Posts Tagged: women’s health

Ways to prevent birth defects

Finding out that you’re pregnant is an exciting time, and you are probably making many efforts to make sure that the baby is as healthy as possible. While not all birth defects can be prevented, there are ways women can increase their chances of having a healthy baby and developing healthy lifestyle habits too. According…
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Importance of well-woman checkups

As women, we know the importance of eating healthy, exercising, and general health exams. However, some women neglect to get their annual well-woman exam. While getting a well-woman checkup may not be at the top of your to-do list, making sure that you are continuing with your annual well-woman exam is important to maintain good…
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Understanding chronic pelvic pain

“Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind then even death.”-Albert Schweiter, 1931. During their lifetime, 15-20% of women experience chronic pelvic pain at least once. Most of these women see at least five health care providers and suffer for up to 4-7 years before a diagnosis is made. Chronic pelvic pain (pain in the…
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Tips for preventing birth defects

It’s estimated that birth defects occur in about 1 out of every 33 infants – the good news is that some of these are preventable. Expectant mothers can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by managing existing health conditions, adopting healthier lifestyle choices, and making regular visits to a health care provider before…
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