Women’s Health

Questions You May Have About Menstruation

July 23, 2021

When it comes to menstruation you may have many questions or wonder if your experiences are considered “normal.” With that being said we will cover a couple of topics here. Plus, talk about both PMS and PMDD.  Do you know if you suffer from PMS or PMDD?  Also, if you have children, how should you […]

Ten Questions You May Be Too Embarrassed To Ask Your OB-GYN

July 2, 2021

We all know that going to the OB-GYN for a pelvic exam isn’t exactly something we look forward to.  It is however important to your overall health to visit your doctor for your annual exam. We get it, you find yourself Googling questions you may have related to your health.  It’s okay, we all do […]

Sexual Dysfunction Disorders

June 25, 2021

Have you been experiencing a lack of sexual desire or is sex painful for you? Then you may be dealing with a sexual dysfunction disorder.  You are not alone, sexual dysfunction disorders can occur at any stage of life. 43% of women and 31% of men report some degree of sexual dysfunction. What is sexual […]

National Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month

June 10, 2021

June is National Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month. CMV is the most common infectious cause of birth defects in the United States.  Most people have been infected with cytomegalovirus (CMV), but do not always experience any symptoms. Actually many adults in the U.S. have it in their body by the age of 40.  If a pregnant […]

National Cancer Survivors Day

May 29, 2021

This year we recognize National Cancer Survivors Day on June 6th. National Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration for those who have survived, and an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community. If you are or a loved one of yours has experienced cancer then […]

How to lose the “baby weight?”

May 21, 2021

You are a new mom, congratulations!  As you start to settle into a new routine with your little bundle of joy, you may start to wonder how to lose the “baby weight.”  First, try not to put too much pressure on yourself to lose weight immediately. Yes, it is important to return to a healthy […]

STD Awareness Week is April 11th-17th

April 9, 2021

STD Awareness Week is observed during the second full week in April.  It is used as an opportunity to raise awareness about sexually transmitted diseases and how they can impact our lives.  By creating this awareness we can help to reduce the stigma related to STDs and provide people with tools along with some resources […]

Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle

March 20, 2021

A woman’s body goes through a series of phases in order to get ready for a possible pregnancy.  That series of hormonal events is referred to as the menstrual cycle. An egg develops and gets released from the ovaries during each menstrual cycle.  There is a lining in the uterus that builds up and if […]

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

March 4, 2021

National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  National Nutrition Month was originally introduced as National Nutrition Week in 1973.  Consequently, because of the growing interest in nutrition, it became a month-long observance in 1980.  Generally, the second Wednesday of March is acknowledged as Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day.  […]

PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

February 10, 2021

What is PCOS? PCOS is a health problem that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the condition in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of androgens, also known as male sex hormones, that are usually present in women only in small amounts. The name polycystic ovary syndrome […]