Victoria Maizes MD- Heart Health
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide in women and men (World health statistics, 2007) and in the United States, cardiovascular disease accounts for one third of all deaths in women.Victoria Maizes MD- Cancer Prevention
Lifestyle choices turn out to have an enormous impact on cancer prevention. A healthy diet, regular physical activity, and avoidance of environmental chemicals are all important.Victoria Maizes MD- Preparing for Pregnancy
With excitement, joy, and perhaps a bit of trepidation, you’re considering having a baby. This primal urge is an intrinsic part of being human. What could be more natural or straightforward? Every day, women become pregnant, sometimes unintentionally. On the other hand, many women have difficulty conceiving, which can be emotionally traumatic, exhausting, or frustrating. My opinion is that pregnancy is well worth preparing for.Victoria Maizes MD- Your Belief System
No two people are exactly alike. How do you prefer to be treated? On a scale that goes from natural and minimally invasive – to very aggressive treatment, where do you place yourself? What are your beliefs about what precipitated an illness? What does your intuition tell you to do to enhance healing? There are situations in medicine where everyone agrees that there is one best approach. More often, in medicine, there are shades of gray where a patient’s beliefs and preferences become incredibly important when making treatment decisions.Victoria Maizes MD- Environment
In addition to being mindful about what we put into our bodies, we need to be aware of the potential toxins in the environment in which our bodies reside.