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Menopause: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Menopause: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Menopause is a normal part of the aging process. It begins as a woman’s hormones begin to settle. While this is a completely normal process that every woman goes through, there are treatment options available to lessen the symptoms to make the transition easier. For many women, the cycle of menopause begins around age 40, […]

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Is Exercise During Pregnancy Safe?

Is Exercise During Pregnancy Safe?

Many women are not aware that in an uncomplicated pregnancy exercise is in fact recommended and is considered safe. Most importantly, you should always talk about the safety of exercise with your health care provider before you start any activity.

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What foods are unsafe in pregnancy?

What foods are unsafe in pregnancy?

Your body is going through lots of changes at a rapid pace, so you’ll want to be feeling your best for you and your baby. We’ve addressed some foods that are harmful and should be avoided when you’re pregnant for your safety and that of your baby.

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Essential Items for your Hospital Bag

Essential Items for your Hospital Bag

Ideally your hospital bag should be packed and ready to go before 37 weeks of pregnancy.

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Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Early Pregnancy Symptoms

A missed menstrual period is often the first recognizable sign of a possible pregnancy, but there are other signs and symptoms of early pregnancy as well. Some subtle signs appear in the first week, and more may be apparent in the weeks before your first missed period.

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Best Ingredients for Skin Care Products

Best Ingredients for Skin Care Products

Every woman needs these simple skin care products with these important ingredients.

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A Day in the Life of a Midwife

A Day in the Life of a Midwife

Meet Amanda Varva, certified nurse midwife for Women's Excellence! We asked Amanda to give us the details about the profession she works in by looking at one day in her life.

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5 Myths About Breast Cancer and Mammograms

5 Myths About Breast Cancer and Mammograms

October is breast cancer awareness month and we want to give our community a chance to learn more about breast cancer and ways you can reduce your risk or detect cancer as early as possible! To make sure that you are up-to-date with your health information regarding breast cancer and screenings, we’ve put together a […]

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What Do I Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer?

What Do I Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer?

Many women have heard of ovarian cancer but don’t understand the symptoms, causes, or treatments. Ovarian cancer is a serious health risk that can spread to other parts of the body. It is one of the most common cancers in women, with a risk of 1 in 78. At Women’s Excellence, we’d like to teach […]

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Do I have a Vaginal Infection?

Do I have a Vaginal Infection?

Most people with a vulva experience this at some point in their life. Vaginitis can be caused changes in hormone balance, overgrowth of bacteria, or allergies/irritants.

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