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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 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...

November 15, 2018

PCOS is a hormonal condition that occurs in 1/10 women. Growth hormone deficiency is now emerging as an important cause of menstrual change and testing for this does exist.

It is important to find out if you suffer from Polycyclic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) as over 7 million women in the US have this condition, which when left...

September 3, 2018

  • Your cycles and your actual blood levels may determine whether you have PCOS even in your teens, so be sure to track your cycles and bring that information to your gyno

  • Consultations are needed over time! Adolescents may have cystic appearing ovaries that will resolve, and it's important not to have the diagnosi...

June 9, 2018

Hair is very hormone sensitive. Just ask any pregnant woman, she'll give you a whole run down. Some hipsters are very proud of the quick and thick facial hair they can produce, but then again for women...well new appearance of moustache in a female can be a bit, well, concerning. 

We all have that ying and yang balance of...

May 30, 2018

Women who have irregular cycles, skin breakouts, unwanted hair growth, or unwanted hair loss, may have thought to get some hormonal testing.

In many cases it could be that you have Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOS). PCOS is a hormonal condition that occurs in 1/10 women, and is usually a diagnosis made with exam, ultrasoun...

  Of the over 10% of women who have PCOS, being overweight or obese is present in over 90% of you at some point in your life. How to control the weight, which is so entangled with the degree of active PCOS, has been a subject of much debate.

So, first, here's what you need to know as to WHY you have to lose weight.

1. PCOS...

April 16, 2018

In a provocative new study from Australia women with PCOS were studied compared to women without PCOS and were found to have more psychological  issues including problems with mood and deperssion. T

It is not surprising that a woman with PCOS has issues with depression given some of the dramatic effects on your physiology...

March 21, 2018

Gut microbes keep us healthy. Generally it has literally been a guessing game as to how to keep your digestion in check. Gynos  in the past would suggest women keep records as they eliminate food and hope that you stumble on what foods you tolerate (still excellent advice). How these potentially thousands of self food exp...

March 17, 2018

Updated guidelines for those with excess hair were just published online by the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society. If you want to see them on line they can be found here.

1.     All women with excess hair or hirutism should have blood level testing for testosterone and free testosterone

2.     All women with...

March 17, 2018

Updated guidelines for those with excess hair were just published online by the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society.

1.     All women with excess hair or hirsutism should have blood level testing for testosterone and free testosterone

2.     All women with signs of elevated male hormones should have testing for...

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