Speaking of Women’s Health offers informational women’s health videos that discuss a variety of topics. Join us as Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic, offers her insights about health myths and helpful tips and tricks about health issues that affect women every day.

Deciphering Pelvic Floor Medical and Surgical Interventions

Host Michael Krychman, MD

Bladder leakage is one of many health-related issues that our female patients deal with. There are newly available treatment options, including non-surgical options, to help remedy the problem. Host Dr. Michael Krychman welcomes Dr. Holly Thacker to decipher the pros and cons of the various options available. Dr. Holly L. Thacker, nationally known for her leadership in women’s health, is the founder of the Cleveland Clinic Women’s Health Fellowship and is currently Professor and Director of the Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic and Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She is also author of two books: Women’s Health: Your Body, Your Hormones, Your Choices and Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause.


Hormone Replacement Therapy's Effect on Breast Cancer Risk

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the latest study on hormone replacement therapy and the affects it has on a woman's risk for breast cancer.


Urinary Leakage in Women

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses how women can treat and prevent urinary incontinence.


Should You Worry About Shrinking as You Get Older?

One of the common changes for women as they grow older is to lose a small amount of height -- most women will lose up to an inch. Dr. Holly L. Thacker says this happens because you lose the space in the discs that support the bones in your spine.

To keep your bones healthy as you get older, make sure your diet includes foods that are rich in calcium and vitamin D. These nutrients are essential to maintain strong bones, but they cannot reverse or treat bone loss, which is called osteoporosis.

It’s time for concern when your physician has documented a loss in height that exceeds an inch and a half.


How to Get Your Sex Drive Revved Up as You Age

If you feel like you've lost your libido, there's a lot to consider. Sex drive and the things that affect it are complicated. It is also dependent on personal relationships. Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the how to get your sex drive revved up as you age.


Women, Testosterone Levels and Sex Drive

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the pros and cons of testosterone prescriptions for women with low sex drive and trouble climaxing.


Health Tests For Women

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses what health tests women should be considering in 2015.


Intensity

Intensity is an intimate health and stimulation device. Enhance your sexual response and wellbeing while exercising your pelvic floor. This video demonstrates how women can use Intensity in the privacy of their own home.


InToneMV, Continence Redefined

InToneMV treats urinary and fecal incontinence in both men and women by providing a patented muscle stimulation algorithm, biofeedback and voice guided exercises to maximize compliance. This video demonstrates how InToneMV can be used in the privacy of your own home.


Apex Helps Women With Stress Urinary Incontinence

If you suffer from bladder leakage when you cough, laugh, sneeze or exercise, you may have stress urinary incontinence. Apex eliminates symptoms of stress incontinence by providing muscle stimulation algorithm to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor. This video demonstrates how women can use Apex in the comfort of their own home.