Understanding Osteoporosis: The Importance of Bone Density for Women

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by weakened bones that are more susceptible to fractures. Often referred to as a “silent disease,” osteoporosis typically progresses without noticeable symptoms until a fracture occurs. This condition is particularly prevalent in women, especially postmenopausal women, due to the significant drop in estrogen levels that affect bone density. What is … Read more

Understanding Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are fundamental to the advancement of medical knowledge and the development of new treatments. If you’re considering participating in a clinical trial, it’s important to understand what they involve, how they work, and what your role as a participant would be. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help answer some of the most common … Read more

Hormonal Health

Understanding the Complexities of Hormonal Imbalance

Hormones play a vital role in regulating various bodily functions, from metabolism and mood to reproductive health and sleep patterns. However, disruptions in hormone levels can lead to hormonal imbalance, triggering a cascade of effects on overall health and well-being. In this blog, we’ll explore the diverse array of conditions and factors that can contribute … Read more

Navigating Winter: Understanding and Preventing Migraines in Seattle

As the crisp winter air settles over Seattle, many residents find themselves grappling with an unwelcome companion – migraines. The season’s cold temperatures, fluctuating weather patterns, and reduced daylight can contribute to an increased prevalence of migraines. Read more about the reasons behind the uptick in winter migraines and our tips for avoiding these debilitating … Read more

7 Tips for a Healthier You in the New Year

As we step into a brand-new year, it’s the perfect time to prioritize our health and well-being. Adopting a proactive approach to wellness not only sets the tone for a fulfilling year but also ensures that we are equipped to face life’s challenges head-on. In this blog, we’ll explore valuable tips for a healthy new … Read more

Navigating Dyspareunia and The Impact on Women’s Well-Being

Dyspareunia, or painful sexual intercourse, is a medical condition that can significantly impact a woman’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being, as well as her relationships. In this blog, we’ll discuss the intricacies of what dyspareunia is, its potential causes, available treatments, and the hope of clinical research breakthroughs. Join us as we aim to foster … Read more

Nurturing Bladder Health and Interstitial Cystitis Awareness

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month, shining a much-needed spotlight on an often-overlooked aspect of our well-being. We tend to take our urinary system for granted until something goes wrong. One condition that can disrupt this balance is interstitial cystitis, also known as bladder pain syndrome, a chronic and often debilitating bladder disorder. In this … Read more

Embarking on Medical Progress Through Clinical Trials

When it comes to medical advancement, clinical trials stand as the cornerstone of progress. These carefully designed research studies pave the way for new treatments, medications, and interventions that can improve the quality of life for countless individuals. Beyond the possibility of innovative breakthroughs, participating in a clinical trial can offer participants a chance to … Read more

CMV: Q&A With Dr. Fuller

Cytomegalovirus, (CMV) is a common and highly contagious viral infection that can affect infants during pregnancy. Many are unaware of the virus, so we’ve asked our very own Co-Medical Director and Gynecologist, Dr. Ashley Fuller, to answer some general questions about CMV. As an advocate for women’s health and pursuer of medical breakthroughs, Dr. Fuller brings … Read more

Shedding Light on CMV

June marks National CMV (Cytomegalovirus) Awareness Month, a dedicated time to educate and spread awareness about this common yet often misunderstood viral infection. CMV is a widespread virus that can have serious implications, particularly for pregnant women and their unborn babies. In this blog, we aim to shine a spotlight on CMV, specifically focusing on … Read more

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