Women

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

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  • 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

    Hammer toe is a deformity where the middle joint of the toe bends upward and the end of the toe…

  • Hashimoto's Disease

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

  • Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

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

  • Heart Attack

    A heart attack is an emergency medical condition that indicates your heart is not getting enough oxygen. It can be…

  • Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It is the result of other diseases…

  • HELLP Syndrome

    HELLP syndrome is a rare but serious illness during pregnancy.

  • Hemorrhoids

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

  • Hereditary Hemochromatosis

    Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hereditary hemochromatosis, also called "iron overload."

  • Herpes

    Herpes is a group of viruses that cause blisters and sores. They usually appear near your mouth or on your…

  • 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;…

  • Hirsutism

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

  • How Do I Know I’m in Labor?

    Knowing when you’re in labor can be tricky. But there are signs you can look for that signal your little…

  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital warts and certain types of cancer. A…

  • Hyperparathyroidism

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

  • 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…