TO MY SISTERS. Ngozi Osuagwu, MD, FACOG, RYT [email protected] Doctors Obstetric and Gynecology, Inc. Columbus, Ohio 43228 Telephone: 614/544-2430. Slides used for a workshop on holistic and preventive health based on her book
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Ngozi Osuagwu, MD, FACOG, RYT
Doctors Obstetric and Gynecology, Inc.
Columbus, Ohio 43228
Slides used for a workshop on holistic and preventive health based on her book
Letters to My Sisters: Plain Truths and Straightforward Advice from a Gynecologist
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- Ann Plato
“A WOMAN’S HEALTH IS HER CAPITAL.”
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
Dear Carolyn in the book, ‘Letters to My Sisters: Plain Truths and Straightforward Advice from a Gynecologist, written by Ngozi Osuagwu, MD herein after referred to as (“LTMS”).
LTMS: Dear Jaleen - page 30; Dear Patricia – page 87
LTMS: Chelsea – page 95
LTMS: Dear Yvonne, page 101; Dear Nancy, page 57
LTMS: Web Resources, page 123
LTMS: Dear Paula, page 50; Dear Hawa, page 98
DO NOT GET ADDICTED TO ALCOHOL, PRESRIPTION OR STREET DRUGS
T F No news is good news
T F Doctors can read your mind
T F Every time you have a pelvic exam, you have a pap smear
T F If you don’t have health insurance, you cannot see a physician
T F The doctor is solely responsible for your health
T F Prenatal care starts when you are pregnant
T F If you have uterine fibroids, you must have a hysterectomy
T F You are supposed to douche after your menstrual cycle and after sex
T F You cannot get a sexually transmitted infection if you use condoms
T F All hot flushes are due to menopause
T F You can look at someone and know that they are HIV positive
T F Depression is not an illness, it is a weakness.
T F The leading cause of death in African-American women is breast cancer
“WE ARE EACH RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR OWN LIFE – NO OTHER PERSON IS OR EVER CAN BE.”
- Oprah Winfrey
This aspect of the workshop is aimed at ensuring that we keep in touch with our sisters and hold ourselves accountable to them for the changes we have elected to make to improve ourselves.