Some people think that bones are hard, unchanging, lifeless structures of support, but actually, bones are living, and growing tissue. Throughout our lives, we can protect our bones with some simple habits. A well-balanced diet with adequate calcium (approximately 1000 mg/day) and Vitamin D (800-1000 IU/day) is recommended. Food is the best source of calcium, … Continue reading Bone Health & Bone Density Screenings
With Pap smear and mammogram recommendations constantly changing, this can be a pretty confusing question. As a general rule, we want to see you every year for annual wellness checks, and of course, more frequently for any problems. However, recommended tests each year can vary. Different Types of Visits Determined By Age If you’re between … Continue reading How Often Should I Visit My OBGYN?
What is HPV? HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. There are over 100 strains of HPV viruses. Almost ALL people who are sexually active will acquire at least one strain of HPV in their lifetime. The good thing is most HPV infections don’t have any physical effects on the body and … Continue reading Human Papillomavirus: What is it?
My son James was my “oops” baby at 36 years old. After two beautiful daughters, we thought our family was complete. Sometimes life is not what we plan. James seemed normal but after some failed developmental milestones, we went to a specialist and James was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). At that time, we … Continue reading The Breakthroughs of Cord Blood Banking
Orange Coast Women’s Medical Group (OCWMG), is an office of dedicated, board certified OB/GYN specialists, certified nurse midwives and nurse practitioners, providing comprehensive health care to women from adolescence through adulthood. Many of our doctors have been providing care for more than 30 years! The experience and vast knowledge of our 20 physicians allow us … Continue reading Orange Coast Women’s Medical Group Blog