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The “Window of Opportunity” for Starting Estrogen Therapy

The use of estrogen in menopausal and post-menopausal women continues to be a source of big debate in the scientific world.  How should we go about treatment?  Should we just prescribe it for a few years and then taper off? 

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hysterectomy, Uncategorized

Changes in Weight and Fat Distribution Approaching Menopause

We oftentimes talk about the hormonal changes that come with menopause (either natural or surgically-induced such as after a hysterectomy).  Women may feel imbalanced, depressed, or start experiencing anxiety.  But what about physical changes?  Women may Read More…

Posted in Hormones, Hysterectomy

Owning Pets May Provide Support to Those With Mental Illness

A small study from the United Kingdom says that people who have long-term mental illness such as depression, anxiety, or other social, emotional, or physical health conditions may benefit from owning a pet. Here are some ways that having a

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Hysterectomy, Infertility, Treatments, Uncategorized

Why Can’t I Lift Anything After a Hysterectomy?

  When you have a hysterectomy your doctor will remind you that you need to avoid lifting anything during your recovery.  You may be wondering what exactly “anything” means, what is considered “too much,” and when is lifting okay again?  When

Posted in Hysterectomy, Procedures

Uterine Morcellation– Part 2; Suspected or Confirmed Cancer

Last week we introduced Uterine Morcellation by providing a rough overview of what it is and why it is done.  Today, we’re going to talk about Uterine Morcellation as it relates to cancer. In the presence of cancer, it is

Posted in Cancer, Examinations, Fibroids, Hysterectomy, Procedures

Uterine Morcellation Part 1; Overview

We are going to spend the next couple of blogs talking about Uterine Morcellation.  This is an important topic, especially if you are considering any gynecological-related “removal” surgery like fibroid removal or hysterectomy. What is Uterine Morcellation? Uterine Read More…

Posted in Cancer, Hysterectomy, Procedures, Resources, Scars

New Patients: Check out our Dr. Davis Videos!

A few years ago we created a YouTube page and added a variety of informational videos to it.  These Dr. Davis videos are great resources for anyone looking for more information or better understanding of the many conditions we treat including

Posted in Birth Control, Bladder, Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Fibroids, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Resources, Symptoms, Treatments

Incontinence Discussion featuring Dr. Davis in Paradise, CA

Join me February 23, 2017 from 6:00-7:30pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Paradise, California for this month’s “Dinner With the Doctor.”  I will be speaking on Incontinence. Urinary Incontinence is a term we use when you do not have

Posted in Bladder, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Incontinence, Symptoms, Treatments

Prescribing Estrogen: A Custom Tailored Plan Based on YOU

There are many reasons why we are prescribing estrogen to women.  She may be approaching menopause or perimenopause, find herself with symptoms of low estrogen, or she may be countering the effects of another medication.  She may have had a

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Medications and Prescriptions, Oophorectomy, Symptoms

Are you Considering a Hysterectomy?

One of the most common surgeries performed in our country, a hysterectomy is the removal of female reproductive organs.  Whether you have recurring Endometriosis, uncontrollable heavy bleeding, or extreme pain, hysterectomy is an option– but it is a Read More…

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Resources, Treatments

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