Women

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

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  • Mastitis

    Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast. It is usually caused by an infection and often happens while a woman…

  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

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

  • Sarcoidosis

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

  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

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

  • Yeast Infections

    A vaginal yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus called Candida. It is a very common ailment…

  • Morning Sickness

    Morning sickness refers to the nausea and vomiting that some women have when they become pregnant. Morning sickness is very…

  • Menopause

    Menopause is when a woman’s menstrual periods permanently end. It happens because, as a woman ages, her ovaries make fewer…

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is a disease that causes the muscles of the heart to become enlarged. This extra thickness can weaken your…

  • After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs

    After 40, women experience changes in their nutrition and metabolism, due to decreased hormones, reduced activity level, and medical…

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

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

  • Anemia

    Anemia is a common blood disorder that affects your red blood cells. Learn about the types, causes, treatments, and prevention…