what is endometriosis

Endometriosis is the implantation of the endometrial tissue in the pelvis or the abdomen. Endometrial tissue is what you see on your pad during menses. We think it finds its way to the inside of the abdomen through the fallopian tubes, tubes attaching the inside of the uterus to the inside of the abdomen. In most

Menopause and Bio Identical Hormones los angeles

“Do i need hormones?” “Are all hormones the same?” “what is the safest and the best hormones and when should i start?”These are the most common questions I am asked from women transitioning through perimenopause or in menopause. Women concerned about changes they see in themselves, friends …

ovarian cysts los angeles glendale

Ovarian cysts are one of the most common findings in women of reproductive age. The majority of women I see in the office with ovarian cysts complain of a combination of menstrual irregularities, pain with menstruation or intercourse, and abdominal distention. In some cases, the pain and bleeding is so severe

fertility anxiety los angeles glendale

On any given day in my practice, I am faced with the seemingly straight forward, yet complex question from women at various stages of their lives; “can I get pregnant?”. Women in their twenties and nervous about their health; those in their thirties worried about the metaphorical clock ticking away; and women in their forties

postpartum recovery in los angeles and glendale

Frequently, I hear a variation of this sentence from mothers very soon after childbirth. Too frequently, if you ask me.It is the symptom of our fastpaced life. We have no time to waste on recovery. We hear, “Be strong. Get back to work. All mothers do it.” Work, family, child, and pretty much anyone else comes first. No matter what a mother

What are Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are painful varicose veins in the anal area, which can get inflamed and cause significant pain and discomfort. Traditional surgical treatment involves excision of the hemorrhoids that can be very painful with a long recovery time. Using radiofrequency and electrocautery, we are able to treat

Adenomyosis can be Responsible for Heavy Vaginal Bleeding and Pain During a Menstruation Cycle

One of the most common conditions women complain of is heavy vaginal bleeding and pain during their menstruation cycle. Adenomyosis, or uterine endometriosis, is one of the most prevalent conditions

How to Prevent Genital and Urinary Problems During and After Menopause

As the level of estrogen in women decreases in perimenopause and menopause, shrinkage and dryness of the vaginal and urinary organs occur. The tissues thin out and the blood flow to the genitalia decreases. These changes can …..

I Am Not Myself Right Before My Period

I hear this so frequently in my office. Cyclic changes in mood and physical discomfort that usually starts after ovulation and ends with a period is called premenstrual syndrome and is often referred to as PMS. Feelings of depression, anxiety, nervous agitation, breast tenderness, and cravings are …

How Does Being Overweight Effect My Sex Life

Now, one more reason to consider weight loss. A recent study shows that women who are overweight, and continue to gain weight, have intercourse less frequently and a significantly decreased desire for sex. This has been attributed to possible changes in hormonal patterns,