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Mangrove Women’s Health; Expertise in Gynecology

The body is a complex place, and when something is “off” or needs attention you want to make sure you’re seeing the correct doctor to treat the problem.  You wouldn’t go to a cardiologist for a broken foot, and you

Posted in Bowel Movements, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Pain/Chronic Pain, Symptoms

What Happens After the Third MonaLisa Touch Appointment?

Today we’re going to discuss what happens after you’ve completed your third MonaLisa Touch appointment.  We’ll also talk about the importance of scheduling your annual touch-up appointment.  We’ll review what MonaLisa Touch is, how it helps your body, Read More…

Posted in MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

The Role of Inflammation in Endometriosis

Inflammation has become a hot topic in the medical world.  We know that inflammation is a normal response to injury and is necessary for healing, but inflammation can also play a role in a variety of chronic issues.  Thinking about

Posted in Endometriosis

Let’s Discuss: Does Exercise Increase Risk for Early Menopause?

Menopause is a natural process that usually occurs in a woman’s late forties or fifties.  During this time her body’s estrogen levels decrease and she is likely to develop symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, mood changes, weight

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Hormones, Menopause

Let’s Discuss: FDA Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression

Just a few days ago the FDA approved the first ever treatment for postpartum depression called brexanolone.  Postpartum depression is a serious, complex problem that can last days, weeks, months, or even years, and it affects 1 out of 9

Posted in Depression, Diseases and Conditions, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Treatments

MonaLisa Touch Chico Can Help Restore Sexuality After Cancer

There are many women right here in our community who could benefit from MonaLisa Touch treatments.  Today I want to focus on the women who have battled cancer, have gone through cancer treatments/surgeries/chemotherapy, and have found their sexuality Read More…

Posted in Cancer, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Surgery

Dietary Supplements; They’re Not Regulated by the FDA

Dietary supplements like vitamins and minerals are generally considered safe to take as long as you don’t exceed the recommended dose– you are not likely to hurt yourself taking things like vitamin D or magnesium.  However, if you take herbal

Posted in Side-Effects, Vitamins

Mangrove Women’s Health: New Walk-In Clinic M-F 9am-Noon

Routine visits like pap smears and annual appointments can be planned in advance.  But life is uncertain and sometimes you need to see your OB/GYN but can’t wait weeks for an available appointment.  And who has time to wait three

Posted in Cervical Cancer/Pap Smear, Diagnosis, Examinations, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Pain/Chronic Pain, Resources, Side-Effects, Symptoms, Treatments, Urinary Tract Infection, walk-in clinic, Yeast Infection

Long Term Elmiron Patients: Please Visit Your Eye Doctor

If you have been taking Elmiron (pentosan), I recommend that you make an appointment with your eye doctor for a full exam.  A recent study published in August of 2018 has linked long term Elmiron use to changes in vision.  If

Posted in Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Examinations, Hormones, Interstitial Cystitis, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Side-Effects, Symptoms, Treatments

What Doctor is Best to Perform MonaLisa Touch?

Mangrove Women’s Health doctors now offer and perform MonaLisa Touch vaginal laser treatments.  It’s our newest branch of service and we are excited for the ladies (and their partners!) who are reaping the benefits.  But we are not the only

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Incontinence, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Pain/Chronic Pain, Painful Intercourse, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

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