How Pregnant Women Can Prevent Gestational Diabetes
While a woman is pregnant, she can develop gestational diabetes, a temporary condition causing her blood sugar levels to increase. This can cause problems, and it can harm both the mother and baby. If you are considering pregnancy, learn how pregnant women can prevent gestational diabetes.
What You Should Know About Premature Menopause
Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when ovaries stop releasing eggs and estrogen levels drop. It usually occurs gradually over a period of time known as perimenopause. This natural part of aging comes with many side effects and normally occurs between the ages of 45 and 55. Some women go through this change of life earlier. Let’s dive into what you should know about premature menopause.
Pregnant Weight Gain: What to Expect
Being pregnant is one of the very few times it is actually healthy to gain weight. However, forget that business about eating for two. You eat and gain weight to provide nutrients for your baby so they grow at a healthy rate. Pregnant weight gain: what to expect and strive towards.
How Annual Well-Woman Exams Help You Live Better And Longer
We’ve all been there. We know it’s time for our annual gynecology appointment, but we feel just fine. We have no issues, our period is right on time and seems normal. No complaints, so why take the time to go through another doctor appointment? Let’s explore the serious reasons of how annual well-woman exams help you live better and longer.
How Your Lifestyle Could Be Impacting Your Fertility
The frustrating and sad effects of a couple who has been attempting to start a family is hard to describe. One moment they want to give up, and the next minute they cheer each other on to try again. Discovering the root cause of infertility is exhausting. Maybe it’s time to look at how your lifestyle could be impacting your fertility.
Endometrial Ablation: Your Questions Answered
Women who bleed between periods, have a very heavy flow, or experience periods that last longer than normal may be candidates for endometrial ablation. This procedure removes the endometrium or lining of the uterus. Endometrial ablation: your questions answered.
Exercising Safely During Pregnancy
Even if you have never exercised regularly before getting pregnant, it is safe to do so now as long as you follow the guidelines set by Spartanburg & Pelham ObGyn. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) recommends 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days. Exercising safely during pregnancy keeps you healthy and actually provides many other benefits.
Breast Cancer Genes: What You Should Know
Genetic tests are helpful for people with risk factors for breast cancer and ovarian cancer, but not everyone needs them. Breast cancer genes can be rather confusing. Let’s dive in so you have a better understanding.
Could A Stomach Bulge Be Fibroids?
When are you due? It’s a question asked by many friends and relatives when you are pregnant. However, if you are asked that question, and you are not pregnant, it is embarrassing and disheartening. If you are walking around with a larger than normal stomach, could it be due to fibroids?
PCOS And Fertility: What You Should Know
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that interferes with a woman’s reproductive system. This includes getting pregnant, staying pregnant, and carrying a healthy child to term. If you are considering pregnancy, here is what you should know about PCOS and fertility.