Category: Medical

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Prevention is simple and effective. In light of National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, it is important to recognize the relationship between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer. Almost all cervical cancer cases are linked to infection with high-risk HPV, the most commonly transmitted STI. People with HPV almost never develop symptoms; however, they…

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Restore Your Libido with the O-Shot®

Restore Your Libido with the O-Shot®

Yes, the “O” stands for orgasm, here’s why. The O-Shot® is an ingeniously simple solution to an impressive range of vaginal health issues including, but not limited to, difficulty reaching orgasm, low libido (decreased desire), vaginal dryness, and painful intercourse as well as urinary leakage and lichen sclerosus. Many of these conditions are not uncommon,…

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How do you know if you have a weak pelvic floor?

How do you know if you have a weak pelvic floor?

Do you feel like you have to cross your legs when you sneeze or have to run to the bathroom in the middle of your gym workout? As we age, our bodies change due to childbirth, surgery, illness, trauma and menopause which can leave you with weakened pelvic floor muscles. If you suffer from these…

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Pregnancy and the coronavirus (COVID-19): Symptoms, social distancing, and staying calm

Pregnancy and the coronavirus (COVID-19): Symptoms, social distancing, and staying calm

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is now in every state in the United States. So far, the CDC reports that there’s no evidence that pregnant women are at greater risk for the virus than the general public. But according to the American Academy of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), they should still be considered an at-risk group for the virus. There’s also…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnant women

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnant women

There are many unknowns about the new coronavirus, including whether pregnant women who catch the virus can pass it to their unborn child.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections: What to Know

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections: What to Know

Have you see our Facebook post about spa services using PRP? Are you thinking “Oh great another medical acronym, now what does this stand for”? PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma, which is a substance that’s thought to promote healing when injected. Plasma is the liquid part of your blood that’s mostly made of water and…

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New Year, New You! Say ‘So Long’ to Acne Scars

New Year, New You! Say ‘So Long’ to Acne Scars

As we are close to ending the second month of 2020, is the new year going as you expected?  Do you feel you are showing the best version of you? Well research tells us that most people will have fizzled out on their New Year’s resolutions by mid-February, but you don’t have to be one….

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What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Are you having difficulty with conceiving? Do you have irregular or no menstrual periods? Have you noticed increased facial hair and/or acne? Did recent lab work show increased blood glucose, high cholesterol, and high triglycerides? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may have a medical condition known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome…

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What you should know about Mammograms

What you should know about Mammograms

Mammograms are critical in diagnosing breast cancer early. According to breastcancer.org, finding breast cancer early reduces your risk of dying from the disease by 25-30% or more. When breast cancer is found early, it reduces your chances of having a breast removed (mastectomy). The American Cancer Society @cancer.org recommends: Women ages 40 to 44 should have…

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Managing Acute Pyelonephritis During Pregnancy, It’s More Than A UTI.

Managing Acute Pyelonephritis During Pregnancy, It’s More Than A UTI.

Acute pyelonephritis is an infection of the kidneys that occurs in 1-2% of pregnant women. Usually, it starts as a urinary tract infection (UTI) that travels to the kidneys. The most common bacteria that causes acute pyelonephritis in pregnancy is E. coli. Symptoms of acute pyelonephritis include fever, chills, flank pain, urinary urgency and frequency,…

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