Women

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

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  • 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

    Learn about the cause and treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome, a condition that causes knee pain.

  • 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 of eating nonfood items that affects children and pregnant women.

  • 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

    Pospartum preeclampsia is a condition that affects women who have just given birth. It is high blood pressure and too…

  • 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.

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name for a group of symptoms that you may experience up to 14 days before…

  • Preterm Labor and Birth

    Preterm labor is when a woman goes into labor before 37 weeks of pregnancy. It can lead to premature birth,…

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Raynaud’s disease is a rare condition that narrows your blood vessels. It causes your fingers or toes to turn color…

  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

    Repeatedly losing a pregnancy is emotionally devastating and doesn’t always have a cause.

  • Restless Leg Syndrome

    Restless legs syndrome is a condition in which your legs feel very uncomfortable when you’re sitting or lying down. It…