Holly L. Thacker, MD

Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of the Center for Specialized Women's Health and Executive Director of Speaking of Women’s Health, is nationally known for her leadership in women's health.

5 Biggest Reasons Women Don’t Enjoy Sex

Some women struggle to enjoy sex. It’s a common and complicated issue that can make women and their partners feel isolated or less connected. It’s important to address with your doctor as there are treatments available.

How You Can Beat Weight Gain After Menopause

Weight gain during menopause is so common that some women even have a name for it — “menopot.” It’s the “pot belly” that develops in so many women during mid-life, when changing hormones and a slower metabolism team up to pack on the extra pounds.

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Urinary Leakage Is Not a Normal Part of Aging (Video)

One in three women can involuntarily leak urine. This is not normal, and it’s not a normal part of aging. The good news is that this problem can be treated. Recently, new medical guidelines published by the American College of Physicians state that medical management should be a first-line treatment for leaky bladders. Some women … Read More