At Southdale ObGyn, we treat women at every stage of life, from adolescence through post-menopause. We take pride in offering our patients safe and effective treatment options that keep up with advancements in women’s health. We have recently expanded our clinical offerings to include MonaLisa Touch, a therapy that impacts thousands of women suffering from painful intercourse due
Millions of women experience changes in their vaginal health that affect their personal lives. Now there’s a solution with the MonaLisa Touch!
Lifestyle changes are probably the most cost-effective way to improve many symptoms of menopause. But they can also be very challenging! Finding changes you can commit to and make gradually (or immediately) can be rewarding and make you feel healthier overall. Here is a list of some of the things you can do: 1. Eat
Excess fat around the waist is common in women as they transition into menopause. Caused by a change in hormone levels during perimenopause and into menopause, body fat redistributes from your hips, thighs and buttocks to the abdomen. There are two types of belly fat. The fat we see is subcutaneous fat and the fat
If you are a woman in perimenopause or menopause, you may notice unexplained weight gain or difficulty losing weight especially in the mid-section. A thickening around the abdomen often occurs at this stage in life because of hormone changes in your body. However, other factors such as aging, genetics and lifestyle also play a role. Whatever
The natural drop in estrogen that happens during perimenopause and menopause often triggers a response from the hypothalamus section of the brain; the place that regulates body temperature. That response is a hot flash. If heating up is taking a toll on you, your physician may prescribe estrogen or progesterone therapy, but here are some
The term perimenopause refers to the years leading up to the last menstrual period. Krista Margolis, one of Southdale ObGyn’s Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners and Functional Medicine/Holistic health practitioner, leads the Perimenopause Workshop and will guide you in understanding what is changing in your body during perimenopause, offer support and respect and suggest ways to
Do you have questions about menopause? About perimenopause? This time of your life can be challenging and puzzling for most women. Hormone replacement therapy is an option that can be helpful for some, but not for everyone. We are happy to help you sort things out through this confusing time. The best approach is to