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3 Things That Can Lower A Woman’s Ability to Fight Off an Infection

Regardless of the temperature around the country, it’s still winter, and that means that we are all still stuck in the middle of cold and flu season. According to the CDC, the flu season usually hits its peak in the U.S. in January and February, but widespread flu activity can occur as late as May. 

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Ovarian Cancer: What You Need To Know Today

Talking about the factual logistics of cancer doesn’t have to be scary or intimidating. At PGOMG, we are committed to providing our patients with the resources and support they need for any health concern they may have, and this includes serious, tough subjects like cancer. We aim to educate and arm our patients with information,

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Eye Strain: Causes and Cures

Technology can help us and technology can hurt us, and in the case of eye strain, it’s all about keeping a healthy balance. A large segment of today’s workforce population spends most of their time while working in front of a computer; not to mention the time at home and throughout the day spent staring

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Top Five Pregnancy Side Effects: What Helps & When to Talk to PGOMG

1. Nausea/Morning sickness Morning sickness is a common expression used to describe the nausea and vomiting that some women may experience in the first trimester of their pregnancy. It can occur at any time during the day. This nausea is due to hormonal changes within a women’s body as it adjusts to pregnancy. What helps:

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HPV and Gardasil Explained

HPV, also known as the Human Papilloma Virus, is the most common sexually transmitted infection. HPV is contracted via genital skin-to-skin contact, and even those who use condoms as a means of contraception, are at risk for contracting HPV because condoms do not cover the entire genital area. It is important to note that HPV

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Let’s Talk About Menopause: Symptoms and Treatment

First, the basics: menopause is a natural, biological process that begins when there are less than 10,000 eggs left in the ovaries. It is defined as twelve months after a women’s last menstrual period. The average age in which a woman begins menopause in the United States is fifty-one, but women can begin menopause at

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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Stop “Putting Up” With It

Also known as Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) or Menorrhagia, heavy menstrual bleeding is a very common issue that pre-menopausal women experience. If you find that a heavy period is disrupting your daily routine – such as preventing you from attending classes or work, this level of menstrual bleeding is not normal, and shouldn’t be ignored

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Incontinence Management: What It Is & What We Can Do

Incontinence, or urinary incontinence is a condition in which urine is released from the body unintentionally. Over thirteen million people in the U.S. experience urinary incontinence, and women experience it twice as often as men, particularly women who are post-menopausal. This issue can occur when you experience the need to go to the bathroom, but

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News for Patients, New and Returning

A summary of the latest practice news from PGOMG. New patients: In the interest of providing our patients and their families and friends with the best possible healthcare, PGOMG is happy to announce that we are currently accepting new patients to our practice. For anyone who is interested in becoming a PGOMG patient, we ask

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Flu Vaccine: Recommended Facts For All Ages!

Guess what time of year it is? As fall replaces summer, doctors everywhere are encouraging their patients to get vaccinated for the flu – and for good reason. The flu or, influenza, is a virus. Many people often use the flu and “common cold” interchangeably, but this is far from true. While the common cold

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