In a recent post on Denver Metro Moms Blog, CU’s Dr. Diane Christopher answered women’s questions about the unique challenges of sleeping during and after pregnancy.
In The News
Dr. Stephen Rotholz talks about the safety and side effects related to using nitrous oxide (more commonly called laughing gas) for labor pain management.
Dr. Santoro spoke to Time about menstrual irregularities, and what irregularities and symptoms should prompt a woman to schedule an appointment with her OB/GYN.
A new type of menopause hormone therapy is on the rise, and this has some doctors worried. Especially because the treatment method is used by millions of American women, and is not FDA-approved.
Why do women get more migraines than men? Dr. Santoro’s recent study explains that women who get migraines often have faster drops in their estrogen levels the days before their period.
How safe is vaginal estrogen for breast cancer patients? The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) endorsed the use of vaginal estrogen in breast cancer survivors, even though it contains a black box warning deterring cancer survivors from using it. University of Colorado Aschutz’s, Dr. Santoro, weighs in with her opinions.
Dr. Santoro answers NPR’s Morning Edition listener questions about common women’s health issues like menopause, weight gain & joint health.
Dr. Stephanie Teal discussed recent Colorado legislation coupled with private grants positioning the state as a leader in teenage pregnancy prevention through the use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARCS). Last April, the Colorado legislature voted against continued allocation funding for the program.
IUDs are making a comeback as the preferred method of birth control, and Dr. Stephanie Teal touts the benefits of the hormone-free, copper-releasing IUD that can last for up to 10 years.