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Women's Health Seminars: Let's Talk About It


This Fall, FMH Women’s Health Service is offering four informative seminars on topics of special interest to women. Each seminar will be conducted by a recognized expert in the field, and include an opportunity to ask questions. Light refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public.

I Only Leak When I Laugh: A Seminar on Women’s Pelvic Health Concerns
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
5:30pm – 7:30 P.M.

Do you leak when you laugh or cough? Do you feel pressure and discomfort after a long day of standing on your feet? Do you look for bathrooms everywhere you go, and worry that you may not get there in time? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. There is help available.

We Don’t Rest Until You Do: Women, Snoring and Sleep Disorders
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
5:30pm – 7:30 P.M.

Do you experience excessive daytime sleepiness or chronic fatigue, morning headaches, dry mouth, or difficulty concentrating? Do you snore, have impaired memory, or fall asleep while driving? You may have what is known as obstructive sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a person has repeated interruptions in their breathing during sleep.

How Sweet It Is: Diabetes Prevention & Treatment
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
5:30-7:30 P.M.

More than 29 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and millions more remain undiagnosed. This seminar will look at the effects of this disease and the importance of prevention. A discussion of lifestyle interventions and a cooking demonstration will highlight this interactive event.

Surviving the Holidays
Tuesday, December 8, 2105
5:30-7:30 P.M.

This seminar focuses on practical ways to take care of one’s self mentally and physically during this stressful season of the year. Topics and demonstrations will include mental relaxation techniques, seated yoga demonstration and a humorous yet educational cooking demonstration with a local culinary instructor.

All seminars will be held in the second floor conference room at The Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood, 7211 Bank Court, Frederick, MD 21703. Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registration is appreciated by calling Trish Reggio at 240-215-1447 or emailing Interpreters are available by advance request by calling 240-566-4370.

Categories: Women's Health, Events