When a Vagina Just Isn’t a Belly Button

Yesterday’s announcement that the FDA is requiring clinical trials of vaginal mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse is good news for women!  Until yesterday, women who were told by their physicians that their condition should be treated by implanting surgical mesh into the vagina had no reliable information about the risk of this procedure, because … Continued

Pelvic Organ Prolapse & Ending the Epidemic of Unnecessary Hysterectomies

One day around two years ago, while examining my body, I discovered a pelvic organ prolapse. Being a health researcher, I immediately started researching what I was facing. Two gynecologists I saw were ready to wheel me into surgery for a hysterectomy, and offered no alternatives, because I was menopausal, and therefore “do not need” … Continued