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6B Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter i 0 Portola Medical & Dental Clinic 480 First Avenue Portola (530) 832-6600 Graeagle Medical Clinic 7597 Hwy 89 Graeagle (530) 836-1122 Loyalton Medical Clinic 725 Third Street Loyalton (530) 993-1231 Indian Valley Medical Clinic 176 Hot Springs Rd Greenville (530) 284-6116 Skillled Nursing Care Loyalton (530) 993-1225 Portola (530) 832-6546 Eastern Plumas Health C re "People Helping People." Main Hospital Campus 500 First Avenue Portola, CA 96122 (530) 832-6500 or (800) 571-EPHC Comprehensive In & Outpatient Services - Including Full Service Lab, X-ray, Mammog- raphy, Ultrasound, CT, Respiratory Therapy and Outpatient Procedures 24-Hour Emergency Room ACLS Ambulance (call 911) SIERRA FAMILY DENTISTRY, INC. Ttientswelcomed" - STEWART A. GATELY, D.D.S. FAMAI~ gE~IEcH~ C OO MERTH~CDoD ENTIcN SyT E TMwJ-- THI~F~NTM:NT OI~THOPEDIC APPLIANCES TO CORRECT BITE PROBLEMS IMPLANTS TO STABILIZE LOOSE DENTURES & PARTIALS PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT PROMOTING HEALTHY GUMS ORAL SURGERY CONSCIOUS SEDATION Most major insurance plans accepted Payment plans available 352 Lawrence Street Phone: (530) 283-3947 Quincy, CA 95971 Fax: (530) 283-2126 Serving Plumas County for 21+ years / Michael W. Barton, General Dentistry Route 89 Graeagle FAMILY DENTAL CARE "Providing personalized care since 1990" Most Manual Therapy Sports Medicine Neck/Back Care insurances accepted Cardiac Rehabilitation Orthopedics Most Insurances accepted --- including Blue Cross and Blue Shield Greenville Quincy 284-1666,283-0311 284-1667 (Fax) 283-0314 (Fax) PLUMAS PHYSICAL THERAPY Kory Felker, M.RT, "We Get Results" Orthopedic, Sports, Pediatric & Aquatic Therapy Home Health General & Cardiac Rehabilitation Most Insurances Accepted QUINCY GRAEAGLE 78 Central Ave #2 8989 Hwy. 89, Bldg. 36 #1 530-283-2202 530-836-1178 530-283.2204 (FAX) " :J:eath 7 zt, t'Code t&a t What women should know about a common health problem Women might be surprised to know that most of them Uterine polyps usually occur in women in their 40sCertain hormonal mediCations, including progestins, will develop fibroids or polyps as a health issue sometime and 50s. Factors that can put you at risk for polyps are may shrink polyps and lessen symptoms. But such in their lives. Although these growths are among one of the obesity, high blood pressure and a history of cervical polyps, medications are short-term solutions at best-- symptoms most common health problems a woman can face, few Endometrial polyps - or those that grow in the lining of the typically recur once you stop taking the medicine. know what they are, what the symptoms can be, and what uterus - occur in 10 percent to 25 perc nt of women, and Fibroids usually grow slowly-- or not at all, andt end treatments are available to them. are present in 25 percent of women with abnormal uterine to shrink after menopause when levels of reproductive So what is a fibroid or polyp and how do you know if blee.ding, or heavy periods, hormones drop. Medications for fibroids target hormones. you have them? that regulate your menstrual cycle, treating symptoms such What are the symptoms? ' as heavy menstrual bleeding and pelvic pressure. They Fibroids and polyps While some fibroids and polyps can go undetected based don't eliminate fibroids, but may shrink them. on size and,where they are located, there are a number of As recently as 20 years ago, hysterectomy was the Fibroids and polyps are growths in a woman's uterus symptoms that women should be aware of. Many will standard treatment for fibroids and polyps. In addition to that are usually benign but can be malignant in some cases, suddenly suffer from heavier periods than usual (lasting the complete loss of fertility that comes with a hysterectomy, While they are mostly be benign, some of the mostseven days or longer), sensations of abdominal or pelvic-area patients routinely faced long, painful recuperation times -- substantial problems they cause for women result in bloating, belly or pelvic pain, constipation, or pain during six weeks ormore. New procedures for laparoscopic infertility, trouble with getting pregnant and suffering sexual intercourse. While none of these symptoms are hysterectomies may have reduced recovery time for some recurring miscarriages, life-threatening, they can detract from a woman's quality women, but did nothing to prevent the loss of fertility and Polyps are small growths on the surface of the uterine of life. hormonal changes associated with a hysterectomy, wall, an overgrowth of the lining that is easy for the ob-gyn If you've been diagnosed with fibroids or polyps, you Today, alternatives exist that are less invasive and can to remove. Fibroids are larger and are usually imbedded in should talk with your health care provider about your be performed on an out-patient basis. These procedures, the smooth muscle of the uterine wall. treatment options, such as the MyoSure tissue removal system, can eliminate Fibroids vary in type, size, and where they grow in fibroids and uterine polyps without having to cut or remove the uterus. Two types of fibroids can grow inside the uterus Treatment options any part of the uterus. The MyoSure System works for on a stalk or outside the womb.- Others can grow just There's no single best treatment approach. For uterine fibroids located within the uterus, is a short procedure below the lining of the uterus. Some fibroids grow in the fibroids and polyps, your doctor might recommend "watchful which allows you to go home the same day. The procedure middle of the uterine wall and some develop under the waiting," where active treatment is unnecessary unless the can help eliminate fibroids and polyps as well as the heavy outer covering of the uterus. Heredity and race can increase fibroid or polyp changes or if you're at risk for development periods that may be associated with them. your risk of developing fibroids, of cancer. Emily S. Luscri, DDS New patients, children & emergencies welcome (530) 283-1119 call today for a consultation 431 W. Main Street, Quincy Family Dentistry Periodontics Oral Implantology Periodontal Prosthesis Michael W. Herndon, D.D.S Amsterdam Fellow 431 W. Main Street Quincy CA 95971 530-283.1119 FAX: 530-283-2319 Gregory Sawyer, DDS Family Dentistry. Orthodontics & Certified invisallgn Provider (530) 283-2811 2034 East Main Street Quincy, CA 95971 (across from Polka Dot, East Quincy) OPEN M0N - FRI 8am - 4:30pm Evening appointments available Mountain Physical Tllerapy Joaquin A. (Butch) Vargas, PT MTC MS Offering: Industrial Physical Therapy Sports Physical Therapy General Rehabilitation Manual Therapy . Outpatient Orthopedics 39 Years Experience! 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