Gynecology, Health, and Wellness
In my 12 plus years of caring for women, I have heard every excuse in the book for not exercising…. “I don’t have time”, “I have kids”, “I can’t afford a gym”, “I don’t know where to start”, etc. Weight is a concern for many of my patients. Excess weight also increases risk for heart disease, diabetes and cancer. I am a firm believer in healthy diet and exercise, both to lose weight and to maintain a healthy weight.
Melanoma is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the United States and the deadliest form of skin cancer. Rates of melanoma are rising rapidly, especially in younger people. In fact, cases of melanoma have tripled in the last 30 years, at a time when cancer rates for other common cancers have declined.
By “Vaginal Kung Fu” Allure and their experts mean hoisting rocks with pelvic floor muscles. That does sound less sexy, doesn’t it? I am using Kung Fu in the title for this post, even though it pains me more than slightly, so this piece appears in searches as this technique is unnecessary and potentially harmful.
Drinking above these guidelines can increase the risk for motor vehicle crashes, weight gain, insomnia, high blood pressure, stroke, violence, suicide, and certain types of cancer.
Epidemiological study cohorts have shown a gradual increase in the worldwide incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Based on the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014, 29 million people in the U.S. have diabetes aged 20 years or older (12.3% of the adult population), and 1 in 4 do not know it.
This year in the United States, more than 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed, and approximately 14,000 women will die of the disease.3 About one in 75 women will get a diagnosis [...]
Understanding the Cause of Weight Gain will Help You Conquer it According to Dr. Tran Tien, "The cause of many weight issues in a modern society is insulin dysfunction. A diet grossly disproportionate in its [...]
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Appetizer Mango Salsa Stuffed Eggs (Serves 4) 4 eggs, soft boiled and halved 1 cup kale, chopped 1/4 cup yellow bell peppers, minced 1/4 cup tomatoes, minced ¼ cup red onion, minced 2 Tbsp Ideal [...]
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Heart Month has arrived! It is time to raise awareness for cardiovascular health! To raise awareness and to keep you informed about recent developments in cardiovascular health, we’ve prepared for you an easy-to-follow info sheet!
The Acessa procedure is a new minimally-invasive,same-day (outpatient) therapy for fibroids. It uses a technology called radiofrequency ablation.Each fibroid is destroyed by applying energy through a small needle array. The surrounding normal uterine tissue is [...]
The bedroom has become a very unhappy place. According to medical experts, the libidos of both men and women are lackluster, at best. This depressing problem has many causes but if a recent survey held [...]
The Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David's North Austin Medical Center recently became one of the first facilities in the nation to perform a hysterectomy using a new single-site platform for robotic surgery. [...]
Notes from the Pelvic Floor Gym: As we age and our body parts start to “head south”, the first thing that some of us ladies notice is the aggravating, and often times embarrassing, loss of urine.