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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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  • 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,…

  • Woman massaging fingers and hand to increase blood flow

    Raynaud's Disease

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

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    Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

    PMDD is a severe form of a common problem called premenstrual syndrome, or PMS.

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    Learn about sexually transmitted infections and how you can prevent them.

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of sexual dysfunction disorders.

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).

  • Woman suffering from menstrual cramps and holding her stomach while sitting on couch

    Dysmenorrhea

    What is dysmenorrhea? Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain that women have before or during menses (known as their period). It usually is not serious. Symptoms of dysmenorrhea Menstrual cramps can feel like a dull ache or a shooting pain. They most often

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Toxic shock syndrome is a serious, sometimes life-threatening staph infection caused by bacteria that multiplies quickly and leads to organ…

  • Visual difference between a normal endometrium and endometrial hyperplasia

    Endometrial Hyperplasia

    Endometrial hyperplasia is an overgrowth of tissue in the endometrium, in which the uterine lining becomes too thick and causes…

  • woman holding stomach in pain

    Vulvodynia

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of vulvodynia, a word that describes pain and discomfort in the…

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and complications of urinary tract infections (sometimes called UTIs or bladder…

  • woman holding throat in pain

    Thyroiditis

    Learn about the types, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of thyroiditis, a name for several disorders that cause inflammation of…

  • Group B Strep Infection

    Group B strep is a common kind of bacteria that can sicken newborns who are exposed to it during…

  • close-up of a person’s cheek with small patches of melasma

    Melasma

    Melasma is a common skin condition that causes brown patches to appear on the skin, usually on the face.

  • Photo of a new diaper from the top angle looking in

    Urinary Incontinence

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

  • An illustration of a typical ovary

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that occurs when imbalanced hormones cause cysts to form on a woman’s…

  • Lung Illustration

    Sarcoidosis

    Sarcoidosis is a disease in which immune cells form small lumps, called granulomas, in your organs, often in the…

  • Young mother holding and nursing her newborn child

    Why Should I Breastfeed?

    Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.

  • Image showing normal kidney and one with diabetic nephropathy

    Diabetic Nephropathy

    High levels of sugar in the blood can damage tiny blood vessels in your kidneys. This can cause kidney disease,…

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