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What You Need to Know About Preeclampsia

Becoming pregnant may be an exciting moment in a woman’s life but it can also bring along various health risks. Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy that often requires premature delivery to prevent serious life-threatening complications both for the mother and for the baby. Consequently, significant health care costs are associated with preeclampsia.  Here…

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Uterine Fibroids

Do you have heavy menstrual bleeding or painful menstrual periods? This quick Q&A will give you a brief overview of Uterine Fibroids and will answer some of the most common questions asked here in the office. What are Uterine Fibroids? Uterine Fibroids, also known as “leiomyomas”, are benign growths of smooth muscle and connective tissue…

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Urinary Incontinence

Do you or a loved one suffer from urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is an underdiagnosed and underreported problem that only increases in prevalence with age and affects twice as many women as men. An estimate of 50-84% of elderly people in long-term care facilities suffers from urinary incontinence. This will give you a brief overview…