Urodynamics (Office testing for bladder problems)

We are now able to offer our patients in-office testing for bladder function, using a computerized device which measures bladder pressure and other characteristics. This is done using state-of-the-art Lumax equipment and takes only about 20 minutes. The testing does not cause pain, only the sensation of needing to void is noted. After the test […]

Bone Densitometry (Dexa Scan for Bone Health)

We have acquired a state-of-the-art Hologic Delphi QDR bone densitometer. This excellent machine allows both screening and tracking in the management of bone loss. Since osteoporosis is a silent disease, women must be aware of the risk factors for this problem, and obtain bone density testing when needed. Risk Factors for Osteoporosis The following is a […]

Women’s Health Initiative Study — HRT and Chronic Health Risks

THE WOMEN’S HEALTH INITIATIVE STUDY AND WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU WHI followed 16,608 healthy women ages 50-70 who took either combined, continuous estrogen and progestin therapy (HRT), estrogen alone (if they have had a hysterectomy), or a placebo. Progestin is used along with estrogen in persons who have not had a hysterectomy to reduce […]