Planning a Pregnancy

Try to have sexual intercourse every day or every other day during the woman’s most fertile time (middle of the menstrual cycle). Don’t smoke. If you still do, supplement with extra vitamin C (250 – 500 mg. a day). In women: nicotine can be toxic to...

Obesity and Weight Loss

The article below comes from the November 1, 2003 edition of “OB GYN News” , page 26 An estimated 127 million adults in the United States are overweight, 60 million are obese, and 9 million are severely obese, according to national statistics. And yet,...

Hysterectomy

Studies: Sexual Function Not Hurt by Hysterectomy From the Article by Norra MacReady, Los Angeles Sexual function does not diminish and may even improve after hysterectomy, according to two new studies. In the first study, 70% of 70 women said they had no net change...