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I am very excited to have Audrey Baum, WHNP, RNC as our guest speaker for this episode. She is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner at Lonestar Urogynecology in Round Rock, TX. Audrey and I will be discussing a condition that affects many women, pelvic organ prolapse. We will be defining pelvic prolapse, discussing causes, and addressing a variety of treatment options.
This episode will discuss Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). Pelvic organ prolapse is descent of the anterior or posterior vaginal wall or descent of the apex of the vagina. It occurs due to weakening of the ligaments and muscles in the pelvic floor. Today, I will be addressing causes, symptoms, and physical therapy treatment for POP.
I am very excited to have Audrey Baum, WHNP, RNC as our guest speaker for this episode. She is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner at Lonestar Urogynecology in Round Rock, TX. Audrey and I will be discussing a condition that affects many women, pelvic organ prolapse. We will be defining pelvic prolapse, discussing causes, and addressing a variety of treatment options. This is a follow up/continuation to the show that aired on January 3rd regarding pelvic organ prolapse.
Women and their partners need to hear this as it is often unknown or misunderstood.Sherrie Palm is the Founder/CEO of APOPS, Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support, a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation for pelvic organ prolapse, author of the award winning book Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The Silent Epidemic, the Community Leader of the MedHelp.org Pelvic Organ Prolapse Forum and Urogynecology Forums, and a speaker on the topic of pelvic organ prolapse. As a grassroots women's pelvic floor health advocate, she devotes her time to establishing recognition of pelvic organ prolapse and providing support pathways for women in various stages of POP. For more info about APOPS, pelvic organ prolapse, or the book Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The Silent Epidemic, go to mission.Guide women through the physical, emotional, social, and sexual consequences of pelvic organ prolapse. Establish global awareness and understanding of pelvic organ prolapse; guide and support women through the process of recognition, diagnosis, treatment, and continuation of pelvic floor health balance for life; provide health assistance for women with pelvic organ prolapse in developing zones of the international community.
“Mesh reinforcement is just one ‘tool’ in today’s surgical toolbox, which may be recommended in select cases as an option intended to achieve a more durable surgery, or even to avoid the need for hysterectomy in some cases.”said Dr. Roger Goldberg, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and Urogynecologist at Northshore University Health System in Evanston, IL. “What’s critical is whether or not the surgeon performing the procedure has the proper training. Choosing the right prolapse surgery, and deciding on whether mesh or a ‘traditional’ repair is right for you, is no different than boarding an airplane: you need to align yourself with a pilot who is experienced and confident in a variety of techniques” Dr. Goldberg added.
Dr. Roger Goldberg, Sherrie Palm, and Missy Lavender will discuss this further on Blog Talk Radio’s, “Real Women on Health” hosted by Kelley Connors, MPH, Wednesday, August 24th, from 11:30 pm CST – 12:00 pm CST. To share your story, email Molly Kirk Parlier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pelvic organ prolapse is an international women’s health concern. The impact of POP varies from country to country and region to region; in some areas the need is for education, in some it is for medical intervention. Throughout the world there is a need to establish awareness.
Sherrie Palm is the Founder/President of APOPS, Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support Inc, a nonprofit foundation for pelvic organ prolapse support, an award-winning author of the book Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The Silent Epidemic, and the Community Leader of the MedHelp.org Urogynecology Forum. As a women's pelvic floor health advocate, she devotes her time to all avenues of establishing recognition of pelvic organ prolapse and providing support pathways for women in various stages of POP. For relaxation Sherrie enjoys spending time in the woods and meadows of northern Wisconsin, walking with her dogs and taking digital photos of nature. For more info about APOPS or Sherrie Palm, go to
Sherrie is the Founder/President of Assoc. for Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Pelvic organ prolapse is an extremely common female health issue that ALL WOMEN need to know about. Vaginal childbirth and menopause are the two leading causes of POP. Unfortunately, most women first hear about pelvic organ prolapse AFTER they are diagnosed with POP.
Sherrie's book: "Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The Silent Epidemic" was an Award-Winning Finalist in the Women's Health category of the 2010 International Book Awards as well as in the Women's Issues category; and in the 2009 National Best Book Los Angelos.
