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Menopause

The Menopausal Challenge: Maintaining Intimacy

Finally! Menopause brings many freedoms such as no concerns about periods and birth control. With the life changes that usually accompany menopause such as the “empty nest” one would think that this would be the ideal time to reconnect with your partner and reestablish that intimacy you both crave. However there are many changes that…

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Eat To Defeat Inflammation

Thanks to the anti-inflammatory effects of certain foods, a healthful diet can help you fight off inflammation, (Regular exercise, not smoking, and losing weight are powerful tools, too.) Start by eating less of the “bad stuff”— fast food burgers, French fries, and sodas, as well as sweets such as cookies, cakes, and pies. These highly…

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Annual Gynecologic Exam; GYN or PCP?

“I’m no longer having babies so I don’t need to see my OB/GYN anymore”.  Sound familiar?  Well I’m about to tell you why this is NOT true.  Your OB/GYN or GYN provider is the BEST person for you to see on a regular basis, especially as you start the difficult transition to the peri-menopause and…

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