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The Motherlode of ‘Mother Love’ Chemicals

Moms secrete more dopamine when watching their own babies, study finds By Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News) — The feel-good brain chemical dopamine appears to play a role in the development of a healthy bond between a mother and baby, a new study suggests. Dopamine may motivate moms to do more for their children because it makes…

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Relieve Vaginal Pain Without Surgery or Hormone Replacement Therapy

ThermiVa is a non-surgical procedure that works to eliminate vaginal pain. No surgery, no downtime, no medication, no additional pain. ThermiVa is a simple solution to troublesome vaginal pain. Women often experience vaginal pain such as vaginal dryness and discomfort during intercourse or urination. These problems tend to rise when estrogen production significantly decreases. Estrogen…

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ThermiVa® for Vaginal Dryness and Incontinence

Piedmont HealthCare Lake Norman OBGYN is excited to offer ThermiVa® to treat both vaginal dryness and incontinence. This exciting, new non-surgical procedure offers vaginal restoration and help for vaginal dryness for those of post-childbearing years, menopausal and women who are not able to use hormonal therapies. ThermiVa® uses radiofrequency to treat the external genitalia and…