Obesity, diabetes and urinary incontinence in women

(It’s not a laughing matter) 
How many times have you been sitting with your girlfriends, giggling over a cell phone photo or hilarious “back in the day” story…
…when one of you says, “Please stop making me laugh, I’m about to pee my pants!”
And then inevitably that makes everyone laugh and you are SO glad you wore a panty-liner that day.
This unintentional little squirt of pee when you laugh, cough or exercise is actually a medical condition referred to as stress incontinence.
But …

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You can choose NOT to live with urinary leakage!

As I discussed in an earlier blog on estrogen , our reproductive hormones naturally decline over the course of a women’s life (and men’s hormones decline too, of course!).
And along with the hot flashes, mood changes, skin changes and other menopause-related symptoms, natural downward shifts in estrogen cause a lot of our issues “down there”.
As we age, along with sometimes painful and embarrassing vaginal issues, such as discharge and dryness, many of us will suffer at some point from incontinence.
Honestly, I have delivered …

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The story behind my new Julva feminine cream…

There are many normal physical changes that occur to our beautiful feminine parts over time.  This is just reality.  In general, some of us age better than others. And sometimes there are unnecessary changes and consequences that, up until now, have been ill addressed.
As a gynecologist and obstetrician I have delivered thousands of babies including 4 of my own. Through this experience I became acutely aware of the metamorphic changes that occur to our whole body, especially our breasts and vagina.
If you too …

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