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Dr. Dana M. Russo, FACOG
Board Certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Operating at Trio Med Spa, 200 Northfield Rd #1, Northfield, IL

Dr. Dana M. Russo, FACOG
Board Certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Operating at Trio Med Spa, 200 Northfield Rd #1, Northfield, IL

Cervical Health Awareness Month

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Cervical Health Awareness Month: Education for Women and Men  Cervical Health Awareness Month is in January. This is the time to bring awareness to upper cervical health. Learn more about cervical health screenings. Take part in spreading the word on overall cervical health. The US Congress designated Cervical Health Awareness Month to shine light on one of the most…

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Fast Facts About Normal Thyroid Levels

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What Your Need to Know About Normal Thyroid Levels  January shines light on a body part that often goes overlooked: the thyroid. Small but mighty. Normal thyroid levels keep many important bodily functions running smoothly. From digestion to temperature, normal thyroid levels are at the root of balance. Let’s discuss the facts for Thyroid Awareness Month!…

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The Scoop on Folate vs. Folic Acid

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January is Folic Acid Awareness Month. But, when you look at folate vs. folic acid it’s pretty easy to get confused. Is folate the same as folic acid? What are good sources of folic acid? Let’s clear up the confusion between folate vs. folic acid. We’ll also help you understand the difference between the two.…

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3 Most Common Vaginal Problems Women Face

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Common Vaginal Problems Ah, the complex vagina. In general, a powerful source of joy. A main freeway that ushers newborns into the world. A connector in times of intimacy. But what about when things aren’t right? Common vaginal problems tie us all together. And, big or small they put a damper on life. Affect relationships.…

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Hyperthyroidism Symptoms

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We’ve covered the signs of hypothyroid – an underactive thyroid. But what about a thyroid that’s working overtime? Hyperthyroidism symptoms range from subtle to prevalent and from energy levels to physical appearance. Today we’ll cover hyperthyroidism symptoms, what to look for and what to do if this is you or someone you love. Thyroid disorders…

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Hypothyroid Symptoms

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Is it Hypothyroid? A Look at Hypothyroid Symptoms Underactive thyroid is very common. In fact, 1 in 5 women will have it by age 60. But, hypothyroid symptoms are often vague. With that, hypothyroidism gets misdiagnosed or not caught at all. Further, hypothyroid symptoms often mask themselves as unrelated depression or fatigue. This leads to…

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Pelvic Floor Disorder

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About 1 in 4 women will have a pelvic floor disorder during her lifetime. Further, projections estimate up to 5 million women will have this condition by 2050. What is pelvic floor disorder? What are the signs? More importantly, what are the treatments? Learn more about spotting pelvic floor disorder and treatments that fit your…

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What to expect in menopause: onset, symptoms and treatment

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Menopause symptoms are some of the most disruptive women will experience. But, knowing what to expect will help you to be prepared. Maybe you’ve heard of common menopause symptoms like hot flashes, mood changes, weight fluctuations and vaginal health changes. These top the list of troublesome menopause symptoms. The onset of menopause, symptoms experienced and…

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Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

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Menopause is a multi-system change for women. From skin to memory and all areas in between, menopause and the symptoms it brings frequently cause lower quality of life. However, only 7% of women seek treatment for their menopausal symptoms due to lack of information and education. Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause, or GSM, is a relatively…

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

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What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy? Pelvic floor physical therapy is a type of non-invasive rehabilitation to address and treat many common women’s health conditions. Dr. Russo has a team of physical therapists at Athletico Physical Therapy who work with her patients. Read on, and if you suffer from any of these conditions and would…

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