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The Link Between PCOS And Weight Gain Jul 16th, 2019

Did you know that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the leading cause of female infertility in the United States? At least 5 million women in the country are affected by PCOS. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is the result of a hormonal imbalance. The exact cause of this hormonal imbalance is not...

What Every Woman Should Know About Vulvodynia Jun 21st, 2019

It’s no secret that everyone experiences the occasional discomfort, pain, or itching in our genital areas during our lives. While it’s something to be expected, the symptoms should pass fairly quickly, especially if you take proper care of the area. Unfortunately, though, that isn’t always the case. Many women experiencing...

Treatment Options for Hyperthyroidism in Women May 6th, 2019

Hyperthyroidism is a condition that occurs when your thyroid gland becomes overactive, producing too much of the thyroid hormones. Hyperthyroidism, in most cases, builds slowly, but younger patients may find the condition comes on quickly. In the beginning, most individuals easily brush off the symptoms as stress-related, or even dietary....

5 Signs You May Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Apr 12th, 2019

Research reveals that 1 in 10 women of childbearing age suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). The exact cause of PCOS is not clear. Possible factors that lead to the development of PCOS are genetics, excess androgen, and excess insulin. Studies indicate that the presence of certain genes may make...

Weight Loss Counseling: Why Success Is More Likely Under Supervision Mar 1st, 2019

Just as what you eat and how often you exercise influences your weight, so do other factors. Genetics, your age, lifestyle, hormones, and even the way you think about and behave toward food can determine how long it may take you to achieve your weight loss goals. If you’ve spent...

Surprising Health Conditions That Could Be Associated With Food Sensitivities Feb 1st, 2019

You know which pizza toppings give you heartburn. You how much wine you can drink before you start to feel tipsy. You know those raw veggies that give you gas. But did you know that what you eat can affect other areas of your body. Food sensitivities are more than...

Feeling Unmotivated In The Bedroom? The O-Shot Will Help Boost A Low Libido Jan 7th, 2019

It’s no surprise to find out that women often feel pressure in the bedroom to engage in sexual activity. Indeed, the common view is that a woman’s libido is generally lower than the man’s and will decrease during a marriage over time. The science on whether women actually do have...

10 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Diet Over the Holidays Dec 10th, 2018

The holidays can wreak havoc on your diet, but they don’t have to. Whether it’s a diet plan created by Dr. Starke or one you’ve created yourself, following these tips will help you stick to your diet. Plus, you’ll enjoy all the amazing food without all the guilt later. 1....

How Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Affects Fertility Nov 16th, 2018

An estimated 6.6% of women in the United States have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), one of the leading causes of female infertility. However, most women remain unaware they have this disorder until they try to get pregnant, making early treatment rare. While PCOS can make it more difficult to get...

What is Pelvic Floor Therapy? Oct 26th, 2018

Your pelvic floor is a series of muscles and tissues that stretch from your tailbone to your pubic bone. It supports your bladder, bowel, and uterus, and your urethra, vagina, and anus pass through it. When the muscles or ligaments are too weak or too tight, you may experience pain,...

Your Bloating Could be the Result of a Food Sensitivity Sep 26th, 2018

Bloating is an uncomfortable and often painful symptom that can cause embarrassment and distress. There are many reasons why it might occur, such as eating too much or too quickly, but have you stopped to consider that your bloating could be the result of eating food to which you may...

Why It's More Difficult for Women to Lose Weight Aug 17th, 2018

There are many wonderful physical distinctions that separate men and women, but some might be considered more of an inequality. Such is the case when it comes to losing weight or carrying weight, the first of which women find more difficult, and the second more easy. The end result? A...

Are You a Candidate for the O Shot? Jul 27th, 2018

Women around you are buzzing—with hot news and increased sexual satisfaction. They’re talking about the O-Shot®,  a cutting-edge therapy that uses growth factors in your blood to revitalize your vaginal tissues, including the all-important, pleasure-giving clitoris.The O-Shot is a form of safe, effective platelet-rich-plasma therapy (PRP). Doctors have used PRP...

Relieve Painful Intercourse Without Hormones: MonaLisa Touch® Jun 28th, 2018

Hormonal changes can influence many aspects of your health, especially if you’re a woman. When your hormone levels fluctuate during pregnancy or as you approach menopause, you may experience a variety of symptoms that impact your sex life.Vaginal dryness and irritation can make sex unpleasant and even painful, and you...