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Our Most Popular YouTube Video: Interstitial Cystitis

Three years ago we created a series of YouTube videos as reference points for our clients (both current and prospective).  In these videos I talk about a variety of issues that our patients are going through– depression, hysterectomy, abdominal pain, Read

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, Symptoms, Treatments

Treating Depression Alongside Gynecology (Part 1 of 2)

In my practice I see a lot of women who have symptoms of depression; this problem seems to coexist with gynecology issues, and so I make it a point to treat each patient as a whole.  I take into consideration

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Vitamins

Antibiotics, UTIs, and Interstitial Cystitis

An Interstitial Cystitis flare up can feel quite similar to a bladder infection or Urinary Tract Infection.  They both can come on quite suddenly and share similar symptoms: burning when urinating, extreme pressure, discomfort, pain, and urgency.  Antibiotics Read More…

Posted in Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis, Symptoms, Urinary Tract Infection

Reducing Summertime Interstitial Cystitis Flare Up

A lot of women find that they experience an Interstitial Cystitis flare up during the summer.  Although Interstitial Cystitis is a complex issue, the biggest contributors to flare ups are beverage choices and hydration levels.  It is really important Read More…

Posted in Interstitial Cystitis, Symptoms

Transdermal Estrogen to Help Treat Postpartum Depression

One out of seven child-bearing women will experience postpartum depression; this is by far the most common complication of childbirth.  Although there are many factors that contribute to depression, postpartum depression is oftentimes triggered by the Read More…

Posted in Depression, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms

What is Stress? Cortisol Production, Hormones, and Brain Chemistry

Feeling stressed out is never a good thing, but it’s something we’ve probably all experienced at one point or another.  Severe stress can lead to depression, isolation, foggy thinking, sleep disturbances, low self-esteem or eating issues and can cause Read

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Symptoms

Stomach Aches, Nausea, Vomiting Could be Endometriosis Related

Do you experience stomach aches during your period or during ovulation?  Do you have cramps that come with nausea or vomiting?  Do you lose weight when you’re on your period because it’s difficult to eat anything?  Does this cycle tend

Posted in Endometriosis, Medications and Prescriptions, Pain/Chronic Pain, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms

Interstitial Cystitis Treatments; Conventional, Complimentary, and Alternative

Interstitial Cystitis is an annoying, frustrating, and painful condition that can range from mild to severe.  Women with this condition oftentimes have lives that rotate around using the bathroom.  When I hear that my patients are using the restroom Read

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms, Treatments

Mirena IUD Requires Management Plan

One of the biggest perks about the Mirena IUD is that it can be used long term; it is replaced only once every five years (approximately) but can be discontinued at any time and taken out during a simple office visit. There’s no pills,

Posted in Hormones, Side-Effects, Symptoms

Troublesome, Painful Ovarian Cysts

Today we are going to be talking about Ovarian Cysts.  These fluid filled sacks can develop on the ovaries either individually or in small clusters.  Sometimes they are small and painless, other times they are quite painful.  Some cysts will

Posted in cysts/ovarian cysts, Oophorectomy, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

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