Medical providers in the Women's Health Clinic listen to your concerns, work together to address your needs and develop an appropriate treatment plan with you. Women's health services include consultations for menopause, sexual concerns, cancer survivorship and stress management.

Menopause consultation

Many women have bothersome symptoms related to menopause, and the transition may be more difficult if you have a history of cancer or other medical problems. Women's Health Clinic staff provides personalized care for women who have menopausal concerns or questions. During your visit, you can expect:

  • Consultation with a Women's Health Clinic provider to evaluate menopause symptoms and medical history
  • A physical exam
  • Lab tests or other diagnostic tests, as needed
  • Consultation with a certified sex therapist, as needed
  • Consultation with a pelvic floor physical therapist, as needed
  • Consultation with a stress management specialist, as needed
  • Personalized treatment recommendations

Sexual health consultation

Sexual health concerns among women are common and vary at different stages of life. Women's Health Clinic providers address the physical, mental and relationship factors that may affect your sexual well-being. During your visit, you can expect:

  • Consultation with a Women's Health Clinic provider to evaluate sexual concerns and medical history
  • A physical exam
  • Lab tests or other diagnostic tests, as needed
  • Consultation with a certified sex therapist
  • Consultation with a pelvic floor physical therapist, as needed
  • Consultation with a stress management specialist, as needed
  • Personalized treatment recommendations

Cancer survivorship consultation

Cancer treatment can initiate menopause or make natural menopause more difficult — for instance, causing hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, painful intercourse and other sexual health concerns. Cancer treatment can also impact your body image and sexual intimacy. Women's Health Clinic providers address these cancer-treatment-related menopause and sexual health concerns. During your visit, you can expect:

  • Consultation with a Women's Health Clinic provider to evaluate menopause symptoms, sexual health concerns and medical history
  • A physical exam
  • Lab tests or other diagnostic tests, as needed
  • Consultation with a certified sex therapist
  • Consultation with a pelvic floor physical therapist, as needed
  • Consultation with a stress management specialist, as needed
  • Personalized treatment recommendations
  • Collaboration with your primary care provider

Stress management consultation

Your consultation with a stress management specialist includes an evaluation of your current stressors and coping skills. Your stress management specialist helps you understand how your brain works in response to stress. You'll learn personal strategies to improve your coping skills, decrease your stress levels and enhance your resilience and quality of life.

May 16, 2014