25 04, 2019

How early can I take a pregnancy test?

By |2019-04-25T15:40:17-04:00April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How early you are able to take a pregnancy test will depend on the type of test that you use. All pregnancy tests measure the amount of the pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) in your body. This hormone is produced when the egg is fertilized and attaches to the [...]

3 09, 2015

How to Manage an Overactive Bladder

By |2018-05-11T08:37:29-04:00September 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Overactive bladder (OAR) is a condition that affects the bladder-storage function which causes a sudden urge to urinate which may be difficult to control and result in the involuntary loss of urine. This is also known as incontinence. You may also be experiencing overactive bladder if you urinate frequently, 8 or more times a day, [...]

21 07, 2015

How to cope with hot flashes

By |2018-05-11T08:37:30-04:00July 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hot flashes are a common symptom of menopause and can be present for a short or extended period of time. Hot flashes can feel like a quick feeling of heat, coupled with a red flushed face and sweating. They are caused when blood vessels near the surface of the skin dilate to cool off. Hot [...]

4 04, 2014

Get wise about sleep apnea

By |2018-05-11T08:37:49-04:00April 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA for short) affects 18 million Americans, and you could be one of them. Chances are you sleep next to someone with sleep apnea. They may be loud snorers, or they may stop breathing for a period of time. You are always trying to roll them over, prop them up, or give [...]

9 09, 2013

Emergency Contraception Sold Over the Counter

By |2018-05-11T08:37:52-04:00September 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

At the center of decades of women’s health debate sits emergency contraception. Also known as ECPs, Plan B, and the “morning after” pill, ECPs were released for over the counter use by women over age 17 in April of this year. Sparking a firestorm of back and forth, the U.S. government, the FDA and the [...]

16 08, 2013

Do more than work with a work wellness program

By |2018-05-11T08:37:53-04:00August 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worksite wellness is all the rage these days, and you may have already been exposed to one. Worksite wellness (also called corporate wellness) is your employer's way of getting you healthy and saving money for the company. It may feel like it's a bit manipulative, but can you blame your boss? They want you to [...]

22 07, 2013

Fight Stress with a Healthy Diet

By |2018-05-11T08:37:54-04:00July 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Everyone has stress in some form.  Most every day pressures may even be good for us by motivating activity or behaviors that stimulate our minds, and encourage us to get up and get going.  Other types of stress—the kind that bombards your thoughts, makes you sweat, or even sends you out back for a smoke [...]