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FLU SEASON IS UPON US

October 22nd, 2018|

BE WARE!!!! FLU SEASON IS UPON US BY: Leonid Sorkin MD, FACOG The FLU, medically known as Influenza, is an acute respiratory illness caused by Influenza viruses A and B.  The viruses are prevalent in [...]

FIGHTING STRETCH MARKS

July 18th, 2018|

FIGHTING STRETCH MARKS – NOT ONLY A PREGNANCY PROBLEM   BY: DR. LEONID SORKIN   A very common problem that many of my pregnant patients complain about is STRETCH MARKS.  Stretch marks typically occur on [...]

EXERCISE IN PREGNANCY – LISTEN TO NIKE… “JUST DO IT!”

May 30th, 2018|

Regular aerobic and muscle strength exercising during uncomplicated pregnancy improves cardio-respiratory function and physical fitness.  However, these activities must be modified in pregnancy to accommodate the anatomic and physiologic changes that occur in pregnant women in order to avoid adverse effects to mom and her baby. […]

WARM WEATHER VACATIONS ARE SYNONIMOUS WITH SUN AND FUN BUT… BEWARE OF ZIKA

May 14th, 2018|

Popular questions that have recently come up amongst my patients have been about the ZIKA VIRUS. As many of us like to do, many of my patients enjoy vacationing in warm climates. Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Miami are but a few. One important thing these popular vacation spots have in common is sun and fun. However, these regions also have a lot of Mosquitos. […]

WHEN SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT MY DISCHARGE “DOWN THERE”?

May 14th, 2018|

That is a common question I get from my patients. Vaginal Discharge is one of the most common complaints my patients discuss with me. It is a very sensitive topic and many patients are embarrassed to bring it up. However, once you are comfortable with your Gynecologist don’t be afraid to bring it up. YOU ARE NOT ALONE. All women have Vaginal Discharge. It’s your body; be comfortable in it. […]

I WANT TO GET PREGNANT, WHAT SHOULD I EAT?

May 14th, 2018|

I HAVE ONE SIMPLE RULE FOR YOU GOOD NUTRITION IS YOUR MISSION Patients often ask me “I want to get pregnant, what should I eat?” It is important to start thinking of that question at least 1 month before even getting pregnant. The analogy I often use with my patients is the process of planting crops. If you want to grow nutritious and delicious crops, you have to first use decontaminated soil and second add essential nutrients so the crops will grow well. […]