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


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


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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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Menopause, estrogen and breast cancer risk

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Menopause, Estrogen and Breast Cancer Risk Breast cancer risk factors vary greatly. When you consider age, family history and your own health history it can be hard to be clear where you stand with your risk. But, one breast cancer risk factor that’s crystal clear is traditional oral hormone replacement therapy after menopause. Traditional oral…

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B12 for weight loss

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Can B12 lipotropic injections help you lose weight? B12 deficiency is common and lingering. It makes you feel crappy. But also hinders your get up and go. And, with the holiday season on the horizon more women want to feel and look their best. Parties. Events. Photo opps. Maybe you want to drop a little…

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What type of incontinence do I have?


Types of Incontinence Incontinence is a real issue. Putting your finger on the kind you have is tricky. Types of incontinence vary. Changes in anatomy. Hormone changes. Stress and trauma. Prostate health. All of these factors play a part in types of incontinence. Knowing what you’re dealing with is the first step to getting the…

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