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Estrogen and Hashimoto’s Disease

Last week we talked a little bit about thyroid function and dysfunction.  Today we are going to talk about one of the medical reasons behind a dysfunctional thyroid.  Hashimoto’s diease (ofentimes just referred to as “Hashimoto’s”) is an autoimmune Read

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Uncategorized

Understanding Thyroid Function and Thyroid Dysfunction

The thyroid is an oftentimes overlooked part of the human body, but it has an important job.  Located in your throat underneath your Adam’s apple, the thyroid essentially oversees your entire endocrine system.  It works endlessly day and night to

Posted in Symptoms, Thyroid

Understanding the FDA Warning on “Vaginal Rejuvenation” Devices

On July 30, 2018 the FDA released a statement regarding “vaginal rejuvenation” devices.  The warning says there could be some serious adverse reactions like burning or scarring– the FDA is “concerned women are being harmed” (1).  The FDA says that

Posted in MonaLisa Touch Chico, Treatments

Breast Cancer Awareness Month; October 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point in her life, but luckily the amount of deaths has been declining each year since 1989.  Early detection is a huge part

Posted in Breast Cancer, Hormone Therapy, Hormones

Mangrove Women’s Health Opening Soon– Late October 2018

We are setting up our new space, getting our computer system ready, and putting the finishing touches our our office construction and decor.  We hope to be up and running toward the end of this month, October 2018.  In the

Posted in Uncategorized

Obtaining Your Medical Records From Feather River Hospital

All my patients should have received a letter in the mail announcing my separation from Feather River Women’s Health in Chico, CA and the subsequent closure of the business.  If you didn’t know this change was coming, I bet it

Posted in Business Practices, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Uncategorized

Buy Your Prescriptions Through Canadian Pharmacy

Healthcare in America is an ongoing battle.  Insurance seems to be getting more and more expensive, deductibles are going up, and prices for medications continue to increase.  Sometimes doctors can substitute generic versions of medications in order Read More…

Posted in Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions

TENS Unit Variation with Acupuncture Needle

Last week we talked about treating IC flare-ups at home with a TENS Unit.  This device delivers a gentle electronic stimulating pulse to the skin that travels up the leg in order to decrease pain and spasms associated with bladder

Posted in Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis, Treatments

Decrease IC Bladder Pain at Home with a TENS Unit

Would you be interested in treating an IC flare-up at home with a TENS Unit?  We have been offering this non-invasive service in our office for many years to help women decrease the pain and spasms associated with this chronic

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, Pain/Chronic Pain, Symptoms, Treatments

Changes Coming Soon to Website, Practice, Office Location

Keep an eye on our website and blog– changes are coming! Sometime in the next month, approximately late September to early October 2018, we are leaving Feather River Hospital and will be joining Mangrove Medical Group in Chico, California.  Our

Posted in Business Practices, Uncategorized

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