Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is not an American women's health concern, POP is a global women's health pandemic - Sherrie Palm

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Health, Help, Hope, and Healing

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) has been on medical record for nearly 4000 years, dating back to the Kahun Gynaecologic Papyrus circa 1835 B.C., yet remains shrouded in stigmatized silence because of embarrassing symptoms. Women in every country around the world experience POP, yet seldom understand what is occurring in their bodies. Women are seldom informed about POP prior to diagnosis with it. It's long past time to talk out loud about POP.

The pubococcygeus muscles (PC) are a trampoline-like set of muscles that sit at the base of the abdominal cavity, supporting the organs and structural tissues above them. Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the PC muscles weaken and/or become damaged…

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