Category: Medical

Colorectal Cancer is very treatable when it is discovered early

Colorectal Cancer is very treatable when it is discovered early

I would just like to take a minute to remind everyone March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and in women. What is Colorectal Cancer? Colorectal cancer refers to cancer in the colon and/or rectum, or both. As the graphic below shows, the colon…

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Keep your heart healthy with knowledge and prevention

Keep your heart healthy with knowledge and prevention

February is American Heart Month, a reminder to take your cardiovascular health into your own hands, learn your risks, and build good habits to prevent cardiovascular diseases and heart failure. It is vital for all women, especially those with underlying health conditions, such as high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, and breast cancer, as well as all…

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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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