Archive for the ‘Women’s Health’ Category

Ovarian Cancer

Cancer refers to a disease in which mutated cells grow abnormally and rapidly in the body and may spread from one organ or area to another. Ovarian cancer is named... more...
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Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis [trik-uh-muh-naya-sis], or "trich," is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that is spread through skin-to-skin contact during vaginal, oral, or anal sex. The infection is treatable and can be cured with... more...
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Syphilis

Syphilis is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Over 74,000 new cases were reported in the United States in 2015. The majority of cases in 2015 were... more...
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Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Vitamin D is a steroid vitamin from a group of fat-soluble prohormones. Vitamin D and pregnancy are important together. Expecting mothers need to make sure they get the recommended amounts... more...
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What is Menstruation?

Menstruation, also know as your period, is the discharge of blood and tissue from the lining of your uterus that occurs at the beginning of your menstrual cycle.  Each woman's... more...
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Hives During Pregnancy

About 1 in 5 pregnant women experience changes in their skin during pregnancy, including acne, skin darkening, and stretch marks. Although women may feel self-conscious about these new “beauty marks,”... more...
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Dehydration During Pregnancy

Dehydration during pregnancy can lead to serious pregnancy complications, including neural tube defects, low amniotic fluid, inadequate breast milk production, and even premature labor. These risks, in turn, can lead... more...
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Pregnancy Workouts

One of the best things you can do for your pregnancy is to start, or maintain, a healthy lifestyle. This can include anything from seeing your healthcare professional regularly to... more...
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Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease in which your body cannot properly control the amount of sugar in your blood because it does not have enough insulin. Diabetes during pregnancy, called... more...
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