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56. Lichens Sclerosis with Gynecologist, Dr. Melanie Altas The Pelvic Floor Project

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I am joined in this episode by Gynecologist,  Dr. Melanie Altas, the Director of the BC Centre of Vulvar Health to discuss:
What is lichens sclerosisSigns and symptomsHow a diagnosis is madeSuggested treatmentHow lichens sclerosis can affect sexual function and emotional well being The benefits of early detection and relationship to cancerSuggestions for people who suspect lichens sclerosis The potential role of factors like environment, stress, dietWays that your doctor or gynecologist can work with youThe role of pelvic health physiotherapist Dr Melanie Altas is a Gynaecologist and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at UBC.  She is the Director of the BC Centre for Vulvar Health at VGH and a Sexual Medicine Consultant at the BC Cancer Agency.  Providing care for individuals with vulvar conditions and vulvodynia is the primary focus of her practice. She is committed to improving access to care for individuals within their own community by increasing public awareness, identifying barriers to care, as well as developing resources for community care providers.
Links mentioned:
BC Centre for Vulvar Health
Instagram
Support Groups:
The Lost Labia Chronicles
Lichens Sclerosis Support Group 
Thanks for joining me!
Here is where you can find more:
my online course to walk you through pregnancy, birth prep and postpartum recovery: https://mommyberries.com

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I am joined in this episode by Gynecologist,  Dr. Melanie Altas, the Director of the BC Centre of Vulvar Health to discuss:
What is lichens sclerosisSigns and symptomsHow a diagnosis is madeSuggested treatmentHow lichens sclerosis can affect sexual function and emotional well being The benefits of early detection and relationship to cancerSuggestions for people who suspect lichens sclerosis The potential role of factors like environment, stress, dietWays that your doctor or gynecologist can work with youThe role of pelvic health physiotherapist Dr Melanie Altas is a Gynaecologist and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at UBC.  She is the Director of the BC Centre for Vulvar Health at VGH and a Sexual Medicine Consultant at the BC Cancer Agency.  Providing care for individuals with vulvar conditions and vulvodynia is the primary focus of her practice. She is committed to improving access to care for individuals within their own community by increasing public awareness, identifying barriers to care, as well as developing resources for community care providers.
Links mentioned:
BC Centre for Vulvar Health
Instagram
Support Groups:
The Lost Labia Chronicles
Lichens Sclerosis Support Group 
Thanks for joining me!
Here is where you can find more:
my online course to walk you through pregnancy, birth prep and postpartum recovery: https://mommyberries.com

Want more details on the small groups?
Small Groups


Follow me on:
Instagram
Facebook
YouTube
Support the show

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