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Mammography and You

By Ernest H. Carlton MD

We must start this discussion with a brief look at hormones and menopause. When female patients become menopausal they are deficient in estrogen and progesterone and to a lesser degree- testosterone. Some patients move right through the menopausal years with very little or no consequences. However, a lot of patients have varying degrees of hormone symptoms that can become debilitating. These range from mild to severe hot flashes with night sweats resulting in little sleep, fatigue, or irritability.


Update on Zika Virus

By A. Kenneth Harper MD

The CDC has updated its recommendations on Zika virus including travel restrictions, evaluation for possible Zika infection and conception planning for those with possible or confirmed exposure to the virus. Infection during pregnancy risks include birth defects in babies such as microcephaly (very small head) and other developmental problems. The CDC has an excellent patient education section about Zika on their website,


Yoga in Pregnancy

By A. Kenneth Harper MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.


Updated Guidelines for Paps

By A. Kenneth Harper MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.


Vaccinations During Pregnancy

By A. Kenneth Harper MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.


Dont Be Silent Anymore About Endometriosis

By Paul E. Evans MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.


What to Eat (or not to eat) During Pregnancy

By A. Kenneth Harper MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.


No Sex in the City

By Paul E. Evans MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.


Alternatives to Hysterectomies

By John T. Slocumb MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.


What your ob/gyn wants you to know about HPV

By Ernest H. Carlton MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.


Hysterectomy: The Why, When, and How.

By Paul E. Evans MD

Research has shown that pregnant women benefit from mild to moderate exercise during a normal pregnancy. While there is no clear evidence of reduced risks of complications or C-section, women who exercise have improved weight control, overall sense of well-being and increased tolerance of labor. In particular women report less problems with the common “aches and pains” of pregnancy such as back and pelvic pain.

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