A women’s health and wellness blog about gynecologic health and common gynecologic concerns and conditions such as sex, contraception, menstrual periods, hormones, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and PCOS. The latest women’s health research, breaking health news,  fascinating facts, curious gynecologic history, current therapies, our guy’s health, fitness, nutrition, weight management, and advanced medical testing discussed by a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist: Dr. Suzanne Trupin.


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Top reasons women select RF treatment with ThermiVa: are urine leakage, difficulty achieving orgasms and dryness.

Tightening weakened pelvic floor muscles, improvement of sex, and longer term prevention of pelvic floor issues are also reasons women select the ThermiVa, meaning that virtually all women could benefit and may...

December 31, 2018

Each year as we see office patients we ask about their resolutions, and we hear a lot of both creative and universal ones. However, when it comes to New Year's health resolutions, we don't often hear much about ways to help your bladder so here's a suggestion for you: YOGA!

I In a study done at UCSF Medical school research...

December 28, 2018

Exercise benefits always outweigh risks for virtually everyone. But the right type of exercise depending on what your personal health concerns are, is always critical. We advocate involving your PCP in these decisions.

Very heavy and repetitive lifting can affect pelvic floor health in some women. In a study printed in the...

December 14, 2018

UTIs are still the most common infection we get. So what are we missing?

1. The most common bug that causes most UTIs, E. coli, is a bug that is commonly found in the colon.Our body has natural defense mechanisms that can break down. 

2. Completely void when you urinate.

3. Keep your urine acidic, this is tricky, has to do w...

December 3, 2018

For most women bladder pain signals a urinary tract infection. Especially suspicious for a bladder infection if the pain just began, or your pee is bright red with a bit of blood. Yetin some women the bladder infections just seem to come creeping back. This could be due to resistant organism infections, or other condition...

November 28, 2018

Smoking can damage the pelvic floor and keep the tissues of the vagina less healthy.

Quitting can improve this, and pelvic floor therapy can begin to repair damage; but likely your smoking has changed your tissues in ways that need correction . We recommend smokers who are noticing weak pelvic floor or bladders consider t...

November 19, 2018

If you workout or do yoga at Hatha Yoga and Fitness, one thing you will hear a lot about is your pelvic floor. Prevention, prevention, prevention!

Wet every time you go to the gym, and feel like you can't keep up with the pounding the barr, the HITT, or the cumbia and sala moves without being, well worried?

Unfortunately th...

“Wait. I thought botox was only used to smooth out some of those wrinkles?” While botox injections can treat wrinkles, that’s just a fraction of their potential! Botox injections also help control your bladder, treat excessive sweating in some areas, and ease migraines. Additionally, recent studies have shown that botox c...

August 29, 2018

Women just run to the bathroom to pee too often have bladders that do not react normally to the signals of full and empty. Most women can't stand this life intrusion and want it fixed which is why they find themselves at their gyno office discussing whether they should begin medicine or get a surgery.  

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June 8, 2018

Hormones control our bladders as well as our hearts and minds, and other aspects of our body. And it's not just your hormones produced from your ovaries, it can be the hormones you ingest from soy or from meats, or medication. Women who have bladder dysfunction can be any age, any weight, any genetic background, although...

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