Constipation and pregnancy. Is there a link? If you’re pregnant and searching for answers on why you’ve suddenly gone from healthy bowels – that Doctor Mehmet Oz would be proud of and an incredibly “regular schedule” – to one that is, painfully, almost non-existent, please don’t panic. Don’t worry. It’s 100% normal. There’s a goodContinue Reading »
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Are you in the blur of the postpartum period and wondering what the heck happened to your body? Maybe it’s decades after you gave birth, but you’re still suffering in silence? Having a baby is a joyous, life-affirming event. But to preserve the joy and not rain on the parade of expectant mothers, we tendContinue Reading »
Are you a female with pain below your belly button? If the pain is in your lower abdomen area, where we usually feel menstrual cramps, childbirth contractions or ovulation pain, it could be pelvic pain. If so, you’re not alone. Many women feel pain in their lower abdomen at various points in their lives, oftenContinue Reading »
The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that we get 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity every week. Sounds simple doesn’t it. But here are the questions I am asked about this recommendation.What is considered moderate? According to the AHA moderate activity means that your heart is beating faster, but you can still carry on a conversation. In warmer weather orContinue Reading »
February. What comes to mind? Ground Hog’s Day? Leap Year? Your brother-in-law’s birthday? Valentine’s Day? I think about all of these and I am also reminded that this is the month where the medical community brings awareness to heart health. During this month, I will be taking time to talk to you about your heart health. DidContinue Reading »