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Pelvic Organ Prolapse — Are You at Risk? Dec 1st, 2019

Women's pelvises contain a lot of important internal organs, including your bladder, rectum, and uterus. Risk factors from family history to past pregnancies can lead to weakness or loosening of the muscles and tissues that work to keep your pelvic organs in place.  With pelvic organ prolapse, you might experience...

Sexual Dysfunction Is More Common Than You Think Nov 1st, 2019

Sexual dysfunction in men is often a topic of conversation, and with treatments like Viagra® being so prevalent, the issue is often considered to be effectively handled. But what about sexual dysfunction in women? The truth is it’s more common than many people realize, and there are, in fact, treatments...

Incorporating BOTOX into Your Regular Beauty Routine Oct 1st, 2019

There’s a good reason why BOTOX is a perennial favorite among Americans, retaining the number one spot in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures for more than a decade — it works. BOTOXⓇ Cosmetic and its botulinum toxin type A counterparts effectively reduce the lines and wrinkles that form on the top...

Post-Childbirth Vaginal Issues? ThermiVa Can Help Sep 4th, 2019

As you age, many things can affect the way your vagina looks, feels, and lubricates. Giving birth can cause certain changes, as can entering menopause. These changes can negatively affect your sex life, causing dryness, irritation, or body image problems. If you wish your vagina looked and felt more like...

How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health Aug 14th, 2019

Menopause couldn’t happen at a more inconvenient time. Your life may be rapidly changing – your kids are leaving home, your parents are aging and need more help, your job is changing, and you feel your body getting older. The hormonal shifts in estrogen and progesterone that occur with menopause...

What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective? Jul 17th, 2019

Platelet-rich plasma, otherwise known as PRP, is an injectable, protein-rich substance that’s a darling in the world of medical treatment. It’s proven to be a successful remedy for everything from tennis elbow and osteoarthritis to hair loss and skin rejuvenation.  Harvested from your own blood, PRP promotes muscular healing and...

The Many Uses of Botox Jun 14th, 2019

Most people have heard of BotoxⓇ Cosmetic, the gold standard treatment for temporarily reducing the appearance of facial frown lines, forehead creases, and crow’s feet. The interesting thing about Botox, which has been on the market since 2002, is that it’s made from a natural poison, the botulinum toxin, but...

Top 5 Benefits of Choosing a Robotic Hysterectomy May 10th, 2019

Every year in the U.S., more than half a million women have hysterectomies, having either their entire uterus or part of their uterus removed. According to the CDC, more than 11 percent of women in their early 40s undergo the procedure, typically to treat medical issues like heavy bleeding, large...

What Saline Infused Sonography Can Reveal to You About Your Uterus Apr 18th, 2019

Ultrasound is one of the most widely used types of diagnostic imaging, yet for many people, the term is inextricably linked with the imaging exams performed during pregnancy to monitor the growth of a fetus or to determine its gender. The fact is, ultrasound exams are used for lots of...

Can I Still Get Pregnant If I Have Endometriosis? Mar 1st, 2019

About 11 percent of American women of reproductive age suffer from endometriosis, a painful condition that causes the tissue of the uterine lining (the endometrium) to grow outside the uterus. These growths are referred to as implants. Worldwide, about 176 million women have the condition. March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, which...

Does the O-Shot Really Work? Feb 11th, 2019

called vampire facelift, a facial rejuvenation treatment that uses your own blood to promote healing and tissue regeneration. Well, guess what? Now, there’s a treatment that uses the same technique, but instead of rejuvenating your face, it’s used to rejuvenate your vagina and improve your sex life. It’s called the...

Female Urinary Incontinence: You’re Not Alone and We Have Solutions Jan 15th, 2019

The embarrassment and extreme discomfort of urinary incontinence can make you feel terribly alone in your struggle. We want you to know that you’re not alone — not by a long shot — and more importantly, there’s a lot we can do to help. At  Brown, Pearson, and Guepet Gynecology,...

Sex After Menopause Doesn't Have to be Painful: Learn About Surgery-Free ThermiVA Dec 21st, 2018

You knew menopause would bring changes, some good and some not so good. It’s probably hard, after all, to grieve the loss of those cramps and other symptoms associated with your monthly periods. And hot flashes are only temporary, right? But many women are unprepared for the vaginal tissue changes...