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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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December 30, 2018

You have 7 million eggs as a female fetus that is 5 months old. However we only ovulate 400 eggs, and human females start losing viable healthy eggs before they even enter menopause. Having a later menopause means that you will be healthier. Many years of health ovarian hormone exposure is good for much of our health. The...

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 28, 2018

Exercise benefits always outweigh risks for virtually everyone. But the right type of exercise depending on what your personal health concerns are, is always critical. We advocate involving your PCP in these decisions.

Very heavy and repetitive lifting can affect pelvic floor health in some women. In a study printed in the...

December 27, 2018

Sex, and how to make it better, is still a mystery, even to scientists. The science of sex is still evolving, and there's no research more fascinating about our body than the facts about orgasm.. We feel an orgasm in our vaginas or our penises, some feel it in the rectum, the nipples, the lower abdomen, the gluteal muscle...

December 26, 2018

Certain signs may mean you don't have the right number of healthy bacteria in your vagina!

Discharge that is abnormal for you is the first sign! Look for any changes in the volume, color, or odor of vaginal discharge. Other signs can include

●Pruritus or itching

●Stinging or Burning

●Irritation, on the outside or on the insid...

December 23, 2018

Ovarian cancer is very deadly. Almost 3/4 women ever diagnosed has advance disease which has a 5 year survival rate of only 20%. But like other diseases if we can diagnose early , the survival rate is almost 90%. Any testing that helps that diagnosis is viewed by all women as very important.

We cannot just test every woman...

December 22, 2018

Women ovulate monthly, unless they are on a hormonal contraception or have a hormonal imbalance, from the time they go through puberty until age of menopause: so about 400 times. Each month that ovulation may produce a cyst, or a cyst can form from ovarian tissue that is not directly caused by ovulation. This picture show...

December 21, 2018

Uterine ablations are now both common and have been shown to significantly reduce the rate of hysterectomy. If you have had an endometrial ablation and have developed symptoms of pelvic pain you might have post endometrial ablation syndrome.

What is post-endometrial ablation syndrome? It is a constellation of symptoms due...

December 21, 2018

What do you reach for when flying out of bed to workout? Favorite shirt? Leggings? Health strategies to improve your health when flying,.

1. Hydration. When you fly you will likely dehydrate. If you want to just purchase bottled water you are less likely to be in contact with local bacteria that may upset your stomach.

2. A...

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...

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