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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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  • Man holding chest in pain

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease occurs when blood vessels that carry blood to your heart get blocked with plaque.

  • illustration of human nervous system

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition that often happens after an injury. It is believed to be…

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones and often occurs in older women.

  • side-by-side diagrams of a healthy heart and one with heart failure

    Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It can be caused by different heart…

  • Man Drugging Woman's Drink In Bar

    Club Drug Use

    Club drugs are common, illegal drugs used at parties, bars, nightclubs, and concerts for the purpose of getting high.

  • doctor using stethoscope to listen to woman’s heart

    Mitral Valve Prolapse

    Mitral valve prolapse is a heart condition in which the flaps of the mitral valve don’t close properly. Most people…

  • Close-up cropped portrait of young woman with breast pain touching chest

    Breast Pain in Women

    Breast pain in women can be caused by many factors, most of which are not serious health threats.

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • An older man bent over in pain holding his chest

    Heart Attack

    A heart attack is a cardiac event caused by one or several factors and can be mild or fatal.

  • A woman experiencing strong contractions that are 5 to 10 minutes apart

    How Do I Know I’m in Labor?

    Going into labor can look different for every woman. But there are some common signs.

  • Active woman in her 50s running and jogging.

    Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that occurs just before menopause.

  • A pregnant woman holds her belly during a contraction while sitting in a car

    Preterm Labor and Birth

    Preterm labor and birth occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy and can lead to problems for the baby.

  • . Closeup of the broken cigarette on female hand.

    Tobacco Addiction

    Smoking or chewing tobacco is very dangerous for your health, but there are many resources available to help you…

  • A woman frowning and grabbing her lower abdomen while sitting on the couch

    Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain can be caused by multiple medical conditions, many of which can be treated or managed with proper…

  • woman with a headache holds a hand to her head

    Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain cannot often be cured but it can be treated with lifestyle changes and other means.

  • Older man, who can’t sleep at night, sitting on bed while spouse sleeps

    Sleep Changes in Older Adults

    As you age, you may have changes in your sleep patterns. Hormones, lifestyle habits, and certain conditions and medicines can…

  • gloved hands holding a ketone test strip for a urine analysis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a serious condition related to diabetes and fatal if not properly treated.

  • 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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