Monthly Archives: August 2017

Night, Fam: 5 Things You Need To Know To Get Better Sleep

Sleep. In my life, she has been the ever illusive, hard to get mistress. Even in high school I remember staying up to read because I couldn’t sleep, trying different sleep patterns and routines to find one that worked for me, changing out mattresses and pillows to optimize comfort and support. It’s been a long journey. I thought maybe residency

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5 Reasons Why You Should See Your Gynecologist Every Year: Your Explanation of Benefits

Let’s jump right in, or even better, scoot right on down, with five reasons to visit your gynecologist every year: Reason #1: Review Your Personal History Just because! Okay, that’s not a reason. A real first reason is to review your personal history. You may not know what’s normal and what’s not. Many women don’t realize how many things happen

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Stop, The Love You Save May Be Your Own: Birth control and other options for preventing pregnancy until you’re ready

Beginning with fundamentals, the basic principle that must be dealt with first is Sex in Man + Woman = Egg + Sperm = Baby. I have to break down the basics because I often hear statements like this: “I only did it  once.” “We weren’t trying.” “How did this happen?” What’s more is that I ask every patient if there

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Compartments: A daily task while wearing the white coat.

While Dr. McDonald has been spending her free time catching up on the latest season of Insecure, I have been indulging in another show. Being Mary Jane. Although I like the show for many reasons (minority representation, women in powerful male dominated roles, the fashion (obvs)) one scene really resonated with me today. Gabrielle Union’s character, MJ, has a particularly

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