Karen H. Reed, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Location and Office HoursPartners In Women's Health
2355 Poplar Level
Louisville, KY 40217
- Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Indiana
- Bluegrass Family Health
- CIGNA HealthCare
- Humana Health Plan
- United Healthcare
- Baptist Hospital East
- Norton Suburban Hospital
Should I sleep in my bra if I am a C cup?
Stuart Linder, MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, answeredI advise all of my patients to sleep in a bra at night to counteract the effects of gravity on the breasts. Patients post augmentation and breast reconstructive surgery are required to wear sports bras to maintain support of the breasts. The effects of gravity may cause inferior descent on breasts after pregnancy or with increased volume due to silicone and saline implants.Helpful? 3 people found this helpful.
When should I see a urogynecologist?
Urogynecology combines urology with gynecology -- a perfect sub-specialty if you're a woman suffering from leaking urine or stool, a bulge when you wipe or pain during sex, explains Dr. Kevin Benson of Sanford Health. Watch the video to learn more about urogynecology.
What are some of the reasons many women feel compelled to diet?
Boston Women's Health Book Collective, answered
There are various reasons:
- Television, billboards, fashion magazines, and even medical information often encourage us to internalize weight-based stereotypes.
- Modeling agencies consider size 10 to be "plus size," though the average American woman wears a size 12.
- We often hear advertisements enticing us to be good (eat salad) or be bad (eat cake), as if our worth as individuals can be measured by the foods we choose.
- Even medical and insurance charts listing heights and weights do not take into consideration the natural variations in body size. As a result, food often elicits feelings of guilt, indulgence, and fear.
Find out more about this book:Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era
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