Archive for the ‘Health and Wellness’ Category

Urinary and Bowel Problems After Pregnancy: You’re Not Alone

By Charbel G. Salamon, MD, Urogynecology Although many women are eager to share the milestones that come with new motherhood, there are some things they might be embarrassed to bring up — like the urinary and bowel problems that can happen after giving birth.  These conditions are common. Researchers estimate between 5 and 25 percent Read More…

3 Tips to Find the Right OB/GYN for You

From AdventHealth for Women Your OB/GYN sees you through all of life’s changes. From puberty to pregnancy, through menopause and beyond, you need a trusted provider who can help you navigate these seasons with skill, sensitivity and compassion. Choosing the right OB/GYN is important to your whole health. We’re here with 3 tips that will Read More…

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Tips for Sunning Safely

by Dr. Palceski – Board Certified Dermatologist & Medical Director, Reflections Dermatology & Center For Skin Care Did you know that skin cancer is now the most common form of cancer in the United States? Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Here are some tips for helping you Read More…

Spa Invitational 2022: Relaxing, Refreshing Fellowship

Committee members – (back row) Kelly Neirstadt, Lynn Ivanek, Sherry Magee and Kari Conley (front row) Holly Wilton and Stephanie Garris – dressed by Athleta at The Mall at Millenia and photographed by Christi Ashby at The Spa at Hyatt Regency Orlando. More than a decade ago, local executive Sherry Magee was envious of the Read More…

Five Fibroids Facts

The word tumor is not something anyone wants to hear when discussing their body. But in some circumstances, it’s not all bad. This is the case with most fibroids. According to Dr. Steven McCarus, “Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus, they are growths driven by ovarian production of estrogen and progesterone.” Benign, or Read More…

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY AT FOUR SEASONS RESORT ORLANDO

Experience a romantic getaway and special holiday offerings at Central Florida’s only Five Diamond Resort Make time to connect with those who matter most this Valentine’s Day with a romantic getaway at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. The 26-acre (10.5 hectare) Resort is truly a couples’ paradise, with amenities including a lakeside Read More…

What does practicing gratitude really mean?

This time of year, many of us are reflecting on what we have to be thankful or grateful for. The difference between the two can be a powerful distinction as we strengthen our mental health and build resilience, so let’s dig in.  Being thankful is typically an automatic response of pleasure or relief to something Read More…

Yamile Luna: Lessons Learned Through Cancer Journey

Women Are Incredible! An AdventHealth for Women Series Yamile Luna is like most of us – career driven, loving mother, devoted wife, community advocate – but her journey with cancer has taught her some important life lessons about success and self-awareness. It makes her acutely qualified for her role at AdventHealth as Vice President for Read More…

Take A Summer Breather

by Tracy Zboril and Cara Hewett Ahhhhh… summer is finally here after what we can collectively agree has been a challenging recent past. We feel ready to indulge in some much needed and overdue worry-free days. The catch? Try telling our minds that! Shutting off the chattering mind is a feat that even monks dedicated Read More…

Safeguarding Your Health with Well-Woman Exams

As women, we focus a lot on taking care of everyone and everything around us, but in order to do this well, we need to first focus on ourselves. Preventive care may not feel important right now in light of overwhelming responsibilities or concerns around COVID-19, but taking care of yourself — and protecting your Read More…