The symptoms and treatment of female sexual dysfunction

Many women suffer from pelvic pain, problems with libido, arousal and orgasm and sometimes incontinence, and there are a number of ways to treat and understand these health issues. Melanie Santos, M.D., a specialist in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, explores these conditions and explains a number of different treatment options.

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You do not have to live with urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is both common among women and very embarassing, but it’s also fixable. Urogynecologist Andrew Cassidenti, M.D., explains the treatments — including same-day outpatient surgery — that alleviate this uncomfortable problem that often unnecessarily keeps women from leading active lives.

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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women

Shalizeh Shokooh, M.D., co-medical director of the Women’s Heart Center at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., illuminates the risk factors of heart disease in women and what patients can do now to avoid a life-threatening heart attack.

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Colorectal cancer screening for men and women

Colorectal cancer is a disease that equally affects both men and women. George Moro, M.D., co-director of the Colorectal Program at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., explores symptoms and treatment.

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Facts and myths about breast implants

Plastic surgeon Ivan Turpin, M.D., showcases various types of breast implants and explains breast augmentation surgery.

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