Christine Chung

Christine is a 4th Year Naturopathic Medicine Student Intern. She also holds a Bachelor of Science from The University of Guelph where she completed the Nutritional and Nutraceutical Science program.

Pregnancy

HPV and Pregnancy: The Ins and Outs of Having HPV While Pregnant

The number of people with positive HPV diagnoses is climbing every year. Millions of Americans are newly diagnosed with HPV and are unaware of the potential consequences. HPV is now the most common sexually transmitted infection. The Center of Disease Control now estimates that nearly everyone who is sexually active will have contracted a strain …

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HPV Men

HPV In Men

Often the conversation around HPV focuses on females, but HPV can also impact males. We know the information available can be confusing. You may be wondering if HPV affects sexes differently? Why is the HPV vaccine now being recommended to all grade school children? Is there anything that can be done to help? We have …

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Discuss HPV with your partner

How to Talk to Your Partner About Your HPV Status

The HPV Infection: Do I Have It? But…I’ve never noticed any symptoms so I couldn’t have gotten an HPV infection? Most strains of HPV are low-risk strains that commonly go by unnoticed. There are a handful a high risk strains of HPV; those are the scary ones that can cause an abnormal pap smear, leading to cancer, most commonly cervical …

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Photodynamic Therapy for HPV

Photodynamic Therapy for HPV: What Is It and Does It Work?

Photodynamic therapy is a treatment typically used in the treatment of acne, warts, and a range of cancers, including mouth (oral), head and neck, lung, and skin cancer, and has been for a number of years now. However, PDT is now being considered a novel approach to eradicating the human papillomavirus. This follows a study …

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