By: Red Hot Mamas
Published: December 8, 2022
Menopause. It’s not just about hot flashes, moody swings, and belly bulge. The condition can cause cramping and pain.
Join us for “What you should know about menopause and belly pain” with experts from MedStar Health. You’ll meet Dr. Christina Enzmann, a board-certified gynecologist and menopause expert at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital; Dr. Maral Malekzadeh, a fellowship-trained minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon who practices at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center; and Rebecca Schwender, a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health conditions at MedStar Health Physical Therapy.
Our experts will define menopause and the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for various types of pain in your lower abdomen. You’ll walk away with tips for managing menopause and when to see your gynecologist for more painful symptoms.
If you’re approaching or living with menopause and have pain impacting your quality of life, you’re in the right place. We want to hear from you.
Join us LIVE on Tuesday, December 20, at noon for “What you should know about menopause and belly pain”. MedStar Health is proud to partner with Red Hot Mamas®, the leading non-profit provider of menopause education and support programs in the U.S. and Canada.
Dr. Enzmann is a board-certified gynecologist with expertise in menopausal medicine, endometriosis, fibroid management, and minimally invasive surgery. She went to medical school and completed her residency at the University Hamburg in Germany and an additional residency at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She wants to “empower women to conquer their menopausal transition as a positive health milestone and help them enjoy their midlife to the fullest.”
Dr. Malekzadeh is a fellowship-trained minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon specializing in abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, menstrual irregularities, ovarian cysts, and more. She earned for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York, completed her residency at Michigan State University-Sparrow Hospital, and her fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Florida.
Rebecca Schwender holds a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Delaware. She has practiced as an orthopedic physical therapist for 10 years and has been treating women’s pelvic health conditions for almost 2 years. She is currently working toward earning the Certificate of Achievement from the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy. Her areas of clinical interest include pregnancy and postpartum return to physical activity.
Have questions related to menopause and belly pain? Ask them in the discussion below and tune in LIVE for the answers!
For an appointment, call the Women’s Health Specialists at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital at 443-444-5711 or visit MedStarHealth.org/Enzmann or MedStarHealth.org/Malekzadeh. For menopause resources, visit RedHotMamas.org.
Call MedStar Health Physical Therapy at 844-91-GETPT (844-914-3878) for a physical therapy appointment.