Great news… There are at least 9 treatable causes of Urinary Incontinence! Before starting your new life of bladder control, you will need to know which type, or types, of incontinence you have. Stress incontinence: Stress incontinence is an immediate accidental spurt(s) of urine due to the pressure of your abdominal contents on top your bladder. It… Read More Here are the 4 Types of Urinary Incontinence: Which Do You Have?
A Difficult to Diagnose Symptom: Painful Uterine Cramping With and After Orgasm. This is not a very common symptom, but I think that some women just suffer it out, so maybe we don’t know how common it is. They don’t bring it up to their partner or their GYN provider, or if they do, little… Read More Adenomyosis – A Little Known cause of Uterine Cramping with Orgasm
What is “Perimenopause”?… and What to Do? Every woman will eventually stop having periods. This usually doesn’t happen suddenly. Instead, periods become irregular and less frequent for up to 2 years before they stop. This time in a woman’s life is called “perimenopause”. The next phase comes when a woman has had no periods for… Read More What is Perimenopause? – and What to Do?
What do these words mean? Am I in ‘menopause’ or ‘perimenopause?’ Or am I ‘postmenopausal’ or just plain ‘menopausal?’ Let’s do this one by one: ‘Perimenopause’ is the 2-4 years before the last period. For some women, perimenopause can last a few months or more than 4 years. Symptoms of perimenopause can include: Hot flashes… Read More Definitions of all Those Menopause Words
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What is a Cystocele / Bladder Prolapse? or Do you have something hanging out down there? Do you have a ‘soft pink ball’ bulging from your vagina? Does this bulge bother you with pressure when you’re sitting or walking? In addition to the above symptoms, do you have urinary urgency and frequency,… Read More What is a Cystocele / Bladder Prolapse?
Why Does Perimenopause Feel So Crazy For Some Women? A picture is worth a thousand words. Perimenopause is the 1-2 years before a woman’s last period. In the following graphs, you can see that estrogen levels regularly cycle, rising then dropping. This is the normal menstrual cycle. However, some women experience brain fog, irritability, and tears… Read More Why Does Perimenopause Feel So Crazy for Some Women?