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Infertility

“Why I Chose to Freeze My Eggs…and Talk About It” – with Rock n’ Roll Legend Lauren Turk

Many women want to have children in their lives. However, if you have not found the right partner, are still seeking to accomplish certain life ...
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GYN

Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis, Part One: Overview – with Dr. Asher Kornbluth

This blog post is based on the Healthful Woman Podcast episode entitled “Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis, Part One: Overview” In this episode, Dr. Nathan Fox ...
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TruSculpt iD

Why TruSculpt ID Is Better Than CoolSculpting, Emsculpt, or Sculpsure

Nonsurgical fat reduction treatments are on a steady incline when it comes to popular body contouring procedures, and with this increase in popularity, comes an ...
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Behavioral Health

Sadness or Clinical Depression?

During the winter months, the days grow colder and shorter and can sometimes feel never-ending when you are dealing with depression. Depression can feel like ...
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GYN

Top Symptoms You May be Going Through Menopause

For most women, they will begin to go through menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 years old. If you are in this age ...
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Cancer Screening

What to Expect at Your First Mammogram

If you’re planning to schedule your first mammogram, you might feel anxious or uncertain about what to expect. We understand that your first mammogram can ...
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Birth Control

What’s the Difference Between Hormonal and Nonhormonal Birth Control?

As research and technology advances, there are more and more birth control options available. Because there are more options available now than ever before, navigating each type ...
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Cancer Screening

The Basics of Breast Cancer (and How to Maintain Good Breast Health)

Breast cancer is unfortunately all too common in women – in fact, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. The ...
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Nutrition

Dieting: Changing Your Approach from Short Gains to the Long Game

If you’re like many people, you likely have some goals in mind for the new year that include healthy lifestyle changes. One of the most ...
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Birth Control

Should I Combine Birth Control Methods?

The vast majority of contraceptive methods have a potential for failure. The ones with the highest failure rate are the ones that require “user compliance”; ...
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Obstetrics

Breastfeeding Myths and Misconceptions

On a recent episode of the Healthful Woman podcast, OB-GYN and maternal-fetal health specialist Dr. Nathan Fox discusses breastfeeding myths and misconceptions with Melissa Kotlen, ...
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GYN

Medical Management of Weight Loss

In this episode of Healthful Woman, Board-certified obesity medicine specialist and brother of Dr. Nathan Fox joins us to discuss weight management and treatment of ...
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BioTE

8 Benefits of BioTE®

Hormone fluctuations caused by natural aging can have many negative side effects for many men and women. BioTE is an innovative treatment that uses bioidentical ...
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GYN

Remember to Schedule Your Well Woman Visit!

For more and more young women, going to the gynecologist can be awkward and uncomfortable. If you have similar feelings about scheduling an appointment, you’re ...
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GYN

Pelvic Floor Conditions

The pelvic floor is a “hammock” of muscles that hold the bladder, bowels, vagina, and uterus in place. If those muscles are weakened or injured, ...
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Postpartum

Understanding Postpartum and Perinatal Depression

On the Healthful Woman podcast, Dr. Nathan Fox sat down with Dr. Emily Miller to discuss the importance of mental health and its connection to ...
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Uncategorized

Neurocognitive Decline: What is It and Who is At Risk?

Cognitive dysfunction can manifest in a variety of ways, from temporary impairment after a stroke to long-term conditions like dementia. In a recent Healthful Woman ...
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Cancer Screening

Dealing with Mental Health with a Cancer Diagnosis

Any medical diagnosis can cause an emotional impact, and a cancer diagnosis is a prime example. When hearing the words “you have cancer” you may ...
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GYN

“Endometriosis” – with Dr. Michael Silverstein

Dr. Nathan Fox speaks with Dr. Michael Silverstein, a gynecologist at MFM about endometriosis, what causes it, how it is diagnosed, and possible treatment options. ...
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GYN

The Difference Between Adenomyosis and Endometriosis

Adenomyosis is a relatively common condition, similar to endometriosis but with a few significant differences that impact the diagnosis and treatment methods. Dr. Michael Silverstein ...
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STDs

Distinguishing Hepatitis A, B, and C

Hepatitis comes in three different forms and while they may present the same way, there are several important distinctions regarding how they affect a person ...
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GYN

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery: Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy

In this episode of Healthful Woman podcast, Dr. Fox is joined by Dr. Farnaaz Kia, an OBGYN at MFM Associates, to speak about laparoscopic or ...
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Nutrition

Dieting: Changing Our Approach from Short Gains to the Long Game

In this episode of Healthful Woman podcast, Dr. Fox is joined by Casey Seiden, a registered dietician, nutritionist, and diabetes educator to talk all about ...
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Obstetrics

Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP)

In this episode of Healthful Woman podcast, Dr. Fox and Dr. Do discuss intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, more commonly called ICP or cholestasis. Healthful Woman ...
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