OBGYN

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2018

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The annual initiative celebrates the women who have fought ovarian cancer as well as raises awareness about the disease and how to prevent it. OBGYN High Desert provides gynecological services for women of all ages. Having regular screenings and check-ups help detect, treat, and prevent different forms of cancers including those that affect the ovaries.
Signs and Symptoms Commonly Associated with Ovarian Cancer
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition provides detailed […]

September 7th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Body for Baby

Now that you’re pregnant, there are things you’ll want to do to prepare your mind and body for baby. From choosing a name for your little one to making sure that you haven’t gained too much weight, considerations need to be made. You’ll spend a great deal of time consulting the internet for advice and speaking to your OBGYN who will provide you with suggestions based on your unique needs. By the time you’ve given […]

August 10th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Summer Self-Care Tips for Pregnant Women

The heat of the summer can take its toll on any woman, especially if they’re pregnant. If you’re planning on spending any length of time outdoors during the hottest months of the year, there are some things you’ll want to do to protect yourself. Putting you and your baby’s needs first is essential because it prevents sun damage from occurring to your skin and heatstroke which could cause significant birth defects in a developing fetus […]

August 3rd, 2018|OBGYN News|

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|