Posts Tagged ‘physician’

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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Menopause: The Good News

by | January 15th, 2016

Many women have misconceptions about what menopause is, and confusion as to what to do about it. The process of menopause begins as a women releases the last few follicles (i.e. eggs) from her ovaries. When the last one is spent, there will be no more menses – at an average age of 51. One

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Physician Spotlight: David Reue, MD

by | December 21st, 2015

What inspired you to begin working in obstetrics and gynecology? I loved the diversity of the specialty. No day is ever the same! It’s great being able to offer a wide range of both medical and surgical therapies. Why are you passionate about working in this area of health care? It is a privilege to

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by | December 11th, 2015

We are fortunate to live in a fit city with an abundance of exercise options to maintain health and wellness. Few programs, however, have achieved the popularity of Crossfit which has exploded in the past decade, especially here in Austin. Crossfit Central, the largest Crossfit affiliate in Austin, was one of the first Crossfit gyms

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TOGA Patient Story: O’Kelley

by | December 4th, 2015

Tell us about your patient care story. I first saw Dr. Jason Gooch when I was 16 weeks pregnant with my first child. After some complications during my first trimester, I was very apprehensive about both the pregnancy and changing doctors. His incredibly warm and kind bedside manner immediately put my husband and I at

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I want my body back: Guidelines for postpartum exercise

by | November 23rd, 2015

Within weeks (or sometimes, days) after experiencing the miracle of childbirth, some women have been heard asking their obstetrician how long will it take them to regain their pre-pregnancy figure. Such questions as, “How soon can I exercise?” or “Is it ok for me to do crunches?” are commonly posed. As a follow up to

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Three components of breast cancer screening you need to be aware of

by | November 2nd, 2015

As breast cancer awareness month comes to a close, I felt a discussion on breast cancer screening would help promote awareness in our practice year-round. Unfortunately many women can think of a friend, family member, or co-worker that has been affected by breast cancer. Discussing a few of these statistics will bring to light the

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How to assess your risk for developing Ovarian Cancer

by | September 18th, 2015

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! Here are some facts about Ovarian Cancer and tips on what you can do to assess your risk for developing this disease. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women, accounting for 15,000 deaths annually. It’s estimated that 1 in 75 women will develop

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Physician Spotlight: Karen M. Kish, MD

by | September 11th, 2015

How is the relationship with your patients important to you? The doctor-patient relationship is important in medicine, but even more so in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. I work extremely hard to make my patients feel at ease and strive to forge a strong bond with all of them. I want them to feel comfortable

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Six breastfeeding tips to celebrate National Breastfeeding Month!

by | August 21st, 2015

Happy National Breastfeeding month! There are many benefits of breastfeeding that we are all aware of. Namely, breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby and is easier to digest than commercial formula. The antibodies in the breast milk boost your baby’s immune system and it may even help you lose weight

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