If you’re finished having children and suffer from heavy bleeding, endometrial ablation—a new, simple outpatient procedure—may be just the solution you need. Endometrial ablation destroys the lining of the uterus and will significantly lighten or completely stop periods altogether. Continue reading
By all accounts, as modern women, we have it pretty good when it comes to our periods. In fact, we have it so good that you might find it hard to believe just how far we’ve come even from 1980!
Just how much you bleed during your period isn’t something women talk about much. So how would you know, really, what’s considered normal when it comes to the heaviness of your period? Would you be surprised if your doctor told you that needing to change your pad or tampon every hour is excessively heavy bleeding?
Endometriosis can cause pain and even infertility. Find out the symptoms and treatments for this condition that tends to affect pre-menopausal women.
Postmenopausal bleeding is always something to get checked out right away. It might mean you have polyps, endometrial cancer, or another condition that needs attention.
We hear a lot about pap smears and their importance for women’s health. But many of us may not know exactly what they are and why we need them. And we hear a lot about new guidelines for examinations. It’s … Continue reading
Advances in medical technology continue to make experiences better for patients. This is certainly true with the gynecological procedures we do every day at St.Vincent health. By using high-tech equipment, such as the DaVinci robot, our surgeons and their staff … Continue reading
Have weight you’d rather not be carrying around? Julie talks with fitness expert Adrienne D’Angelo about realistic, effective weight loss. Later in the podcast, Julie discusses the pelvic floor issues that cause incontinence, and about what’s normal and not in the world of menstrual cycles.