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The Importance of Vitamin D During the Winter Months

Reduced vitamin D levels may contribute to temporary issues like feeling sad or depressed, but long term deficiency may contribute to body aches, cardiovascular risks, or other more serious issues.  As we head into the darker, colder months of winter,

Posted in Depression, Diagnosis, Vitamins

Selecting the Proper Antidepressant to Help with Depression

Last week we talked about depression vs. sadness.  Sadness is a natural response to events that happen in life (a loved one’s death, a break up, losing a job, divorce, etc) and gets better over time whereas clinical depression is

Posted in Depression, Medications and Prescriptions

Sadness or Clinical Depression– Only One Needs Medication

Depression is a serious issue that affects millions of people in America.  The ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America) says that at any point about 3-5% of Americans are suffering from depression.  In 2014, 15.8 million Americans had suffered

Posted in Depression

Exercise May Reduce/Prevent Postpartum Depression

Last week we talked about how small amounts of safe, natural estrogen may be the key to preventing postpartum depression (or reducing the severity of symptoms if prevention was not possible).  Today we are going to talk about the effects

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Symptoms, Treatments

Estrogen’s Role in Postpartum Depression

Depression is a common, complex problem with no easy solutions– and women seem to be more likely to suffer than men.  When it comes to postpartum depression, one out of seven child-bearing women will experience this type of depression.  Postpartum

Posted in Depression, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Symptoms, Treatments

New Patients: Check out our Dr. Davis Videos!

A few years ago we created a YouTube page and added a variety of informational videos to it.  These Dr. Davis videos are great resources for anyone looking for more information or better understanding of the many conditions we treat including

Posted in Birth Control, Bladder, Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Fibroids, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Resources, Symptoms, Treatments

Determining Abnormal Symptoms; Gynecology

Most doctors will tell you that if you experience abnormal symptoms  to let them know.  But what if you’ve gone your whole life with abnormal symptoms and you never knew they were abnormal because they were always normal for you?  For example, if

Posted in Anxiety, Bladder, Bowel Movements, Depression, Pain/Chronic Pain, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms, Treatments

PCOS Overview and Symptoms

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine system* disorder that affects the ovaries and sex hormones of women.  It is estimated that between 5 and 10% of women are affected in the United States alone, and many are not diagnosed

Posted in Anxiety, cysts/ovarian cysts, Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Medications and Prescriptions, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments

Treating Depression Along With Gynecology (Part 2 of 2)

Last week we talked about the more common causes of depression I tend to see in my office.  Today I want to talk about antidepressants.  Antidepressants have gotten a bad reputation in recent years because they tend to be over-prescribed

Posted in Depression, Diagnosis

Treating Depression Alongside Gynecology (Part 1 of 2)

In my practice I see a lot of women who have symptoms of depression; this problem seems to coexist with gynecology issues, and so I make it a point to treat each patient as a whole.  I take into consideration

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Vitamins

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