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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

Non-hormonal Treatment for Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms

Are you are in your forties, fifties, or sixties and experiencing symptoms related to low estrogen?  Do you have vaginal dryness or burning, painful intercourse, feel like you’re getting a urinary tract infection often (even though you’re not)?  Has Read

Posted in Bladder, Hormones, Incontinence, Interstitial Cystitis, Lichen sclerosus, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments, Urinary Tract Infection

Depression– An Important Topic in Gynecology

One of the first blogs we ever posted (back in 2014) was about depression, and I think it’s important that we revisit this topic often.  When we say depression, we’re not talking a few days of having the blues– we

Posted in Depression, Diseases and Conditions, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Medications and Prescriptions, Painful Intercourse, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Uncategorized, Vitamins

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

Treating Vaginal Atrophy in Cancer Survivors

If you are a cancer survivor and are struggling with symptoms of vaginal atrophy (vaginal dryness, burning, itching, painful intercourse, etc) please schedule a consultation and let us tell you about MonaLisa Touch.  These fast, non-hormonal, pain-free Read More…

Posted in Cancer, Hormones, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Treatments

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

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