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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is ovarian cancer awareness month. Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly women’s cancers, affecting approximately 22,880 women each year. During ovarian cancer, one or more malignant cancerous cells are found in the ovaries, which are almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus. … Continue reading

Things Every Woman Should Know About PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, affects more than five million women in the United States. If you suffer from onset adult acne, are having trouble getting pregnant or if your hair is beginning to fall out, you may have PCOS.
What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a group of symptoms that occur from a hormonal imbalance. … Continue reading

Steps to Treating Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is not something that any woman wants to deal with. While common, incontinence can be due to a wide variety of factors, like age, having a baby, genetics, and illnesses. If you are dealing with urinary incontinence, then you know it comes along with embarrassment and frustration. … Continue reading

Anthem Blue Precision designation

I am please to share that I have received recognition a “Blue Precision” designation from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. I have received their highest designation as I have met both the “Quality Recognition” and “Cost Recognition” for their Blue Precision program. … Continue reading

Influenza and pregnancy

Influenza is a respiratory virus caused by the flu virus and is most common in the winter months. It is contagious and is spread through the air when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. It is also spread from direct contact. … Continue reading

Over the counter medications and pregnancy

One of the most common questions that I get asked by my pregnant patients is, “What medications are safe to take?” I have created a simple list, broken down by symptom for your use.
Headaches and General Aches and Pains: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a very good first choice and you can take UP TO 2 extra strength pills (500 mg) or 3 regular strength pills every 4 to 6 hours as needed. … Continue reading