Category: Wellness

How to Find Your LGBTQ+ Ally in Health

Blog How to Find Your LGBTQ+ Ally in Health May 10, 2021   Preventative Care, Wellness What if you routinely gave your healthcare provider half truths about your problems, or just avoided getting care altogether? For LGBTQ+ patients, a simple wellness visit can be stressful and oftentimes unhelpful. A lack of understanding on the part of the provider when it comes to gender identities and sexual orientations,… Read more »

Stress, Women’s Health, and How They’re Connected

Blog Stress, Women’s Health, and How They’re Connected January 29, 2021   Wellness Let’s talk about stress, because who isn’t stressed these days? Whether you’re a busy working mom juggling online learning and Zoom calls, a young adult trying to make her mark on the world in uncertain times, or you’re an expectant mother navigating pregnancy in a pandemic; stress impacts all of us. It makes an… Read more »

Don’t Keep It Bottled Up!

Blog Don’t Keep It Bottled Up! April 2, 2019   Wellness April is Stress Awareness Month — a time to shine a spotlight on stress in its many forms. As humans, we encounter emotional, mental, and physical stress throughout our entire lives. What we consider “stressful” is our own perceived lack of control over life’s events — an upcoming presentation at work that causes anxiety, a relationship that is… Read more »

Go Red for Women! Four Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Blog Go Red for Women! Four Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy February 1, 2019   Preventative Care, Wellness This month we celebrate Go Red for Women — an initiative by the American Heart Association designed to increase women’s heart health awareness. Cardiovascular diseases claim the life of a women every 80 seconds — and 80 percent of those are preventable. As women caring for women, we want to encourage you… Read more »

Five New Year’s Resolutions Everyone Can Achieve

Blog Five New Year’s Resolutions Everyone Can Achieve January 4, 2019   Wellness Year after year we hear about all the lofty new year’s resolutions that every woman must try. While losing weight, saving money, or stepping out of your comfort zone are great aspirations, they’re not always achievable. To ensure 2019 is filled with more successes than failures, we are here to help you set goals… Read more »

Healthy Is the New 40: Five “Secrets” for Aging Well

Blog Healthy Is the New 40: Five “Secrets” for Aging Well September 11, 2018   Preventative Care, Wellness Aging is an inevitable part of life. And we promise it’s not all bad! As we grow older, we become wiser, stronger, and more resilient. Just think of all that you didn’t know back in your twenties! However, we won’t pretend that everyone is excited to get older… we… Read more »

Treat Yo’self — “Mommy Time” Tips for New Moms

Blog Treat Yo’self — “Mommy Time” Tips for New Moms June 1, 2018   Pregnancy & Postpartum, Wellness Your life changes drastically the second you lay eyes on your beautiful baby. You experience a variety of emotions—you’re happy, scared, overwhelmed, exhausted, and completely in love with your bundle of joy. Being a parent is a full-time job. You are dedicating every ounce of energy to your newborn…. Read more »

Ace Your Gyno Exam: What to Know and What to Ask

Blog Ace Your Gyno Exam: What to Know and What to Ask January 20, 2018   Preventative Care, Sexual Health, Wellness We know attending a gynecological (gyno) appointment can cause some apprehension. It’s common to feel uneasy about exposing your private areas to a doctor you’ve only met a handful of times. Are you ever unsure of what to say? Maybe you’re insecure about an abnormal symptom… Read more »

An Ode to Holiday Parenting

Blog An Ode to Holiday Parenting December 22, 2017   Pregnancy & Postpartum, Wellness The Holidays are in full swing. As we prepare for family, friend, and work celebrations we thought this was the perfect time to share a bit of insight from one of our beloved providers, Janet Perkins, M.D. I have been thinking about our pregnant and postpartum moms, as the hustle and bustle of… Read more »