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All About Female Hormone Disorders

Gaining weight despite diet and exercise, having an emotional outburst over the slightest mishap, energy slumps, skin issues, hair thinning, trouble sleeping, and a sluggish sex drive are all common issues women face. It's easy to chalk these things up to the natural progression of aging or the grind of daily stress. Yet, the truth ...
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2023-09-25T09:16:42-05:00August 22nd, 2023|Women's Health|Comments Off on All About Female Hormone Disorders

Living With Vulvodynia

One of the most frustrating and embarrassing things a woman can deal with is unexplained burning, soreness, itching, or pain "down there." These discomforts not only interfere with daily life and intimacy but also pose a challenge when it comes to identifying the underlying cause, given the numerous medical conditions that may exhibit similar symptoms. ...
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2023-07-20T10:49:02-05:00July 20th, 2023|Women's Health|Comments Off on Living With Vulvodynia

Are You On Track for a Urinary Tract Infection?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a real pain—literally. They leave you in agony and often recur over and over again. In fact, statistics show that 27% of women will experience another UTI within 6 months of their first one. No doubt, UTIs seem to have a mind of their own. Just when you think you're ...
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2023-06-27T09:49:55-05:00June 27th, 2023|Women's Health|Comments Off on Are You On Track for a Urinary Tract Infection?

How To Recognize and Handle an Ectopic Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a remarkable and transformative time in a woman's life, but it can also bring unexpected challenges and uncertainties. Today, we want to provide valuable information on a pregnancy complication that affects many women: ectopic pregnancy, which occurs when a fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, most commonly in the fallopian tube.   Though ...
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2023-05-30T16:16:42-05:00May 30th, 2023|Pregnancy|Comments Off on How To Recognize and Handle an Ectopic Pregnancy

Your Unexplained Symptoms May Be a Hormone Disorder

Are you feeling tired and irritable? Noticing that your hair is thinning and your waistline expanding? How about your sex life? Is your drive at an all-time low, and intercourse not as "exciting" as it once was? You might think these things are just an unfortunate result of getting older or from everyday stress, but ...
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2023-04-25T09:46:28-05:00April 25th, 2023|Women's Health|Comments Off on Your Unexplained Symptoms May Be a Hormone Disorder

Why You Might Be Getting Recurring UTIs

The burning sensation, lower belly pain, cloudy, odorous, blood-tinged urine, and, let's not forget, the frequent and urgent need to empty your bladder, only to barely be able to produce any urine. If you've had a urinary tract infection (UTI), you know these symptoms all too well and have probably tried just about anything to ...
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2023-03-21T14:40:59-05:00March 21st, 2023|STD|Comments Off on Why You Might Be Getting Recurring UTIs

Is Your PMS Extreme? You May Have PMDD

Ah, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). For some of us, this phrase triggers a wave of dread. But don’t worry—with the right knowledge, you can successfully manage PMDD and get through the monthly cycle with your sanity intact. So, let's take a light-hearted look at Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and explore its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. ...
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2023-02-14T17:51:21-05:00February 14th, 2023|Menstrual Cycle|Comments Off on Is Your PMS Extreme? You May Have PMDD

Why You Keep Getting Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Bacterial vaginosis, or BV, is an imbalance of healthy bacteria in your vagina. When certain types of bacteria (anaerobes) outnumber the good bacteria (lactobacilli), you can get BV. Bacterial vaginosis is a common infection, affecting 1 in 3 women at some point in their lives. Some women have recurring cases of BV. However, many women ...
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2023-02-17T09:36:11-05:00December 14th, 2022|Women's Health|Comments Off on Why You Keep Getting Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Living With Uterine Polyps

If you are experiencing unexplained bleeding, heavy or inconsistent menstrual periods, or unusual discharge, uterine polyps aren't typically the first cause to come to mind. Uterine polyps, also known as endometrial polyps, are not a condition most women are familiar with, but they aren't rare. Up to 3 in 10 women will have uterine polyps ...
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2022-11-15T22:12:53-05:00November 15th, 2022