womens health Articles
Ketamine May Offer Rapid Relief from Persistent Pelvic Pain
Thursday, August 25th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Allison Wells, MD Chronic pelvic pain is at a difficult intersection of anatomical pain generators and mood disorders like depression and anxiety that are coincident with or caused by the pain itself. To effectively relieve chronic pelvic Continue reading The post Ketamine May... Read more
Tampon Talk
Friday, August 19th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melissa Hines A tampon is a mass of absorbent material, primarily used as a feminine hygiene product. The word tampon originated from the medieval French word tampion, which literally means a piece of cloth to stop a Continue reading The post Tampon Talk appeared first on Pelv... Read more
The Brain Below: The Role Your Gut May Play in Pelvic Pain
Thursday, August 11th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer When is the last time you heard a little voice inside you that tried to give you advice or warn you of danger Some describe it as butterflies, others a gut feeling. That feeling can Continue reading The post The Brain Below The Role Your Gut May Play... Read more
Letter To The Senator about Medicare
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Here at PHRC we are not Medicare providers, for good reasons; you may remember that PHRC published a blog post about them. Still, we receive calls almost daily from Medicare patients enquiring about treatment from Continue reading The post Letter To The Senator ... Read more
Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery with Vulvovaginal Pain
Thursday, July 28th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine Julia called me yesterday to ask some questions about pelvic pain and pregnancy. She was 38 weeks pregnant and getting ready to give birth. She had a history of some pain with intercourse prior to Continue reading The post Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery with V... Read more
When Getting It Up Gets You Down: Erectile Dysfunction and Your Pelvic Floor
Thursday, July 21st, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Allison Romero As many of us reading this blog can attest, pelvic pain can be an issue that leaves us feeling not only physically uncomfortable, but emotionallymentally drained and isolated. Often, by the time many people Continue reading The post When Getting It Up Gets You D... Read more
Jagged Little Pill: Part Two
Friday, July 15th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Joshua Gonzalez, MD After reading my last post, Jagged Little Pill, many of you who have had similar suspected OCP-related problems may be thinking theres no hope. Trust me, you are not doomed if youve ever taken Continue reading The post Jagged Little Pill Part Two appeared f... Read more
Pain as the Ultimate Protector
Thursday, July 7th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Britt Van Hees I recently attended a course with pain researcher and clinical neuroscientist, Lorimer Moseley. He, along with his colleague David Butler, have changed the face of pain science and helped many clinicians and patients understand how Continue reading The post Pain... Read more
Jagged Little Pill: How Oral Contraceptives Wreak Havoc on the Female Body
Thursday, June 30th, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Joshua Gonzalez, MD The advent of oral birth control pills in the 1960s was heralded as a huge victory for womens rights. Finally, women could take control of their bodies and their fertility. Since then, oral Continue reading The post Jagged Little Pill How Oral Contraceptive... Read more
A Mesh of a Situation
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer In May 2015 a Delaware jury ordered Boston Scientific, a medical device company, to pay a woman 100 million for pain complications following vaginal mesh placement for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. A few months Continue reading The post A Mesh ... Read more
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