Do I Really Need to Worry About All of These Tests?
By Larry Norfleet, MD, FACOG, Colorado Springs Health Partners, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
From the moment we are born, we have schedules for our health: immunizations, check-ups, physicals, all in the midst of our busy lives. Why all these tests when there is so much else to keep track of? Here’s why: […]
POP Quiz for women
By J. Kyle Mathews, MD, Plano OBGYN, Collin LIVING WELL Magazine
The word POP has had many meanings over the years and recently doctors have added a new one. Today, doctors are using “POP” for the condition known as pelvic organ prolapse. […]
Stop the Middle Age Spread…
Is it possible to achieve weight loss after menopause?
By Jeff Hantes, D.O., Director of Urogynecology, Texas Health Harris Methodist, LIVING WELL Magazine
Menopause is the permanent end of menstruation. […]
Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Long-Term Solutions Restore Health
Courtesy Dr. Armity Simon, Scottsdale LIVING WELL Magazine
Ask the average woman about female pelvic health concerns like urinary incontinence or fibroids and she’s likely to have at least a basic knowledge of these conditions. But ask her about pelvic organ prolapse, and she may be stumped. […]
Ovarian Cancer: Not so silent?
J. Kyle Mathews, MD, for Collin SENIOR Magazine
According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 21,550 new cases of ovarian cancer were diagnosed last year and 14,600 women died of the disease. In fact, ovarian cancer is the most common cause of death from all gynecological cancers in the United States. Ovarian cancer is often considered a silent cancer until advanced stages.