Menopause: ‘I was in good hands’

Menopause: ‘I was in good hands’

Mersene was 38 and desperate for answers. This mother of two young children was suffering from debilitating headaches, fatigue and depression. Adding to the challenge, her husband’s job with an international company had led to life in Far Eastern countries, where she...
Incontinence: ‘The freedom is unbelievable’

Incontinence: ‘The freedom is unbelievable’

At age 61, Serafina’s life was dictated by a leaky bladder. “I couldn’t laugh, walk, play with the grandkids, or go on a plane without seeking a bathroom every 30 minutes.” After carting along pads and extra clothes for months, she concluded, “This won’t do.” Her...
Fibroids: ‘I knew where I wanted to go’

Fibroids: ‘I knew where I wanted to go’

Tasha, age 35, couldn’t bend over to pull up her socks. With multiple uterine fibroids, together about the size of a 20-week pregnancy, she was experiencing heavy bleeding. Several doctors advised open abdominal surgery, but a large scar would interfere with her...