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Estrogen and Immunity [I Am Woman Series]

Estrogen, Immunity

We have always known that our body’s immunity is an important key to keeping us healthy, however, in recent times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has brought this topic of wellness to the forefront of conversations and has become more important than ever. 

Something that is not as commonly known is how our body’s estrogen levels affect our immune systems and ultimately immunity against colds, flus and other diseases.

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Normalizing The Conversation Around Infertility [I Am Woman Series]

infertility and womanhood

In March 1992, Dr. Karen Addis and her husband Dr. Walt Patton opened Copperstate OB/GYN, a premier women’s healthcare facility focused on providing exceptional care and guidance to women of all ages. This year, Dr. Addis & her team celebrate 30 years of empowering and supporting women throughout every stage of life by launching I Am Woman: A Celebration of Womanhood

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Yeast Infections

If you’ve dealt with a yeast infection, you are not alone. Yeast infections are very common, and most women experience them at some point in their life. If you’re experiencing vaginal discomfort, irregular discharge, or vaginal itchiness, you could have a yeast infection. Yeast infections can lead to a lot of discomfort, but luckily, they are easily treatable. Read on to learn more about what yeast infections are, how you can treat yours, and how you can prevent them in the future.

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3 Advances in Women’s Healthcare Available to You Right Now

advances in women's healthcare

Women’s healthcare has come a long way over the years. In fact, while ultrasound technology was first invented in the late 1800’s, the first ultrasound used in obstetrics wasn’t performed until 1958. It then took 30+ more years for ultrasound technology to evolve into how it’s used today in obstetrics and gynecology. Continue reading “3 Advances in Women’s Healthcare Available to You Right Now”

COVID-19 Update

Like many of our patients and community members, we are concerned about the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 and the potential for infection.

We are closely following updates from the Pima County Health Department, CDC, and ACOG to provide the best and most appropriate care for our patients, our staff, and our community. Continue reading “COVID-19 Update”