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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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  • female doctor checking for Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism is an overactive thyroid. Your thyroid controls your body’s metabolism. It affects your heart rate, organ function, muscles, and…

  • doctor examining female patient for hypothyroidism while working in his office

    Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is an underactive thyroid. Your thyroid controls your metabolism, heart rate, muscles, bones, and other organs.

  • illustration of a blood vessel carrying blood cells

    Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

    Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder. When you have ITP, your immune system destroys the platelets in your…

  • Couple meeting with doctor

    Infertility

    Infertility means a couple isn’t able to become pregnant after 1 year of having regular, unprotected sex. Infertility can affect…

  • Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern. You fast during a certain period of time each day. You then eat during…

  • Woman with hands crossed over her pelvis as if she is in pain or needs to use the restroom

    Interstitial Cystitis

    Interstitial cystitis is a medical condition. It represents chronic bladder inflammation.

  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)

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

  • Man's hands on his stomach with red spot indicating pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. It describes a group of symptoms that affect your large intestine…

  • woman with a keloid on her shoulder

    Keloids

    Keloids are a type of raised scar. They occur where the skin has healed after an injury and can grow…

  • a woman scratches the back of her arm

    Keratosis Pilaris

    Keratosis pilaris is a harmless skin condition that causes small bumps to appear on the skin. They can appear anywhere…

  • Labor Induction

    A walk through the labor induction process – what it is, why doctors may need to do it and what…

  • woman with hands holding her crotch

    Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a type of skin condition. It often affects your genital or anal areas, but you can get…

  • a mother breastfeeds her baby

    Mastitis

    Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast, usually caused by an infection. It can cause breast pain, tenderness, and flu-like…

  • 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.

  • Menopause

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

  • Woman with headache in front of blurry surroundings

    Migraines

    Migraines are headaches that can be intense and reoccurring.

  • doctor using stethoscope to listen to woman’s heart

    Mitral Valve Prolapse

    Mitral valve prolapse affects your heart. It happens when the mitral valve flaps don’t close properly and blood leaks from…

  • A young woman leaning over a toilet bowl as if she may vomit

    Morning Sickness

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

  • Multiple Sclerosis

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

  • couple talking to a doctor

    Options After Fertility Treatments

    If you have tried fertility treatments and they haven’t worked, you still have options including using donors, surrogates, and…

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