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What’s your summer sun IQ?

by |  June 12th, 2012

We have to admit that the ob/gyns at Health Central Women’s Care Dallas weren’t always sun savvy. Some of our women’s health professionals even recall blistering childhood summers when they reached for suntan lotion (before marketers rebranded it sunblock) or even sun accelerators like tanning blankets, baby lotion and (gulp) cooking oil. Summer won’t officially begin until June 20th, yet the Texas sun has already cranked up the heat and it’s primetime for damaging sunburns….

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Your Ob/Gyn Weighs in about Obesity and Women’s Health

by |  May 22nd, 2012

You know the long list of health problems associated with being overweight: high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems and cancer. Health Central Women’s Care Dallas weighs in on the impact that those extra pounds can have on fertility, and why watching the scale is important in the teen years and into menopause. Weight and Infertility No surprise here: Another study points to the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight when trying to…

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Endometrial ablation can end your periods. Period.

by |  March 27th, 2012

Andrea decided she’d had enough of heavy periods. After the mother of three young children decided her family was complete, she talked with her ob/gyn doctor about finding relief from a heavy flow that sent her on hourly trips to the bathroom. Endometrial ablation is a common choice for women who have no desire to get pregnant again, yet suffer from heavy periods. Each month during menstruation, your body sheds the uterine lining, called the…

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PCOS: The four letters that spell trouble for women

by |  February 28th, 2012

Do you have a history of irregular or missed periods or ovarian cysts?  Do you struggle with unexplained weight gain, excessive body hair on your face, belly or back, or severe acne? Do your mother or sister have a condition called PCOS? The ob/gyn doctors at Health Central Women’s Care Dallas urge you to seek help in identifying the underlying cause of these red flags, particularly when symptoms emerge in the teen years. Polycystic ovary…

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3 Pre-Pregnancy Steps that Help Prevent Birth Defects

by |  January 17th, 2012

You’ve lined up an ob/gyn and started taking steps to get pregnant. Congratulations! The odds are definitely stacked in your favor for conceiving a healthy baby. The fact that you have sought prenatal care indicates your commitment as a parent-to-be.  You know that the choices you make today can impact your unborn baby. The March of Dimes reports that 120,000 babies are born with physical and/or mental birth defects each year in this country. The most…

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