Tag Archives: gynecology

  1. Cervical Health

    Helpful information about cervical health is available here.

    Cervical Health - helpful guide, info about Pap SmearWhat is a PAP Smear?

    I’m going to let you in on a little secret: getting a gynecological exam is probably the easiest medical appointment you’ll ever have. No needles, no drills, no stinging eye drops — just some questions and an exam that’s over before you know it. So cast aside those unwarranted fears of specula, “stirrups,” and cold hands, and listen up — here’s what you need to know:

    Acing Your Gynecological Exam

  2. General Women’s Health

    Excellent resources for General Women’s Health

    Recognizing a Stroke

    Neurologists say if they get to a stroke victim within 3 hours they can totally reverse the effects of a stroke. The key is getting a stroke recognized and diagnosed.

    Remember these 4 steps: STRS

    • S – Ask the individual to SMILE
    • T – Ask the person to TALK and speak a simple sentence coherently, like “It is sunny out today.”
    • R – Ask him or her to RAISE both arms
    • S – STICK out your tongue. If the tongue is ‘crooked’, or goes to one side or the other, the person may have had a stroke
    • If he or she has trouble with ANY ONE of these tasks, call 911 emergency number immediately and describe the symptoms to the dispatcher.