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Endometriosis 101: What is it like to Have Endometriosis?

Part Two: What is it like to Have Endometriosis? Every month as you move through your cycle, endometrial growths (in addition to the normal endometrial cells inside your uterus) swell up with prostaglandin which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, Read

Posted in Diagnosis, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Heart Disease, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Medications and Prescriptions, Menopause, Overall Women's Health, Pain/Chronic Pain, Painful Intercourse, Periods/Menstruation, Procedures, Resources, Surgery, Symptoms, Treatments

Endometriosis 101: What is Endometriosis?

Part One: What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis occurs when cells from the endometrial lining of your uterus are found in places they do not naturally occur and this causes inflammation. Oftentimes endometriosis growths attach to organs outside of the Read More…

Posted in Birth Control, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Fibroids, Heavy Bleeding, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Infertility, Menopause, Overall Women's Health, Pain/Chronic Pain, Symptoms

Hysterectomies: the Why, the What & the When

What is a hysterectomy?  A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, a muscular reproductive organ of the female body. The operation may be performed via abdominal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy or vaginal hysterectomy. A hysterectomy Read More…

Posted in Cancer, Endometriosis, Heavy Bleeding, Hysterectomy, Incontinence, Infertility, Interstitial Cystitis, Menopause, Ovarian Cancer, Overall Women's Health, Pain/Chronic Pain, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Procedures, Resources, Side-Effects, Surgery, Symptoms, Treatments Tagged with: , , ,

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy the Key to Your Menopause Relief?

Hormone replacement therapy balances your estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone levels. Since your hormone production slows during menopause, hormone replacement therapy often helps reverse the effects. Hormone replacement therapy relieves symptoms Read More…

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Menopause Before 40 – You Are Not Alone

While the average age for “natural” menopause in the US is 51, women can often experience onset earlier or later. Women experience early menopause for a variety of reasons such as genetics, illness, hormonal imbalance, or medical procedures. Read More…

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How can MonaLisa Touch Improve the Lives of Women?

What happens when vaginal atrophy symptoms due to menopause are significantly reduced or disappear completely?  Sure, lubrication is restored and the vaginal tissues are healed, but I’m looking for more.  What happens for women when these symptoms Read More…

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Menopause, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

Vitamin D and Magnesium Deficiencies

All vitamins and minerals are important to the human body.  Each serves a purpose and works in conjunction with the others to keep your body running efficiently, free of illness and disease.  Although it’s hard to say which vitamins and

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Menopause, Overall Women's Health, Pain/Chronic Pain, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Vitamins

Is MonaLisa Touch Safe for Younger Women (20s-40s)?

If you follow our blog posts, you probably know by now that MonaLisa Touch is designed to drastically reduce or eliminate the painful and annoying symptoms of menopause.  Vaginal atrophy symptoms like dryness, burning, itching, painful intercourse, and Read More…

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

More Clinical Trials Happening on MonaLisa Touch

The Michigan Institute of Women’s Health is currently conducting a clinical trial on the MonaLisa Touch treatment.  A randomized, double-blind placebo controlled study of 34 participants aims to study the effectiveness of MonaLisa Touch on genitourinary Read More…

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Menopause, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Procedures, Treatments, Uncategorized

How Long Should I Take Hormone Replacement Therapy?

If you are taking hormone replacement therapy, you may be wondering, “How long do I need to be taking this?”  “Will I be on this the rest of my life?”  “When is a safe time for me to stop taking

Posted in Atherosclerosis, Heart Disease, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Menopause, Symptoms, Treatments

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