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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 … 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. … 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 … 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 … 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: … Continue reading