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Pelvic Health

Thrive Wellness Center For Women -  - Gynecology

Thrive Wellness Center For Women

Gynecology & Functional Medicine located in Glendale, CA

Pelvic health problems are common in women and cause a range of symptoms that can be painful or embarrassing. Jennifer Huddleston, PA-C, and the team at Thrive Wellness Center For Women in Glendale, California, take a holistic and patient-centered approach to woman’s health and conduct comprehensive evaluations to find the root cause of your pelvic health issue and create personalized plans to alleviate your problem and optimize health and wellness. Call the office in Los Angeles or use the online booking tool to schedule your pelvic health appointment.

Pelvic Health Q & A

What is pelvic health?  

At Thrive Wellness Center For Women, pelvic health focuses on the health and wellness of the organs and organ systems found in your pelvic area. This not only includes your reproductive organs, but also the organs that make up your urinary and digestive system.

The gynecology and functional medicine practice offers total health care for women, managing all your health and wellness needs, including the many problems that may affect your pelvic health. 

What are common pelvic health problems?  

Pelvic health problems are very common in women and may develop from any of the organs found in your lower abdominal area. Common pelvic health problems in women include:

  • Irregular periods
  • Heavy periods
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Fibroids
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

These pelvic health problems may cause a range of symptoms that may affect your quality of life. No matter the problem or the symptoms, the team at Thrive Wellness Center For Women offers compassionate and comprehensive care to find the underlying cause of your pelvic health problem and develop a treatment plan to enhance pelvic health. 

What can I expect during a pelvic health consultation?

You can expect a comprehensive evaluation when you come in to see the women’s health experts at Thrive Wellness Center For Women for a pelvic health consultation. Your provider asks detailed questions about your symptoms and concerns, personal gynecological and medical history, family history, sexual history, usual diet and exercise routine, occupation, and daily stresses. 

Your provider then conducts a physical exam, which may or may not include a pelvic exam based on your health needs, and requests diagnostic tests to better understand the root cause or your pelvic health issue. Your testing may include:

  • Urinalysis
  • Blood test to assess organ health and function
  • Check for nutritional deficiencies
  • Food sensitivity or allergy testing
  • Hormone balance assessment

If a pelvic exam is performed, your provider may conduct a Pap smear to screen for cervical cancer. 

What treatments benefit pelvic health?

The team at Thrive Wellness Center For Women take an individualized approach to care and develop personalized pelvic health treatment plans based on your specific health and wellness needs. Your treatment plan may include:

  • Personalized nutrition plan
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Exercise program
  • Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy
  • Contraception

The team at Thrive Wellness Center For Women views food as medicine and your treatment plan may also include nutritional counseling aimed at enhancing your pelvic health. 

To discuss your pelvic health with a compassionate team who takes a patient-centered approach to care, call Thrive Wellness Center For Women or book an appointment online today.