Thermography plus Mammography; a new recommendation?

| September 28, 2011

There is discussion starting in the medical world about the possibility of improved pick-up of  abnormal breast tissue and DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ or pre-cancer) with the addition of thermography together with mammography.  Thermography is a non-compression scan of the breast which focuses on the heat signature of the tissue scanned, showing increased blood […]

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Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy; New Views

| September 28, 2011

Wall Street Journal, dated September 27, 2011, reports that hormone replacement therapy is a good option for healthy women and showing a reduction in the diagnosis of heart disease.  Women were less likely to die for any reason when on hormone replacment. Dr. Wulf Utian, founder and former president of NAMS (North American Menopause Society) stated […]

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Like us on FaceBook!

| September 10, 2011

Visit Dr. Mondloch’s FaceBook page and like us!  Doing this will allow you to see the latest status updates from our blog in your FaceBook newsfeed! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Victoria-J-Mondloch-MD-SC/128341527246249?sk=info  

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New blog and website!

| September 10, 2011

Check out the new blog at my website http://victoriajmondlochmdsc.com!  From now on, when I post on my blog, my posts will go directly to Twitter as well!  Follow me wherever is most convenient for you! Blog: http://victoriajmondlochmdsc.com/my-blog/ Twitter: @checkoutdrvicki

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Metabolism, the speed at which your body works…can we influence this?

| September 8, 2011

Metabolism is the speed at which your body works; some are blessed with a rapid metabolism while others claim that they gain weight simply by “looking at food”. Genetics can play a role; hypothyroidism or low thyroid can run in families. A simple blood test can determine this and correct an underactive thyroid. Increasing muscle […]

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Frequent voiding in Menopause; is this normal?

| September 8, 2011

Bladder function and the time between voids is a timing that we all get used to and rely upon. However, with dropping female hormones that accompany perimenopause and menopause, bladder capacity and time between voidings can become shorter and less predictable; why? The natural drop in Estrogen that is associated with perimenopause and menopause impact […]

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Migraine headaches

| September 8, 2011

Headaches occur commonly and are associated with many causes. However, migraine headaches are a subset of headaches that can present as a classical migraine with a visual or auditory aura or as a non-classical migraine. A third type of migraine, commonly under-diagnosed is the menstrual migraine. The menstrual migraine will occur a few days to […]

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Answers for fatigue and weight gain?

| September 8, 2011

Many of us think that fatigue and weight gain are an inevitable part of aging as our body will naturally “slow down”. That is not a usual part of aging and should be investigated with your physician. I recently saw a 29 year old gentleman who presented with these symptoms. In listening to his symptoms […]

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