety around other people – even those that you love. Body odor …

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Aging and Weight Gain

 

Many women find that though they do not change their diet or exercise routines, they battle with weight gain after the age of 40. Struggling to maintain a healthy weight is an issue that doctors hear about every day in the United States. Many times, most or all of the blame is placed upon hormone …

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Is Hydrothermal Ablation Right for You?

 

Heavy menstrual bleeding is an issue that affects many women. While it is difficult to accurately determine how much blood a woman loses each month during her menstrual cycle, there are certain things that a doctor will consider problematic. If you have to change your pad or tampon every hour, if you are leaking blood …

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What If You Miss A Birth Control Pill?

 

Life happens to everyone, and because we are not programmed robots, we occasionally forget to do things. While taking a birth control pill every day should be easy to remember, stress, running late, and other deadlines can often cause you to forget even the most repeated activities. Yet, missing a birth control pill can have …

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BRCA Gene Testing

 

Genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer looks for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. This test provides a way to detect how vulnerable women are to certain inherited diseases or cancers. “BRCA1 and BRCA2 are human genes that produce tumor suppressor proteins. These proteins help repair damaged DNA and, therefore, play a …

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Ovarian Torsion Requires Emergency Treatment

 

Ovarian torsion occurs when an ovary becomes twisted around the tissues that support it. For some people, the fallopian tube may also become twisted. Ovarian torsion is a painful condition that cuts off blood supply to these organs. It is considered an emergency because it can result in the loss of the ovary if it …

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