What Is Hormone Balance And How Do I Get It?
The concept of “hormonal balance” has been so widely misused and abused by marketers that many of us think that there is a mysterious state of balance that we...Read More
On Fistulas And Why We Don't Have Them Here
A fistula is an abnormal connection between two organs, and in gynecology the most common fistula occurs between the bladder and the vagina. The bladder sits right on top...Read More
What Can We Do About World Poverty?
There is no question that the single most important factor preventing the developing world from moving forward is a lack of education. This is particularly true for girls and...Read More
Is It Normal To Leak Urine As We Get Older
Urine leakage is inconvenient and embarrassing, and can prevent us from doing the activities that we enjoy. In past generations women were taught that is was part of life...Read More
Endometrial Ablation for Heavy Periods in PeriMenopause
An endometrial ablation is an outpatient, no incision procedure that destroys the endometrium, permanently. There are several brand names of devices that have been designed for this purpose. All...Read More
The Scoop About Hormone Pellets
Hormone pellets are tiny slow-release bio-identical rods made of estradiol, or bio-identical testosterone. They can be dosed differently for each patient, based on her age, where she is in...Read More
I Think I Need Hormones, But Aren't They Dangerous?
There is so much information available about hormone replacement these days that it is difficult even for doctors to keep it straight. About 18 years ago the largest study...Read More
What Is The Deal With Bio-Identical Hormones
Many of my patients ask about bio-identical hormones for treatment of menopausal symptoms, and it is easy to be confused with so much conflicting information available online and in...Read More
Challenge and Happiness
Being a parent makes me think about the lessons I want my kids to learn and the character traits that I hope they develop. One of my greatest hopes...Read More
On Racism and Women's Health
As I reflect on the events of these past two weeks, I feel drawn to share the story of my own journey with racism, and how this ties in...Read More
Why All The Controversy About Labiaplasty?
Many of our patients know that I offer cosmetic labiaplasty as one of my surgical services, and several times a year I read an article or posting suggesting that...Read More
What Is Non-Surgical Vulvo-Vaginal Rejuvenation?
Due to childbirth and the natural aging process, changes occur “down there” which affect feminine wellness, both aesthetically and sexually. It’s no secret that passing a baby’s head through...Read More