Pregnancy and childbirth are times in a woman’s life characterized by change. This not only extends to physical changes, but emotional and hormonal changes. The postpartum period is most likely to be when a woman is at her most vulnerable, mainly because of these aforementioned changes. As the body adjusts during the postpartum period, the flux of hormones can affect the mental and emotional state of a new mother to varying degrees.
For women who struggle with urinary incontinence, there is a treatment that can put them back in control of their bodies. It is an advanced treatment option that can have women seeing an improvement in symptoms after just one session.
Having an annual breast exam is an important part of taking care of your health. This is why we offer 3D mammography as part of our services at Women’s Healthcare Associates.
For women age 40 and over, an annual screening mammogram is the best weapon for early detection of breast cancer. A mammogram is essentially when an x-ray of the chest is taken and then examined by a medical doctor to evaluate. They can use this x-ray to discern if there are any abnormalities present and whether or not they could be cancerous.
Urinary incontinence can be inconvenient and embarrassing. Besides talking to your doctor about your symptoms, you can also work to alleviate your symptoms and help with urinary incontinence by doing any of the following suggestions below:
Are you experiencing a decline in your mental focus and memory? Struggling to lose weight? Having trouble falling and staying asleep? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s possible that you could be a candidate for BioTe bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
For women, their reproductive system and genitalia can play a big part in their quality of life. Childbirth, hormonal changes, and age can cause sudden changes in the elasticity of the vaginal tissue. This is termed vaginal laxity. This loss of elasticity can result in urinary incontinence, decreased lubrication, and a loss of sensation.
The Urostym program is a comprehensive approach to the treatment of pelvic floor disorders. It is a a non-surgical rehabilitation system intended to address the issue of lower fecal and urinary continence dysfunctions through pelvic floor therapy.
Pregnancy can be a wonderful time for expecting moms, but it is also a period of time that is going to be uncomfortable. The most trying time for many pregnant women is during the summer months, when heat and humidity increase. Expect your feet to swell, your hormones to bounce around, and sweating to become the norm. The following are some tips for staying more comfortable and practicing healthy habits during summer.
Most women do not view a visit to their OB/GYN (Obstetrics and Gynecologist) as something enjoyable even though it helps keep them healthy. Healthcare providers want young women to visit the OB/GYN when they become sexually active or when they turn 18. If you have not been to your first OB/GYN appointment yet, here are a few things that will help you know what to expect.
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