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  • Vaginal Discharge

    Vaginal discharge is the small amount of fluid produced by glands inside your vagina and cervix and released through the… of a healthy vagina, including: Douching (cleaning the vagina with a liquid solution) Feminine hygiene sprays Certain soaps or bubble baths Antibiotics Diabetes Pregnancy Infections…

  • A woman rubs her heel to relieve plantar fasciitis symptoms.

    Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is an inflammatory condition that causes pain and swelling in your heel… of getting it. You may be able to avoid one or more of these. Risks include: Being overweight or having obesity Having diabetes Spending most of the day on your feet…

  • close-up of female doctor checking blood pressure of male patient

    High Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure (hypertension) is a medical condition that occurs when your blood moves through your arteries at higher pressure… to high blood pressure include: A diet high in salt, fat, and/or cholesterol Chronic conditions such as kidney and hormone problems, diabetes, and high cholesterol…

  • Woman drinking water with fruit sitting in front of her

    Take Care of Yourself Before Pregnancy

    Whether you’re planning to become pregnant or not, preconception care during your childbearing years is essential. Here are some things… you and your baby. Your visit should include discussions of: Your medical and family history. If you have certain conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma,…

  • young Asian boy with hearing device in ear

    Hearing Problems in Children

    Hearing loss in children can be caused by a number of factors. Recognizing the symptoms early increases the chances of… children include: An infection in the mother while pregnant, such as cytomegalovirus, rubella (German measles), and herpes simplex virus Premature birth Maternal diabetes Drug or…

  • Girl eating large chocolate bar and looking to see if anyone is watching

    Overeating in Children and Teens

    Overeating as a child or teen is unhealthy and can be a sign of other problems… keep blood sugar levels more balanced and in a normal range (especially important for children who have, or are at risk for, diabetes) Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels Helps make bones and muscles strong…

  • A person stands on a scale. Our BMI calculator can help measure your weight relative to your height and functions as a rough estimate of body fat.

    BMI Calculator

    Body mass index (BMI) measures body fat. It’s based on your height and weight. It can tell you if you… Things to consider An elevated BMI or diagnosis of obesity can also lead to other serious health conditions (e.g., type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, arthritis)…

  • Woman with gallstones holds her stomach in pain

    Gallstones

    Gallstones are hard deposits that can form in the gallbladder. Some people have them but don’t have symptoms. For others,… What are gallstones? Gallstones are hard deposits that can form inside the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ just under your liver. It stores…

  • Fecal Incontinence

    Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements, leading to stool leaking from the rectum. Many times it is… What is fecal incontinence? Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements. This leads to stool (feces) leaking from the rectum at unexpected times…

  • Woman undergoing eye exam

    Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is an eye disease. It’s caused by fluid and pressure in the eye. At first, there aren’t symptoms, but… What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that may cause loss of vision. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the eye, causing…

  • Photo of a new diaper from the top angle looking in

    Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means that you can’t always control when you urinate… What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means that you can’t always control when you urinate. Urinary incontinence can range from leaking a…

  • pregnant woman talking to her doctor

    Pregnancy: Making Choices

    Pregnancy is an important milestone with a lot of choices and questions. Learn all you can to make the choices… Finding out you’re pregnant is a life-changing event. You find yourself faced with many new questions and situations you’ve never had to deal with before…

  • young girl sleeping on cozy bed with white blanket

    Enuresis (Bedwetting)

    Enuresis is the medical name for bedwetting… What is enuresis>? Enuresis is the medical term for bedwetting while sleeping. Bedwetting is fairly common among children. It is often just a stage in their development. It also is more common among boys than girls. It is…

  • Woman holding stomach in pain

    Constipation

    Constipation is a common condition that makes it difficult to have a bowel movement. It can be caused by changes… What is constipation? Constipation is a common condition that makes it difficult to have a bowel movement. A bowel movement occurs when the food you…

  • Eating disorders in teens or young adults can cause serious health problems that can become life-threatening if untreated.

    For Parents: Eating Disorders in Teens

    An eating disorder is a focus on food and bodyweight that causes a person to go to extremes when eating… An eating disorder is a focus on food and bodyweight that causes a person to go to extremes when it comes to eating. Three…

  • Doctor measures the blood pressure of a pregnant woman

    Preeclampsia

    Preeclampsia is a condition women can get while pregnant. It involves an increase in blood pressure and signs of damage… What is preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is a condition women can get when pregnant. It is sometimes called toxemia. It occurs when women who are pregnant have…

  • Blood pressure cuff and meter with a small, red heart positioned in front

    Lifestyle Changes to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

    Lowing high blood pressure is possible with small lifestyle changes… If you have high blood pressure, you can lower it with small lifestyle changes. Work with your doctor to develop a plan for lowering your blood pressure. Part of the plan may also include taking…

  • Pregnant woman and partner having ultrasound scan

    Routine Tests During Pregnancy

    Certain tests are common during pregnancy and essential for your health and your baby’s health… Pregnancy is a unique time in your life and for your body. Your body goes through many changes. Your doctor will monitor your and your baby’s health throughout the…

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