Pelvic Exam?! Pap Smear?! Gynecological

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PELVIC Exam vs PAP SMEAR. Pap smear and pelvic examination are common gynecological procedures done both at the office level and hospitals.

PAP SMEAR is done at well-women clinics, to screen for cervical cancer. Pap smear is a screening test to detect cervical cancer. A pap smear yields a sample for examination under the microscope. Pap smear is targeted more towards prevention.

PELVIC EXAM is thorough examination where all the features of the female reproductive system are analyzed. The gynecologist will examine the vagina,  Cervix, adnexa, uterine size, and other palpable abnormalities are assessed. Pelvic exam is a clinical examination protocol. Pelvic examination is a diagnostic procedure that can be altered according to the clinician’s need. Pelvic examination is a more of a diagnostic procedure.

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5 Benefits of Working Out in the Morning — General Health Magazine

Hotly debated fitness topics are in no short supply: yoga vs. pilates, cardio vs. strength training, and the treadmill vs. outdoor running. But no dispute is as polarizing as the one surrounding morning vs. evening workouts. Of course, the absolute best time to work out is whenever gym time meshes with your schedule so actually show up on the […]

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Women Fall Has Arrived.. Got Tips?!

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Fall has arrived !!!

Ditch the soap, they leave your skin dry, switch to a soap-free hydrating cleanser.

Put away Gels, bring out the Creamy Body wash & Oil-based scrubs. Summer may have left your skin dry.  Start Fall off with a full-body exfoliation session. Oil-based scrubs are to exfoliate and hydrate.

Switch Lotions to Creams. The air becomes drier, the skin needs thick moisturizers. Creams provide stronger barrier, meaning it will reduce  water loss from the outer layer of skin,  providing hydration to the layer of skin.

Lips. Protect them, Start moisturizing to prevent dry, cracked lips,  use a non-petroleum based lip balm.

Hands. Invest in Hand creams. Hands become dry and cracked during fall & winter, prevention really is worth the cure. Start moisturizing your hands now.

The Opportunity is Still There

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. -Swami Sivananda

via The Opportunity Is Still There — SKYLARITY

DIY: Holiday Candles Inspiration

We haven’t hosted Thanksgiving dinner at our house in a very long time. This year, we are hosting again and I’m excited to establish some sort of Thanksgiving tradition with the kids. Zoey is six now and she loves to help out in the kitchen. We’ve already talked about the menu and we are keeping […]

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Got Goals ?!

Got Goals ?! WHAT IT TAKES ?
It is very important to have Smart GOALS, when it comes to change & improving yourself.
Your goals must be SPECIFIC: I will do “A” in the situation “B” and observe the following “C” changes.
Your goals must be MESAURABLE: You and others must be able to see the progress you are making on a regular basis.
Your goals must be ACHIEVABLE: They must be well within your capability to perform.
Your goals must be RELEVANT: This means that they must be something that you and others really want to have happen.
Your goals must be TIME-LIMITED: You need to have both short-term and long-term benefits in sight.

Make sure to Conduct an analysis of what potential obstacles might get in the way and create a game plan of how to anticipate & address obstacles, just in case.

Make sure to always Reward yourself, build in some payoffs for your small steps and the progress you have made. Always remember to put negative self blaming  aside from your train of thoughts.

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