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Matcha: How to Prepare the Healthy Ancient Drink
Should you start your morning with a cup of matcha green tea? Learn about the perks of this breakfast beverage and some tasty ways to enjoy it.

Lupron Depot: Side Effects and Benefits
Has your doctor suggested Lupron injections? Discover the facts about Lupron from benefits to side effects.

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What Is Transient Incontinence?
A look at the type of urinary incontinence called transient incontinence. Covers causes of transient incontinence.

How to Prevent Pregnancy With the Right Contraceptive
Discover your contraceptive options and learn how to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Learn about oral contraceptives, IUDs and other birth control.

Women Talk About Fibroid Tumors
A look at the symptoms of uterine fibroid tumors, as well as treatment alternatives. Find out how real women are dealing with fibroid tumors.

Effective Medications for Treating Bone Loss
Medications effectively treat and prevent bone loss. Learn how some of the most effective drugs, including Fosamax, Actonel, Evista, can help you.

How to Use Birth Control Effectively
About half of unplanned pregnancies occur in women using contraceptives. This primer will teach you how to use common birth control methods.

Tubal Ligation Facts You Should Know
Tubal ligation is for women who do not want to have future children. If you're considering or have already had a tubal ligation, you should know these facts.

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PCOS What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?
A look at polycystic ovarian syndrome and its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Why Are My Breasts Uneven?
It's common knowledge that it's normal to have one breast that's bigger than the other one. But just how common is it, and might there ever be cause for concern?

I Haven't Had My Period for Months and I'm Not Pregnant
The absence of menstruation is also known as amenorrhea. The most common cause is pregnancy, but there are a slew of other possible causes, and diagnosis could require multiple tests.

5 Reasons for Contraceptive Failure
A look at reasons that contraceptives may fail to provide prevention against unplanned pregnancy. Learn what causes contraceptive failure.

The Best Calcium Supplements to Buy and What to Avoid
When you buy calcium supplements you need to make sure you're buying the right type of calcium for maximum effectiveness and absorption.

Dr. Ann's 10-Steps to Prevent Breast Cancer
Learn ten easy steps you can take to significantly reduce your risk of developing breast cancer. Breast cancer prevention begins with healthy lifestyle changes that you can do!

How to Prevent Dehydration and Symptoms of Dehydration
Stay cool and hydrated on hot summer days. Learn about the symptoms of dehydration, and how to prevent dehydration and heat-related illness.

Endometriosis - Two New Options for Pain Relief
Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld takes a look at two promising options for relieving the pain associated with endometriosis. Learn how you can reduce the pain of endometriosis.

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Top Tips for Healthy and Permanent Weight Loss
Top tips for healthy and permanent weight loss encourage you to make simple lifestyle changes to reduce caloric intake and increase metabolism.

How Lack of Sleep May Affect Your Fertility
Learn about the important connections between sleep and fertility in both sexes. Discover how long-term lack of sleep can lead to fertility problems.

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What is Gonadal Failure?
A description of gonadal failure and its possible causes.

What Is an OB/GYN?
An OB/GYN is a doctor that specializes in women's health. Learn why seeing an OB/GYN is a must for all women, regardless of their age.

Irregular Bleeding or After Sex Normal Perimenopause
Learn what causes abnormal bleeding during perimenopause. Is your bleeding normal or the sign of another medical condition?

What Is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)?
Here is a simple look at the symptoms that meet the diagnostic criteria for PMDD, or premenstrual dysphoric disorder, a severe form of PMS.

What Is a Rape Kit and Why Is It Essential?
A look at what a rape kit contains. Includes information about using a rape kit to collect forensic evidence after sexual assault.

Talking to Your Teens About Healthy Sexuality
Talking about sex with your teen can be a challenge. Here are tips to help you talk to your teen about sexual issues, including condoms and safe sex.

Most Common Risks of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Learn about the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also commonly known as STDs, and the long-term health risks they can carry.

A Brief History of the Birth Control Pill
Birth control pills have revolutionized women's health over the last five decades. Here's a brief history of the birth control pill and how it works.

Treatments for Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
Frequent or recurrent urinary tract infections require special treatment. Learn what treatments are used for treating frequent or recurrent UTI.

Oral Contraceptives - Definition and Examples
A description of oral contraceptives. Covers the hormones that oral contraceptives contain, in addition to positive effects and possible risks.

