Facts about the Pelvic Examination in the First Trimester

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Pregnancy is an exciting and sometimes scary and nerve-wracking time. You're bringing a new baby into the world! But what if something goes wrong? You can always call your emergency OBGYN in Daytona Beach with any questions or concerns, and thankfully, there are routine prenatal check-ups and tests during pregnancy to make sure you and your baby are happy and healthy. Read the rest of this entry »

Exercise during Pregnancy: Learn Why It’s Important

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There is no doubt that pregnancy is both amazing and life-changing. It has, however, many physical downsides. Fatigue, nausea, emotional upheaval, swollen extremities, etc. are just a few of the joys that come with a little one growing inside you. Another downside is the tendency to shelve exercise during a pregnancy. Exercise is still vitally important, but many put it aside until after when they are trying to get back in shape; this is a mistake. It is also why Dr. John White, OB-GYN in Daytona Beach emphasizes health exercise for all his pregnant patients; here are his reasons why. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Things Every Woman Must Know about Endometriosis

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Our bodies keep changing over the course of our entire lives. Luckily, we humans are also becoming more knowledgeable about those changes, and we’re better equipped to screen for and deal with many of the problems that arise. Women, for example, can make use of a 2d ultrasound at an ob-gyn in Daytona Beach when dealing with uterine trouble, and they should also arm themselves with more information about common conditions like endometriosis. Read the rest of this entry »

Everything You Need to Know before Your Next Pap Smear

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Doctor’s visits can be unnerving. Sitting in the waiting room and not knowing what to expect can be the worst part of it. If you find yourself worrying about your upcoming pap smear exam, then look no further because this is the article for you. Read on to learn everything you need to know about your next pap smear exam! Read the rest of this entry »

Breast Screening: Benefits, Risks, and Role in Early Detection

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Recently, there has been a debate weighing the benefits against the risks of mammograms and their ability to detect breast cancer. The fact of the matter is that mammograms are our best tool used in the early detection of breast cancer today. Read the rest of this entry »

The Health Risks of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

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Heavy menstrual bleeding is uncomfortable, disruptive, painful, and unnecessary. What exactly constitutes “heavy” bleeding? Chances are that if you’re looking it up, you probably have a pretty good idea, but the following is a checklist that can help you confirm whether or not you are bleeding too much: Read the rest of this entry »

5 Things to Know before Your First Gynecologist Visit

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While most coming-of-age events are pretty exciting, a woman’s first visit to the gynecologist can be terrifying. This is especially true if you don’t know what to expect when you get there. Thankfully, if you understand a few things ahead of time, you can feel a lot more comfortable with the entire experience. Below is a list of important details to consider before your first appointment. Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of Self-Care for Expectant Mothers

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You’re pregnant! You're growing a little life inside of you and your focus is soon to be entirely on them, but don’t forget to engage in self-care throughout your pregnancy. Your fetus needs you to be healthy and well taken care of too! If you have any specific questions about diet, exercise, sexual activity, and more, reach out to your doctor or OB-GYN. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Foods to Prevent Common Gynecological Problems

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A woman’s body is a complicated wonder of nature. From the time a young girl reaches puberty, her hormones go to work making many wonderful changes in her body, preparing her reproductive system for the future. As these changes take place, eating a healthful diet and getting exercise are very important. Read the rest of this entry »

Preparing Yourself for Your First Ultrasound during Pregnancy

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You’re pregnant and quickly realizing that growing another human inside you really does take a village. More specifically, several doctors, nurses, specialists and hopefully very doting family members. All these people come equipped with tests and exams that you have to be prepared for! One of these appointments will no doubt be with a 2D ultrasound gynecologist in Daytona Beach. Read on to learn more about what to expect from this appointment. Read the rest of this entry »