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Can Cranberry Juice Treat a UTI?

By |2024-06-14T14:14:07-04:00April 18th, 2024|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

While it can’t treat a urinary tract infection (UTI), natural, tart cranberry juice may help prevent recurrent UTIs by flushing the bladder of infection-causing bacteria. “If you have frequent UTIs, drinking natural cranberry juice certainly can’t hurt,” says CentraState OB/GYN Angela Markman, MD. “But it’s important to use proven [...]

Pelvic Health & Pregnancy

By |2024-05-10T08:13:09-04:00April 12th, 2024|Categories: Physical Therapy, Pregnancy and Parenting, Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Some women may think pelvic floor issues are a normal part of the pregnancy journey and postpartum healing process – or they may be too embarrassed to speak up. But when you share any concerns with your doctor, you can return to normal function more quickly while also preventing [...]

Freedom from Painful Periods

By |2023-05-04T11:05:16-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

For eight years, Manalapan resident Lacey Reyes suffered from painful, heavy menstrual periods. She bled so much that she needed iron IV infusions to treat severe anemia, a condition in which the body lacks enough iron to make healthy red blood cells. During her period, the 39-year-old stayed home [...]

High Risk Breast Cancer Program Facilitates Early Detection

By |2024-04-16T15:30:10-04:00January 9th, 2023|Categories: Cancer, Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Are you at high risk for developing breast cancer? A mammogram at CentraState can help you find out. Clinicians at the Star and Barry Tobias Women’s Health Center and the Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState are working to identify women at highest risk so they can prevent breast cancer [...]

Pregnancy and Preeclampsia: What You Need to Know

By |2024-01-23T09:15:27-05:00January 6th, 2023|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting, Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Pregnancy is an amazing journey. But sometimes unexpected health issues can throw you off course. Preeclampsia—high blood pressure during the later stages of pregnancy—is one of them. "Many preeclampsia symptoms—headaches, nausea, shortness of breath—are also common pregnancy complaints, so it can be hard to recognize those signs as a [...]

Beyond Hot Flashes: How to Manage Menopause in Stride

By |2022-10-03T15:44:20-04:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

When people think of menopause, hot flashes often come to mind. But some women experience different symptoms during this time – and others may have no symptoms at all. Clinically speaking, menopause occurs when a woman goes 12 months without a menstrual period. It’s called a retrospective diagnosis because [...]

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