What Are the Symptoms of Uterine Polyps?
Almost a quarter of all women experience uterine polyps. While many women experience abnormal uterine bleeding, uterine polyps are often asymptomatic.

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Everything You Need To Know About Genital Herpes
Learn the facts about genital herpes and its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Critical information about a non-curable STI.

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Common Infertility Questions Answered
If you've been trying to get pregnant for a long time and haven't been successful, infertility may be an issue. Here are answers to common questions.

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Menstrual Hygiene - How Often to Change Tampons or Pads
Learn when to change tampons or pads during your periods. Discover the facts about tampons and toxic shock syndrome or TSS.

Does Nonsurgical Breast Enlargement Actually Work?
A quick look at the facts about the BRAVA Breast Enhancement and Shaping System, including input from real women who have used the system.

What Are the Causes of Diverticular Disease?
A look at what is thought to be the primary cause of diverticulitis: a fiber deficiency.

Expert Answers to Your Endometriosis Questions
Endometriosis continues to be a poorly understood condition. Get the facts about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for endometriosis.

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Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization Right for You?
If you have heavy menstrual bleeding and periods that last longer than usual, you may want to consider uterine fibroid embolization (UFE).

Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention of Gonorrhea
Discover the facts about gonorrhea. Learn about both its symptoms and its treatments.

Why Women Have More Migraines
Women experience migraine headaches three to one over men. Find out about the role menstruation and hormones play for migraine sufferers.

Will DHEA Improve Your Well Being and Sexuality?
Certain women may see health benefits by taking DHEA or dehydroepiandrosterone. Learn what one study found when women were given DHEA.

Common Side Effects of Iron Supplements for Anemia
Taking iron supplements for anemia are known to cause upset stomach and constipation. Know the facts, the cause, and the effect of taking them.

Shaving Safety Tips - How to Shave Your Legs & Underarms
These shaving tips for first-timers explain everything about how to shave your legs and underarms. Learn how to pick the best razor and avoid cuts.

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Lichen Sclerosis—Rare Disorder of Skin on the Genitalia
Answers to frequently asked questions about lichen sclerosus or vaginal sclerosis—a rare and painful skin disorder that mostly affects the genitalia.

Estrogen Crash: Treating Early Menopause
Thousands of women from 15 to 44 experiencepremature early menopause every year and experience the dramaticeffect of sudden estrogen crash. Learn about treatment for earlymenopause.

How Menopause Affects a Woman's Urinary Tract
Learn about the changes that occur in the vaginal and urinary tracts of women after menopause.and how to prevent related problems post-menopause.

Menopause and the Effects of Testosterone
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Ovarian Cysts symptoms treatments causes
A look at the symptoms, treatments, and causes of ovarian cysts.Find out why most ovarian cysts are not cancer and how your doctor can tell the difference.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Pelvic Pain
Details about the diagnosis and treatment of chronic and acute pelvic pain in women.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Causes and Prevention
Find out what pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is, including symptoms, treatment, diagnosis and prevention, with this extensive review.

This Might Be Why You Can't Orgasm
Not being able to orgasm is common. Learn why some women experience a lack of orgasm and how to improve your chances of reaching an orgasm.

How Stress Is Hurting Your Health
Life is full of stressful situations. But all that stress can take its toll. Here's how stress is hurting your health—and what you can do about it.

What Stress Is Doing to Your Health
Stress impacts your health in many ways. Learn how stress affects your health and how to reduce your stress levels.

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Brown Skin? Here's What You Need to Know!
If you have brown skin of any shade, this article is for you! Susan Taylor, M.D. tells you what you need to know to achieve radiant, even-toned skin.

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What You Should Know About Hysterectomy
Is hysterectomy the right choice for you? Discover the facts about hysterectomy from decision making to recovery.

Surviving and Healing After Rape
Rape is a devastating experience that occurs almost one million times annually to women and men in the U.S. Learn what to do, and how to heal and survive, if you or a friend is raped or sexually assaulted.

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Is Depo-Provera the Right Contraceptive Method for You?
Weigh the benefits against the risks and decide if Depo-Provera is the right contraceptive for you. Learn the side effects of this contraception.

What to Know About Birth Control Failure
More than half of unplanned pregnancies occur in women who are using contraceptives. Here's what you need to know about contraceptive failure.

Myomectomy: An Alternative to Hysterectomy
Discover myomectomy, a safe and effective alternative to hysterectomy for treatment of fibroid tumors.

