Women

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

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    Hyperparathyroidism

    Hyperparathyroidism occurs in your parathyroid glands and results in the production of too much parathyroid hormone and a lack of…

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    Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, means your thyroid gland makes too much hormone. This can cause weight loss, tremors, and…

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    Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is an underactive thyroid. Your thyroid controls your metabolism, heart rate, muscles, bones, and other organs.

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    Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

    Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder. When you have ITP, your immune system destroys the platelets in your…

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    Infertility

    Infertility means a couple isn’t able to become pregnant after 1 year of having regular, unprotected sex. Infertility can affect…

  • Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern. You fast during a certain period of time each day. You then eat during…

  • Woman with hands crossed over her pelvis as if she is in pain or needs to use the restroom

    Interstitial Cystitis

    Interstitial cystitis is a medical condition. It represents chronic bladder inflammation.

  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)

    An intrauterine device (IUD) is a form of birth control used to prevent pregnancy. There are 2 types of IUDs…

  • Man's hands on his stomach with red spot indicating pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. It describes a group of symptoms that affect your large intestine…

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    Keloids

    Keloids are a type of raised scar. They occur where the skin has healed after an injury and can grow…

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    Keratosis Pilaris

    Keratosis pilaris is a harmless skin condition that causes small bumps to appear on the skin. They can appear anywhere…

  • Labor Induction

    A walk through the labor induction process – what it is, why doctors may need to do it and what…

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    Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that affects the genital or anal areas. It can cause a rash, itching, pain,…

  • a mother breastfeeds her baby

    Mastitis

    Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast, usually caused by an infection. It can cause breast pain, tenderness, and flu-like…

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    Melasma

    Melasma is a common skin condition that causes brown patches to appear on the skin, usually on the face.

  • Menopause

    Menopause is when a person’s menstrual periods permanently end. It happens because, as a person ages, their ovaries make fewer…

  • doctor using stethoscope to listen to woman’s heart

    Mitral Valve Prolapse

    Mitral valve prolapse is a heart condition in which the flaps of the mitral valve don’t close properly. Most people…

  • A young woman leaning over a toilet bowl as if she may vomit

    Morning Sickness

    Morning sickness refers to the nausea and vomiting that some people have when they become pregnant. Morning sickness is very…

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).

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    Options After Fertility Treatments

    When infertility treatments fail it can be very upsetting for a couple looking to have a baby. However, there are…