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Nausea During Pregnancy: Ultimate Morning Sickness Survival Guide

Are you pregnant? Are you experiencing waves of nausea, or are wondering when you can expect morning sickness to begin? Nausea has garnered a reputation as the hallmark symptom of pregnancy, but it presents differently for every mother-to-be. While some … Continue reading

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Healthy Summer Eating Tips

Here are five incredible and simple tips for healthier eating this summer: Work more veggies into your diet. I like adding avocado to my sandwiches. Or the next time you’re cooking fish, meat, or poultry, try this: sauté some peppers, onion, garlic, … Continue reading

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Menopause – What You Need To Know

Menopause means the end of a woman’s fertility cycle. It is a natural process with hormonal and physiological changes. Knowing what to expect can make the transition simpler. Here are some important facts: 1. Menopause only fully happens 12 months … Continue reading

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Patient Education: Cervical Endometriosis

  Endometriosis is when cells similar to the cells of the uterus lining develop elsewhere in the body. These growths often form on the ovaries or fallopian tubes. How common is it? Endometriosis affects an estimated 6 to 10 percent … Continue reading

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2019 Health Resolutions For Women

If you’re looking for New Year’s health resolution ideas you can actually stick to, well, here are some that you can and should keep: 1. Make annual primary care appointments. A lot of women skip seeing their primary care doctor … Continue reading

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Holiday Season Health And Nutrition Tips For Women

Indulge Without Overindulging Relax – You won’t gain 10 pounds It’s a misconception that you’ll need to go up a pant size in January. The average person gains only about a pound during the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. … Continue reading

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Symptoms Of A Polyp Of The Cervix

A cervical polyp is a growth that develops on the cervix, which is the canal connecting the uterus to the vagina. Sperm must pass through this canal to fertilize an egg. Cervical polyps are tumors, but they are usually non-cancerous, … Continue reading

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Alcohol & Birth Control – What You Need To Know

Does alcohol reduce the effectiveness of the pill? Alcohol does not affect the functioning of the birth control pill. According to Planned Parenthood, the following forms of contraception will continue to work in the same way if a person drinks … Continue reading

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Causes Of Cramps & Discharge

Many women experience abdominal cramps and vaginal discharge. Pain low in the tummy and around the belly button is usually described as cramping. Some discharge from the vagina and cervix is usual. It varies in response to hormones produced as part of … Continue reading

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How Long After My Hysterectomy Should I Wait To Have Sex?

After having a hysterectomy many women worry about what their life will be like, including their sex life. Although everyone heals differently, a person may experience some common side effects after surgery that may initially affect sex. Given time to heal, … Continue reading

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