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Aging Gracefully

Recently, one of our outstanding staff members suggested that my partners and I do a podcast on, “aging gracefully.” This was right after we debuted our 2021 social media video ushering in this holiday season. We collaborated with a wonderful woman and her dance studio, Vibez in Motion, located in Fayetteville, GA, Tasha Williams. The […]

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Managing Stress in the Midst of Pandemic, Politics and Protests

Stress effects on our mental, physical, emotional, or financial health have long been studied and outlined in many books and articles. 2020 has truly been a challenge for all of us across many socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, cultural and professional backgrounds. Are we more prepared as physicians? How does/has it effect personal relationships? How does/has it […]

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Your Teen/Tweenager and Painful Periods

Painful menstrual cycles are very common in adolescents often starting within 6-12 months of them beginning their periods. Most commonly there is no underlying abnormality of their anatomy, just a very unfortunate circumstance of growing up for some young ladies. Rarely, there can be some underlying condition such as endometriosis or infection. Your gynecologist can […]

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Balance in Life

“In all aspects of our lives balance is key. Doing one thing too much can cause upset, like the old saying goes, everything in moderation is the secret!” – Catherine Pulsifer Yoga is one exercise that requires balance. In order to achieve some of the more difficult poses, my instructor once told me to quiet […]

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To Pap or not to Pap?

There are many terms used to identify the many generations active in today’s society and it’s hard to keep track of them all. No matter where you fall, we’ve got you covered! We care for all the generations. THE GREATEST GENERATION Born between 1901-1926 Age 94+ (in 2020) THE SILENT GENERATION or Traditionalists Born 1945 […]

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Are You the Meat in the Middle of the Sandwich Generation

A social worker by the name of Dorothy Miller, originally coined the term “sandwich generation” back in 1981, to describe women in their 30s to 40s who were “sandwiched” between young children and aging parents as their primary caregiver. Nearly two decades later and a lot has changed since then. Many women are delaying child-bearing […]

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Your Daughter’s First Gynecological Visit

Often a patient comes in for her yearly wellness, and asks the question of when is the right time to bring in her daughter. There is often hesitance to do so, as it signals the transition to adulthood. It is best to establish a healthy, non-urgent tone with her first visit. This, hopefully, promotes a […]