The Cesarean section (C-section) originally started around the 1600s as an alternative delivery method to vaginal delivery during childbirth emergencies. Over the centuries, there have been many advances to the point that delivery via C-section is a safe, effective, and sometimes the only way for a baby to be delivered.
Watch the Red Flags
No question about it parenting teenagers is a tough job. This is a crucial time to make a huge impact on their lives. During adolescence, there is a natural tension between parent and child. The teen is trying to separate themselves from the parents and establish their own independence. While at the same time they want you to do their laundry. There are some specific things to watch for to make sure your teen is on the right track. These are the red flags!
Influenza is a viral illness also known as “the flu” that affects the respiratory system. It typically begins with the sudden onset of fever, chills, headache, and body aches.
There is an old saying in Medicine, “Medice, cura te ipsum”, which in English means, “Physician, heal thyself.” This doesn’t mean that as a physician I can’t go to the doctor or that I have to perform surgery on myself. What it does mean to me is that as a physician I should set a good example for my patients, and practice what I preach. I can’t say that I have always done that.
Kegel’s, or Pelvic Floor Exercises, are a way for women to improve their symptoms of urinary incontinence and or early pelvic organ prolapse. These exercises will improve the tone of the muscles of the pelvic floor.
While fever can be worrisome to parents, it is actually the body's natural way of dealing with an infection.
First, it's important to define what fever is. Unfortunately, in popular culture such as movies and television, the temperature 98.6 °F has been ingrained in a lot of minds as the "normal" temperature.
PCOS is a frustrating and frequently misunderstood diagnosis. Increases in our scientific understanding has improved how we diagnosis and treat PCOS.
The Best Thing You Can Do Is Educate Yourself
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the best thing you can do is educate yourself! That can seem overwhelming with a topic like breast cancer, but fear not, we are here to help.
While some mommies are willing to endure discomfort in hopes that the myth of "heartburn = a baby with a head full of hair" is true (it's not), heartburn has the potential to seriously affect the health of a pregnancy. The good news is that there are several safe and effective options for management.