11th Nov 2019
Dr. T puts the “I” in IUD (and TMI)
I love my IUD. For all the skeptics, I thought I would share my personal experience with an intrauterine device and how it saved me from myself.
5th Nov 2019
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.
28th Oct 2019
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!
27th Oct 2019
Mammograms and Screening for Breast Cancer
Q: What is a mammogram and why should I get one?
23rd Oct 2019
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.
23rd Oct 2019
Create an Environment of Openness
So this is my little boy —doctor in training —equipped with mom's purse and dad's stethoscope. Just before sixth grade I overheard heard him and his friends talking about something that seemed a little bit sexual.
22nd Oct 2019
Introducing solid foods to your infant can be both an exciting and an intimidating phase for you and your family. One of the most frequent questions I get asked as a Pediatrician is, Solid Foods - When to start?
17th Oct 2019
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.
16th Oct 2019
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.