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  • Womens Health

    Pelvic Organ Prolapse: No Longer a “Secret Issue”

    Joycelyn C. Schindler, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Loris
    12 OCTOBER 2018

    “The hidden medical epidemic that few women have been willing to talk about,” said an article in The Washington Post about Pelvic Organ Prolapse in older women. Yet, the article noted that – some unknown reason – there was a shift around 2015, according to the Women’s Health Foundation.

  • Womens Health

    Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy: Less Pain, Faster Recovery

    Charles Tatum, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    04 OCTOBER 2018

    The Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy (LSH) is a technical name for the procedure which involves making a small ¾” incision so that a wand-like implement to clip and remove the uterus. Compared to the traditional method, the LSH is described as minimally invasive and it has a quite a few benefits for the patient.

  • Womens Health

    Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Treatment for When Your Organs Drop

    Joycelyn C. Schindler, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Loris
    26 SEPTEMBER 2018

    The term “prolapse” refers to a body part slipping forward or down. For women, the most likely prolapse is in their pelvic area, resulting in discomfort and other symptoms. Speaking to a group of women, McLeod OB/GYN Joycelyn Schindler described pelvic organ prolapse and it treatments.

  • Womens Health

    Controversy Over Using Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair

    Paul E. Chandler, MD
    McLeod Women’s Care
    14 SEPTEMBER 2018

    Many women wonder if it’s possible to have more than one surgery for stress incontinence and why there was a problem with the larger mesh that was initially used for incontinence and pelvic prolapse surgeries.

  • Womens Health

    Pregnant Women, What You Eat Might Hurt Your Baby

    Candice W. Greenan, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    04 SEPTEMBER 2018

    Pregnant women face many questions. At an event for pregnant women, McLeod OB/GYN Candice Greenan, MD, helped answer a few questions related to concerns some women raised about certain foods – from sushi to ice.

  • Womens Health

    Cervical Cancer Screening: When You Need to Schedule Your Pap Test

    Joycelyn C. Schindler, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Loris
    31 AUGUST 2018

    Speaking to a group of women at McLeod Seacoast, McLeod OB/GYN Joycelyn Schindler, M.D., helped clarify the question of when does a woman start, how often do you need and when do you stop having the Pap test for cervical cancer.

  • Womens Health

    Many Treatments for Endometriosis

    24 AUGUST 2018

    Endometriosis – a condition when tissue from inside the uterus starts to grow outside – can trouble a woman as young as 16 years old. Three McLeod Gynecologists discussed the range of treatments to a group of 100 women.

  • Womens Health

    Don’t Shrink from Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

    17 AUGUST 2018

    The growths of mostly fibrous tissue, such as muscle, occur in 30%-50% of women during their childbearing years. An African-American or overweight woman has a higher risk of experiencing fibroids in her uterus. Women who’ve never been pregnant or have a family history of fibroids also face a higher risk.

  • Womens Health

    Reduce Your Incontinence by Losing Weight

    Joycelyn C. Schindler, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Loris
    08 AUGUST 2018

    A number of studies confirm the effect of weight loss on incontinence. In one study, women who lost an average of 17 pounds, realized a 47% reduction in episodes of incontinence.

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