Category Archives: Women’s Health

It’s All in the History

Takashi Murakami. 727. 1996

Takashi Murakami. 727. 1996

    People go to see the doctor for many reasons.  Sometimes it is just a check up or medication refill or for not feeling well.  Sometimes it is because of pain. Pain is tricky.  It can come on all of...
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Vaccinations for the Grown Up

In the past, I have written about vaccinations for children and for the adults taking care of children.  Today, I would like to discuss vaccinating the adult.   Because of vaccinations, we are living better.  Few of us have been exposed to such diseases as hepatitis, meningitis, influenza, measles, tetanus and on and on.   Heck, the majority...
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Diabetes and Hemogloblin A1C

In my previous post on diabetes, I wrote about how diabetes can affect pregnancy.  Today, I want to let you know about a blood test used to tell us how well we are managing diabetes.  This blood test is called hemoglobin A1C.   If you are diabetic, do you know your Hgb A1 C level?  Hgb A1...
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Endometriosis

  Physicians throughout history have had to confront disease.  As the centuries have marched on, we have been able to identify and categorize different types of disease and give that disease a name.  Not only that but we have made leaps and bounds in the treatment of diseases and chronic conditions.  We...
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