Pelvic organ prolapse has been on medical record for over 4000 years yet millions of women suffer in silence because there is little dialogue or awareness about the health condition. Women suffering with signs of POP are typically unfamiliar with this common, cryptic, women’s health condition because symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse are embarrassing and are seldom discussed.
“Pelvic organ prolapse is seldom life threatening but it is always life altering. POP is a GLOBAL women's health pandemic; millions of women in both developing and developed countries suffer in silence from the physical, emotional, social, sexual, and financial ramifications of POP.
Recognition of pelvic organ prolapse can only occur when we share what we know with others. It is my hope that as we continue to network, guide, and nurture women with POP, this condition will soon become common knowledge."
Sherrie Palm, APOPS Founder/CEO
Common symptoms of POP:
Ø Urinary incontinence.
Ø Chronic constipation.
Ø Pain with intimacy.
Sherrie Palm, APOPS Founder/CEO, is an author and speaker on the topic of pelvic organ prolapse; her book and speaking info can be found at http://www.sherriepalm.com.
Additional information about pelvic organ prolapse can be found on the APOPS website at http://www.pelvicorganprolapsesupport.org.
Video link to APOPS and Palm’s book and speaking agenda is available at http://www.youtube.com/