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What NOT to Eat When You’re Expecting

By Womens Health Medical Group
December 15, 2016

If you’re eating for two, you already know that maintaining a healthy diet is important.  But when it comes to eating while you’re pregnant, it’s also important to know which foods to avoid – foods that contain bacteria and chemicals that can be harmful to you and baby. But how do you know what you ... read more


Feeling Too Amped? It Could Be Your Thyroid

By Womens Health Medical Group
November 15, 2016

At the Women’s Health Medical Group thyroid screening is one of the typical screenings we do to check that the thyroid is functioning normally. This is important because the hormones released by the thyroid control energy level, menstrual regularity, temperature control, weight gain/loss, heart rate, breathing, and bowel function, among other things. Too much thyroid ... read more


Dealing with PMS

By Womens Health Medical Group
October 15, 2016

Here’s a good one. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology defines premenstrual syndrome as “The cyclic occurrence of symptoms that are sufficiently severe to interfere with some aspects of life, and that appear consistent and predictable relationship to the menses (menstrual period).” To which you just said, “Duh.” The period before your period, with ... read more


Protecting Against HPV

By Womens Health Medical Group
September 15, 2016

At the Women’s Health Medical Group, we view prevention as every bit as important as treatment. This is especially true when it comes to the human papillomavirus (HPV). There are more than 40 different kinds of HPV that can infect the genitalia, mouth, and throats of both men and women. We offer three different vaccines ... read more


Overcoming Infertility with Intrauterine Insemination

By Womens Health Medical Group
August 15, 2016

At the Women’s Health Group, when our patients are not having success getting pregnant, one of our first, and easiest, treatment approaches is intrauterine insemination. Commonly known as artificial insemination, the goal is to help the sperm reach the fallopian tube and fertilize the egg. It is a less invasive and less expensive option when ... read more


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

By Womens Health Medical Group
July 15, 2016

For many women, it seems our hormones are often out of balance. Uh, PMS anyone? But the reality is that this isn’t the case. Levels may rise and fall, but they are as they should be. When a woman’s hormones are actually out of balance that can be a real problem. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) ... read more


Helping Nature Along — Ovulation Induction

By Womens Health Medical Group
June 15, 2016

As part of our infertility services at Women’s Health Medical Group, we offer ovulation induction. Ovulation induction basically is a method to help your ovaries produce multiple eggs during each menstrual cycle. What is ovulation induction? Ovulation induction commonly uses fertility drugs (we use Clomid) to stimulate the follicles in the ovaries to produce multiple ... read more


Gestational Diabetes: What You Need to Know

By Womens Health Medical Group
May 15, 2016

Gestational diabetes is a condition that develops in pregnant women, usually during the second trimester. It and occurs when your pancreas does not make enough insulin to keep your blood sugar stable. The good news is, if it’s treated and managed well during pregnancy, gestational diabetes goes away once your baby is born. If you’re ... read more


Gestational Diabetes

By Womens Health Medical Group
April 15, 2016

If you have elevated blood sugar levels when you are pregnant, but don’t have a history of that, then you have gestational diabetes. In most women, their levels return to normal after delivery, but the condition merits attention. High blood sugar can make your baby grow too large, which obviously will create issues at delivery. ... read more


How to Stay Sane While You’re On Bed Rest

By Womens Health Medical Group
April 15, 2016

Experiencing a high-risk pregnancy can be stressful and worrisome. But although the term “high risk” may sound scary, it’s just a way for your doctor to ensure you’re getting the extra attention you need to detect and address any problems early on.  A high-risk pregnancy often entails bed rest, which is essential in making sure ... read more


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