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How has stress impacted patients during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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With the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen the turmoil create multiple problems like weight gain and stress for our patients. A lot of our patients are working moms and they are now teaching, working from home, and never getting a

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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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Bladder Problems: What’s Normal and What’s Not?

The Female Bladder

Many women experience a variety of bladder issues (like frequency, nocturia, urgency or urinary incontinence) but you don’t have to suffer in silence. A lot of women feel self-conscious about their bladder problems, while others believe bladder Read More…

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Examinations, Hormones, Incontinence, Overall Women's Health, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Pelvic Floor Pilates, Procedures, Resources, Symptoms Tagged with: ,

What are the bladder basics?

The fundamentals of bladder health; holding and emptying urine.  Let’s talk about the fundamentals of bladder health, what it looks like to have a healthy bladder and the common bladder problems that millions of American women face.   Bladder Read

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Endometriosis 101: What is it like to Have Endometriosis?

Part Two: What is it like to Have Endometriosis? Every month as you move through your cycle, endometrial growths (in addition to the normal endometrial cells inside your uterus) swell up with prostaglandin which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, Read

Posted in Diagnosis, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Heart Disease, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Medications and Prescriptions, Menopause, Overall Women's Health, Pain/Chronic Pain, Painful Intercourse, Periods/Menstruation, Procedures, Resources, Surgery, Symptoms, Treatments

Endometriosis 101: What is Endometriosis?

Part One: What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis occurs when cells from the endometrial lining of your uterus are found in places they do not naturally occur and this causes inflammation. Oftentimes endometriosis growths attach to organs outside of the Read More…

Posted in Birth Control, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Fibroids, Heavy Bleeding, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Infertility, Menopause, Overall Women's Health, Pain/Chronic Pain, Symptoms

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy the Key to Your Menopause Relief?

Hormone replacement therapy balances your estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone levels. Since your hormone production slows during menopause, hormone replacement therapy often helps reverse the effects. Hormone replacement therapy relieves symptoms Read More…

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The Different Hormones Your Body Produces

Your ovaries are a complex system. They create three different hormones that help your body: estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. When one or multiple of these hormones are out of balance, your body won’t feel up to speed. There are many

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Uncategorized

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder: There’s Something You Can Do About It

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) is an undertreated condition characterized by low libido that causes distress and difficulty in interpersonal relationships. With a new FDA-approved treatment method, we feel confident in treating this condition Read More…

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Is Hysterectomy a Cure for Endometriosis?

If your doctor suspects you have endometriosis there are a variety of treatments available to help manage symptoms and prevent your condition from getting worse.  However, there is no official cure.  Ladies who have endometriosis will have to manage Read

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