How to perform Kegel exercises

Pelvic floor strengthening exercises, also known as Kegel exercises, are known to be effective for stress urinary incontinence in women, with cure rates of up to 80%. Here are 7 tips to help you perform them properly. (Locked) More »

Abnormal uterine bleeding in peri- and postmenopausal women

Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is a common problem for women of all ages, accounting for up to one-third of gynecologic office visits. The two main types are heavy bleeding that occurs at an appropriate or expected time, such as a heavy menstrual period (menorrhagia), and any type of bleeding that occurs unexpectedly (metrorrhagia). Many women experience abnormal uterine bleeding in the years leading to menopause, as hormone levels fluctuate. After menopause, any uterine bleeding is considered abnormal and should be investigated. (Locked) More »

Easing bedbug anxiety

Bedbugs are showing up in residences of all kinds, apartment buildings, dormitories, and hotels as well as in offices, retail stores, schools, theaters, and public transportation. Here is some information about bedbugs, bedbug habits, and ways to keep the pests out of your home. (Locked) More »