Sexual Wellness Blog

Should You Get A Hysterectomy to Remove Fibroids?

You may have heard of a friend or family member who has undergone a hysterectomy because they were facing some health problem with their womb or reproductive organs.  But what exactly is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is a surgical operation performed by a gynecologist that involves removing the uterus. It

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Obesity And Your Health

Obesity, defined as an abnormal accumulation of body fat, is determined based on body mass index or BMI. Rising cases of obesity in the U.S. are leading to many health problems. Obese individuals might be prone to health risks like cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, certain types of ulcers and

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Everything You Wanted to Know About the Pelvic Exam

Part of being a woman is going to the gynecologist and having a pelvic exam. These typically start when you are a teenager or possibly not until you are in your early 20s. You may need to get one annually, or every few years, depending on your overall health and

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How Pregnancy Pillows Can Save Your Back!

Someone that has not been pregnant will never understand the discomfort it sometimes brings. Due to the extra weight that your body is carrying, and the disproportionate manner it is situated, areas of your back, hips, legs, and feet often feel incredible pain and discomfort. However, pregnancy pillows can be

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Healthy Diet Changes for the First Trimester of Pregnancy

The first trimester of pregnancy can be a challenging time for a woman. However, these quick diet changes can help you adjust. Pregnancy can drastically change your diet, but cravings aren’t the only challenge. Protect you and your baby during your first trimester with these healthy nutrition tips: Eat healthy

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Postpartum Depression – Coping with the Baby Blues

Postpartum depression (PPD), a depressive mood disorder that may occur after a woman gives birth, is a very serious issue that every pregnant woman MUST be aware of.  According to the American Psychological Association, a recent study suggests that approximately 1 in 7 women may experience postpartum depression in the

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Common Men’s Health Issues That You Should Be Concerned About

It is well known that men are much less likely than women to seek basic or routine preventative medical care. However, there are certain common men’s health problems that are treatable if caught early enough but can be permanently debilitating or even fatal if they are not detected until symptoms

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