The Other Benefits of Oral Contraceptives
Benefits of the birth control pill go far beyond preventing pregnancy. Discover the many non-contraceptive reasons for taking

What Are the Side Effects After a Hysterectomy?
Learn about the potential side effects, including sexual issues, you may experience after having a hysterectomy. Always get a second opinion.

Your Body May Change After Hysterectomy
Though the each woman's experience is unique, there are physical and emotional changes that are common after a hysterectomy. Learn more with these FAQs.

Are Varicose Veins and Spider Veins the Same Thing?
Over 40 percent of women age 50 and over develop abnormal leg veins, including varicose and spider veins. Simple preventative measures may help.

What Women Should Know About Urinary Tract Infections
At least half of all women experience urinary tract infections (UTIs). Learn more about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

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What Happens During Your Menstrual Cycle
Learn how your body's reproductive system undergoes physiological and hormonal changes during your menstrual cycle.

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Urinary Incontinence in Women
A look at the reasons why women suffer from urinary incontinence twice as often as men.Learn about the types of incontinence and find out about your treatment options.

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Menstruation and First Periods: What Girls Want to Know
Menstruation and getting your first period discussed. Answers to questions girls and moms ask about first periods.

How Do You Treat Vaginitis?
Proper vaginitis treatment always depends upon proper diagnosis. Learn about why different types of vaginitis require different treatments.

How To Get Rid of a Yeast Infection
Learn how to rid yourself of vaginal yeast infections, and find out how to avoid future yeast infections.

Restless Legs Syndrome - RLS - What is Restless Legs Syndrome
A review of restless legs syndrome or RLS. Covers symptoms of RLS, as well as causes and treatment options.

10 Things You Should Know About Birth Control
During the last 100 years, women were led to believe much about reproductive health that was simply untrue. Get the facts straight here.

Foods for Treating Iron Deficiency Anemia
While excessive blood loss most commonly causes iron deficiency anemia, increasing your dietary intake of iron-rich foods can improve your health.

Yeast Infections, Trichomoniasis, and Bacterial Vaginosis
A look at the most common vaginal infections. Covers causes and symptoms of the most common vaginal infections, and includes diagnosis and treatment information.

Safety and Risks of Indoor Tanning Booths
Indoor tanning is not safe and increases your risk of developing skin cancer. Learn the risk factors and signs of this sometimes fatal condition.

Women Discuss Symptoms of Gallbladder Attacks
Women with gallstones and gallbladder disease discuss the symptoms of gallbladder attacks. Hear firsthand about these attacks and their treatment.

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What Is a Hysteroscopy and How Do You Prepare For It?
A look at why a hysteroscopy is performed. Find out what to expect before, during, and after the hysteroscopy procedure.

Rohypnol: The Date Rape Drug
Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of the date rape drug Rohypnol, and find out what to do if you have been raped.

How to Insert a Tampon - Step-by-Step Guide
A step-by-step guide to inserting tampons correctly so that they go in comfortably. Learn more expert tips and tricks to maximize your comfort.

Avoid Harmful Drug and Medication Interactions
A comprehensive look at how to avoid drug interactions from A to Z. Discover which drugs don't mix with other substances, foods and drinks.

Why You Get Menstrual Cramps and Painful Periods
Menstrual cramps cause painful periods for some women and teens. Learn why women get cramps and dietary changes you can try in order to control them.

Endometriosis Description and Treatments
Endometriosis can cause severe pain and menstrual abnormalities, as well as other symptoms. Discover the treatments for endometriosis.

Questions and Answers About Periods for Teens & Tweens
With this FAQ about menstruation for teens and tweens, find out how long first periods last and answers to other questions about menstrual cycles.

Healthy Eating Choices for Pregnant Teens
Learn easy switches to incorporating healthy food into your diet. By making better choices, you will raise your baby healthier as they grow up.

Female Sexual Dysfunction Causes
Learn about common sexual problems and decreased or low libido in women, and find out how to increase sexual appetite.

Uterine Fibroid Tumors Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Uterine fibroid tumors affect about 20% of women before menopause. Take a look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of fibroid tumors.

Treatments for Uterine Conditions
Learn about the role of the uterus. Find out about common conditions affecting the uterus, and discover your treatment options.

