Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) can be very painful and debilitating, reduces the quality of life and hinders day to day functioning of women.
If heavy periods are left untreated, they can result in anemia and cause excruciating period cramps in each menstrual cycle.
Vaginal dryness and painful sex can become an issue for a woman at any age, due to a number of causes. It is more prevalent in women of ages 40 and above who have gone through menopause, but other women can experience it as well.
Don’t get too upset if you’re over 40 and want to have a family. Things are getting a lot better these days. Fertility treatments are improving.
Endometriosis is one of the top 3 causes of female infertility and most common cause of pelvic pain in women aged 10-50.
Amanda, preparing for the new arrival.
Almost 50% of mums who have had vaginal deliveries will suffer Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
MENORRHAGIA is associated with heavy or extended menstrual bleeding. Women suffering from menorrhagia experience severe blood loss, pain and cramping. These can restrict normal life.
Age limits on IVF treatment vary from country to country and from clinic to clinic, however there is no 'legal' age limit.
ENDOMETRIAL or UTERINE POLYPS are an overgrowth of uterine cells. These form masses in the inner lining. They form from a flat base or protrude from on a stalk from the uterine wall.
See some of the common changes women can experience with their periods, decade by decade, and how some changes can signal something more serious?
In many cases, Fibroids have no symptoms, but in others it may cause Pelvic Pain.
Period bloating is one of several premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms that can occur 1-2 weeks before a woman's period. It may be accompanied by stomach cramp, backaches and other symptoms.
Do you often ask yourself, "Why am I so tired all the time?" If so, this post may offer some answers.
Living with unexplained health issues can be uncomfortable.
As everyone's needs are often different the right answer is not always obvious.
If you regularly find sex painful, you should visit your doctor to check there are no underlying causes.
Treatment for Incontinence, Pain and Recurrent UTI
A large number of studies have found that taking fish oil and probiotic supplements during pregnancy may cut the risk of childhood allergies.
Stress Incontinence is a condition (found mostly in women) where an involuntary emission of urine occurs when an abdominal pressure on the bladder suddenly increases.
A strong pelvic floor is important for general health and especially important before, during and after pregnancy.
Babies can enter this world by either a vaginal birth or a surgical delivery by Cesarean section.
FIBROID QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Urinary incontinence is common, inconvenient, embarrassing, and treatable.
Many women suffer leg cramps at night as their pregnancy progresses.
Exercise during pregnancy can be good for you and your baby, and while we encourage exercise, a note of caution should be raised.
PCOS can be subtle, often with no obvious symptoms, so if you have fertility issues, PCOS may be the cause.
Endometriosis affects 100’s of thousands of Australian women.
Research indicates that 10% of all women of reproductive age suffer from endometriosis, most without knowing it.
A common confusion among women, is understanding the difference between having polycystic ovaries (PCO) and having been diagnosed with a Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).