Last month, we hosted our first MonaLisa Touch open house and were thrilled to see over 60 women attend the event. All night, we heard comments like "It's so nice knowing I'm not the only one..." and "I feel so much better knowing I'm not alone." Women, just like you, were thrilled to learn that they weren't the only ones suffering from symptoms such as vaginal dryness, burning and itching, painful urination and even painful intercourse. Over 40% of postmenopausal women suffer from one or more of these...Read More
Dr. Friday and Dr. Kurup are excited to offer MonaLisa Touch, a breakthrough technology that revitalizes vaginal tissue. This painless, quick procedure brings relief for women experiencing vaginal dryness, itching and burning and painful intercourse. Many women in menopause experience these symptoms, but so do breast cancer patients due to lack of estrogen. Women are calling the MonaLisa Touch "life changing!"
A small laser is inserted into the vagina, delivering small pulses that feel like gentle vibrations. We recommend three treatments, six weeks apart for optimal results....Read More
Do you struggle with sleeping, managing stress, your weight, diet or nutrition? As a Lifestyle Educator, Carrie will partner with you to make the changes you want. Carrie works with patients to understand their lifestyle, genetics and medical history, and most importantly, their goals. She creates a customized plan for each patient with a lifestyle prescription. Depending on your needs and goals, you could meet with Carrie weekly, every few weeks or every few months. Carrie is extremely passionate about helping people look and feel their best every day. If you're ready to take back your...Read More
Dr. Laura Houser is bringing Functional Medicine to Columbus OB-GYN. Funtional Medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. Funtional Medicine is a more patient-centered approach than traditional medical practice, which addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptons.
Dr. Houser is passionate about Functional Medicine as it provides answers to complex medical issues that no one could find answers...Read More
Dr. Olah will be riding 50 miles in Pelotonia 2016 on Saturday, August 6th! Pelotonia is an incredible fundraiser focused on one thing and one thing only—raising money to support research that will help create a cancer free world. Pelotonia itself is a bike tour where participants can ride anywhere from 25 to 180 miles. Dr. Olah is driven to participate in this amazing event again this year by her passion to defeat cancer.... Read More
Dr. Spahn was featured in the paper, driving the Madison County Pioneer Campers during the London Strawberry Festival this weekend! These children learn about pioneer camping, education, living and much more. This is the second year for the program, hosted through Madison County. Dr. Spahn and all of us at COG are proud to support the campers!
Young women who received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine through a school-based program had fewer cervical cell anomalies when screened for cervical cancer, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
"Eight years after a school-based HPV vaccination program was initiated in Alberta, 3-dose HPV vaccination has demonstrated early benefits, particularly against high-grade cervical abnormalities, which are more likely to progress to cervical cancer," writes Dr. Huiming Yang, Medical Officer of...
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According to US and UK data from public health authorities, morning sickness affects over half of all pregnant mothers. It is generally related to an increase in estrogen levels, low blood sugar counts, and a greater susceptibility to some smells. Often, morning sickness occurs in the early hours of the morning and will ease up somewhat as the day goes on.
At times, morning sickness can be mild. However, the pregnant mother may at other times feel so nauseous that she will vomit. In most cases, morning sickness settles down by the end of the first trimester.
Here are a few...Read More
Breastfeeding can be a challenge, especially for new mothers. However, it certainly has great benefits. Breast milk has the right nutrients for your baby, is easier to digest than formula and can increase your baby's immune system. Breastfeeding may even help you lose weights
Ask for help
Reading about breastfeeding and doing it are entirely different. From the first time you feed your baby, don’t be afraid to ask for help. Maternity nurses or lactation consultants can offer tips, starting from the basics. Your doctor or baby’s doctor can offer assistance also. ...