The spectrum of concerns, questions and bothersome symptoms associated with perimenopause/menopause are extremely varied. Postmenopausal women make up the fastest growing segment of the population with the average woman now living into her mid-80ʼs. Addressing menopausal symptoms, associated medical conditions and knowing oneʼs health risk assessment for certain cancers/heart disease and bone health are paramount to healthy aging. Menopause is a natural stage of life. There is no shame in seeking assistance! Our program is made up of Certified Menopause Practitioners of the North American Menopause Society. Our goal is to provide evidence-based information and treatment options in a comprehensive manner under one roof.
Common consults are for:
- Bleeding concerns
- Urinary or Bowel Incontinence
- Pelvic pain/pressure
- Libido/arousal/orgasm concerns
- Vulvar itching/pain
- Painful intercourse
- Vaginal dryness
- Weight gain
- Sleep disturbances
- Mood changes
- Hot flashes
- Vulvar abnormalities
Sexual Medicine Program:
Women of all ages can be negatively affected by issues related to sexual health. Such conditions include low desire, low arousal, pain, vulvar skin problems, painful sex, cancer related sexual problems, contraception sexual side effects, vestibulitis, persistent genital arousal disorder, vaginismus, and side effects due to past negative sexual encounters. We welcome your consult and enjoy helping you with these important quality of life concerns!
Why schedule a consult? You can call our appointment line: (218)-545-1049, option 1. Once your consult is scheduled our advanced care practitioner will call you to better proactively pre- plan your visit to optimize your time. She will get a health history and learn more about your concerns. A recommended set of services to address your needs as it relates to your consult in a streamlined schedule (labs, imaging, other specialist visits). By pre-planning your consult, we can better serve you. During your visit you will wait in a comfortable area, be given a warm blanket and have an ipad for educational purposes during the appointment. At the conclusion of your visit you will be given a Menopause and Healthy Aging folder for your personal care plan, pertinent information and follow up outline.
Dr.Rachel Cady is the director of CRMC: Menopause and Healthy Aging program. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a member of the International Society for the Study of Womenʼs Sexual Health, American Urogynecologic Society, and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. She is a Certified Menopause Practitioner of the North American Menopause Society.