Pelvic Organ Prolapse Diagnoses and Treatment

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a medical condition where one or more of the pelvic organs drops (prolapses) from its normal place in the lower belly and pushes against the walls of the vagina.  This problem affects many women, particular women who are older. It happens when the muscles and ligaments that support the pelvic organs … Read More

What Is The Next Step After An Abnormal Pap Test?

So, you have gone to your Gynecologist for your regularly scheduled Pap test and the results have come back abnormal.  You might be wondering what this means and what is the next step.  The first thing to remember is not to panic.  An abnormal Pap test does not automatically mean that you have cervical cancer. … Read More

Heart Disease and Women’s Health

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If you are a woman in the United States, chances are you are very aware of your risk for breast cancer, cervical cancer, osteoporosis and other conditions affecting women’s health.  However, how aware are you of your risks for heart disease?  You may be surprised to learn that heart disease is the leading cause of … Read More

Sleep and Female Hormones

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If you are a woman over the age of forty and you are having trouble getting to sleep at night or staying asleep you are not alone.  Many women in their late thirties and early forties experience sleep problems due to declining hormone levels and other hormonal changes that are a natural part of the … Read More

Placenta Donation and The Medical Uses For The Placenta

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If you are pregnant, you may or may not have considered the option of donating your placenta after the birth of your child.  The placenta is a temporary organ that joins the mother and fetus during pregnancy.  It is responsible for transferring oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and also facilitates the … Read More