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July 28th is World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day takes place on July 28, 2018. The annual initiative is meant to raise awareness and discuss the prevention of hepatitis, a liver infection that can be classified as A, B or C. Hepatitis is spread by drug usage through the sharing of dirty needles, alcohol use, and sexual activity. Some underlying medical conditions cause hepatitis while other forms of the infection are caused by a virus.
How Many People Have Hepatitis and Don’t […]

July 13th, 2018|OBGYN News|

How to Be Better to Yourself in Five Easy Steps

Self-care is healthcare. It’s deserving of your time because it helps you feel so good. When you’re at your best, you’re more compelled to help others. You’re better equipped to do so, too.

Here is how to be better to yourself in five easy steps:

Listen to and respond to your body’s cues. If you’re tired, rest. If you’re hungry, eat. If you’re thirsty, drink. Don’t postpone these activities because they can negatively affect your health […]

May 9th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Five Ways to Get Involved with National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is an annual initiative that takes place in May. This year’s celebration is scheduled for May 13th-19th, 2018. Opportunities exist for you to educate and advocate for yourself and others. In fact, WomensHealth.gov offers activities that you can engage in depending on the age group you fall into. There are suggestions listed for women in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.

Here are five ways to get […]

May 2nd, 2018|OBGYN News|

How to Alleviate Painful Menstrual Cramps

Cramps are a symptom of many women’s menstrual cycles. They cause mild to extreme discomfort that can be hard to get past. Although some women are able to take a Motrin and go about their day with ease, others cannot and require additional treatment options to help alleviate their pain.

Here is how to alleviate painful menstrual cramps:

Do some gentle stretching. Yoga is excellent because it helps loosen tight muscles. It can be done inside […]

April 9th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Your Spring Health Care Checklist

Now that spring is almost here, it’s time to start thinking about all the things you can do to feel better about yourself, your health, and your lifestyle. In addition to decluttering your home by spring cleaning, you should come up with a spring health care checklist. Crossing items of the list help you be better prepared for the rest of the year.

Here is your spring health care checklist:

Make sure that you get plenty […]

March 15th, 2018|OBGYN News|