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Top Tips for Constipation

February 27, 2017 | Dr. Ray Bologna, MD

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If you are experiencing constipation, it might feel difficult to overcome, but there are many ways to help with constipation. In fact, many women have difficulties with chronic constipation, which affects 16% of patients.

Any degree of constipation has the potential to lead to pelvic floor problems, so it’s important that you discuss constipation with your provider. Read more


What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

September 26, 2016 | Dr. Ray Bologna, MD

The dictionary definition of prolapse is “to slip forward or down,” but pelvic organ prolapse is a broad term that is used to describe a variety of prolapse conditions:

  • Cystocele (bladder/anterior vaginal wall)
  • Enterocele (top of the vagina)
  • Uterine/vaginal (apical prolapse/uterus)
  •  Rectocele (posterior vaginal wall/rectum).
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Correcting Prolapse: An Overview

May 25, 2016 | Dr. Ray Bologna, MD

There are several options for correcting prolapse, both abdominal (laparoscopic) and vaginal, depending on the type of prolapse and the individual. Both abdominal and vaginal approaches have had excellent outcomes, and in many cases, are used in combination to ensure the best results. Read more