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Get Moving: The Health Advantages of Physical Activity

Physical activity involves getting up off your couch or out of your office chair and moving your body around. Getting regular physical activity benefits your body in a number of ways: Strengthens your muscles Increases your flexibility Gives you more energy Helps control your weight Leads to building and maintaining strong bones Helps prevent or

Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery: Your Medication Options

As your baby’s due date approaches, you’ll have a million things going through your mind at once. One of those that tends to stand out is: how much is labor and delivery going to hurt? Fortunately, there are several options for pain relief beyond the breathing and relaxing you learn in childbirth class. There are

Prenatal Genetic Testing and Screening

Prenatal genetic testing and screening are two ways to determine whether your unborn baby is at risk of having a genetic disorder or has one. Genes are the hereditary material in your body called DNA that control your unique physical makeup and how your body functions. You get half your genes from your father and

Evaluating Infertility

Evaluating Infertility: When You Want to Become Pregnant – And Can’t Congratulations! You’ve decided you want to start a family or add to it. We know the anticipation of seeing that pregnancy test show positive is exciting, and that waiting to get that positive sign, even for a few months, can be frustrating. You start

Diabetes and Pregnancy

You have diabetes and you want to become pregnant. Problem, right? Not necessarily. By planning ahead and working to stay in control of your diabetes, you can increase the chance that you will stay healthy throughout your pregnancy and you will have a healthy baby. Planning Ahead If your glucose levels aren’t under control, you

4 Signs You Might Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. If you have it, the symptoms may appear around the time of puberty. But you may also develop PCOS as part of your body’s response to gaining a large amount of weight. There are several signs and symptoms related to PCOS and

More About Benign Breast Conditions

The idea of developing breast cancer is scary, so if you’re like most women, you are sensitive to changes you see in your breasts. There are many benign breast conditions for which you may have the symptoms that aren’t related to breast cancer, and we have listed some of them here. However, we always recommend

Unweighting the Burden of Heavy Periods

Having heavy periods, or heavy menstrual bleeding, is a common problem among women from teenagers up to women in perimenopause. Yet only about a third of women dealing with this problem see their doctor for relief. Heavy periods likely aren’t something you just have to deal with. Once we find the cause, we can offer

What are Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are growths that develop from the muscle tissue of the uterus. The technical name for a fibroid is leiomyoma, or myoma for short. Fibroids have different classifications depending on where in the uterus they are growing: Intramural fibroids grow within the uterine wall Submucosal fibroids grow inside the uterine cavity Subserosal fibroids are

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

When You Lose Support: Understanding Pelvic Organ Prolapse You have a lot of important organs in your pelvic area, including your vagina, uterus, bladder, urethra, and rectum. Have you ever thought about what holds them into place? The answer is the muscle of the pelvic floor, as well as layers of connective tissue. Sometimes conditions

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