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12 01, 2016

Preeclampsia

By | January 12th, 2016|Pregnancy, Women's Health|Comments Off on Preeclampsia

A common and dangerous pregnancy condition Preeclampsia is a unique medical condition connected to pregnancy, which affects both the mother and child. It is characterized by the elevation of the mother’s blood pressure after the 20th week of pregnancy, and by the presence of excessive protein in her urine. The Preeclampsia Foundation estimates that this [...]

8 06, 2015

The Value of Being a Small Independent Physician

By | June 8th, 2015|Giving Birth, OB/GYN, Pregnancy, Women's Health|1 Comment

Big Vs. Small In a day and age where the corner grocery store and the small business entities are going out of style, most physicians are also joining forces with very large hospital corporations in ever increasing numbers. Despite this trend, there are still very many real and distinct advantages to seeing an independent practitioner [...]

11 12, 2014

The Best Gifts For Pregnant Women

By | December 11th, 2014|Women's Health|Comments Off on The Best Gifts For Pregnant Women

Being a parent is the hardest job in the world, especially if a woman is just about to become a mother. Giving birth is one of the hardest things a woman can do in her life, and the days leading up to it are absolute hell. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" [...]

2 12, 2014

The OB/GYN Top 5 List

By | December 2nd, 2014|OB/GYN, Women's Health|Comments Off on The OB/GYN Top 5 List

The Choosing Wisely and Strong Start campaigns In 2011 the American Board of Internal Medicine and Consumer Reports started an initiative entitled “Choosing Wisely.” It grew out of of an article published by Dr. Howard Brody on “Medicine’s Ethical Responsibility for Healthcare Reform – The Top Five List.” He suggested that each medical specialty carefully [...]

1 12, 2014

Urinary Incontinence: New Options For An Embarrassing Problem

By | December 1st, 2014|Women's Health|Comments Off on Urinary Incontinence: New Options For An Embarrassing Problem

Urinary incontinence, or the involuntary loss of urine, is an extremely common condition affecting nearly 1/3 of all women of childbearing age and nearly 1/2 of all women beyond the age of menopause. In fact more sanitary pads are used for urinary incontinence than for menstrual bleeding! Not only does this create embarrassing and problematic [...]

10 11, 2014

The Social Learning Theory

By | November 10th, 2014|Women's Health|Comments Off on The Social Learning Theory

It’s important to understand your children and how their minds work and what they’re going through in order to help them better behave and develop. Children learn to behave morally largely through modeling, or observing and imitating people Moral response –> praise (reinforcement) Consistent exposure to caring adults internalizes “pro-social” rules Follows rules whether or [...]

10 11, 2014

Essential Dietary Guidelines for Menopausal Women

By | November 10th, 2014|Women's Health|Comments Off on Essential Dietary Guidelines for Menopausal Women

Menopause changes a lot of things in a woman’s body. From a medical perspective, some of these effects are irreversible and inevitable. But that doesn’t mean you can’t alleviate or prevent these conditions that might surface during your menopausal stage. With proper diet, it’s possible to counter these illnesses and complications. Follow these guidelines to [...]