Everything You Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes

Jun 25, 2019 9:03:22 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy, Women's Issues

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With all the changes that come with pregnancy, particularly hormonal, changes in insulin can cause gestational diabetes.

This condition can affect the mother and the baby but usually goes away after giving birth. However, for the remainder of the pregnancy, there are things that can be done to manage the condition and reduce the effects.

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How Meditation Can Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

Jun 18, 2019 7:47:35 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Women's Issues

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Meditation comes with a multitude of mental and physical benefits, including relaxation and peacefulness, a decrease in negative feelings, and overall improved health. Anyone struggling with mental health, restless feelings, or even those with high blood pressure can find relief in meditation. In a world full of stimulation and distraction, taking the time to relax your mind is vital.

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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health During Pregnancy

May 28, 2019 8:24:26 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy, Women's Issues

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Among all the excitement that comes with being pregnant and preparing to welcome your child into the world, there are also a lot of challenges and stressors to overcome during pregnancy.

For some, the lack of control or readiness both during pregnancy and after provides a great amount of stress. There are also numerous physical side effects, body changes, and hormone changes that many have trouble coping with.

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How Your Ankle is Connected to Your Pelvic Muscles

May 21, 2019 8:14:32 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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Did you know that your ankle bone isn’t just connected to your leg bone? It also plays a role in connection to your pelvic floor muscles (PFM). However, while the ankle bones aren’t directly connected to the pelvic floor, it does influence the function of the pelvic floor muscles.

In our blog, we’ll explore how your ankle and surrounding nerves affect your pelvic floor muscles and how nerve therapy can help alleviate symptoms of pelvic floor disorders.

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4 Beneficial Exercises to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

Apr 16, 2019 8:08:27 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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Your pelvic floor muscles help support your pelvic organs including the bladder, uterus, vagina, bowel, and rectum. When your pelvic floor is damaged or weakened, it can lead to bladder control problems and incontinence issues.

To help enhance bladder control, you can try exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor. By strengthening these muscles, many women see benefits such as reduced occurrence of prolapse and leakage.

Here are 4 exercises to help strengthen and tighten your pelvic floor muscles:

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