Women

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

All results in Women
  • Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is inflammation of the arteries. Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) causes muscle inflammation. They often occur together.

  • 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. It can lead to hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid…

  • Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. Eating for two really means that you are making healthy choices…

  • 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

    Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that causes painful sores in the genital area.

  • 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,…

  • Hirsutism

    Hirsutism is a condition where women grow excess hair on their face or body. Learn about the common causes 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 is a condition in which your parathyroid glands produce too much PTH, which affects your normal calcium levels.

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism is known as overactive thyroid. It occurs when your thyroid gland makes and releases too much thyroid hormone.

  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is known as underactive thyroid. It occurs when your thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone.

  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

    Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder that happens when your immune system destroys your blood platelets.

  • Infertility

    Infertility is a disease that makes it hard for a woman to become pregnant. Infertility is a disease that affects…