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Here are the Effects Breastfeeding Has For Child and Mother

2019-08-23T15:45:07-06:00Women's Health and OB/GYN, Your Health Articles|

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month Research shows that breastfeeding is one of the healthiest things a mother can do for her baby, and it also lowers the risk of ovarian and breast cancers for mothers, as well as type 2 diabetes. Breast milk is called “liquid gold” for good reason. It provides babies [...]

Regular Check-ups, Exercise Increase Chance of Breast Cancer Survival

2017-07-20T11:35:26-06:00Women's Health and OB/GYN|

Getting diagnosed with breast cancer—any cancer—is scary. It’s hard to avoid thoughts of ‘what if,’ especially when there is a lag between diagnostic appointments or procedures. Yet breast cancer is survivable for many, and getting regular check ups increases those odds tremendously. Early detection often means early stage—and early stage means treatable. “I like to [...]

3D Mammography

2017-07-20T11:30:36-06:00Women's Health and OB/GYN|

When you receive a mammogram, you want to know that your results provide the clearest picture possible. No one wants to get the call that you need to go in for a second look--even if most callbacks do not result in cancer. 3D technology has many advantages over its standard counterparts. The speed and image [...]

Options for Breast Cancer Surgery

2017-07-20T11:28:40-06:00Women's Health and OB/GYN|

Most of us know someone who has been through breast cancer treatment. What you might not know is that your sister’s or best friend’s treatment choices were unique to each of them. With breast cancer, there isn’t one clear option. “When it comes to breast cancer surgery we tailor to each individual’s circumstances,” says a [...]

How to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

2017-07-20T11:26:41-06:00Women's Health and OB/GYN|

Ovarian cancer is one of those sneaky cancers—it doesn’t give a lot of signs that it’s around. That’s why annual check ups are so important for women. “Ovarian cancer is typically diagnosed by finding a mass during a physical pelvic exam. Sometimes women come in with pelvic pain, a change in bowel habits or a [...]

Uro-What? Urodynamics and Incontinence

2017-07-19T16:47:52-06:00Women's Health and OB/GYN|

Unless you or someone you know has urinary incontinence, you’ve probably never heard of the term urodynamics. It’s a common phrase used by urologists and gynecologists alike. Urodynamics simply refers to a series of tests that assess how well a person’s bladder and urethra are working. “I perform multichannel urodynamic tests to determine exactly what [...]