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Women's Health - By Category

Birth Control
Birth control options and information for women. Covers types of birth control such as the birth control pill, the birth control patch, and other contraceptive choices. Includes birth control benefits and side effects, and other birth control information.

Menstruation
Normal and abnormal menstruation information from abnormal uterine bleeding to what it means when periods are late, heavy, or accompanied by PMS or cramps, as well as details about what to expect during a normal period and menstrual cycle.

Heart Health for Women
Women's heart health issues and diseases explained including symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and prevention. Covers heart health issues and how women are affected differently than men. Includes facts about women and heart attacks, hypertension, stroke, and varicose veins, as well as other cardiovascular diseases.

Menopause
Menopause occurs when menstruation ceases for a period of one year; the ten to fifteen years prior to menopause are called perimenopause. Surgical menopause occurs when the ovaries are removed usually during hysterectomy. Learn what menopause is, the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, and the treatments for menopause from traditional hormone replacement therapy or HRT to natural and bioidentical treatments for menopause.

Breast Health and Diseases
Covers breast health and diseases and condition that affect the female breasts. Includes how to do breast self exams, benign fibrocystic breasts, breast cancer, and a variety of other breast diseases, conditions, and tips for maintaing healthy breasts.

Sexual Health Issues
Sexual health issues such as sexually transmitted diseases or STDs, sexual dysfunctions, and sexuality issues are explained. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of STDs, and female sexual dysfunction.

Women's Reproductive Health
Women's reproductive health covers diseases and conditions that affect the female reproductive system. Includes symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of women's reproductive health issues. Covers woman's health diseases that affect the uterus, cervix, vagina, fallopian tubes, and breasts.

Fitness, Weight Loss, Exercise, and Women
Fitness and weight loss covers healthy diets, weight loss pills and surgery, and exercise for women. Learn how to lose weight, how to incorporate exercise into your daily routine, reviews and excerpts from weight loss books and programs, and reviews of fitness equipment.

Pregnancy
Pregnancy and women's health issues such as infertility, labor, delivery, miscarriage, unplanned pregnancy, and other related topics. Includes everything pregnancy from getting pregnant and choosing a health care provider to postpartum health care.

Teen Health Issues for Girls
Explore the health issues confronted by today's teenage girls. Includes facts about first periods and menstruation, acne, menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome, unplanned pregnancy and other teen health issues for girls

Women's Mental Health
Learn about mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and suicide, among other psychiatric illnesses.Mental health issues often affect women differently than men. Learn the facts that women need to know about mental illnesses including ADD or ADHD, depression, anxiety, and suicide, as well as other relavent psychiatric conditions.

Women and Cancer
Provides cancer prevention information, as well as facts about cancer symptons, diagnosis, and treatments. Includes gynecological cancers such as uterine or endometrial cancer, vaginal cancer, breast cancer, and other types of cancer.

Women's Health Glossary
Definitions of general medical terms, as well as words related to women's health dieases and conditions.

Other Diseases and Conditions
These articles explore non-reproductive health disorders, diseases, and conditions with an emphasis on how women are affected. Includes information about digestive diseases such as gallbladder disease, neurological disorders, headaches, bone diseases, autoimmune disorders, and dermatology issues, as well as numerous other health issues as women experience them.

Women's Health and Beauty Issues
Articles and tips about women's health and beauty issues. Covers cosmetics and health, manicure safety, dark circles under eyes, and brown skin care, as well as other beauty and health topics.

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