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Why Postmenopausal Women Aren’t Having/Enjoying Sex

Last month Medscape published study results of postmenopausal women who answered questions regarding sexual activity.  Researchers wanted to know what factors affected sexual enjoyment.  A little more than 24,000 women (average age of 64) completed Read More…

Posted in Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Menopause, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Resources, Symptoms, Treatments, Uncategorized

Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms Helped by MonaLisa Touch

I was doing some browsing online looking at the various clinical trials that are being conducted in the field of gynecology– specifically regarding vaginal atrophy symptoms.  Vaginal atrophy, as you know from my other blogs, happens because of lowered Read

Posted in Bladder, Cancer, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Menopause, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Symptoms, Treatments

Adding Testosterone to your Hormone Replacement Therapy

Are you taking hormone replacement therapy but still feel like something’s missing?  Are you experiencing loss of muscle mass, low energy, or cloudy/foggy brain?  Or have you noticed that you feel pretty good, but your libido is gone?  Adding testosterone

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

Vaginal Atrophy and How it Affects a Woman’s Quality of Life

Vaginal Atrophy is a medical term to describe a variety of physical symptoms that result from reduced estrogen levels in the female body (it usually occurs during natural menopause but is likely to occur after hysterectomy or with certain cancer

Posted in Cancer, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Medications and Prescriptions, Menopause, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Overall Women's Health, Painful Intercourse, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

Why did Switching to Generic Medication Cause Problems/Side-Effects?

Have you ever switched from a name brand medication to a cheaper generic medication and had some problems with the adjustment?  Maybe you got a few headaches, maybe you broke out in acne, or maybe you felt like your emotions

Posted in Birth Control, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Symptoms, Treatments

Cost of MonaLisa Touch Treatments & Quality of Life

Today I’d like to do something most doctors will not do, and that’s to talk about the cost of MonaLisa Touch treatments.  We’ve been offering MonaLisa Touch treatments to our patients and are having great success; however, some patients are

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Interstitial Cystitis, Menopause, MonaLisa Touch Chico, overactive bladder, Pelvic Floor Pilates, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments, Uncategorized

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

MonaLisa Touch Helps Women Who Experience Painful Intercourse

Painful intercourse is exactly what it sounds like— painful!  Unfortunately, it’s something that a lot of women experience for a variety of reasons.  It could be due to declining estrogen levels, from an undiagnosed or misdiagnosed pelvic issue like Read

Posted in Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Interstitial Cystitis, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

What is Stress and How Do I Reduce Stress?

Our society talks very generally about stress:  don’t get stressed out, make sure you’re coping with stress, stress is bad for you.  But what exactly do we mean?  What is going on inside our bodies when stress occurs, and what

Posted in Anxiety, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Symptoms, Thyroid

MonaLisa Touch; Great for Women with Trouble Absorbing Estrogen

If you have tried different types of estrogen replacement therapies and are still experiencing vaginal dryness, burning, itching, painful intercourse, or urinary frequency, MonaLisa Touch Chico can help.  Sometimes we encounter a patient who has tried Read More…

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

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