In order to have a healthy pregnancy, you can and should exercise, following your doctor’s guidelines. There are many activities that pregnant women can do, but there are some that should be avoided. Here are five of the most common.
Endometriosis is an often painful condition that is caused by tissue (similar to that found in the lining of the uterus) growing outside of the uterine cavity. The tissue typically grows on the ovaries, bowel, and general pelvic region, but it can sometimes occur outside of these areas. These areas of tissue growth are known as endometrial implants.
There are many steps that every expecting mother should take during their pregnancy. Prenatal care is vital to the health of both mother and baby. It provides the necessary information on nutrition, testing, and stages of pregnancy. This care also allows you to catch any health concerns early.
Mastalgia, known simply as breast pain, isn’t uncommon. But, if you aren’t aware of your own body’s norms and what breast pain can mean, it can be scary to experience. First and foremost, if you have breast pain or are concerned, speak with your doctor. Then you can become familiar with the causes of pain and what you should keep an eye on.
When you have health concerns related to your pelvic region, you will likely need pelvic floor rehab. This is a treatment that uses physical therapy to restore the function of the muscles, ligaments, and connective tissues in that specific area. It helps strengthen the muscles as well as alleviate pain, weakness, and other related symptoms like bowel and bladder incontinence.
If you’re pregnant with twins, you are probably experiencing some of the most exciting (and maybe anxious) times of your life. You’ll need to get double of everything from cute baby clothes to car seats to toys. You will also need to pay more attention to how healthy you are during your pregnancy.
When you become pregnant, you quickly find out that the rules have changed for what you can and can’t do until your new baby comes into the world. There’s a long list of what to avoid and what to do more of in order to ensure a healthy outcome for mother and child.
Breast cancer begins when cells in the breast start to grow rapidly and beyond the normal constraints of the body. These cells typically form into a tumor that can be felt as a lump or seen on a mammogram.
Having an annual breast exam is an important part of taking care of your health. This is why we offer 3D mammography as part of our services at Women’s Healthcare Associates.
Infertility can be a scary word. But the reality is that an estimated 10-15% couples struggle with infertility and conceiving. In order to effectively navigate the tricky issue of infertility and infertility testing, it’s important to understand what it is and the different avenues of treatment.
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