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About Stress Urinary Incontinence

I’m Dr. George Ibrahim, and I’m going to explain a little bit about what stress urinary incontinence is, what causes it and touch on what can be done about it. Urologists specialize in urinary problems in both men and women. As a Duke trained urologist and associate clinical professor, I’ve been treating this problem and […]

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Vaginal Sling and Mesh for Treating Incontinence

Vaginal Sling and Mesh for Treating Incontinence I’d like to discuss a topic that you don’t hear about that often, but is extremely common amongst women. Urinary Continence Induced Bladder Leakage Bladder leakage caused by stress urinary incontinence affects millions of women in the US. It’s reported that up to 50% of women over the […]

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How to lose weight during menopause: 10 ways

Table of contentsOverview Exercise Nutritious food Sleep Alternative therapies Mindful eating Tracking Portion sizes Planning ahead Social support Lifestyle Summary Weight gain occurs before and during menopause partly because of a drop in estrogen levels. Low-quality sleep and regular, age-related reductions in metabolism and muscle tone can also contribute to...

My “Menopause” Symptoms Were Actually Cervical Cancer

ConditionsMy “Menopause” Symptoms Turned Out to Be Cervical CancerJen BabakhanCarol Lacey's symptoms didn't seem too bad, and she wasn't too worried when she went to get checked out. If she hadn't, though, she might not be here to tell her story today.Courtesy Carol Lacey In 2011, 46-year-old Carol Lacey was...

Menopause Was the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Me | SELF

I got my period at 14 in a frenzy of anticipation fueled by too many readings of Judy Blume’s classic Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. Junior high health class sold menstruation to us as the gateway to motherhood, a gift that would make the cramping, bleeding, and missed...

Opinion | What if We Didn’t Dread Menopause? – The New York Times

Menopause wasn’t the only syndrome that preoccupied European physicians in this “early modern” era; others included hysterical suffocation, nymphomania, chlorosis or “green sickness,” and melancholia. Menopause clearly belongs to this group in its origin, nature and development. But it’s the only one still accepted by physicians today — the others...

Avoiding Menopause Weight Gain: 4 Hormones That Need Your Attention

Our bodies are constantly changing. Your metabolism now isn’t what it was when you were three, nor is your body chemistry. As we age, things change whether we want them to or not. Among the many changes are than those that occur at middle age, such as the ever-dreaded menopause...

About Stress Urinary Incontinence

I’m Dr. George Ibrahim, and I’m going to explain a little bit about what stress urinary incontinence is, what causes it and touch on what can be done about it. Urologists specialize in urinary problems in both men and women. As a Duke trained urologist and associate clinical professor, I’ve...

CBD for menopause: Can it help deal with symptoms?

Table of contents Overview What menopause symptoms can CBD treat? Takeaway Researchers have looked at other herbal and natural remedies as treatment options, but have not yet found that any of them are consistently effective. Recently, there has been much interest in cannabidiol (CBD). In June 2018, the United States...

Early periods, menopause linked to heart disease: study

Women who started menstruating at the age of 11 or younger, or entered menopause before 47, face a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a study published Tuesday.This content was originally published here.

The 3 Top Breast Cancer Prevention Tips for Women at…

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in May 2016. It has been updated and republished in September 2019. Did you know that fewer than 15% of all women who develop breast cancer have a family member diagnosed with it? This might seem like a scary statement, but think about it…This...

The Effects of Hormones in Dairy Milk on Cancer | NutritionFacts.org

Below is an approximation of this video’s audio content. To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video. All food of animal origin contains hormones, but most of our dietary exposure to hormones comes from dairy products. By quantity,...

Women: Don’t Ignore These 3 Subtle Heart Attack Symptoms

We always associate chest pain with heart attacks, and for good reason, but it’s not the whole story ― especially for women. While chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack, women can have symptoms that aren’t related to chest pain at all, says cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD. They need to...

12,000 Doctors Just Urged the FDA to Put Cancer Warnings on Cheese | LIVEKINDLY

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place breast cancer warnings on cheese. Made up of 12,000 medical professional members, PCRM would like cheese products to have warning labels similar to those on cigarette packets. It gives one example in...