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Your Monkeypox Questions Answered

You have probably seen news of the current monkeypox outbreak recently. On Saturday, July 23rd, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that monkeypox is a public health emergency of international concern. As of the end of July 2022, there have been over 19,000 cases of monkeypox reported around the world. The rise in cases…

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Why Are My Lymph Nodes Swollen?

  Have you ever been sick and had swollen lymph nodes? Or maybe you go to the doctor when you are ill and they feel your neck to look for any swelling in the lymph nodes. So, what are lymph nodes, why do we have them, what do they do, and why do they get…

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New Research on the Benefit of Eating Less Meat

There are a lot of preconceived notions out there about what type of diet is best. The fact is that everyone has their own opinion. Even health and nutrition professionals have differing opinions on what type of diet is best. One of the best things you can do for your health is to find what…

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Cranberry Juice Medical Benefits

  There has been a lot of hype in the media over the years around the benefits of cranberry juice. Let’s dive into the research on the health benefits of cranberry juice and see if all the hype around cranberry juice is warranted. Cranberry Juice for Urinary Tract Infections You’ve probably heard more than once…

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Benefits of Being a List Maker

  There are two types of people in the world, those who like using lists and those who don’t like using lists. The classic “to-do” list is probably the most used type of list but you can make a list about almost anything in your life. Lists can be used in a variety of ways,…

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4 Ways Massage Therapy Could Help You

  Most people enjoy a nice relaxing massage but did you know that massage can have health benefits? There are many different types of massage and each one is targeted to help with specific needs or issues. Massage therapy performed by a licensed massage therapist uses pressure and movement techniques to help the muscles and…

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5 Things to Do to Prepare for Summer

  Summer is right around the corner. School is almost out and people are prepping for those warm summer days ahead. This time of year is known for vacations, beach days, swimming pools, barbeques, ice cream, and fun. Here are 5 things to do to get ready to have a great summer. 1. Buy Sunscreen…

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Positive Methods to Deal with Stress

  Everyone has stress in their lives and different ways of dealing with it. Stress can be triggered by almost anything from getting ready for an event, work demands, money, relationships, and so much more. There are healthy and unhealthy methods of dealing with stress. Let’s review what stress is and different methods to deal…

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What Period Products Should You Use?

  Fun fact…sanitary pads for monthly menstruation came out in stores in 1921. Before the invention of sanitary pads, women used homemade pads made from cloth. During this time, periods were not openly talked about. Women kept menstruation and how to deal with it to themselves. The release of sanitary pads in 1921 made it…

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Why Cleaning is Good for Your Health

Spring has sprung and it is time to clean out our closets and tidy up our homes. Spring is known to be a time for cleaning. The winter and cold months are coming to an end. We are ready to clear out our unnecessary junk and make our homes fresh again. Even though cleaning can…

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Snack Ideas to Keep Your Family Healthy

Warm weather has finally arrived in most parts of the country. Families are getting out of the house more to do fun activities, outings, and day trips. You’ve probably also noticed the increase in gas and food prices due to inflation. Most people don’t want to cut back on their family fun and outings. One…

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Birth Control Pill Side Effects

You may have seen the stories about celebrity Hailey Bieber in the news lately. She had a “mini-stroke” due to a small blood clot in her brain. Medically this is called a transient ischemic attack (TIA). Hailey has been speaking out and thinks her birth control pills and a heart condition have contributed to the…

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8 Ways You Can Promote Your Teen’s Health

The teenage years are so important for a variety of reasons. It’s a time in life when you start to get a little more independence and begin making choices that will affect the future. This applies to health also. The habits and choices that our teens make will shape their health in the future. There…

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What You Should Know About Alopecia

If you have been living under a rock, you may not have heard the news about Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Academy Awards over a joke made about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hairstyle. This incident made national news and has been all over the internet. At the time Jada was rocking a…

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TikTok May Be Causing Tics in Teen Girls

TikTok became outrageously popular during the pandemic. Millions of people all over the world spend hours every day scrolling through the short videos featured on the TikTok app. Also, during this time healthcare providers around the world have seen an increase in neurological tics in teenage girls and hypothesize that they could be related to…

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Why You Need to Get Your Yearly Blood Work

You are a good patient and always go to your yearly doctor check-ups. Your healthcare provider checks your blood pressure, does a physical exam, and says you look great but then they give you lab slips to get your blood work done. If the provider already examined you and your vitals were good, why do…

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Does Medication Affect Women Differently Than Men?

Have you ever heard the saying “women are from Venus and men are from Mars?” Although this is false, it points out the fact that men and women are very different from each other. So why are men and women given the same treatments for common medical conditions and diseases? Consider a common condition such…

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What You Should Know About Caffeine

There was an article published recently on USAtoday.com about a 29-year old man that died from caffeine toxicity. He was a personal trainer and was using a caffeine powder. He accidentally measured the dosage incorrectly. The story claims that the amount of caffeine in his system was equivalent to 200 cups of coffee. Although caffeine…

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Tips for Getting Through Period Symptoms

It’s that time again…your good old friend TOM has come to visit. TOM is truly a pain in the…well…everywhere, in this case. It’s that Time Of the Month, but TOM is just so much more fun to yell at when you’re cramping at 2:00 am. Period symptoms consist of more than just a few cramps…

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The Best Way to Sleep After Giving Birth

After giving birth, sleeping is one of the natural things that most women lose. Something that usually comes so easily has now become a difficult feat. Feeding the baby, tidying up, and trying to get used to the new person in the house, is already a lot of work. After all of these activities, you…

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7 Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms in 2022

As a mom, you spend much of your energy caring for your family and often very little time dedicate to yourself. Too many moms still feel selfish when they want to do things for themselves. However, self-care is not selfish; in fact, taking care of yourself is a prerequisite to being able to give love…

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Lyndhurst OB/GYN is part of the WFBH network

Lyndhurst OB/GYN is part of the WFBH network Effective Monday, November 4, 2019, Lyndhurst OB/GYN will provide obstetric services at the WFUBMC Birth Center. Lyndhurst OB/GYN is part of the WFBH network. Our MedCost patients will be covered at the WFBH level of benefits for both the Wake Select and Wake Options Plan for the…

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CenteringPregnancy Resumes in July at the Winston-Salem Location!

CenteringPregnancy Resumes in July at the Winston-Salem Location! After pausing for Covid, in July Lyndhurst welcomes back CenteringPregnancy for in-person sessions at the Winston-Salem office! It is a model of prenatal care that combines the traditional prenatal visit with an educational session within a group setting. During your pregnancy, you’ll meet with your provider and a small group of…

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Message from UWH of NC and Lyndhurst OB/GYN

Message from UWH of NC and Lyndhurst OB/GYN UWH of North Carolina and Lyndhurst OB/GYN recognize that as providers of womens healthcare services we have a responsibility to provide excellent quality care for all of our patients. We also have a responsibility to condemn racism and discrimination in any form, including in systems such as…

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Lyndhurst Medical Spa Wins Triad Moms on Main Awards

Lyndhurst Gynecologic Associates is pleased to announce that in just 4+ years our Medical Spa received the 2019 Choice Awards from Triad Moms on Main (TMoM). TMoM is an online parenting resource for the Triad, NC area, featuring daily blogs, local directories, a detailed events calendar, contests and giveaways. Our Licensed Esthetician, Meredith, gives one-on-one…

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