One of the most common expressions I have seen in my practice of Gynecology has been the look of surprise on my patients’ faces when I explain to them that a hysterectomy does not imply that an oophorectomy will also be performed. By definition an oophorectomy is the surgical removal of the ovary. In 2005… Read More


It never fails… More than often I have the suspicious patient who feels I have overlooked something major because I haven’t been regularly checking their hormones. Ladies! If you’re over 35 and feeling fatigued or “out of whack” this doesn’t automatically imply you are entering premature menopause. So take a deep breath. Make sure you… Read More


Advocate for Yourself… Four signs you know you’ve found the Right Doctor 1. Pay attention to that “gut feeling.” If you feel at peace then you’re likely on the right track. It may seem cliché but your body’s reaction says much about the chemistry you have with your Doctor. Does she make you feel safe,… Read More


Of the many things we have in common as women, Ovarian cysts are at the top of the list. If you speak to a friend or a family member, chances are at some point in their lifetime they have been diagnosed with an ovarian cyst. If you have an ovarian cyst… don’t panic! Cysts on… Read More


Probably the biggest problem in today’s society of women is the lack of Gratefulness towards our bodies. One would have to truly understand the meaning of the word Gratitude to understand my point of view. Gratitude is defined as feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness; thankfulness; received or experienced with welcome. Another definition is… Read More


Do you find yourself struggling to get through your day, thinking, “If only I had another hour or two of sleep”? If so, then the fact is your body might be on to something. If you find yourself daydreaming about your next nap, contemplating purchasing stock in Starbucks, or drinking more coffee and caffeinated beverages… Read More