18 06, 2014

Battle Back Against Vaginal Dryness

By |2018-05-11T08:37:45-05:00June 18th, 2014|Women's Health|0 Comments

Vaginal dryness is an extremely common condition that can affect women of any age but most commonly targets old women–those who are postmenopausal (have stopped having periods). Many women shy away from discussing the topic with their doctor, but diagnosing and treating the condition is simple. […]

28 05, 2014

Exercise Shows Benefit in Reducing Risk for Type 2 Diabetes after Gestational

By |2018-05-11T08:37:46-05:00May 28th, 2014|Pregnancy, Women's Health|0 Comments

Women who develop gestational diabetes have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life. In fact, about 1/3 of women who develop diabetes during pregnancy will go on to develop the condition again–but you may be able to cut your risk. Before we dive in to all the nitty gritty, let’s take [...]

5 03, 2014

Is the HPV Vaccine Right for You?

By |2018-05-11T08:37:50-05:00March 5th, 2014|General Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

The human papilloma virus (also known as HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease that causes genital warts and almost all cases of cervical cancer, says the National Cancer Institute. HPV is not curable and symptoms may take up to ten years to develop after contact with an infected partner–making it all that more difficult to [...]

7 02, 2014

Are Womb Transplants the Fertility Future?

By |2018-05-11T08:37:51-05:00February 7th, 2014|Pregnancy, Women's Health|0 Comments

It may sound like something from a science fiction film, but more and more women are turning to a new and still preliminary option for preserving fertility—womb transplants. As in, a transplanted uterus. Performed mostly in Europe, the procedure is making news after nine women in Sweden  received donor wombs to try to become pregnant. [...]