Many women of reproductive age will take hormone pills, more commonly known as birth control pills, at some point during their lives. Many people may not realize that this medication can be used to treat other medical conditions. It is estimated that over 1.5 million women in the United States take hormone pills for reasons other than pregnancy prevention.
September 25, 2012 | Pavilion for Women
September 20, 2012 | Pavilion for Women
My husband, Jered, and I are one of those couples that can’t wait to give each other gifts. Every birthday, Christmas or anniversary we end up exchanging presents days before the actual celebration. That being said, it was no surprise we couldn’t wait to find out the sex of our baby so we could spoil him or her rotten. I secretly (or not so secretly) wanted a girl, but knew I would be ecstatic about either.
September 19, 2012 | Pavilion for Women
September 12, 2012 | Pavilion for Women
Bio-identical hormones, herbal products and chondroitin tablets, to name just a few, are promoted as being beneficial for treating menopausal symptoms and conditions including osteoporosis. But are they really doing any good? Are they really a good substitute for pharmaceutical-derived therapies?
September 11, 2012 | Pavilion for Women
There are some things about aging that no one ever wants to talk about and pelvic organ prolapse — also known as a “woman’s hernia” — is one of them. As a urogynecologist, I specialize in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders, and prolapse is a very common condition that women need to be aware of.