Health & Wellness Blog

How Pelvic Organs Can Drop

Austin Urogynecologist Dr. Tomas Antonini talk about how pelvic organs can drop, causing problems with one’s urinary system.

Mar 18th, 2015
Pelvic Floor Therapy

Gynos recommend this form of physical therapy to women who have incontinence issues, pain during sex, or loose muscles that may have been caused by childbirth.

Mar 13th, 2015
Tips for a Mindful Exercise Routine

This might sound obvious, but many people approach exercise at full force and don’t slow down long enough to truly feel what’s going on in their bodies.

Jan 7th, 2015
Healthy Holiday Tips

Balance indulgence. On days where you are not invited to a holiday party and for the non-party meals the day of the party, choose sattvic (wholesome, light, nutritious) meals.

Dec 22nd, 2014
Movember - Men's Health

Men who participate in Movember (called Mo Bros) take action to change the face of men’s health by starting clean-shaven on Movember 1st and growing just a moustache (no beards, no goatees) for the month November.

Nov 5th, 2014
Breast Cancer Awareness

Regular screening tests (along with follow-up tests and treatment if diagnosed) reduce your chance of dying from breast cancer.

Oct 8th, 2014
Cancer: How to Outsmart It

There’s been a ton of well-deserved attention on breast cancer, but we need to think beyond the pink—these five other types can pose serious threats to women too.

Oct 2nd, 2014
Digestive Myths: Get the Facts

It may seem possible that gum could stay in your stomach for a long time, since it doesn’t dissolve in your mouth like other foods and your stomach can’t break it down like other foods, but there’s no truth to this claim.

Sep 16th, 2014
Reason Women Can't Sleep

Sleep is often one of the first things to go during the transition into menopause. These solutions can help you wake up on the right side of the bed.

Sep 4th, 2014
Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence occurs when your bladder leaks urine during physical activity or exertion. It may happen when you cough, lift something heavy, or exercise.

Aug 25th, 2014
Causes of Female Orgasmic Disorder

There is no doubt that women with a history of abuse are at greater risk for all sorts of emotional and physical problems—especially depression and anxiety—that can negatively impact their sex lives.

Jul 1st, 2014
5 Tips for Controlling OAB

If it feels as if you plan your life around the proximity of the nearest bathroom, you’re not alone.

Jun 13th, 2014
Pelvic Rehab - Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercises strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor, the “hammock” of muscles that control the flow of urine and hold the pelvic organs in place.

Jun 4th, 2014
Uterine Fibroids Take Heavy Toll on Women

Women with uterine fibroids wait more than three years on average before seeking treatment, even though symptoms often interfere with their everyday lives, a new survey finds.

Nov 10th, 2013