Physical Findings for Endometriosis

The most common areas affected by endometriosis are easily reached by physicians during examination of the pelvis or abdomen. During these examinations, sometimes the pain being experienced by a patient can be reproduced. (more…)

July 4th, 2012 - Posted in Women's Health | | Comments Off

Menopause: Medications

Hormone therapy during and after menopause can involve:
The use of estrogen only (estrogen replacement therapy or ERT). This is also called unopposed estrogen therapy.
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March 11th, 2012 - Posted in Women's Health | | Comments Off

Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is no time to start running marathons if you’ve never done it before. But there are plenty of things you can do to stay in shape during your pregnancy, even if you’re not already a world-class athlete.

Before starting any exercise program, talk to your midwife or physician to make sure it’s safe for you to begin. (more…)

January 27th, 2012 - Posted in Women's Health | | Comments Off

Paget’s Carcinoma

Q.A family member was recently diagnosed with Paget’s carcinoma of the breast. It was found in the nipple. It started with a dry scab on the nipple in 1994 and never showed up on sonogram or mammogram. (more…)

November 25th, 2011 - Posted in Women's Health | | Comments Off

What do Mens Undies say About Them?

NetGirl brings you a must-know report on the underwaer men wear and why.

Baggy Cotton Boxers

Why? Because your aunt bought you them for Christmas. You don’t feel restricted in them and besides, you like Bart Simpson and Donald Duck.
What she thinks A bit of a joker mummy’s boy. He’ll be laughing all the way through the passion and would rather be out with his mates getting drunk. (more…)

October 25th, 2011 - Posted in Women's Health | | Comments Off

Healthy Relationships: Seven Sweeping Suggestions Before You Take the Plunge! Part 2

Friends

Does this new sweetie like your friends? Do you like his? You’ve probably known your friends a lot longer than you’ve known this particular “new love.” If he does not like your friends, it could limit your contact with them. Is that a problem? Another scenario might be that she would rather spend more time with her friends than with you. These are all thoughts to take into consideration.

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October 5th, 2011 - Posted in Women's Health | | Comments Off

Healthy Relationships: Seven Sweeping Suggestions Before You Take the Plunge! Part 1

There are many types of relationships in the world, but the one most basic to the human experience, the one that guarantees the stability of a community, the one that is the most meaningful and personal of all relationships, is the marital relationship.

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October 5th, 2011 - Posted in Women's Health | | Comments Off

Finding Out

How do you know if you’re carrying more than one baby? There are sometimes many, sometimes very few, indications that a mother-to-be is carrying twins. With increased medical technology, incidences of shocked parents and providers in the delivery room are decreasing, but this still happens on occasion. To prevent this surprise, expectant parents and their doctors should be on the lookout for signs of a multiple pregnancy.

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July 29th, 2011 - Posted in Women's Health | | Comments Off