facebook logo yelp logo google plus logo
Blog Archives

Urinary Incontinence– You Don’t Have to Deal With It

Have you ever laughed so hard that you noticed a small amount of urine leakage?  Maybe you sneezed or coughed and had the same issue?  This is something we hear a lot of women complain about.  Most women think it’s

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Incontinence, MonaLisa Touch Chico, overactive bladder, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Pelvic Floor Pilates, Symptoms, Treatments

May is National Bike Month– Great Exercise for Women

May is National Bike Month!  Bike Week is officially May 13-19 with Friday, May 17th being National Bike to Work Day.  If you already ride your bike, you know how wonderful it can feel.  If you don’t ride a bicycle,

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Overall Women's Health, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Vitamins

The [Dreaded] IC Flare-Up and How to Treat

If you suffer from Interstitial Cystitis, you know how annoying and frustrating an IC flare-up can be.  Whether it lasts a few hours or a few days, that incessant urge to visit the restroom, the irritation, the pain– it’s the worst.  Intensity

Posted in Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis, Pain/Chronic Pain, Painful Intercourse, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Symptoms, Treatments

Will A Hysterectomy Cure Endometriosis?

Have you ever read horror stories about women who had their “endometriosis come back” after a total hysterectomy (uterus, ovaries, and cervix removed)?  These women wanted their endometriosis pain gone once and for all, so they underwent a hysterectomy hoping Read More…

Posted in Adhesions, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Pain/Chronic Pain, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Periods/Menstruation, Surgery

The Wonders of Epsom Salt

If you have pain from Endometriosis, Interstitial Cystitis, generalized pelvic pain, lower back pain, or other sore muscles that are not even related to gynecology, try taking a warm Epsom salt bath.  Epsom salt has been used for hundreds of

Posted in Anxiety, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Interstitial Cystitis, Pain/Chronic Pain, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Treatments

Yoga May Help Female Sexual Dysfunction

When we think of the term “sexual dysfunction,” we usually think of male dysfunction.  But sexual dysfunction in women is just as common and just as important, yet it receives such little attention.  Women who experience sexual dysfunction may struggle

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Painful Intercourse, Pelvic Floor Muscles

Why Lower Back Pain May Accompany Gynecological Issues

Lower back pain often accompanies menstruation and ovulation.  But have you ever wondered why your back hurts when the problem is in your pelvic area? In your body there are muscles and ligaments that hold the uterus in place.  We

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Periods/Menstruation, Symptoms, Treatments

The Bladder; A Diagram of Anatomy and Treatment, Part 3 of 3.

This is the third segment of our blog topic, “The Bladder; A Diagram of Anatomy and Treatment.”  In the previous blog entry we began listing forms of treatment, which are listed in this diagram in parenthesis.  In the previous post

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, overactive bladder, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Resources, Symptoms, Treatments

The Bladder; A Diagram of Anatomy and Treatment– Part 2 of 3

In the last blog we talked about the basic anatomy of the bladder and how it communicates with the brain to properly function.  Today, using the same diagram, we’re going to look at some treatments that are used to target

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, overactive bladder, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Resources, Symptoms, Treatments, Uncategorized

The Bladder; A Diagram of Anatomy– Part 1 of 3

This blog is going to the be the first in a series.  There will be three blogs about bladder anatomy, treatment, and medication, the fourth blog will be about the relationship between your bladder and estrogen, and then the fifth

Posted in Bladder, Diseases and Conditions, Interstitial Cystitis, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Resources, Uncategorized

Subscribe to Our Blog!

Categories

Archives