Posts Written by: Michelle Gooch, MD

The Truth about Toxic Shock Syndrome

by | March 18th, 2016

Despite being recently sensationalized in the media, Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is a very rare event. It is a life-threatening complication of certain bacterial infections, most commonly Staphylococcus Aureus (staph) and Group A Streptococcus (strep). It has been associated with the use of certain super absorbent tampons. Some symptoms of toxic shock syndrome include high

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Five Signs You Are Going Through Menopause

by | March 11th, 2016

Menopause is a natural transition for all women and can be accompanied by bothersome symptoms. The degree to which women experience these symptoms, and the length of time that symptoms persist varies from person to person.   These symptoms are the result of decreased ovarian production of estrogen and progesterone. Menstrual cycle As hormonal production falls,

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  • Irregular Bleeding
  • Mammogram
  • Ultrasound
  • Bone Density Testing