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Vaginal Prolapse: Overview of the Sources, Signs & Symptoms

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  What is vaginal prolapse? Vaginal prolapse is when the vagina drops from its typical location in the body. The vagina is the tunnel that connects the uterus to the outside of a woman’s body and it is called the

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10 Myths and Misconceptions About Endometriosis

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The complex nature of endometriosis has led to the damaging creation of many myths and misconceptions about a disease that affects approximately 10% of women around the world.   Myth #1: Endometriosis takes years to diagnose Endometriosis Read More…

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Nocturia: How do I cope with frequent nighttime urination?

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Nocturia is the physical obligation to frequently urinate throughout the night and it affects nearly two-thirds of adults aged 55 to 84, at least a few nights per week. A mild case makes a person wake up at minimum twice

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Nocturia: What are the Causes of Frequent Nighttime Urination?

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Nocturia is defined by the International Continence Society (ICS) as “the complaint that the individual has to wake at night one or more times… to urinate.” There are many possible causes of nocturia and these causes vary depending on the

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What’s the Difference Between an Obstetrician and Gynecologist?

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The term OB-GYN encompasses two different medical fields, obstetrics, and gynecology, which both focus on women’s health.  What are the differences between gynecologists (GYNs) and obstetricians (OBs)?  ● Obstetricians are involved with care Read More…

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Clinical Breast Exam

Part Three: Clinical Breast Exam What’s The Difference Between a Self-Exam and a Clinical Breast Exam? A clinical breast exam is performed by a healthcare professional at your annual exam, whereas your self-breast exam is something you should Read More…

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How to Perform a Self-Breast Exam

Part Two: How to Perform a Self-Breast Exam   According to Johns Hopkins Medical Center, all women over the age of eighteen should perform monthly self-breast exams. They suggest doing your exam at the same time every month because normal

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Breast Health 101

Part One: Breast Health 101   Did you know that 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Everyone, especially women, should know the signs and symptoms associated with breast cancer. If any kind

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Dr. Davis Book Recommendation: “Better” by Atul Gawande

This week we’re doing something a little different with a book recommendation from Dr. Davis: Everyone has flaws, everyone faces challenges beyond their control but even though we’re only human, many people still strive to get as close as they

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Prostaglandin Balance to Reduce Inflammation and Healing Time

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What do you think of when you think of fat?  Most people think of fat in a negative way because for decades we’ve been told that “fat is bad.”  But what if eating the right types of fat could help

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