Women

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

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  • Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism is an overactive thyroid. Your thyroid controls your body’s metabolism. It affects your heart rate, organ function, muscles, and…

  • Hypothyroidism

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

  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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

  • Keloids

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

  • Keratosis Pilaris

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

  • Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a type of skin condition. It often affects your genital or anal areas, but you can get…

  • Mastitis

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

  • 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…

  • Migraines

    A migraine is usually an intense pounding headache that can last for hours or even days. Nausea and vomiting are…

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

    Mitral valve prolapse affects your heart. It happens when the mitral valve flaps don’t close properly and blood leaks from…

  • 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).

  • Options After Fertility Treatments

    If you have tried fertility treatments and they haven’t worked, you still have options including using donors, surrogates, and…

  • Osteoarthritis

    Arthritis is swelling of the joints. It’s painful and can limit your movement. There are many kinds of arthritis. Osteoarthritis…