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Holding the Right Pose:  Eatontown Actor Back on Stage After Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

By |2019-03-28T17:14:08+00:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , |

For the past decade, Lorraine Stone of Eatontown has focused her full attention on arts and culture endeavors. In addition to forming her own performance company, she has been acting with another group, performing with a samba band, and volunteering for a historic landmark foundation. Nothing sidetracked her passion [...]

Jamesburg Mom Finds Relief After Decades of Painful Periods

By |2019-01-17T10:37:35+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Unbearable, debilitating, and disabling are just some of the ways that Krisda Abene, 43, used to describe her menstrual periods. The mother of three from Jamesburg began suffering from painful periods in her 20s, but it was after she had her third child at age 27 that her symptoms [...]

What Men Should Know About Menopause

By |2019-01-09T09:58:20+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

Menopause is much more than just the cessation of periods. Much like the changes men experience during the aging process when testosterone levels dip, fluctuating hormones bring challenging physical and emotional changes for women. Men can help their partners get through this time of transition by asking questions, being [...]

Freedom to Live: Pelvic Floor Program Offers Gina Relief from Chronic Pain

By |2018-09-05T14:51:34+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Gina Barnett was living in extreme pain. Her pelvic area felt so heavy that she could barely walk, forcing the 52-year-old Freehold resident to give up exercise, singing, and just about every other activity she loved. “I was constantly uncomfortable,” says Gina, describing unbearable pressure and pain that extended [...]

A Woman’s Heart Attack: Subtle Symptoms You Need to Know!

By |2018-05-07T06:38:46+00:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , |

An estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular diseases. Enhance your well-being and heart health by learning these subtle symptoms that can signal something isn’t right. Increased pressure in the chest or heartburn (While both men and women can feel like there’s an elephant on [...]