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[Health Day] Studies are now showing that cardiovascular disease deaths are approaching the number one cause of death, cancer, in women under 65. 

Studies are now showing that cardiovascular disease deaths are approaching the number one cause of death, cancer, in women under 65.  The highest death rate was in the 25-35 yr old age group and the change decreased with age.  This is really no surprise given the massive uptick in carbohydrate consumption in the U.S. over

[Health Day] Studies are now showing that cardiovascular disease deaths are approaching the number one cause of death, cancer, in women under 65. 2021-04-16T15:52:31+00:00

Current recommendations are for vaccination of all adults, whether pregnant, trying to conceive or otherwise.

Current recommendations are for the vaccination of all adults, whether pregnant, trying to conceive or otherwise. We would recommend that the dosing not occur during a treatment cycle, especially the second dose that stimulates a robust immune response. The cycle start should be at least 2 weeks after the second injection. Millions of vaccines have

Current recommendations are for vaccination of all adults, whether pregnant, trying to conceive or otherwise.2021-04-13T17:37:21+00:00

[NY Times] What Happened to All Those Frozen Eggs?

As this technology continues to evolve, I would just like to emphasize the even greater need for egg cryopreservation in our young endometriosis patients who anticipate a significant delay to child bearing.  The diminished ovarian reserve that comes with endometriosis significantly shortens the reproductive time frame and thus egg freezing should be considered earlier than

[NY Times] What Happened to All Those Frozen Eggs?2021-04-06T20:15:44+00:00

[MDEdge] Study Suggests Elagolix Is An Effective Second-Tier Treatment For Patients With Dysmenorrhea Attributed To Endometriosis

This is among the mountain of studies that will bombard the OB/GYN literature over the next several years, just as Lupron it's predecessor did in the late 80's and early 90's.  This statement is unbelievable but is one of many to come:  Dr. Charles E. Miller, MD, director of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at Advocate

[MDEdge] Study Suggests Elagolix Is An Effective Second-Tier Treatment For Patients With Dysmenorrhea Attributed To Endometriosis2021-03-31T14:43:58+00:00

[Diet Doctor] Treatment for PCOS and Endometriosis

What can you do about cravings during your cycle? How can you best lose weight if you have hypothyroidism? What treatment do you recommend to PCOS and endometriosis? And, can keto help with menstrual pain? Dr. Fox answers these and more questions regarding treatment for PCOS and endometriosis. Click Here to Read the Full Article

[Diet Doctor] Treatment for PCOS and Endometriosis2021-03-26T02:09:55+00:00

Everything You Need to Know About Endometriosis

Everything You Need to Know About Endometriosis What is endometriosis? What are the symptoms of endometriosis? How is endometriosis diagnosed? Excision Surgery is the Gold Standard Treatment for Endometriosis.  March is designated as Endometriosis Awareness Month to increase awareness about this debilitating illness, which can be painful and lead to other health problems including

Everything You Need to Know About Endometriosis2021-03-22T17:16:37+00:00

Hysterectomy for Period and Uterine Pain

For those faced with hysterectomy for period and uterine pain, but are still considering pregnancy in the future, adenomyomectomy can be a valuable alternative. I recently interviewed a patient who lost her uterus at age 25 with no prior pregnancies who was told that she had no other options. Adenomyomectomy has been around for some

Hysterectomy for Period and Uterine Pain2021-03-17T22:59:56+00:00

The COVID Vaccine and Pregnancy

How safe is the COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant women? How does the COVID-19 vaccine work? Should I get the COVID vaccine?  COVID-19 vaccines have slowly been rolling out to the U.S. population. This leaves many women wondering about the risks and benefits, especially if they are currently breastfeeding, pregnant, or considering pregnancy in the

The COVID Vaccine and Pregnancy2021-03-15T19:41:09+00:00

Pregnant Women Who Consume Coffee May Be More Likely To Have Children With Behavioral Issues Later In Life, Study Indicates

About 3 or 4 years ago American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) made the landmark statement after 100 years of the opposite precedent that 200mg of caffeine per day in pregnancy was "OK." As many may know, I have been very outspoken in my belief that caffeine, like amphetamine (both stimulants) are very damaging

Pregnant Women Who Consume Coffee May Be More Likely To Have Children With Behavioral Issues Later In Life, Study Indicates2021-02-23T20:31:35+00:00

Research Suggests Reducing Sedentary Time Among Pregnant Women With Obesity Tied To Lower Fat Mass In Offspring

A great headline but how can one tease apart the mechanics of this study. Nutrition and physical activity was increased. The headline leads you to believe just like popular belief that exercise is the answer to metabolic problems. Yet we know that nutrition is 90% of any changes. Physiologically, just like in diabetics, exercise (muscular

Research Suggests Reducing Sedentary Time Among Pregnant Women With Obesity Tied To Lower Fat Mass In Offspring2021-01-29T01:09:19+00:00
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