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Top 5 “Mommy and Me” Fitness Classes in Dallas

1. Oh Baby! Fitness Oh Baby! Fitness offers a variety of programs and is a partner of Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Liza ter Kuile, Fitness Operator and instructor for Oh Baby! Fitness in Dallas, has always had a passion for health. After experiencing postpartum depression with all three of her children, Liza was inspired to […]

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How PCOS Affects Women

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder in which a woman’s hormones are out of balance. Women who suffer from this disorder grow many small cysts on their ovaries causing an imbalance of hormones in the body. These imbalances have a large effect on a woman’s body, from fertility issues and irregular periods, to unwanted […]

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What is Vaginal Rejuvenation?

For years, women have turned to the energy-based treatments offered by ThermiAesthetics to tighten skin, smooth wrinkles, and generally reduce the signs of aging. However, decisions about our appearance tend to be personal ones and none more so than the decision to pursue vaginal rejuvenation. We know that like so many other treatments, vaginal rejuvenation […]

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Medical Milestone: The Eradication of Polio

The ending of an era There’s a lot to taking care of your baby: check-ups, allergy tests, vaccinations. But have you ever stopped to think about what all of those shots are really for? With India, the world’s second most populous nation behind China, reaching a medical milestone this week, it’s worth taking a closer […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Female Physical Exams

The physical—an awkward occurrence that, unless you were very involved in athletics, you may have been avoiding. There are two different types of physicals, and a variety of reasons why they’re important to your health. Typically, they can either serve as reassurance that you’re in good health, or a warning system to detect problems before […]

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How To Prevent Osteoporosis and Treat For It

Osteoporosis is, simply put, a disease of the bones. Whether because too much bone is lost or not enough made (or both), the bones will become weak and brittle. It is especially common in women and in people over the age of 50, with over 9 million Americans diagnosed already. According to the National Osteoporosis […]

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So You’ve Had a Hysterectomy: Questions on Recovery

Now what? How do you exercise? How will recovery be? What about menopause? Whether you’re considering a hysterectomy or have had one, you probably have a lot of questions. Fortunately, we have a lot of answers. What is it? First, a hysterectomy is the complete removal of your uterus, and typically your fallopian tubes and […]

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May is Mental Health Month!

Beginning in 1949, May has been declared Mental Health Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, an estimated 22.1%–or 1 in 5—of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. The statistic is about the same for children. Even more surprising are the signs you may have been […]

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