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A women’s health and wellness blog about gynecologic health and common gynecologic concerns and conditions such as sex, contraception, menstrual periods, hormones, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and PCOS. The latest women’s health research, breaking health news,  fascinating facts, curious gynecologic history, current therapies, our guy’s health, fitness, nutrition, weight management, and advanced medical testing discussed by a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist: Dr. Suzanne Trupin.

 

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It's snowing here and I'm making lists of what I have to do, maybe you are too. But on your list are you including cancer screening tests? Would you even know what test to ask for at your next visit?

CDC says that too few cancer screening tests are being done.

The cancer screening tests you need depend on a lot of factors,...

Generally we head off to the gyno on our own, but there are sometimes that you definitely want your guy to be part of the discussion.

1. Pregnancy planning, we want both partners to be healthy, and gynos are trained to consider male factor issues in conception and pregnancy.

2. If you have an STD, face it, you both need to...

December 29, 2018

Diabetes, prediabetes, and glucose intolerance all predispose women to significant complications to their health, thus you must try what you can to prevent.

Preventing complications of diabetes means that important screening tests should be monitored on a regular basis. 

Diabetes, through abnormal sugar metabolism contribu...

December 19, 2018

Growth hormone is powerful, critical for health, important for longevity, and not simple to boost. Supplements should always be monitored by a health care provider. Growth hormone may be a supplement you want but in fact it may have metabolic consequences that are not well worked out and some experts argue that this suppl...

December 9, 2018

Generally artificial insemination refers to planting semen in the reproductive tract without sex. The technique can be performed  with partner or 'husband' refereed to as "AIH" or donor sperm "AID".

AI has to be timed as any conception planning. Timing is everything in so much of what we do! Trying to get the sperm there...

November 21, 2018

Bone health is critically important, impacting so much else in our physiology like dental health, posture, digestion, and sex. We often confuse bone health with the health of the joints, which are related but not identical.

Some of what we know is based on the way you walk, run, or stand, in that way your trainer can help...

November 18, 2018

Men can father children at an older age than women can have a baby. So far, but maybe women will some day be able to last a long as a man in fertility years.

Men can do fatherhood longer in life because testicles' regenerate ' or more accurately continually are able to produce more sperm no matter how old a male gets. In...

November 6, 2018

In the 1920s it was thought that 'normal' fertility for couples was 100%. Whether it is labeled 'normal' or 'common' we now know that infertility is actually  present in about 10% of couples. and there are some simple fixes that can help couples conceive. Quitting smoking, both of you, is important.

1. Smoking is the least...

November 5, 2018

Breast size is mostly genetically determined, and these days perhaps more often than not, enhanced by the right bra or the right surgery. However there are also health reasons that women have breast size changes over time. Pregnancy and weight gain are two reasons for breast size changes, and in most cases it is an ultima...

October 6, 2018

  1. Generally speaking almost anyone can have a quietly latent HPV and thus be able to transmit the infection to a susceptible person. The best protection is to get vaccinated against HPV. Previously the HPV vaccine Gardasil 9 was indicated for girls, boys, men and women between the ages of 9 and 26. Now the FDA has ap...

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