• Optimizing Fertility; Facts and Myths

  • Zika: What You Need to Know

  • Metabolism: Truths and Myths

  • Hysterectomy ≠ Menopause

  • Female Hormone Lesson

  • Urinary Incontinence

Well Woman Blog

Optimizing Fertility; Facts and Myths

Becoming pregnant is a big choice to make, and once you’ve made it, the last thing you want is to frustratingly try without succeeding for several months on end

Oct 17th, 2017
Metabolism: Truths and Myths

This week, I want to debunk several common myths about metabolism so that with better understanding, we can stick to a path of stable weight maintenance, without all of the latest fads tossed in.

Jun 2nd, 2016
Hysterectomy ≠ Menopause

This week, I want to take the time to clear up and explain a misconception women frequently have with a common operation, the hysterectomy.

May 1st, 2016
Female Hormone Lesson

This week we are arming you with the knowledge of your very own body and its reproductive hormones. Welcome to Female Hormones 101.

Mar 1st, 2016
Urinary Incontinence

This week, we’ll discuss all about the different types of incontinence, their treatments, and what you can do at home to help prevent incontinence.

Dec 14th, 2015
Danger from the Fallopian Tubes

Each year, 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, the 5th deadliest cancer in American women; but, did you know that your ovaries may not be the true source of this cancer?

Dec 6th, 2015
Differentiating Bumps

This week, we’ll cover these different types of bumps, what their cause is, how to treat them and prevent them if possible.

Nov 14th, 2015
When Intercourse is Painful

This week, I hope to bring awareness to this common issue, discuss the many potential causes, talk about methods of prevention, ways to treat/overcome dyspareunia at home and at the office.

Nov 11th, 2015
Urinary Tract Infections

This week we will cover this common female problem, how it’s treated, and what you can do at home to prevent them.

Oct 8th, 2015
Osteoporosis - Bone Disease

Every three seconds, a fracture occurs due to osteoporosis. That means by the time you finish these two sentences, about three osteoporotic fractures will have occurred in the world.

Oct 2nd, 2015
When to Pap

Why I recommend an annual pap, why the recommendations are for much longer, and in what instances pap smears should be conducted more or less frequently.

Aug 26th, 2015
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

In this blog, I hope to educate about hormone imbalance as the true underlying issue of PCOS, the dangers of incompletely addressing this diagnosis, and methods for treatment.

Aug 22nd, 2015
The Menopause Belly

Earlier this week a new term was brought to me by a patient: menopause belly. Is it real?

Jul 22nd, 2015
BRCA - Born At Risk

If you've followed any pop-media lately, you may have heard the acronym "BRCA". So what does that exactly mean?

Jun 10th, 2015
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