Summer is an optimal time of year for those of all ages to hit the surf, go on vacation, participate in sports, and essentially spend a lot of time outdoors. When it comes to heart and cardiovascular health, patients hear time and time again how important it is to stay physically active–whether it’s brisk walking, running, or aerobics.
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Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) may sound familiar to you, especially if you’ve ever purchased or used tampons. On nearly every package you buy, you’ll find the warning label regarding tampon use and TSS. In fact, about half of all diagnosed TSS cases are a result of tampon use.
It’s true, calcium does help prevent osteoporosis. But there are many other ways you can protect your bones from this disease. The best form of defense begins when we are children, but if you’re past that stage in your life, there’s still hope.
Are you abnormal—your periods, that is? Maybe you have been wondering why irregular periods have been happening and if there’s something you can do about it.
Whether you call it love handles, a spare tire or a muffin top, no one likes that extra fat around the middle of the abdomen. Belly fat is stubborn, hard to get rid of and may actually indicate an increased risk for heart disease.
The eggnog is flowing, the champagne is bubbling, and Uncle Craig is showing off his newest holiday cocktail. With all the choices, just like with food, it can be easy to justify overconsumption. So how do you decide where to indulge and how much is too much?
That amazing feeling you have when you wake up after a solid night of sleep is only the beginning of the benefits your body receives from restorative rest. It's key to a heart-healthy lifestyle.
We can all generally agree that menstrual cramps are the worst. But for some women, menstrual cramps sound like a walk in the park compared to their monthly experience.
In the state of Mississippi, 700,000 people have been diagnosed with high blood pressure and thousands more are at risk. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the major risks of both heart disease and stroke.
The Woman’s Clinic is happy to offer patient visits again in both our Jackson and Madison offices. We have provided Obstetric and urgent Gynecologic care and are now carefully adding back less urgent patient visits.