Sherrie is going to share with us what the symptoms of POP are, as well as what we can do to help ourselves either avoid being diagnosed with POP, or is you have been diagnosed with POP, what the different treatment options are; as well as her own personal experience with POP.
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Many women involved in intimate relationships may appear to be disinterested in sex. Her male partner may not understand why she keeps avoiding sexual contact. Low sexual desire can result from a wide variety of different physical and/or psychological issues. On this call Dr. Erica Goodstone, Author of Love Me, Touch Me, Heal Me, interviews Sherrie Palm, author of a book which explains a condition that many women have and may not understand: Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
MoonMaid Botanicals and Cynthia, the #menopause herbalist, presents Women of a Certain Age and...... This is our opportunity to offer you information on a variety of topics that relate to the aging process. This evening's topic is The Importance of Pelvic Health for a Healthy Sex Life with special guest, Dr. Sandy Bevacqua.
Dr. Sandra Bevacqua, a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, has worked as a research scientist at both the university and government levels. She has lectured as a scientist throughout the Americas, Canada, Europe, and Japan for medical professionals and has led hundreds of lectures and teleconferences for the public since 1986. Her work includes the completion of numerous publications for the University of Arizona Cancer Center, Temple University Center for Thrombotic Disorders and Los Alamos National Laboratory. She started her practice in 1998, where she educates her clients and their healthcare providers to understand how one’s diet, nutrition and lifestyle may be used effectively to balance blood chemistry thereby addressing many health concerns. She works closely with each client to create an individualized program which meets their specific needs and uses a natural approach to gently bring the body back into balance.
Most recently, Dr. Bevacqua has focused on developing educational programs in the field of Holistic Women’s Health. Frustrated by the lack of options available to women faced with pelvic health concerns she developed The Pelvic Health Transformation Program, Pregnancy and The Pelvic Floor, and The Mystery is Over! Understanding Female Sexual Health in which women of all ages receive the complete education and the techniques needed to naturally recover from pelvic floor discomfort, pain and loss of function due to organ prolapse, incontinence, pelvic pain syndrome, as well as sexual misunderstanding or dysfunction. Learn more about her work at: www.wish4life.com
Pelvic floor health is certainly not something women talk about during happy hour or over lunch. Occasional giggly references to ‘don’t make me laugh (I’ll pee!)’ or kegel exercises is about all that takes place when talking about this important aspect of a woman’s health.
However, the fact that this conversation can be awkward shouldn’t diminish its importance. Do you realize that in addition to controlling our urine, helping us to have babies, our pelvic floor also holds up our guts? There is much to learn about having a healthy pelvic floor – what it is and how to care for it. Join us to hear more.
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Jessica Drummond, MPT, CCN, CHC, the Founder and CEO of The Integrative Pelvic Health Institute. She is passionate about caring for and empowering women who struggle with women’s health and pelvic health conditions such as endometriosis, PCOS, bladder pain, low libido, hormonal imbalances, weight gain, period pain, painful sex, and post-surgical, orthopedic, or pregnancy related pelvic conditions. Having over a decade of experience as a women’s and pelvic physical therapist plus owning a private women’s health clinical nutrition and coaching practice gives her a unique perspective on the integrative, conservative options for pelvic pain management. Jessica was educated at the University of Virginia, Emory University, The Institute of Integrative Nutrition, Duke Integrative Medicine, and is a doctoral candidate in clinical nutrition at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IntegrativePelvicHealth
Joe Tatta is a physical therapist and nutrition expert. He is co-founder of Premier Physical Therapy & Wellness, one of the largest outpatient physical therapy providers in the New York Tri-State area, with multiple locations throughout Manhattan, Westchester and Connecticut. A licensed Physical Therapist and board certified in orthopedics from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and a certified hand therapists from the American Society of Hand Therapists. His also certified in Nutrition for Fitness from the International Sports Sciences Association and trained extensively at the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board. His greatest success stems from the growth of his physical therapy practice and, the thousands of clients it heals annually. Visit my site: www.joetatta.com
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