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Women

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

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    Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

    Abnormal uterine bleeding is any heavy or unusual bleeding from the uterus (through your vagina). It can occur at any…

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    Addison’s Disease

    Addison’s disease is a condition that affects your body’s adrenal glands. It interferes with your body’s ability to produce certain…

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    Adult ADHD

    Adult ADHD does exist but may look slightly different than it does in children.

  • A woman with dark colored hair, wearing a white shirt receiving vaccination

    Adult vaccinations

    Adult vaccinations are important for adults for staying healthy as they age.

  • group of unhealthy foods next to group of healthy foods

    After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs

    Nutritional needs (food and water) and metabolism (how fast your body converts food to energy) change for women as they…

  • silhouette of a person drinking, sitting behind bottles of alcohol

    Alcohol Abuse

    Alcohol abuse is a pattern of drinking too much alcohol too often. This can harm your work, school, and…

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    Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

    Alcohol withdrawal syndrome occurs when people who have had an alcohol abuse problem stop drinking. Symptoms can be mild or…

  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair on your head.

  • Woman holding clean menstrual pad

    Amenorrhea

    Amenorrhea is a medical term for when a woman does not have menstrual periods.

  • Anemia

    Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the U.S. It affects your red blood cells and hemoglobin. Most people…

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    Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)

    Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a genetic condition that causes abnormal heart rhythms. It is more common in people…

  • Woman with bacterial vaginosis dressed in blue silk nightgown with hands covering her crotch and lower abdomen

    Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. Researchers do not completely understand…

  • Woman sitting in a patient room dressed in a blue patient gown with hands folded in her lap

    Bartholin's Gland Cyst

    Bartholin’s gland cyst is a swelling that can occur near the opening of a woman’s vagina. They can become infected,…

  • Woman performing breast exam

    Benign Breast Conditions

    While breast abnormalities are often associated with cancer, there are many other benign conditions women (and men) need to be…

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    Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

    Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an inner ear problem that causes dizziness.

  • Birth Control: How to Use Your Diaphragm

    A diaphragm is reusable dome-shaped cup that fits over the opening of a woman’s cervix and works as a form…

  • X-ray of woman’s pelvis, showing bladder stones

    Bladder Stones

    Bladder stones are small crystals that form in your urine. They are hard and become trapped in your bladder. They…

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    Bladder Training for Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means you can’t always control when you urinate. Most types of…

  • woman holding stomach in pain

    Bleeding During Pregnancy – What‘s Normal?

    Having bleeding during pregnancy is not normal and requires a visit to your doctor.

  • woman dressed in pink wears a pink ribbon on her chest

    Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, but its death rate has declined over the last few…

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