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5 Tips for Women with Gestational Diabetes
5 Tips for Women with Gestational Diabetes

Eat healthy foods from a meal plan made for a person with diabetes Exercise is another way to keep blood sugar under control Monitor Blood Sugar Often Take Insulin, If Needed. If insulin is ordered by your doctor, take it as directed in order to help keep blood sugar under control Get Tested for Diabetes after Pregnancy. For most women…

Cannabis and Incontinence
Cannabis and Incontinence

Cannabinoids, the active components of Cannabis sativa (maijuana), and their derivatives produce a wide spectrum of central and peripheral effects, some of which may have clinical applications. The discovery of specific cannabinoid receptors and a family of endogenous ligands of those receptors has attracted much attention to the general cannabinoid pharmacology. In recent years, studies on the functional role of…

Menopause Doesn’t Pause, You Are In It For Life!
Menopause Doesn’t Pause, You Are In It For Life!

IF you are one of the millions of baby boomers hitting menopause this year, KEEP READING! Do you feel like you are going crazy? Do you struggle with intimacy issues caused by vaginal dryness? It can definitely ruin the mood. Is your sex drive a distant memory? Has intercourse not felt the same after childbirth? Do you suffer from embarrassing…

CBD : Snake Oil or Medicine? A Physician Explains CBD
CBD : Snake Oil or Medicine? A Physician Explains CBD

Written by Tamara Simon MD, MPH @ SIMPLY SIMON PLLC The human body is a tireless machine fueled by many biological functions and like any machine, it can malfunction in countless ways. Healthcare options and treatments are expanding every day as new research becomes available to help with these malfunctions. One such option is the utilization of CBD. Recently the…

What is Gestational Diabetes?
What is Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that is first seen in a pregnant woman who did not have diabetes before she was pregnant. Some women have more than one pregnancy affected by gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes usually shows up in the middle of pregnancy. Doctors most often test for it between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy. Often gestational…

Stress and Coping
Stress and Coping

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background,…

Things you can do to support yourself
Things you can do to support yourself

Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media. Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting. Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, get plenty of sleep, and avoid alcohol and drugs Make time to unwind. Try to do some other activities you…