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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 Treatment

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


Understanding Ovarian Cysts

By editor
March 15, 2016

Ovarian cysts are not uncommon, although they sound scary. An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac that forms in the ovaries. Most are harmless, while some can be painful and need attention. What causes ovarian cysts to form? Ovarian cysts are particularly common during a woman’s childbearing years. Every month during ovulation the ovaries release ... read more


Sound Information on Ultrasound

By editor
February 15, 2016

Ultrasounds are nothing new. If you’ve been pregnant or have friends who have been, you’ve had one or at least have heard about ultrasounds. Often, the couple is set against finding out the sex of the baby, only to get a glimpse of something that gives it all away during the ultrasound. But do you ... read more


8 Signs Your Thyroid Isn’t Working Properly

By editor
January 15, 2016

The thyroid is a gland in your neck that secretes hormones to help cells and tissues function throughout the body. When your thyroid isn’t working right, it can result in health disorders. If the glad is overactive and produces excessive hormones, it’s called hyperthyroidism. Conversely, when the thyroid doesn’t produce enough hormones, it’s considered hypothyroidism. ... read more


Menopause 101 – Understanding the Signs and Symptoms

By editor
December 15, 2015

The symptoms that come with menopause can be challenging. While some women have few symptoms, other experience a number of changes. Here are some changes that may occur with menopause: Mood Changes You could experience fatigue, anxiety, irritability and crying spells around the time of menopause. Deep-breathing exercises, good nutrition and daily exercise may help ... read more


Chemicals in Your Home and Your Risk of Early Menopause

By editor
November 15, 2015

It certainly isn’t breaking news that some of the chemicals found in household products can put as risk for serious health problems. But while we tend to think of these chemicals as possible culprits in conditions like cancers, allergies, and asthma, you may not have considers that certain products may be adding to your risk ... read more


Endometriosis — What is it? What do you do about it?

By editor
October 15, 2015

For many women, endometriosis is a term they’ve heard, but don’t really know what it means. While the condition isn’t usually dangerous, it can cause a good deal of pain. And since we’re all about keeping our patients in the know at the Women’s Health Group, let’s give you some background on the condition. What ... read more


Why Uterine Fibroids Should Not be Neglected

By editor
September 15, 2015

Everyone has fibroids in their uterus – they are a natural part of your genetic blueprint and are a part of your body until you hit menopause. At this point, these fibroids start reducing in size. Uterine Fibroids become a problem when you face symptoms such as heavy menstrual bleeding, frequent urination, constipation, extended periods ... read more


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