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Bladder Health


The urinary bladder is a sac composed of muscle that is responsible for housing urine before it exits the body. The bladder is about the size of a pear when empty and sits behind the pubic bone. Normal bladder capacity is about 400-600 ml.

Bladder Health2019-11-02T06:52:08+00:00

Lichen Sclerosus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment


Itching down below isn’t always yeast. Vulvar itching is one of the main symptoms of lichen sclerosus. Lichen sclerosus (LSA) is a skin condition that affects the genital and anal areas but can occur on the upper body, breasts, and upper arms. This disorder is more common in women, most times occurring after menopause. It can occur as early as childhood, however.

Lichen Sclerosus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment2019-08-06T20:48:48+00:00

The ABC’s of Hepatitis


Hepatitis is a virus. I will speak specifically about Hepatitis A, B, and C. The symptoms can include abdominal pain, fever, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, joint pain, jaundice, and gray-colored stools.

The ABC’s of Hepatitis2019-07-10T17:28:20+00:00

The Mind-Body Connection


We know there is a very strong mind-body connection. Many things that are good for the heart and body are also very good for the brain. Here is a list of practices that can keep your brain in tip tops shape.

The Mind-Body Connection2019-06-03T20:50:51+00:00

Skin Cancer Prevention


Everyone is at risk of skin cancer – regardless of age, gender or race. Your skin needs protectionfrom the sun in order to reduce your risk of skin cancer. Most cases of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, are attributable to UV exposure.

Skin Cancer Prevention2019-05-10T19:39:58+00:00

STD Awareness Month


April is STD awareness month. What are STD’s? They are infections that are transmitted through sexual acts. Most people don’t realize that this includes oral sex. There are ways to prevent the spread of STD’s during oral sex.

STD Awareness Month2019-04-24T19:35:45+00:00

Heart Health


The leading cause of death for men and women in the United States is heart disease. Heart disease accounts for 1 in 4 deaths annually. If you are interested in discussing your risk for heart disease then schedule an appointment or mention it at your next annual.

Heart Health2019-04-24T19:37:43+00:00
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