Blog Articles

What Causes Urinary Incontinence?

Being a woman comes with countless joys, but if we’re honest, there are a few drawbacks as well. And one of those is our tendency to leak a little down there when we laugh, cough, or jump. Find out why and what you can do about it.

Sep 23rd, 2020
What Are the Benefits of a Hysterectomy?

Hearing you need a hysterectomy can trigger a lot of emotions — worry, sadness, even fear. But you can add relief to that list once you learn the benefits of a hysterectomy.

Aug 23rd, 2020
How Do Fibroids Cause Infertility?

Uterine fibroids come in all sizes and have a range of symptoms, but could they be to blame for infertility? Find out how your fibroids might affect your plans.

Jul 23rd, 2020
Why You Should Never Ignore Pain during Sex

If it hurts to have sex, there’s no reason to suffer in silence, and there are many reasons to see a doctor. Most painful sex issues can be addressed easily, and others may require medical attention. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore it.

May 29th, 2020
Knowing the Difference Between a Myomectomy and a Hysterectomy

If you have fibroids, don’t panic. They aren’t cancerous, and many women don’t have any symptoms at all. But if your fibroids are causing heavy periods and pain, you have two surgical options: myomectomy or hysterectomy. Here’s what you need to know.

Apr 1st, 2020
Living with Interstitial Cystitis

You may not have heard of interstitial cystitis until your diagnosis. And now that you’ve got it, you can’t think of anything else. Ease your mind and your pain with these tips for how to live with IC.

Mar 1st, 2020
How Menopause Can Affect Your Sex Life

Menopause can be a freeing time in a woman’s life — none of the tedious tasks and PMS of monthly menstruation. But along with the loss of your period, you may also lose some of the vitality in your sex life.

Feb 1st, 2020
The Link Between Menopause and Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse, a condition in which a pelvic organ drops out of place, is more likely to happen during menopause. Read on to learn what causes the condition and how you can guard against it or treat it.

Dec 1st, 2019
The Importance of an Annual Well-Woman Exam

A well-woman exam serves a preventive role in maintaining your health. These visits can be educational or they may save your life by catching serious conditions that are developing slowly without signs or symptoms.

Oct 1st, 2019
How Infertility Affects Your Mental Health

Infertility treatment is often focused solely on one objective: producing a child. What may go untreated is the physiological pain and sense of loss that accompanies the physical symptoms of infertility.

Aug 14th, 2019
What Is Pelvic Floor Therapy and Does It Work?

Pelvic floor pain and urinary incontinence are common in women, often arising due to problems and weaknesses with muscles in the area. Pelvic floor therapy can help. Read on to learn how.

Apr 16th, 2019
Myths and Facts About Pelvic Prolapse Surgery

Not sure what pelvic organ prolapse surgery is or what it means for your gynecologic health? You’re certainly not alone. We can help you sort through the myths and discover the facts about this common, usually minimally invasive surgery.

Feb 1st, 2019
When Does Endometriosis Necessitate Surgery?

If you suffer from the symptoms of endometriosis despite ongoing treatment, you might find yourself wondering, “When is it time for surgery?” You’re not alone; in fact, this is one of the most common questions we hear. Here’s the answer.

Jan 11th, 2019
Can Pelvic Prolapse Be Prevented?

Pelvic organ prolapse is relatively common, and it becomes more common as you get older. Fortunately, it can be treated. Even better: It can be prevented. Learn what steps you can take now to prevent pelvic organ prolapse in the future.

Nov 27th, 2018
What to Expect for Your First Well-Woman Exam

Nervous about your first well-woman exam? Walking into an unknown situation can always be a little nerve-wracking. So here’s what you need to know to demystify this important annual check-up and put your mind at ease.

Jun 25th, 2020