Category: Health

Ooh la la! L’Amour: Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day

Originally written and published by Dr. Lauren Wheeler in February of 2019 Valentine’s day is just around the corner and February is heart health awareness month.  I figured I would use this opportunity to share some interesting facts about heart health as it pertains to some Valentine’s day favorites; namely, wine, dark chocolate, and the French. […]

Written by on February 7, 2022

How to Avoid the Holiday Battle of the Bulge

Hello again!  I hope this blog post finds everyone doing well.  This is a great post written by Tracy Owens in December of 2011.  She is the nutritionist to whom we refer most of our patients.  At the end of the blog, you will find her contact information if you have any further questions about […]

Written by on November 16, 2021

WHY IS HERPES SO CONFUSING?

In the last 2 ½ years of my career as an OB/GYN, one thing has become particularly apparent… I diagnose genital herpes far more frequently than I ever thought I would.  Each time I do, there is often the need to explain the dynamics of herpes so that my patients (and/or their partners) don’t start […]

Written by on August 26, 2021

FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD: ALLERGY SEASON AND POLLEN RELIEF

Originally published in March 2015 Allergy season is upon us, which means pollen is coloring  – and covering – everything in its path bright yellow!  If you are pregnant this time of year, you may have noticed an increase in your symptoms whether you’ve previously suffered from allergies or not. Often times pregnancy will cause […]

Written by on April 15, 2021

Colorectal Cancer Screening

March is colorectal cancer (CRC) awareness month. While this is not a gynecological malignancy, your doctors and nurse practitioners at Kamm Mckenzie work with you during your health maintenance visits to make you aware of screening.  The purpose of screening is to find or remove polyps before they become cancer, or to find cancer as […]

Written by on March 1, 2021

UTERINE HEMORRHAGING: DONATE BLOOD AND SAVE A LIFE

Any obstetrician, nurse, medical assistant, tech, anesthesiologist, etc who spends enough time on labor and delivery will witness a patient hemorrhage around the time of delivery. Most of these can be controlled using medications and non surgical techniques. Our labor and delivery unit has fast and efficient protocols that we initiate when needed.  The most […]

Written by on March 26, 2020