Women

Women's health concerns, including menopause, diabetes, staying healthy during pregnancy, heart attack, stroke, prevention, wellness & more.

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  • 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,…

  • woman sitting on bench outside covering face with hands, surrounded by trees filled with anxiety

    Generalized Anxiety Disorder

    Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is ongoing anxiety not related to a particular situation. It also can be anxiety that isn’t…

  • Genital Warts

    Genital warts are small, flat, flesh-colored bumps or tiny, cauliflower-like bumps. They’re caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

  • A pregnant woman holding a urine sample

    Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that starts during pregnancy usually during the second trimester. It affects 1% to…

  • senior woman rubs her temples in pain

    Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Giant cell arteritis (GCA) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is inflammation of the arteries in the arms, upper body, neck, hips,…

  • Group B Strep Infection

    Group B strep is a common kind of bacteria that can sicken newborns who are exposed to it during…

  • Hammer Toe

    When a person has hammer toe, the end of their toe bends downward and the middle joint curls up. Over…

  • woman holding throat in pain

    Hashimoto's Disease

    Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disease that affects your thyroid gland.

  • Pregnant woman balancing bowl of salad on belly

    Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. You’re making healthy choices for two. Your food should reflect…

  • An older man bent over in pain holding his chest

    Heart Attack

    A heart attack is a cardiac event caused by one or several factors and can be mild or fatal.

  • side-by-side diagrams of a healthy heart and one with heart failure

    Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It can be caused by different heart…

  • doctor checks blood pressure of a pregnant woman

    HELLP Syndrome

    HELLP Syndrome is a rare but serious pregnancy-related illness, similar to preeclampsia, another pregnancy condition.

  • Hemorrhoids

    Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in your rectum or anus. The type of hemorrhoid you have depends on where it occurs…

  • Hereditary Hemochromatosis

    Hereditary hemochromatosis is a disease in which your body has too much iron. This extra iron can damage your tissues…

  • Herpes

    Herpes is a group of viruses that cause painful blisters and sores. There is no cure, but medicines can treat…

  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Diagnosing Hypothyroidism

    Dr. Tania Mathew

    A new patient thought her symptoms were just part of getting older. By taking time to ask the right questions,…

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

    A small percentage of pregnant women in the U.S. have high blood pressure during their pregnancy. Some cases are mild;…

  • female with hairy arm

    Hirsutism

    Hirsutism causes women to have excess hair on their face or body. It can have different causes, including genetics and…

  • A woman experiencing strong contractions that are 5 to 10 minutes apart

    How Do I Know I’m in Labor?

    Going into labor can look different for every woman. But there are some common signs.

  • Bottle of HPV vaccine sitting next to syringe

    Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    HPV is a common sexually transmitted virus.