Endometriosis: There’s No Need To Live In Pain

Endometriosis is a gynecological medical condition in which cells from the lining of the uterus appear and flourish outside the uterine cavity, most commonly on the ovaries. Its main, but not universal symptom is severe recurring pelvic pain. The pain can be mild to severe cramping on both sides of the pelvis, radiating to the […]

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On December 6th, 2012, posted in: News by

Promoting Breast health Through Early Detection – The statistics still Startle:

• Except for skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among American women. • Breast cancer is second only to lung cancer as a cause of death among women. • Breast cancer accounts for 1 of every 3 cancer diagnosis in the U.S. • About 200,000 women will be diagnosed with […]

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On November 20th, 2012, posted in: News by

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

“The extra volume of blood produced during pregnancy is essential to support you and your baby,” says ob/gyn Steven R. Berkman, M.D., FACOG, FACS. “However, it puts extra pressure on your blood vessels, especially the veins in your legs, which have to work against gravity to push all that extra blood back up to your […]

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On November 20th, 2012, posted in: News by

Menopause…A New Chapter in Life

Menopause is defined as the final menstrual period, after missing periods for 12 consecutive months (perimenopause).  Menopause is associated with reduced functioning of the ovaries, resulting in lower levels of estrogen and other hormones. It marks the permanent end of fertility and occurs, on average, at age 51. The perimenopausal period is quite variable and […]

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On November 15th, 2011, posted in: News by

know your UTI

It’s an all too common scenario for more than 50 million women in the U.S. each year. You feel like you need to pass urine all day, but when you try, not much comes out. When you do urinate, it burns and smells bad, and looks cloudy, too. This frequent need to urinate lasts day […]

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On November 15th, 2011, posted in: News by

Built for Life

Osteoporosis, which means “porous bones,” causes bones to become weak and brittle. In some cases, a fall or even mild stresses like coughing or bending can cause a fracture. Most fractures occur in the spine, hip or wrist. Although it’s often thought of as a women’s disease, men can have osteoporosis too. It’s never too […]

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On August 19th, 2011, posted in: News by