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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy: Chronic vs. Gestational Hypertension Why the Difference Matters

Gestational Hypertension Chronic Hypertension What Is the Difference Between Chronic Hypertension and Gestational Hypertension? Can Hypertension Affect My Pregnancy? How Can Hypertension Affect My Baby? Will I Be Monitored…

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Key Takeaways What Is Blood Pressure? Can High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Cause Complications? How Do I Know If I Have Hypertension? What Should I Do if I Have High Blood Pressure Before, During, or After Pregnancy? …
Preeclampsia and Eclampsia: What You Need to Know

Preeclampsia and Eclampsia: What You Need to Know

TABLE OF CONTENTS Key Takeaways What Is Preeclampsia? Are You at Increased Risk of Developing Preeclampsia? Symptoms of Preeclampsia Signs and Symptoms of Severe Preeclampsia Preeclampsia’s Effects on Babies in Utero …


Bacterial Vaginosis: Unraveling the Mystery Behind Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatments

Bacterial Vaginosis: Unraveling the Mystery Behind Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatments

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) occurs when there is an overgrowth of certain bacteria in the vagina. This causes an imbalance that leads to vaginal inflammation.

Heavy, Prolonged Periods (Menorrhagia) Symptoms, Treatments, and More

Key Takeaways What Is Menorrhagia (Heavy Periods)? How Do I Know if I Have Menorrhagia? How Do I Know if I Need to Go to the Emergency Room? Why Am I Having Heavy Periods? What Uterine Problems Cause Heavy Periods? …
Turner Syndrome-More Than a Missing-X

Turner Syndrome: More Than a Missing “X”

What Is Turner Syndrome (TS)? What Are Sex Chromosomes? What Causes Turner Syndrome? Mosaic Turner Syndrome How Is Turner Syndrome Diagnosed? Prenatal Diagnosis (Before Birth) Diagnosis in Infancy …

Primary Care


Improving Your Mood with Food: The Powerful Connection Between Nutrition and Mental Health

A diet rich in plant-derived foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, has been associated with a more positive mood and reduced anxiety. Processed, fast, and fried foods are strongly associated with depression and anxiety.

Best Diet for Heart Health Hint…Whole Foods Plant-Based Diet

Heart Disease Basics What about the American Heart Association Diet? Whole Food Plant-Based Diet vs. Mediterranean-Style Diet Why Don’t We Hear About the WFPB Diet from Most Doctors? Why Are Stents and Bypass Surgery Not Enough…

5 Best Diets for Weight Loss

Nutritional Basics Advanced Nutrition The Mediterranean Diet The Low-Carb Diet, aka the Atkins Diet The Paleo Diet The Intermittent Fasting Diet The Ketogenic Diet (“Keto” Diet) Other Things to Consider The Do-It…

Medical Tips

Woman in doctor's office smiling

Unlocking the Power of Your Doctor-Patient Connection

Introduction Bias in the HealthCare System Impact of Patient-Physician Relationship Five Tips to Consider When Examining Your Relationship with Your Doctor. Do you feel heard? Makes eye contact, not multitasking. Not a lecture…
Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Key Takeaways What are Sleep Disorders? Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk Factors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea …
Meditation for Stress Relief The Relaxation Response Revealed

Meditation for Stress Relief: The Relaxation Response Revealed

Life can be stressful. In fact, some experts estimate that between 60 and 90 percent of doctor’s visits are stress related. Though occasional stress is normal, chronic stress can have significant negative impacts on our health. While…