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Reasons Why You Keep Getting UTIs May 11th, 2022

The pain of a urinary tract infection (UTI) is bad enough, but the need to be within steps of a bathroom is no small hassle to deal with either. If you find yourself with frequent UTIs, you want to do all that you can to avoid the problem in the...

Recognizing the Signs of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Apr 12th, 2022

Under normal circumstances, your pelvic floor ensures that the many organs housed inside your pelvis are in their proper places. If this floor weakens, organs can prolapse, or slip downward, which can lead to a number of different issues, depending upon which organ moves. Called pelvic organ prolapse (POP), the...

Which Type of Urinary Incontinence Do I Have? Mar 14th, 2022

The first thing to understand about urinary incontinence is that you’re far from alone. About 1 in 4 women in the United States struggles with the involuntary leakage that is the hallmark of urinary incontinence.  While there may be some comfort in knowing you’re not alone, it does little to help you overcome this...

How Menopause Affects Your Mental and Emotional Health Feb 14th, 2022

While some women sail through menopause with ease, most others experience side effects that range from mildy disruptive to life-changing.  If you’re struggling with mental and emotional issues due to menopause, you’re not alone. The North American Menopause Society reports that 23% of peri- and postmenopausal women experience mood changes....

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Understanding Common Causes and Your Treatment Options Jan 1st, 2022

Menstrual bleeding that lasts longer than seven days or occurs with a heavy flow is called menorrhagia. This relatively common condition affects over 10 million women in the United States every year. While about 50% of women experience heavy menstrual bleeding without a specific medical cause,  it can indicate a...

Menopausal Hot Flashes Jun 16th, 2020

Hot flashes are a common complaint in menopause and the time before menopause, which can start as early as 40 years of age. Hot flashes are random and sudden feelings of warmth which typically begins in the chest and ascends to the face. Your skin might redden, as if you're...