As an obstetrician gynecologist, it is not uncommon to hear my patients complain of their hormones “being off.” To figure out what is abnormal, one needs to understand the normal menstrual cycle and how your hormones normally fluctuate on a day to day basis. Your menstrual cycle revolves around the development of an egg, its more
Informational articles written by Billings OB-GYN Associates providers.
Exercising after pregnancy is possibly one of the best things you can do for yourself. It helps promote weight loss, improve cardiovascular fitness and increases your energy level. For new moms, exercise can also help restore muscle strength and tone, relieve stress and boost your mood. If you had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery, it’s generally more
Deciding how you will feed your baby is not an easy decision. While you’re weighing the pros and cons, talk to your doctor or lactation consultant. These health care providers can give you more information about which option may be the best for you and for your family. Breastfeeding is the recommended method for newborns. more
According to research, caffeine is the most widely used, behaviorally active substance on earth. In the United States, 89% – 96% of men and non-pregnant women over the age of 18 consume some type of caffeine. Our caffeine consumption comes in many forms: coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks, espresso beans, chocolate, pain medication and dietary more
Would you know the difference? There are philosophies and training elements that make D.O. physicians unique from their M.D. counterparts. Hopefully, I can shed some light on these differences and the historical basis for them. There are two ways to become a physician in the United States: the allopathic tract, culminating in an M.D. degree, more