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What Is “Mom Guilt” and How Can You Manage It?

Category: womens health

There it is again, mom guilt.  Another photo on Instagram depicting a perfect birthday party for someone’s 2 year old, with the mom’s perfect bikini body in the spotlight. How can you possibly live up to this hype about the “super moms” all around you? They’re happy, gorgeous, calm, and living life to the fullest. They have it all (or that’s what social media tells us), and there it is again…mom guilt. So exactly what is “mom guilt” and how can you manage it?

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Holiday Hours

Category: News

Can you believe we’re approaching the end of the year already? In November and December, our office will be closed on a few select days so that our staff can enjoy the holidays with family and friends.  Read the rest of this entry »

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6 Ways You May Benefit from the MyoSure Procedure

Category: Gynecology

MyoSure is a specially designed system that utilizes minimally invasive techniques to remove uterine fibroids and uterine polyps. Many women all across the country suffer from painful symptoms caused by fibroids and polyps, including excessive bleeding, pelvic pain, and even anemia. The MyoSure procedure is able to offer relief from these excruciating symptoms while leaving the patient’s uterus completely intact!

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Preventing Breast Cancer in Your Everyday Life

Category: Breast Cancer

Do you wake up every morning thinking about preventing breast cancer in your everyday life? We seriously doubt it, but if you are someone with a higher risk for breast cancer due to your family or your age, maybe you should consider paying more attention to preventative strategies. There are some simple and specific changes you can make to help lower your risk for breast cancer. 

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12 Potential Causes of Your Uterine Pain

There are a number of reasons pelvic or uterine pain bothers a woman. Among the 12 potential causes of your uterine pain, some are more worrisome than others.

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7 Conditions That Can Cause Sporadic Spotting Between Periods

Category: Gynecology

Noticing a few spots of blood between periods can be worrisome, and although women may see spots in their underwear or on toilet tissue, there are usually benign reasons for these occurrences. Here are seven conditions that can cause sporadic spotting between periods in addition to when you should be concerned enough to seek medical advice.

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New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines You Should Know

Category: Breast Cancer

If you have been confused in the past by changes in breast cancer screening guidelines, buckle up! Recently, more changes have been passed down as guidelines, so it’s important to make sure you’re knowledgeable. 

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Essential Endometriosis Facts That Every Woman Needs to Know

Category: Gynecology

Endometriosis is an enigmatic condition that affects approximately 10% of American women during their reproductive years.

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Why Regular Pap Smears Are So Important to Your Health

Pap smears, also known as Pap tests, help to identify suspicious cells in your cervix that could signal a precancerous condition.

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Essential Facts About STDs That Everyone Should Know

No one enjoys discussing STDs, but if you are an adult having sex, or you are a parent, it would be wise to learn some essential facts about STDs that everyone should know.

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