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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November 1, 2018

When patients present for fertility consultation there is only one question your health care provider should start with: Are you healthy and ready for pregnancy? Meaning are both of your healthy for pregnancy.

This means having some basic pregnancy planning laboratory tests, examinations, catch up on vaccinations, begin pr...

Paleo? Low-Carb? High Fiber? Low Glycemic Index? Vegan? Mediterranean? Ketogenic? Like most Americans, we find commitment hard. But, on any given day, for any given meal, we might dabble with any of the choices above. And when focusing on optimal diets for prevention or treatment of diabetes, we have to ask what is truly...

August 3, 2018

  • Breast pain is a common, bothersome problem.

  • Diet can affect breast pain, especially your sugar metabolism and sugar control.

  • Many breast pain conditions are just due to fibrocystic disease, it is very rare for breast pain to be a sign of cancer.

  •  Persistent breast pains are definitely a reason to see y...

June 24, 2018

Experts argue about how much salt we need, and how much salt we tolerate. Salt intake recommendations haven't been refined enough by the medical profession to give guidance to individual groups: females verses men, young verses old. Perhaps 2300 mg daily is ok, but perhaps we should only be getting 1500 per day, according...

May 30, 2018

We all expect hemlines to rise and fall, and last year’s fashion foible to be this year’s hip take on the best dressed list. But doctor’s advice: we just don’t expect the 180 degree change of advice from check up to check up! What was once prohibited may now be advised and we just do not expect last year’s good advice to...

May 4, 2018

Ultimate fitness is the goal of every healthy woman. So optimizing the workout and perfecting the techniques of training is a key ingredient to being fit. What would it take to do the perfect push up: should you build the most muscle, have the right stretch to your joints, or enhance your cardiovascular fitness so you can...

May 2, 2018

A bit of heartburn after a bit of food indulgence is not unexpected, when it becomes chronic it might need medication. Most women have not learned that there is considerably more to selecting heartburn (GERD) medication than they thought as often we wind up taking these medications for longer period of times than intended...

April 29, 2018

You can get on the scale, calculate your BMI, or see how your clothes fit. They all have a place in keeping us fit. However, 48% of women are told they are in a normal range by BMI, but are actually obese by DXA body fat testing!

In the simplest terms a bone densitometry test helps to understand your weight, your body comp...

March 15, 2018

Classically it has been taught that estrogen excess, particularly what has been known as 'unopposed estrogen' (or hormone therapy with estrogen alone) is the cause of uterine cancer.

The theory that estrogen causes uterine cancer is being challenged. Inflammation, either in the body or in the uterus itself is now thought t...

March 14, 2018

The holistic approach to health and fitness has us balancing nutrition, exercise, skin therapies and medical management. It's an undertaking that that in truth will last you a lifetime, so there's no time to waste, start thinking about ways to up your fitness game with nutrition.

First is, do you. because of your genetics,...

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