I have a “What” in my “Where”?

I have a “What” in my “Where”?

A Simple Guide to understanding OB/GYN terminology

It is not very difficult to leave the doctor’s office confused. Perhaps there were some questions you forgot to ask or more commonly, you had some trouble understanding the terminology used to explain your own health status to you.

Research suggests that the minimum time women should commit to moderate intensity exercise is 150 minutes a week which breaks down to 30 minutes five times a week or 20 minutes everyday.

Take Charge of your Health!

We live in a culture that views exercise as a chore and eating “healthy” as a burden. Meanwhile, taking these actions and transforming them into habits could be the difference between health and disease, life and death.

Urinary Tract Infections, also known as UTI’s, are considered to be the most common infection,

Another UTI?

Urinary Tract Infections, also known as UTI’s, are considered to be the most common infection, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, and are responsible for millions of doctor visits each year.

Vaginal Health: Do’s and Don’ts

Vaginal Health: Do’s and Don’ts

In this series we will explore multiple feminine health practices/beliefs/products and utilize the doctor’s knowledge as well as trustworthy sources to help you navigate the right path towards good vaginal health.

Not all insurances take part in open enrollment or may have different periods of open enrollment.

Open Enrollment: What you need to know

At the end of each year, there is a period of time in which you can sign up for health insurance in which the health insurance company must insure you. Not all insurances take part in open enrollment or may have different periods of open enrollment. For example, Medicare open enrollment starts October 15th and closes the 7th of December every year.

The Power of the Period

The Power of the Period

I know I’m not the only one who has been met with faces of disgust when someone finds out I’m on my period or the only woman who has hesitantly and warily whispered around to my female colleagues in search of a pad or tampon if, god forbid, I forgot to pack my own. I’m definitely not alone in getting hit with the “are you on your period?” after an expression of anger or frustration.

Why screen for PMAD?

Why screen for PMAD?

PMAD is the #1 medical complication of childbearing. The term PMAD (Perinatal mood and Anxiety Disorders) has replaced the narrow definition of PPD. This is essentially an umbrella term that can include depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder and even psychosis.

Although preeclampsia is a very serious and complex condition, most women recover and deliver healthy babies with the aid of quality care.

Preeclampsia Awareness Month!

May marks the start of Preeclampsia Awareness Month which maintains the purpose of informing and educating patients to reduce the incidence of complications associated with Preeclampsia, which in worst case scenarios can be fatal.