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Staying Healthy in 2020

By Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty Set Clear, Realistically Achievable Goals  Staying healthy is a constant battle. In today’s modern world, with all the different toxins and potentially hormonally disruptive chemicals in most of the food we eat, the water we drink, cosmetics we use, and in the environment we live in. […]

Updates on seeing all OBGYN visits again

As we continue to socially distance, flattening the curve, the healthcare system is slowly increasing access for non-urgent care, here’s what we’re doing: When it was clear that COVID19 was spreading in the local community, we swiftly moved to adjust our office schedule to see in a safe manner only those patients who required in-person […]

COVID-19 in Women’s Health

Are women less likely to get infected and die from COVID-19? Current data says: Yes. As of April 15th, the death rate among confirmed cases of COVID-19 in men is 4.7% while only 2.8% in women. In Italy, 70% of people who died from the virus are men. Are women just naturally resistant to the […]

Stop Eating all The Time: Snacking and Intermittent Fasting

The Lasting Weight Loss Blog Series:  Post 4 (Read Post 1, 2 and 3) Some basic principles Before we talk about timing your meals, let’s review a few important principles we’ve covered so far: Weight loss is hard in the modern-day, and you must take it seriously What you think of as eating like a […]

What are Stetchmarks?

Stretch marks are scars that appear as long, thin streaks on the skin. They’re caused by rapid changes in growth, and are hence common during puberty, pregnancy, weight training, as well as chronic diseases such as obesity, Marfan syndrome, and Cushing’s syndrome.   Structural proteins, collagen and elastin, play a role in the development of […]

How To Look And Feel Like Yourself During Chemotherapy

By Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty The Importance Of Body Care Routines While Receiving Cancer Treatment Leading A Normal Life During Chemotherapy For many cancer patients, being treated for cancer most of the time means receiving infusions at cancer centers or laying weak in bed. Everyone handles their treatment differently. None of […]

We are open and seeing patients virtually and in person!

 With the “Shelter in Place” order affecting Santa Clara County from today until April 7th, we would like to share a few things with everyone.     WHY WE ARE OPEN   As a medical office, we have been “strongly encouraged“ to remain open, which we are doing in service to our patients. Many of our patients […]

What’s in your makeup?

A mother’s makeup products playing a role in a baby’s genetic makeup, who would’ve thought? Well, studies show that the beauty products a mother uses can increase the baby’s likelihood of obesity. Paraben, a chemical present in many cosmetic products, has shown to be the cause behind this unlikely phenomenon. Parabens are preservatives that allow […]

Should I Get the HPV Vaccine?

There are more than 200 types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Most types of HPV are asymptomatic; however, an estimated 40 of these strains can affect the genital area with the development of genital warts or even cancer. HPV types 6 and 11 cause 90% of genital warts, and types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, […]

We've Moved!

Our office has finally moved into our brand new, larger space in the Sobrato Pavilion.
Please allow yourself additional time to find our space, park in the Sobrato Parking Structure, and find our suite on the 6th floor!

We can't wait for you to see it!

Map of ECH campus and our new location