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  • 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

  • Early Pregnancy Loss

    Early pregnancy loss is known as a miscarriage. It is a pregnancy that ends on its own in the first…

  • Emergency Contraception

    Emergency contraception is a method of preventing pregnancy if used within a short period of time after having sex.

  • Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer occurs in the lining of a woman’s uterus. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this common…

  • Endometrial Hyperplasia

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

  • Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is a medical condition in which the lining of the uterus grows on the outside of the uterus.

  • Epilepsy and Pregnancy

    Women who have epilepsy are at higher risk for complications during pregnancy, making medical care before, during, and after their…

  • Evaluating and Treating Infertility

    Infertility evaluation can include a pelvic exam, lab tests, imaging tests, review of medical and menstrual history, and certain…

  • Female Athlete Triad

    The female athlete triad is a disorder that women can develop that affects energy levels, menstrual cycles, and bone…

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most serious type of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), which occur when a mother…

  • Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy

    Not only is getting a flu shot safe for pregnant women, but it will also help to protect both you…

  • Galactorrhea

    Galactorrhea occurs when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge. It’s not related to milk production in…

  • Girls and Puberty

    Puberty is a time of changes—both physical and emotional. Helping your daughter understand what’s happening and what to expect is…

  • Hair Loss

    It is normal to shed some hair each day as part of this cycle. However, some people may experience excessive…

  • Health Benefits of a Good Sex Life

    Sex between two consenting adults can boost your emotional and physical wellbeing. In fact, sexual activity can result in long-lasting…

  • Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. You’re making healthy choices for two. Your food should reflect…

  • Hirsutism

    Hirsutism causes women to have excess hair on their face or body. It can have different causes, including genetics and…

  • Homosexuality: Facts for Teens

    Sexual orientation refers to the gender of people you are sexually attracted to. Homosexuality is being attracted to people of…

  • Importance of Sexual Health

    Sexual health impacts your physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. Getting educated and respecting yourself and others is key.

  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)

    An intrauterine device (IUD) is a form of birth control used to prevent pregnancy. There are 2 types of IUDs…