What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
In many women, the tissue of the pelvic floor, which consists of muscles and connective tissue, deteriorates. The tissues lose strength and elasticity and as a result, cannot adequately hold up the organs in your pelvis. The organs typically affected are the:
- Small bowel
You might develop the weakness in tissue because of the normal aging process, a sedentary lifestyle, or childbirth.