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You Are Not Alone

Last month, we hosted our first MonaLisa Touch open house and were thrilled to see over 60 women attend the event. All night, we heard comments like "It's so nice knowing I'm not the only one..." and "I feel so much better knowing I'm not alone." Women, just like you, were thrilled to learn that they weren't the only ones suffering from symptoms such as vaginal dryness, burning and itching, painful urination and even painful intercourse. Over 40% of postmenopausal women suffer from one or more of these sympt

Breakthrough Technology Brings Women Relief With Vaginal Rejuvenation

Dr. Friday and Dr. Kurup are excited to offer MonaLisa Touch, a breakthrough technology that revitalizes vaginal tissue. This painless, quick procedure brings relief for women experiencing vaginal dryness, itching and burning and painful intercourse. Many women in menopause experience these symptoms, but so do breast cancer patients due to lack of estrogen. Women are calling the MonaLisa Touch "life changing!" 

Dr. Houser Brings Functional Medicine to Columbus OB-GYN

Dr. Laura Houser is bringing Functional Medicine to Columbus OB-GYN. Funtional Medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. Funtional Medicine is a more patient-centered approach than traditional medical practice, which addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptons.

Genital-only Screening Misses Many Cases of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia in Women

A new Johns Hopkins Medicine study that looked at over 10,000 people who attended an STI clinic in Baltimore has found that the occurrence of gonorrhea or chlamydia in extragenital areas like the throat or rectum is significant in women, particularly younger women.

If the women examined in this study had only received genital STI tests -- as is the standard recommendation -- nearly 14 percent of chlamydia infections and more than 30 percent of gonorrhea infections would have been missed.