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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 18, 2018

Primarily plant based diets are the healthiest, but many nutritionists argue that we do need meat, and, well, many of us just love it!

  1. Eating red meat increases iron levels, important for fighting fatigue.

  2. Meat is a source of protein. You should have between 10-35% of total calories each day in protein.

  3. There...

December 17, 2018

Aspirin use for occasional headaches, aches, or pains is still recommended and safe for many people. The role of aspirin for prevention, is a complex topic, really best made with medical guidance. Your age, your medical risk factors, your competing medications all may affect what your Primary Care Provider would tell you...

December 16, 2018

Regular exercise helps your gut health, but fiber plays a big roll in this as well. For more information schedule a fitness consultation at Hatha Yoga and Fitness.

Get in about 30 g of Fiber per day. You need about 14 g of fiber per 1000 calories you eat each day. So somewhere between 25-35 g per day, depending on your act...

December 15, 2018

Losing Weight VS Maintaining Weight can be a challenge, so if you trimmed off a couple of pounds in 2018, here is why this is so different.

Anyone who has ever been on a ‘diet’ knows that losing weight is hard, but maintaining weight loss is harder and here is why.

  1. Weight loss plan is easier as it is short term, meaning...

December 14, 2018

UTIs are still the most common infection we get. So what are we missing?

1. The most common bug that causes most UTIs, E. coli, is a bug that is commonly found in the colon.Our body has natural defense mechanisms that can break down. 

2. Completely void when you urinate.

3. Keep your urine acidic, this is tricky, has to do w...

December 13, 2018

Do you want to know what your heart rate should be, the quick answer is to ask your doc. Generally when we talk about your heart rate, we are asking you to check your pulse when resting. What your heart rate is after a work out, after sex, or during an anaerobic or aerobic or HITT set should obviously send your heart rate...

December 11, 2018

Can birth control pills prior to trying for pregnancy preserve your eggs so that you ovulate a healthier egg? Maybe yes, and to lower your risk of Down's Syndrome, or Trisomy 21 you may want to consider being on birth control pills prior to pregnancy. In a provocative but little heralded study published in Contraception r...

December 10, 2018

Adrenal fatigue is a system wide failure of health. The adrenal gland has to be mobilized to fight all offending stresses and toxins, and if the adrenal system gets overwhelmed, you begin to have poor health, poor fitness, poor libido, and premature aging.

DHEA is called a steroid precursor. It's balance is critical and an...

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...

December 8, 2018

1. Lose weight, if you lose enough most people will lower the fat around your gut.

2. Reduce your total body inflammation. Reducing your markers of inflammation shows you are doing that, we use hsCRP as one way to measure.

3. Exercise. Growth hormone (GH) regulates whole body metabolism, including the mobilization of deep g...

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