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Understanding an Overactive Bladder

Overactive bladder can cause urinary incontinence, incomplete urination, frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom, and other issues. Read on to learn what causes overactive bladder and how the condition can be treated.

Sep 21st, 2020
Tips for Handling Summertime Hot Flashes

Hot flashes can burn you up no matter what the weather is, but the hot temperatures of summer can make the experiences even worse. Read on to learn how to handle hot flashes during the summer.

Aug 23rd, 2020
What to Expect During Your First Well Woman Exam

You may be nervous about your first well woman examination. It’s an important part of maintaining your reproductive health throughout your life. Ease the apprehension by learning about what to expect during your first visit.

Jun 18th, 2020
What are the Benefits of a Hysterectomy?

Hysterectomies are one of the most common surgeries performed on women. This is because the procedure can provide permanent relief from many disorders of the female reproductive system. Read on to learn more.

May 26th, 2020
Advantages of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Since the 1940s, women have been benefiting from traditional hormone therapy to combat the symptoms of menopause. Now there’s bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Read on to learn what it is as well as its benefits.

Mar 9th, 2020
Can Kegel Exercises Really Help Prevent Uterine Prolapse?

Uterine prolapse can cause urinary and bowel issues while interfering with your overall comfort through the day. It can even affect your enjoyment of sex. Most women affected by uterine prolapse can benefit from a routine of Kegel exercises.

Feb 1st, 2020
Fecal Incontinence: What you Need to Know

Accidental bowel leakage affects most people at some point in their lives, but it shouldn’t be a chronic condition. If you need treatment, there’s help. Lifestyle changes, medications, and surgery can reduce or eliminate the problem.

Jan 1st, 2020
How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

Not all of the effects of menopause are physical. Menopause, which is brought on by hormonal changes that occur at the end of a woman’s reproductive life, can also cause depression, mood swings, and other mental issues.

Dec 1st, 2019
Is Incontinence Normal After Pregnancy?

Urinary incontinence is a problem many women experience during pregnancy, and it can persist even after childbirth. Read on to learn the potential causes of postpartum incontinence.

Nov 1st, 2019
5 Causes of Chronic UTIs

Left untreated, urinary tract infections (UTIs) can cause kidney damage and even life-threatening system-wide infections. Read on to find out some of the causes of chronic UTIs.

Oct 1st, 2019
5 Reasons to Consider a Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy, which is the removal of the uterus and sometimes the cervix, is a serious medical procedure. There are many things to think about before getting one. Keep reading to find out five reasons why a hysterectomy may be necessary.

Aug 1st, 2019
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Well Woman Exam

Even when you’re feeling fine, skipping an annual well woman exam will put you at risk later. Early screenings can detect and prevent several types of cancer, and your visit is the ideal time to ask questions and learn more about your health.

Jun 1st, 2019
The Surprising Treatment Option for Your Overactive Bladder

Overactive bladder can quickly overtake your life. Struggling to control bladder leakage and planning every move around the availability of bathrooms can take the joy and spontaneity out of your life. Fortunately, Botox® offers a practical solution.

May 8th, 2019
When Should I See a Doctor About Painful Sex?

Painful sex not only affects your enjoyment, it can even interfere with your relationship. There are many factors, both physical and mental, that can contribute to this condition, medically called dyspareunia.

Apr 23rd, 2019
3 Important Things to Know About Vaginal Mesh

Vaginal mesh is a surgical treatment for uterine prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. It’s been in the news due to complications occurring after surgery, so you may be wondering about it. Here’s the scoop.

Mar 7th, 2019
What to Expect After Undergoing a Hysterectomy

There’s no question that a hysterectomy is life-altering. It’s a major surgical procedure that not only requires some recovery time, but may also cause some dramatic changes in your body’s hormonal balance.

Jan 7th, 2019
How BHRT Can Help Relieve the Symptoms of Menopause

Menopause is a natural and unavoidable part of life. But when the symptoms you’re experiencing are more than you bargained for, there’s no reason to suffer in silence. Find out what bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) can do for you.

Oct 29th, 2018
Vaginal Rejuvenation: More Nonsurgical Options than Ever

Childbirth, menopause, and hormonal changes can negatively affect your vaginal health. At Southeast Urogyn, the experienced medical team offers vaginal rejuvenation services to restore your vaginal functional and appearance.

Apr 20th, 2018
Estrogen Levels and How They Affect Vaginal Health

Estrogen plays a significant role in a woman’s life, governing most of her female characteristics. These sex hormones also have considerable influence over your vaginal health, something which largely goes unnoticed until estrogen levels drop.

Aug 17th, 2018
Could You Have a UTI?

If feel an intense urge to urinate or a burning sensation when you do, chances are you have a urinary tract infection, which account for 10 million doctor visits annually. Read on to learn how to prevent, recognize the symptoms, and treat UTIs.

Jul 12th, 2018
How Mona Lisa Touch Can Help With Painful Sex

Vaginal atrophy can cause painful sex, and MonaLisa Touch® may be the solution. Find out how this advanced therapy can relieve pain by boosting your body’s natural ability to rebuild healthy vaginal tissue without hormones, injections, or surgery.

Jun 8th, 2018
How Does Menopause Affect Your Sexual Health?

As if hot flashes and night sweats aren’t enough to manage, menopause often affects your sexual health, from losing the desire to painful intercourse and getting less enjoyment during sex.

May 10th, 2018
How Does Botox Treat Overactive Bladder?

You’ve heard what Botox® can do for your wrinkles. But did you know it can help with your overactive bladder symptoms and put you back in charge of bathroom breaks?

Mar 23rd, 2018
Managing Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

If you feel like you’re contributing to global warming every time you have a hot flash, you’re in good company. Approximately 6,000 women reach menopause each day in the United States. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to manage your hot flashes and pu

Mar 12th, 2018