Is Cystoscopy Safe?

Is Cystoscopy Safe? Why Your Doctor’s Experience Matters  Although cystoscopy is generally safe, complications such as a tear or perforation can occur. As recently as 2012, it has been reported in literature (1) that the incidence of lower urinary tract injury during...

What is Overactive Bladder?

How Many Times is it Normal to Urinate at Night? Frequent Urination at night is most common in women as they age. In a 2004 study co-authored by Natalie Drake and fellow Duke University researchers, it was shown that “the risk of nocturnal polyuria increased with age...

Why Do I Need 3 ThermiVa Treatments?

To understand why you need three ThermiVa treatments when you start your vaginal rejuvenation experience, it is important to understand how ThermiVa works.   Collagen Formation and Remodeling Collagen is a protein involved in the structural support or our tissues. It...

Is Thermiva Right for Me?

The Thermiva treatment has come to the greater Houston area! The only question now is, is it right for you? Thermiva is an FDA approved, safe, nonsurgical, non-invasive treatment that targets loose vaginal tissues using controlled heat energy. Some of the incredible...

The Girlfriend’s Guide to ThermiVa

Like any medical procedure, there are technical ways to talk about Thermiva. You’ll see phrases floating around like ‘vaginal atrophy’, ‘atrophic vaginitis’, and ‘vulvovaginal tightening’ that may just have you wanting to run for the hills. Don’t. The procedure isn’t...
Common Changes During Menopause

Common Changes During Menopause

If you are going through menopause, you know first hand the stress and difficulty this stage of life brings. Emotional changes, difficulty sleeping, incontinence, vaginal dryness, vaginal laxity, hot flashes – the list goes on. Luckily, today we live in a world where...
The Benefits of Heat

The Benefits of Heat

The Benefits of Heat Our bundles of joy often bring more with them than just the happiness of being a parent. Childbirth and even aging can cause our vaginal function to be a little… well, dysfunctional. While some women experience urinary incontinence or...