Women

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

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  • Breast Pain in Women

    Breast pain is any level of discomfort or pain in one or both breasts. It’s more common in younger women…

  • Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk

    Get answers to common questions about pumping and storing breast milk.

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is a disease that causes the muscles of the heart to become enlarged. This extra thickness can weaken your…

  • Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is cancer of a woman’s cervix. It’s almost always caused by HPV. With regular Pap tests, it can…

  • Cervical Dysplasia

    Cervical dysplasia can be more easily prevented and detected due to current vaccines and screening.

  • Cervical Dystonia

    Cervical dystonia is a neurological disorder that affects your neck and shoulder muscles. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.

  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck. A compression means pressure, pinching, or…

  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time—months or even years. It can occur anywhere in your body and…

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region that lasts for at least 6 months.

  • Club Drug Use

    Club drugs are commonly found at parties, bars, nightclubs, and concerts. Most of these drugs are illegal and can cause…

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Because they share common features, these two cancers are often referred…

  • Colposcopy

    A colposcopy is a women’s health exam that looks closely at the cervix to diagnose problems.

  • Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    Skin changes are a normal part of pregnancy. Many conditions aren’t preventable and don’t require treatment. Most go away after…

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition that can occur after an injury. The pain is usually much…

  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is when the blood vessels leading to the heart harden and restrict blood flow.

  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is when the 2 tendons at the base of your thumb become swollen and cause pain and…

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly.

  • Diabetes Insipidus

    Diabetes insipidus is a hormone disorder that occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough antidiuretic hormone (ADH) or doesn’t use…

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) happens when your blood sugar is high and your insulin level is low. This imbalance in the…

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

    High levels of sugar in the blood can damage tiny blood vessels in your kidneys. This can cause kidney disease,…