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.
Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses how women can treat and prevent urinary incontinence.
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.
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.
Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the pros and cons of testosterone prescriptions for women with low sex drive and trouble climaxing.
Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses what health tests women should be considering in 2015.
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 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.
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.
Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the various bladder issues that women deal with and what treatment options are available on the September 9, 2014 "What Women Want" Radio Show on WINT AM 1330.
August 2014 - Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the relationship between untreated hot flashes and the increase in outpatient doctor visits and healthcare costs.
For more information on this study, read Yale University's press release.