J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM's MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1344197 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Which is the Best Choice … or Not a Choice At All Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Which is the Best Choice … or Not a Choice At All Dr. J. Kyle J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:17:06 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1014459/Vaginal-vs-Laparoscopic-Hysterectomy-Which-is-the-Best-Choice--or-Not-a-Choice-At-All http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1014459/Vaginal-vs-Laparoscopic-Hysterectomy-Which-is-the-Best-Choice--or-Not-a-Choice-At-All Don't Feel Embarrassed to Ask Don’t Feel Embarrassed to Ask a Urogynecologist about Incontinence by Dr. J. Kyle Matthews | August J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:47:21 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/995949/Dont-Feel-Embarrassed-to-Ask- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/995949/Dont-Feel-Embarrassed-to-Ask- Hormone Replacement Therapy and the Truth About Bioidenticals While the debate rages on about Bioidentical hormones an interesting review of the subject by the Cle J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Wed, 12 Sep 2012 09:20:01 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/550667/Hormone-Replacement-Therapy-and-the-Truth-About-Bioidenticals http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/550667/Hormone-Replacement-Therapy-and-the-Truth-About-Bioidenticals Hysterectomy and Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke Hysterectomy for benign, non cancerous, indications is one of the commonest surgical procedures in wo J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Tue, 10 May 2011 20:11:18 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/288900/Hysterectomy-and-Risk-of-Heart-Attack-and-Stroke http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/288900/Hysterectomy-and-Risk-of-Heart-Attack-and-Stroke Most getting enough calcium, vitamin D, report says A report today from the influential Institute of Medicine sets the first formal recommendations f J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Tue, 30 Nov 2010 14:07:34 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/249458/Most-getting-enough-calcium--vitamin-D--report-says http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/249458/Most-getting-enough-calcium--vitamin-D--report-says Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer, Latest Findings Follow-up analysis of data collected for the Women’s Health Initiative study of postmenpausal women J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Thu, 21 Oct 2010 17:37:27 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/239867/Hormone-Therapy-and-Breast-Cancer--Latest-Findings http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/239867/Hormone-Therapy-and-Breast-Cancer--Latest-Findings Hormones Linked With Kidney Stones in Older Women Kidney stones should be added to the list of health problems linked with hormone pill use after menop J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Tue, 12 Oct 2010 09:22:47 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/237375/Hormones-Linked-With-Kidney-Stones-in-Older-Women http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/237375/Hormones-Linked-With-Kidney-Stones-in-Older-Women Weight Loss After Delivery Lowers Incontinence Risk It may not be how much weight a woman gains during pregnancy, but how much she loses afterward, tha J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Wed, 22 Sep 2010 18:00:13 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/232380/Weight-Loss-After-Delivery-Lowers-Incontinence-Risk- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/232380/Weight-Loss-After-Delivery-Lowers-Incontinence-Risk- 20 FOODS TO AVOID FOR YOUR BLADDER Urinary urgency and frequency affects over 33 million Americans. That’s about 1 in 6 adult in the Un J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Tue, 14 Sep 2010 21:26:40 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/230254/20-FOODS-TO-AVOID-FOR-YOUR-BLADDER-- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/230254/20-FOODS-TO-AVOID-FOR-YOUR-BLADDER-- Do Calcium Supplements Boost Heart-Attack Risk? A study looking at 15 randomized trials finds the use of calcium supplements without coadministered J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Fri, 03 Sep 2010 11:35:41 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/227110/Do-Calcium-Supplements-Boost-Heart-Attack-Risk http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/227110/Do-Calcium-Supplements-Boost-Heart-Attack-Risk Behavioral Therapy No Extra Help in Female Urge Incontinence Urgency Incontinence, caused by urgency and frequency affects over 33 million Americans. That’s abou J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Tue, 24 Aug 2010 14:24:52 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/224279/Behavioral-Therapy-No-Extra-Help-in-Female-Urge-Incontinence http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/224279/Behavioral-Therapy-No-Extra-Help-in-Female-Urge-Incontinence Bioidentical Hormones: Sorting Myths and Facts. Compounded Bioidentical Hormones have received a great deal of coverage in news, on talk shows, and J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Mon, 23 Aug 2010 10:26:15 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/223919/Bioidentical-Hormones--Sorting-Myths-and-Facts http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/223919/Bioidentical-Hormones--Sorting-Myths-and-Facts Effective Treatment for Interstitial Cystitis and Painful Bladder Syndromes Studies presented at the 25th European Association of Urology Annual Congress added to the current ev J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Tue, 17 Aug 2010 16:07:48 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/222230/Effective-Treatment-for-Interstitial-Cystitis-and-Painful-Bladder-Syndromes- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/222230/Effective-Treatment-for-Interstitial-Cystitis-and-Painful-Bladder-Syndromes- Treatment Options for Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndromes (Part 3 of the discussion on IC / PBS) Once the diagnosis of IC / PBS has been made, education of the patient is critical. Early diagnosis J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Tue, 10 Aug 2010 21:52:42 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/220252/Treatment-Options-for-Interstitial-Cystitis---Painful-Bladder-Syndromes-Part-3-of-the-discussion-on-IC---PBS http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/220252/Treatment-Options-for-Interstitial-Cystitis---Painful-Bladder-Syndromes-Part-3-of-the-discussion-on-IC---PBS How is Interstitial Cystitis Diagnosed? (Part 2 of the discussion on IC) While there are a number of diagnostic criteria for IC/PBS, there is no agreed upon gold-standard J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Tue, 10 Aug 2010 13:54:15 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/220153/How-is-Interstitial-Cystitis-Diagnosed--Part-2-of-the-discussion-on-IC http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/220153/How-is-Interstitial-Cystitis-Diagnosed--Part-2-of-the-discussion-on-IC What is Interstitial Cystitis and What Causes It? Interstitial Cystitis (IC) or Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS) is a condition of the urinary bladder as J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVM Mon, 09 Aug 2010 15:37:11 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/219870/What-is-Interstitial-Cystitis-and-What-Causes-It- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/219870/What-is-Interstitial-Cystitis-and-What-Causes-It-