Women’s Health Questions Answered
by Dr. Shelley S. Binkley, MD
✓ individual answers to women’s health questions
✓ dialog with others who share your experience
& understand what you’re going through
✓ cutting edge info on treatments & medications
✓ helpful facts, tips & insights into common health problems
✓ author of the award-winning book DIY Baby! Your Essential Pregnancy Handbook
✓ over 20 years experience in ob-gyn
Peri-menopause is a time of hormone transition for women. Anxiety, panic, and hot flashes are among the first signs. Here are some tips to help you cope with changes as your menstrual cycle winds down.
Endometriosis implants are self-perpetuating and can occur almost anywhere in the body. As a result, some people with minimal endometriosis can have a lot of pain, while others with large cystic endometriosis can have no pain. Find out more about what causes endometriosis — and what might help.
There have been two approaches to incontinence: surgery and pessaries. Surgery is expensive and risky, while pessaries are affordable and work remarkably quickly. Which should you choose, and why?
One of the new treatments for fibroids stands out as being the closest thing to a "miracle drug" for fibroids as we've found yet. So, given that up to 70% of women will experience fibroids in their lifetime, what is this drug and why haven't you heard of it? Mifepristone is a progesterone receptor antagonist: [...]
Can't sleep? Learn what causes insomnia, from daytime stresses and life transitions, and see why insomnia increases weight gain, high blood pressure, anxiety, and depression.
Someone asked this question on cafe mom. At the moment I did not have the time to answer it and when I went back I couldn't find the question, so I'm answering it in this post. The short answer is: the initials after a person's name do not signify the quality of care they provide. [...]