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Healthy Aging Tips for Women

Staying healthy and feeling your best are important for women of all ages, no matter how many laugh lines or wrinkles you have. As we age, we experience major life changes at a faster rate than we did in our youth. Among them are things like retirement, children leaving home, loss of loved ones, and … Continued

What Is Endometriosis: Facts You Should Know

Endometriosis affects more than 176 million women worldwide, and in ways you may not even expect. What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is considered a reproductive disease that can impact the ovaries, uterus and fallopian tubes. It occurs when the tissue that makes up the uterine lining (the lining of the womb) grows outside the uterus and is found … Continued

What is Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment?

If you have muscle pain or tightness, migraines or carpal tunnel, the whole-body approach of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) could bring you relief. Doctors trained to perform OMT are Doctors of Osteopathy (DO) and address pain through the body’s network of joints, muscles, nerves and tissues. The goal is to help your body heal itself … Continued

D&C: Dilation and Curettage

So many parents-to-be dream of starting a family, but for one reason or another, struggle to become pregnant. Thankfully, for instances in which uterine or cervical issues are interfering with your ability to conceive, there are solutions such as dilation and curettage (D&C). This surgical procedure is performed to remove tissue from inside your uterus. … Continued

What Is An Ectopic Pregnancy?

Approximately 1 in 40 pregnancies are ectopic, which means the pregnancy is occurring outside the womb, usually inside one of the fallopian tubes. When this occurs, it can be extremely dangerous for the mother because she may experience life-threatening internal bleeding. Unfortunately, ectopic pregnancies cannot be carried to full term.What are the risk factors for … Continued

What Is a Hysteroscopy?

A hysteroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that allows your doctor to look inside your uterus. It is commonly used to diagnose and treat the causes of abnormal bleeding. Women who have periods that are longer or heavier than normal, or those that have unexplained bleeding between periods are most likely to undergo a hysteroscopy … Continued

How Soon Can I Take a Pregnancy Test?

If you’ve been trying to conceive, then you understand all too well the anxiety and anticipation of the very long two-week wait. This is the period of time between your pregnancy attempt and the day you receive your pregnancy results—whether from a natural try at home or a medically-assisted attempt at a fertility center.Most over-the-counter … Continued