Day 1: High-Risk Pregnancies
Facts about High Risk Pregnancy • What is a high-risk pregnancy? A pregnancy is called high-risk if the mother of fetus has an increased chance of a health problem. Many things can put you at high risk. Read more.
Day 2: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
What factors contribute to infertility? Ovulatory disorders are one of the most common reasons why women are unable to conceive, and account for 30% of women's infertility. Read more.
Day 3: Women and Heart Disease: Knowing the Signs
Heart disease is a killer that strikes more women than men, and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Read more.
Day 4: Manage Stress
Stress, pent-up anger, and other negative emotions have been linked to heart disease. Over time, these emotions could raise your heart disease risk. Read more.
Day 5: Manage Stress
Questions: What are uterine fibroids? How common are they? Who is more at risk and at what point in their lives? Read more.
Day 6: Urogynecology/Prolaspe (Pelvic Floor Disorders)
Facts about Prolaspe
What is pelvic floor disorder? Women with weakness of the pelvic muscles or tears in the connective tissue may begin to have problems controlling their bladders and bowels. Read more
Day 7: Incontinence
11 Million American women have a secret - they suffer from urinary incontinence, the leakage of small amounts of urine or frequent and sometimes uncontrollable urination. Read more.
Day 8: Breast Health and Mammograms
The American Cancer Society recommends that women 40 years or older receive an annual mammogram. Getting an annual mammogram helps you and your doctor see any changes that may occur, and can be an important part of the early detection of breast cancer. Read more.
Day 9: Cosmetic Procedures
Questions: What are some reasons a woman might consider undergoing a cosmetic procedure?
What surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures are available through the DMC?
How do I know what’s right for me? Read more.
Day 10: Weight Management
Facts about Weight Management
• More than one third (35) of adults in the united States are morbidly obese.
• Obesity is a contributing cause of many health problems, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer. Read more.
Day 11: Sports Medicine
Should I See a Sports Medicine Specialist?
If you participate in sports, you may end up with aches and pains or even injuries that need to be seen by a doctor. But how do you decide if you need to see a sports medicine specialist?