Women

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

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  • Osteopenia

    The condition osteopenia begins as your bones get weaker. It’s common as you age. People who have osteopenia have a…

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. It makes your bones brittle and breakable. Learn how to prevent and manage…

  • Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer is cancer in one or both ovaries. Ovaries are small organs located on each side of a women’s…

  • Ovarian Cyst

    An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in or on a person’s ovary. It is very common. Many times, these…

  • Overactive Bladder

    Overactive bladder is a condition that causes you to lose control of your bladder without warning.

  • Pap Smear (Pap Test)

    A Pap smear is a medical exam used to determine if a woman has cervical cancer. It’s performed by a…

  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    Patellofemoral pain is a knee condition. It’s most common in people who participate in high-impact activities that include jumping and…

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders

    When your pelvic floor weakens, it can cause problems. You may have bladder- or bowel-control problems (incontinence).

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of female reproductive organs. It can make it hard to get pregnant and cause…

  • Pelvic Ultrasound

    A pelvic ultrasound allows your doctor to see the space between your hips that contains the sacrum, tailbone, bladder, sex…

  • Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that means she is nearing menopause.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    A peritonsillar abscess is a puss-filled sore near the back of your throat and tonsils. It is filled with…

  • Pica

    Pica is a compulsive eating disorder in which people eat nonfood items. Dirt, clay, and flaking paint are the most…

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that occurs when imbalanced hormones cause cysts to form on a woman’s…

  • Postpartum Health

    Your body goes through a lot of changes after you give birth. Some of these can be life-threatening. It’s important…

  • Postpartum Preeclampsia

    Postpartum preeclampsia is high blood pressure in a woman who has recently had a baby. It is a rare medical…

  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medicine people can take before coming into contact with HIV that can prevent them from…

  • Pregnancy After 35: Advanced Maternal Age

    Pregnancy at age 35 or older comes with its own set of risk factors, including greater chances of having a…

  • Pregnancy with Multiples

    Pregnancy with multiples is more common than ever, but it is considered a high-risk pregnancy for you and the…

  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

    PMDD is a severe form of a common problem called premenstrual syndrome, or PMS.