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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

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

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

Restore Vaginal Health Without Estrogen

MonaLisa Touch offers a safe, painless, non-hormonal option for women who are experiencing vaginal discomforts. When estrogen levels decline the vagina is usually the first place the side-effects show up.  Vaginal dryness, painful intercourse, urinary Read More…

Posted in Cancer, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Incontinence, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

What Sets MonaLisaTouch Chico Apart From the Rest?

Our newest area of service is MonaLisaTouch Chico, and we have talked a lot about it in the last few months.  This wonderful service provides vaginal rejuvenation to a variety of women who experience hormonal issues affecting their vagina, who

Posted in Breast Cancer, Business Practices, Cancer, Diseases and Conditions, Hormones, Hysterectomy, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Vitamins

Not Enough Estrogen; Vaginal Atrophy and How to Fix It

Estrogen, as you know from reading my blogs, does wonderful things for a woman.  It’s important for her physical and mental well-being, and it’s necessary for almost every body system.  And as you know, when a woman enters menopause naturally

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Medications and Prescriptions, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments, Yeast Infection

Who Benefits from MonaLisa Touch Treatment?

The last few blogs have been spent talking about our newest service for women, MonaLisa Touch Chico, that increases blood flow, improves elasticity, and stimulates the vagina to heal itself, decreasing a variety of vaginal discomforts.  Let’s spend Read More…

Posted in Bladder, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Incontinence, Interstitial Cystitis, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

What Happens to the Ovaries during a Partial Hysterectomy?

Let’s talk a little bit about what happens to the ovaries when we take out just the uterus during a partial hysterectomy.  As we know, in order for an organ in our body to function, it needs a blood supply. 

Posted in Hysterectomy, Procedures, Surgery

Gradual Return to Running After Hysterectomy– Part 2/2

Last week I told you that running after hysterectomy is possible.  It takes time, patience, and a great deal of healing, but you can do it!  However, it cannot be emphasized enough that you need to give yourself proper time

Posted in Hysterectomy, Surgery

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