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What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

This is a guest blog post by Allison Ariail PT, DPT, PRPC, BCB-PMD, CLT-LANA.  She is a physical therapist at Parker Adventist Hospital where she treats women’s and men’s health issues.  I have worked with her to collaborate and treat women who have incontinence issues and need pelvic floor physical therapy. By…

Women’s Health after 40 – important things every woman should know

Women’s Health after 40 – important things every woman should know

I’ve done several presentations on women’s health after 40.  Here is my latest and most comprehensive presentation that I did earlier this year for a community seminar at Parker Adventist Hospital.  There are important things every woman should know about her health and I provide a comprehensive overview, honest discussion, latest updates and…

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding:  NovaSure endometrial ablation is an effective in-office alternative to hysterectomy

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: NovaSure endometrial ablation is an effective in-office alternative to hysterectomy

By Vandna Jerath, MD Menorrhagia is excessive, prolonged, or heavy menstrual bleeding.  Most women bleed every month (on the average every 28 days) for approximately 3-5 days with a blood loss of 25-80cc.  Periods that are heavy for more than 3 days or last longer than 7 days and have…

Hormones – what you need to know to stay balanced

Hormones – what you need to know to stay balanced

I did this presentation for the inaugural Living Vibrantly Women’s Wellness Expo hosted by Centura Health and the South Denver Health Group at the University of Denver Newman Center on September 7, 2013. Hormones: what women need to know to stay balanced from Vandna Jerath, MD Photo Credit: Vandna Jerath,…

PMS:  A Woman’s Monthly Madness

PMS: A Woman’s Monthly Madness

Vandna Jerath, MDDr. Jerath will be discussing this topic live on Denver Channel 7News on June 14, 2011 at 6:30am. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is defined by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) as “the cyclic occurrence of symptoms that are of sufficient severity to interfere with some aspects of…

Dr. Vandna Jerath Denver 7NEWS Interview on cervical cancer screening, HPV, and pap smears

To Pap or Not To Pap?

By Vandna Jerath, MD To pap or not to pap . . . that is the question?  Cervical cytology also known as the pap smear is the primary reason for a 50% decrease in the incidence of cervical cancer over the past 30 years.  For years we as ob/gyn doctors have…

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