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1 02, 2016

Valentines and My Achy Breaky Heart

February 1st, 2016|Health, Featured Blog Entries|Comments Off on Valentines and My Achy Breaky Heart

February is the month of love, Valentines and ....Heart Disease Awareness Month. Not so romantic when we consider that heart disease is the Number 1 cause of death for women in the United States! That's right.  It's not breast cancer, uterine cancer, cervical cancer, but heart disease that will do us in. What are the risk [...]

29 01, 2016

Confinement and Exercise

January 29th, 2016|SUMMER-Obstetrics & Gynecology, Featured Blog Entries|Comments Off on Confinement and Exercise

  It's interesting to reflect how attitudes about pregnancy have changed. When you come to our office and are given an EDC or "due date', EDC is actually short for Estimated Date of Confinement.  There was a time when pregnancy was thought to be such a fragile state that a woman should be "confined" to [...]

29 03, 2013

Celiac Disease and Women

March 29th, 2013|SPRING - Adolescent Gynecology, SUMMER-Obstetrics & Gynecology, FALL - Perimenopausal, WINTER - Postmenopausal Years, Health, Featured Blog Entries|Comments Off on Celiac Disease and Women

Celiac disease or celiac sprue is a disease that was identified as early as 2nd century AD in present-day Turkey and the cause was unexplained until a Dutch pediatrician recognized an association between eating bread and cereals and relapsing diarrhea in his young patients during World War 2. Celiac disease causes malabsorption of the intestines which [...]

19 03, 2013

The Creaky Pelvis in Pregnancy

March 19th, 2013|SUMMER-Obstetrics & Gynecology, Featured Blog Entries|Comments Off on The Creaky Pelvis in Pregnancy

Hi everyone! One of the most common complaints we get from our pregnant patients is low back and pelvic pain. There are many reasons for this and they are related to pregnancy itself. As we gain weight, the spine curves, allowing the  center of gravity to remain over the legs so we don't topple over.  This curvature [...]