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Surviving Hot Flashes

Category: Gynecology

surviving hot flashesMenopause does come with some benefits, including the freedom of not having to deal with menstruation once a month. However, it also causes negative symptoms; the most common of which being hot flashes. Hot flashes are a hormonal condition that causes women to feel overwhelming heat in their face, neck and chest. These simple remedies can help you find relief from hot flashes.

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Surprising Facts about HPV

Category: Gynecology

HPV ScreeningMost sexually active adults have been exposed to HPV. However, how much do you really know about human papillomavirus? Here are a few surprising facts about HPV so you are better informed:

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5 Rules of Safe Pregnancy Exercise

Category: Pregnancy

Pregnant woman holding dumbbellsExercising during pregnancy offers a variety of benefits, including preparing you physically for child birth and increasing your endorphins. Though it is safe to exercise during pregnancy, there are a few things to keep in mind before starting an exercise plan.

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Best Foods To Eat During Pregnancy

Category: Pregnancy

pregnant woman and refrigerator with health foodEating for two can be stressful. It’s important to know what foods give you the most nutrients so your baby can grow at a healthy rate. Pick and choose some of these foods for a nutritional boost during pregnancy.

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High Risk Pregnancy Care

Category: Pregnancy

pregnant womanPerinatology is a subspecialty of obstetrics that is concerned with the care of the fetus during high-risk pregnancies. Women who are a higher risk of developing problems or complications during pregnancy are often sent to a perinatologist to ensure the pregnancy is as healthy as possible.

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Category: Gynecology

cervical cancer ribbonCervical Health Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise awareness about women protecting themselves from HPV and cervical cancer. Here are just a few facts about cervical health that you might not be aware of:

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Pregnancy and the Flu

Category: Pregnancy

in der apothekeAccording to the CDC, this flu season has hit the United States harder than in recent years. Because pregnancy can increase the length of infection and can lead to more complications, such as pneumonia, it’s important to know how to prevent the flu during pregnancy.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Pregnant Women

Category: Pregnancy

xmas bulb red happy holidaysThe holidays are an exciting time; and they’re even more exciting when you’re expecting! Here are some great holiday gift ideas for pregnant women.

1. Nook Body Pillow

The gift of a great night’s sleep is high on every pregnant woman’s list. The Nook Body Pillow is filled with memory foam and has a stain-resistant pebble cover, making it the perfect gift for an expectant mother.

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Question to Ask Your Doctor about Robotic Surgery

Category: Gynecology

Doctor showing patient test resultsSurgical procedures have come a long way. Today surgery can be done with much more precision. Through robotic surgery, surgeons are now able to reach the minutest areas and increase their visual field. Through robotic arms, the surgery itself is clean and precise. Before you undergo robotic surgery, you should always ask your doctor questions.

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The Facts about Gestational Diabetes

Category: Pregnancy

schwangere frau isst süße donutsAmerican Diabetes Month takes place every November. Gestational diabetes affects more than 18 percent of pregnant women throughout the country. Though in most cases the condition is only temporary, it’s important to stay informed about the risk factors and life changes that need to happen if you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes.

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