Preventing Stage 4 Prolapse: A Guide to Women's Health
Prolapse is a condition that affects many women worldwide, causing discomfort and disrupting daily life. Among the different stages, stage 4 prolapse is the most severe, often requiring surgical intervention. However, there are proactive measures women can take to reduce their risk of developing this advanced stage of prolapse. In this blog post, we'll delve into what stage 4 prolapse entails and explore preventive strategies that can help women maintain pelvic floor health.
First lets understand the different stages of prolapse so you can identify what type of prolapse you have. There are 4 stages to prolapse:
Stage 1 - The uterus is in the upper half of the vagina
Stage 2 - The uterus has descended nearly to the opening of the vagina
Stage 3 - The uterus protrudes out of the vagina
Stage 4 - The uterus is completely out of the vagina