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Medically reviewed by Brad Campbell, MD McLeod OB/GYN Associates

Menopause and diabetes constitute a close relationship to your health – if you experience menopause too early or too late – or have diabetes before menopause. Let’s try to unravel this a bit.

Medically reviewed by David Bersinger, MD McLeod OB/GYN Cheraw

PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – ranks as one of the most common problems Gynecologists see in their patients.

Medically Reviewed by Taylor Holmes, PT, DPT, STAR-C

More and more women are talking with their doctor about urinary leakage or incontinence. And that’s a good thing. There’s no reason to live with the embarrassment and anxiety of stress incontinence or an overactive bladder.

Medically reviewed by Charles Tatum, MD McLeod OB/GYN Associates

“Another morning with pain,” groaned Marla as she awoke, thinking this was the third day in a row she felt this bad.

Medically reviewed by Brad Campbell, MD McLeod OB/GYN Associates

A woman’s reproductive organs can be affected by five main types of cancer, identified by the location where it started: ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal and vulvar.

Medically reviewed by Paul Chandler, MD McLeod Women’s Care

The birth of your child brings many wonderful, fulfilling emotional and physical feelings. On the other hand, pregnancy and the aftermath of the birthing process can leave many women with an incontinence problem. 


From an interview with Gary Emerson, MD McLeod OB/GYN Associates

The day a woman finally decides to move past the embarrassment of Stress Incontinence or Urge Incontinence and seek care, is a benchmark she’ll long remember. 

Weight Loss Helps Reduce Your Incontinence

Posted on in Women's Health

Medically review by Joycelyn Schindler, MD McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast

“Encouraging.” “Significantly improves the amount of urinary incontinence.” “Should be considered…as part of non-surgical therapy for incontinence.” “Obesity is an important risk factor for urinary incontinence.”

Medically reviewed by Brad Campbell, M.D. McLeod OB/GYN Associates

"I'm glad you called right away," Mary's OB/GYN assured her. Mary was surprised when she started bleeding because she thought when her menopause ended 5 years ago, her bleeding was over, too. Recently, Mary started spotting or light bleeding. Then, the bleeding grew heavier and she again needed to wear pads.

Fibroids: What Women Need to Know

Posted on in Women's Health

Q:   What are fibroids?
A:  Uterine fibroids are growths in the womb (uterus). They are made of muscle and other tissue. Fibroids almost never develop into cancer.

Q:  Who is at risk for fibroids?
A:   African-American women have a greater risk than white women. Also, women who are overweight have greater risk than those who are not.


From a presentation by Dr. Brad Campbell McLeod OB/GYN Associates

Working on a farm or on an assembly line are just two risks that can cause the embarrassing – but not fatal – problem of pelvic organ prolapse, says Brad Campbell, MD of McLeod OB/GYN Associates.

Medically reviewed by David Bersinger, MD McLeod OB/GYN Cheraw

Is it stress or urge incontinence? What is prolapse? Am I troubled by nocturia? 

Medically reviewed by Charles Tatum, MD McLeod OB/GYN Associates

RELIEF
…at the expectation of a cure.

Medically Reviewed by Taylor Holmes, DPT, STAR-C

Surgery is the gold standard for pelvic repair to “cure” urinary leakage or stress incontinence. However, following the diagnosis, nearly every gynecologist will start with a series of non-surgical options.


Medically Reviewed by Timothy Hagen, DO Neurologist

Stroke is the leading cause of death and long-term disability in the United States.  For a number of reasons, more women suffer this “heart attack of the brain” than men. 


Medically Review by Timothy Hagen, DO

Pregnancy can be a wonderful time.  The expectation.  Planning for a new baby.

Medically reviewed by David Bersinger, MD McLeod OB/GYN Cheraw

Most conversations and articles around the topic of Pelvic Health focus on women starting at age 35. Pelvic Health information for and about young women and teens are equally important.

Fibroids: Greater in African-American. Why?

Posted on in Women's Health

Medically reviewed by David Bersinger, MD McLeod OB/GYN Cheraw

Fibroids – non-cancerous growths in the uterus – are the most common pelvic tumor in women. Fibroids are also a major reason that women decide to undergo hysterectomies or myomectomies.

The Impact of Endometriosis on Fertility

Posted on in Women's Health

From a presentation by Charles Tatum, M.D. McLeod OB/GYN Associates

Endometriosis and its treatments can hurt a woman’s chances of getting pregnant, but McLeod Gynecologist Charles Tatum, M.D., says that is not always the case.

Lifetime Risk of Surgery

Posted on in Women's Health

Medically Reviewed by Brad Campbell, MD

A Higher Risk is Actually Good News for Women

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