Stress, with all its negative effects, can be addictive. Some people love it, even though it’s killing them. Stress is an addiction that causes insomnia and weight gain. Moreover, it leads to other harmful self-soothing habits like smoking; excessive alcohol use; and...read more
A myomectomy is another option for the treatment of leiomyomas (lie-o-my-o-mas), generally known as fibroids. This too can be done via an abdominal incision, laparoscopically or via the vagina. The location, size, number of fibroids and the desire to preserve future...read more
Avoiding mosquito bites offers the best protection against Zika virus. Use DEET. But, you should know that this insect repellant is absorbed through the skin. DEET crosses the placenta. This compound will get into the babies bloodstream. But, DEET has never been shown...
It’s something that most people don’t even consider: how much your pregnancy can affect your teeth. And, how much your dental health impacts your entire life. Unfortunately, this is a topic that few obstetricians remember to address with their patients. Yet, dental...read more
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