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Fatigue; It’s About More Than Sleep

Fatigue seems like a fairly uncomplicated, ordinary thing.  If you don’t get enough sleep, you’ll be tired… right?  Unfortunately fatigue is only partially due to not enough sleep.  It can also be caused by certain vitamin deficiencies (among many Read More…

Posted in Symptoms, Thyroid, Vitamins

Dr. Davis’s Tips For Taking Medications; Thyroid, Elmiron, PPI

Many times our patients must take medication.  And sometimes we suggest the patient take their medication in a way that varies from the side of the box.  This is based on years and years of patient feedback and study.  We

Posted in Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Thyroid, 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 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

Are You Always Cold? More Hypothyroidism Symptoms

  Are you always cold?  As we head into the warmer months are you wearing pants and a sweater when everyone else is in shorts?  Do you find your hands take a really long time to warm up when everyone

Posted in Symptoms, Thyroid

Our Services: The Gynecological Issues We Treat

At the Center for Excellence in Women’s Healthcare we treat a wide variety of women with a variety of gynecological issues.  Our patients range in age from young teenagers to the very elderly.  Despite age, each patient struggles with a variety of Read

Posted in Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Heavy Bleeding, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Interstitial Cystitis, Periods/Menstruation, Resources, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Vitamins

The Thyroid: What Your TSH Number Means

In our last blog we talked about some of the things that can happen when your thyroid is sluggish or overactive.  Today we’re going to talk about the TSH test and its results.  TSH stands for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone– a

Posted in Hormones, Symptoms, Thyroid

The Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland in the front of the neck.  Its job is to regulate hormones that support the heart, muscles, brain, and general organ health.  If it is not working properly the result is either hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism

Posted in Anxiety, Bowel Movements, Diseases and Conditions, Hormones, Insomnia, Periods/Menstruation, Resources, Symptoms, Thyroid

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