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Is Yoga Safe During Pregnancy? Dec 1st, 2022

Pregnant women should get 150 minutes of exercise per week, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Walking, gentle stretches, and swimming are some of the best activities during pregnancy. But what about yoga? The thought of twisting and bending might not seem like an activity that pairs too well with...

How Do I Treat Heavy Menstrual Bleeding? Nov 1st, 2022

Heavy menstrual bleeding, or menorrhagia, includes heavy periods and prolonged periods.  You might have menorrhagia if you bleed for more than a week, pass blood clots larger than a quarter, need to double up on sanitary products or go through more than one pad in an hour.  Not surprisingly, heavy...

Exercising During Pregnancy: What Workouts Are Safe? Oct 1st, 2022

Exercising during pregnancy provides many benefits for your mental and physical wellness. Exercise reduces anxiety, boosts your mood and mental clarity, and helps reduce your risk of several pregnancy-related conditions, including gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. Staying active also helps you maintain a healthy weight and helps your body prepare for labor.  But...

Why Sexual Wellness Matters Sep 1st, 2022

Sexual health isn’t just a “bonus” part of your health. It’s an integral part of who you are and plays a significant role in your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. That is why our team includes sexual wellness as part of our gynecologic services here at OB/GYN Care Orlando in Oviedo, Florida. Here’s what you need to...

The Truth About Drinking Caffeine While Pregnant Aug 1st, 2022

Coffee and soda are both popular beverages, and many people rely on their caffeine content to give them a boost of energy each day. Over 62% of Americans drink coffee daily 一 with the average person drinking at least three cups 一 and another 48% drink soda daily.  But if you’re pregnant or planning...

Stay One Step Ahead of Breast Cancer Through Regular Screening Jul 1st, 2022

Detecting breast cancer early — when it’s small and hasn’t yet spread — increases the chances of effective treatment. Many breast cancers are detected through clinical breast cancer exams. That means that your self-breast exam and your clinical breast cancer screening are invaluable for early detection. Combine that with genetic...

How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health Jun 23rd, 2022

Menopause is the official end of fertility, and it’s marked by 12 consecutive months without a menstrual cycle. Perimenopause is the natural transition into menopause. Both menopause and perimenopause can cause a host of unpleasant physical symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness.  The hormonal shifts associated with...

When Do Ovarian Cysts Require Medical Intervention? May 31st, 2022

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled growths on the ovary. Although an estimated 10% of women have them, not all women realize it. Sometimes cysts are small and cause few (if any) problems, but larger cysts can lead to issues with your menstrual cycle, such as irregular periods or heavy bleeding. At...

What Every Woman Should Know About Ovulation Apr 25th, 2022

Ovulation occurs once a month during your menstrual cycle. While this natural process occurs without any effort on your part, it’s important that you know all about it, especially if you plan on starting a family. At OB/GYN Care Orlando in Winter Park, Florida, our medical team specializes in high-quality...