Women's Health Experts Anchorage AK

Local resource for women's health experts in Anchorage, AK. Includes detailed information on local women's health experts that provide access to pregnancy risk information, breast care, treatment for ovarian cancer, infertility, sexually transmitted diseases, and bladder infections, as well as advice and content on menopause management.

Richard T Nist
(907) 563-6515
1151 Winners Cir
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sergei Bogojavlensky
(907) 277-1111
2841 Debarr Rd
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Mark Richey
(907) 272-4443
1200 Airport Heights Dr # 205
Anchorage, AK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Alaska Reg Hosp, Anchorage, Ak
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.6, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Charles Gerald Ryan Jr, MD
(423) 507-8878
3340 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Athens Reg Med Ctr, Athens, Tn
Group Practice: Cornerstone Center For Women

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Neil Joseph Murphy
(907) 729-3971
4320 Diplomacy Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Natalia Saprykina
(907) 222-9930
4001 Dale St # 105
Anchorage, AK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Novosibirk Med Inst, Novosibirsk
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Providence, Ak Regional
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Mark Zimmerman
(907) 264-2345
1200 Airport Heights Dr # 350
Anchorage, AK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1963
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Richard Talbot Nist Jr, MD
(907) 563-6515
4120 Laurel St
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1970

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Stephanie L Eklund
(907) 729-3100
4320 Diplomacy Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Peter Bruce Adams, MD
(907) 561-7111
3260 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1990

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Strenuous exercise lowers lifetime breast cancer risk

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

A new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reported that women who exercised more than 6 hours of strenuous recreational exercise each week had a 23 percent reduced risk of developing invasive breast cancer compared to women who never exercised.The reduction in risk was seen women who exercised early in life, after menopause, or in the recent past.

While women with a family history of breast cancer didn't have a reduced risk with exercise, all of the other women did, regardless of how old they were when they started exercising,

The study team interviewed 7,630 women who were free of breast cancer, 1,689 with very early-stage or in situ disease, and 6,391 with invasive breast cancer. All of the women ranged in age from 20 to 69.

A larger study, published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, found that among 16,000 women in all stages of life, those who engaged in vigorous physical activity most days of the week significantly lowered their risk of invasive breast cancer. ike the other study the results applied only to women without a family history of the disease.

The Relationship of Diet, Exercise and Cancer Risk

Numerous other studies have inventoried the breast health benefits of exercise, both in terms of prevention and survival.

It is also widely known that regular workouts help women maintain a healthy weight -- a key factor in fighting breast cancer.

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Anchorage Health Center
4001 Lake Otis Parkway #101
Anchorage, AK 99508

Hours: Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tues: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thurs: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: Closed
Note: Our Anchorage Health Center is open from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on the first and third Saturday of each month. We open the third Wednesday of each month at 11:00AM.

Services: Anchorage Health Center offers the following women's health services:

checkups when you have a reproductive/sexual health problem
breast exams
cervical cancer screening
colposcopy
hormone replacement therapy
LEEP (treatment of abnormal pap)
mammogram referrals
menopause and midlife — testing and treatment
Pap test
routine physicals for women age 13 and older

urinary tract infections — testing and treatment
vaginal infections — testing and treatment
Other services we may provide include help with irregular periods or no periods, painful periods, painful sex, bleeding between periods, menstrual problems (premenstrual syndrome) or even a lost tampon.


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