Category Archives: Women’s Health

Pelvic Floor Strengthening After Baby

Whether you delivered a baby vaginally or by C-Section, the pelvic floor muscles can become strained and weak from pregnancy. This weakness can be exacerbated by vaginal delivery which can result in tearing of the muscles and episiotomy. The good … Continue reading

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5 Rules for a Happy Bladder

If you have experienced urinary urgency and frequency for awhile it can be easy to forget what “normal” bladder function used to be. Here are 5 rules to regain control of your bladder for a happier you, and a happier … Continue reading

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October is Health Literacy Month; Let’s discuss Mesothelioma

October is health literacy month, and there are several campaigns to raise awareness on deadly diseases. The idea behind this movement is that people have the right to accurate and truthful information regarding deadly diseases, possible causes of these diseases, … Continue reading

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Gluten Free in the body, Gluten Free on the Body?

As a lady living with a celiac diagnosis for eight years now, I have gluten free eating down to a science. I am careful when eating out, make most of my meals in my home, and have a list of … Continue reading

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Health and Active Lifestyle Magazine Sale Alert!

Happy Wednesday friends! After a 9.6 mile run this morning with a 1500 ft. elevation gain, I came home to find a lovely email in my inbox announcing a huge 5$ magazine sale on amazon.com. When I’m not running, or … Continue reading

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Why your balance may be indicative of your risk for stroke

Recently a group of researchers in Japan found that seemingly healthy middle-aged adults who could not stand on one foot for more that 20 seconds could be experiencing underlying cerebral small vessel disease (cSMD). The group studied showed higher rates … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Shortly after I finished my doctorate degree my then brand new husband and I found ourselves living in Seattle. We both work in healthcare, and were surrounded by conscientious, active, intellectual people, primarily in the field of healthcare as well. … Continue reading

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