Beaufort Memorial’s Living Well Blog brings health and wellness to Lowcountry living.

Treat Yourself: Health Screenings for Women

Posted by Women's Health Team on Mar 8, 2017 1:37:48 PM

Women tend to be the health care coordinators in their families, and yet sometimes they’re the last ones to get their preventive services done. When you write your list of checkups and doctor appointments for the rest of your family members, make sure you’re on the list as well.

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Topics: Women’s Health

Baby University and Top Pregnancy Apps for 2017

Posted by Living Well Team on Feb 20, 2017 1:13:06 PM

Becoming a parent is a life-changing event. It can be wonderful, but also stressful!

Prenatal education can help ease the stress and build the confidence of soon-to-be parents. Beaufort Memorial Hospital offers free and low-cost classes for expecting families in the Lowcountry. You do not have to be a Beaufort Memorial patient to take any of the classes offered through Baby University. Classes include: Baby Basics-101, Prepared Childbirth, Breast-Feeding and Hug Your Baby.

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Topics: Pediatrics, Women’s Health

Hormones in Harmony

Posted by Women's Health Team on Nov 16, 2016 2:12:50 PM

When hormones are working as they should, your body hums along just fine. But when these chemical messengers are out of balance, they can affect your health in big ways. Here’s a look at two issues caused by hormonal imbalances. 

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Topics: Women’s Health

Managing Menopause

Posted by Women's Health Team on Nov 7, 2016 12:57:16 PM

It’s not the fountain of youth, but hormone replacement therapy can help relieve the bothersome symptoms that often accompany menopause, says Beaufort Memorial gynecologist Eve Ashby, DO. Here, she answers some common questions.

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Topics: Women’s Health

Beaufort Resident Finds Top-notch Cancer Treatment Locally

Posted by Cancer Team on Oct 19, 2016 1:02:26 PM

Shortly after she and her husband, Andy, moved to Oldfield five years ago, Laura Beall was diagnosed with breast cancer. Devastating as that was, the couple quickly discovered they had landed in a community that was second to none — with a community hospital to match. In fact, Beall needed only to “turn right” out of the Oldfield entrance to reach Beaufort Memorial and leading treatments that helped her become cancer-free.

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Topics: Cancer Care, Women’s Health