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OB/GYN Articles

Lift Heavy Stuff, Pump Up Your Bone Strength

By now you should be no stranger to osteoporosis: the disease that affects the bones by stripping them of their strength and density, leading to approximately 1.5 million fractures each year. With over 9 million women diagnosed already, just knowing osteoporosis exists isn’t enough. But how do you begin fighting a battle that’s been going … Read

Can Stress Inhibit Your Fertility?

Once you’ve decided you’re ready for a child, nothing can be more frustrating than the months going by and failing to receive a positive pregnancy test. After you’ve tried the internet remedies, your mother’s suggestions, and spent a little time crying in the bathroom, you’re probably at your wit’s end. But what if the problem … Read

Pregnancy weight: How to safely gain it — and lose it

For most women, pregnancy is a time of unbridled joy. But it’s also a time of anxiety, especially for new mothers. While it may not be a matter of life or death, one of the issues that women find most anxiety-inducing is weight gain. And that’s understandable — it’s difficult to adjust to radical changes … Read

Diabetes Diet and Exercise: What You Can Do

Public service announcements and doctors have made it clear that Diabetes 2 is bad, but what else do you know about it? For many people, the question centers on what exactly it is and how to prevent it. Type 2 Diabetes is the result of having too much glucose, or sugar, in the system, and … Read

Women’s Health Discoveries in 2013: From Birth Control to Cancer Prevention

Now that drones are set to deliver mail, it would seem like there isn’t much left separating us from The Jetsons. Even in healthcare, new developments are consistently being made: although studies need to be replicated several times over to be proven, there’s still overwhelming evidence that we’re making a lot of progress.  The Huffington … Read

Rethink: Diabetes and Diets

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publishes a food pyramid designed to show Americans the best way to eat. There are several pyramids depicting the FDA-advised American diet for several special groups of people — pregnant women and diabetics, for example. All FDA pyramids rely heavily on grain consumption but a growing number of … Read

Breast Cancer Awareness After October Ends

You’ve likely heard (or read) some of the more troubling statistics on the occurrence of breast cancer in the United States. You may know that one-in-eight women will be diagnosed with cancer, and that around 39,620 will die from the disease this year. You may also know that 85% have no family history and that … Read

Saving Second Base: How to Perform a Breast Exam Yourself

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but what does that really mean? About one in every eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, second only to lung cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. In 2009 alone, over 211,731 women were diagnosed with breast cancer, … Read

Pelvic Organ Prolapse & Pelvic Reconstruction

When things fall out of place, sometimes they just need a little bit of help getting back. Those words can seem scary: pelvic reconstruction? Pelvic organ prolapse? What do they even mean? There’s no reason to panic: while the words may seem scary, it’s just a way of saying that your abdominal muscles were weakened … Read

Stopping the Unnecessary Go: Female Urinary Incontinence

When you have to go, you just have to go. But what happens when you can no longer control the go? It can be embarrassing to lose control when you’re in a public place or on an outing, but it doesn’t need to dictate your life. Instead of letting fear of an uncontrollable body keep … Read

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