Menopause Archives - The Woman's Group Tampa

Dr. Irene Wahba Talks Menopause; Featured on BayCare HealthChat

Dr. Irene Wahba, of The Woman’s Group, discusses menopause; when it hits, the changes to expect, and hormone replacement therapy. Listen to Dr. Wahba’s Menpause Podcast on BayCare HealthChat or read the transcription at this link: Dr. Irene Wahba Discusses Menopause Podcast BayCare HealthChat™ is the official podcast series of BayCare, St. Joseph’s Hospitals, and

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Top Five Menopause Myths

The Top Five Menopause Myths Myth #1: Menopause begins at 50. Menopause begins at 50…or at 42…or 36…or 56. It really is different for every woman. The average woman begins menopause at 51, but you may start your transition anywhere from your 30’s to your 50’s. Menopause is technically defined as the absence of a

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Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery- By Dr. Jennifer Sanchez

Finding out that you need surgery can be unsettling. Discussing all surgical options with your doctor is an important step in understanding what is right for you. Your doctor may recommend a less invasive, robotic surgery as one of your options to treat fibroid tumors (non-cancerous growths in the uterine wall), endometriosis (non-cancerous growths of

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What You Should Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy – By Dr. J. Sanchez

In the wake of the Women’s Health Initiative 2002, many women and health experts continue to struggle with hormone replacement therapy.  The trial was stopped early in 2002, because hormone users had a higher risk of breast cancer, heart disease, stroke and blood clots.  Though the added risks were small, many women and their physicians

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