Tips for Healthy Manicures and Pedicures
A few simple steps before your next manicure can significantly lower your risk of developing a painful nail infection or fungus.

What You Need to Know About Uterine Fibroid Tumors
Uterine fibroid tumors or leiomyomas are the most common cause of solid pelvic tumors in women. Learn about the symptoms and complications it causes.

Tests for Diagnosing Gallstones
If your doctor suspects you have gallstones, they will advise you to go for one of the following tests. Learn more about out tests for gallstones.

Let's Talk about Vaginal Discharge
Learning the differences between normal and abnormal vaginal discharge helps you determine if you have an infection and need medical attention.

The Skinny on Soda: Reasons to Give Up the Beverage
Reluctant to drop that pop? Learn the health reasons for giving up soda and how it's crucial for losing those few extra pounds.

Making Your Kitchen Healthy
A healthy diet starts with a healthy kitchen. Learn what to stock in your pantry and kitchen so that you can make it a happy, healthy home.

How to Get Your Workout in When the Weather Outside Is Frightful
Winter weather interfering with your workouts? Use these tips to stay on track no matter how frightful it gets outside.

Give Your Libido a Boost in the Right Direction
Certain foods can put you in the mood while others can put you out of it. What should you eat and avoid to give your libido a boost in the right direction?

Why Man's Best Friend Can Also Be Our Health's BFF
Owning a dog can be a good way to keep people active, improve mood, reduce anxiety, relieve stress, and much more.

Turning the Tables on Fast Food: Healthier Swaps
Transforms fast food into healthy food with four delicious recipes. We remade your favorite comfort foods into smarter versions, still full of flavor!

Caution With Condiments! Try These 4 Simple Swaps
Are caloric condiments stalling your weight loss? Learn which are most costly and how to slim them down.

The Healthy Perks of Peanut Butter
Peanut butter is a deliciously healthy food, despite being high in calories. Learn how to best incorporate it into your meals and snacks.

Is Going Gluten-Free Right For You?
A gluten-free diet is recommended for those with celiac disease, but some people follow the diet because it makes them feel better. Should you?

7 Ways to Stay Healthy at the Beach
Planning a day of fun in the sun? Make sure to pack these beach essentials so that you can stay safe and have a healthy day.

A Recipe for Boosting Your Cervical Health
Mortality from cervical cancer has dropped thanks to what we now know about prevention and treatment. What does it take to keep your cervix healthy?

6 Gadgets You Need in Your Kitchen
Here are six must-have kitchen gadgets, from a slow cooker to onion goggles, that make prep, cooking, and cleanup a cinch.

Healthier Diet, Healthier Thyroid?
Could your weight gain be due to a thyroid problem? Learn the thyroid's function as well as what to eat to keep it healthy.

7 Tips to Make the Most of Your Day
It's easy to get stuck in poor daily habits. Learn how to stay healthy from dusk to dawn with these seven tips.

Self-Esteem: The First Step to Any Successful Diet
No matter the diet you’re on or how much you want to wear your skinny jeans, there’s one weight loss ingredient you may have forgotten: self-esteem.

Cheers! Smart Ways to Enjoy Alcohol
Think you can't enjoy alcohol if you're watching your weight? Think again. There are healthy ways to minimize the caloric damage.

Why Couples Who Play Together Stay Together
Couples who sweat together stay together, finds a study.

Setting the Record Straight: Coffee's Health Benefits
Previous research has made the public largely believe coffee is unhealthy, but new research points to significant health benefits.

Smart Ways to Satisfy Hunger Between Meals
Learn the three rules for savvy snacking and which are the best bites while you're on the go or with kids.

April Is IBS Awareness Month
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects as many as 20 percent of Americans and yet remains one of the most misunderstood medical conditions today.

Halloween Tricks for Parents
Worried about having too much Halloween candy this year? Use these tips to balance out the candy with healthier snacks and get rid of the excess.

Granola: Is It Your Friend or Foe?
Granola: Is it a good-for-you bite or diet buster. The calorie count can be high, but enjoy it paired with the right ingredients and portions.

6 Reasons Soup Is Super Healthy
Whether your bowl is a meal starter or the star of your meal, soup is an easy way to increase your vegetable intake and take the edge off hunger.

How to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies
It can be difficult to get your kids to eat veggies, but if you reinvent the wheel and let them play with their food, they might just want to try them.

Making a Mason Jar Salad to Bring to Work
Tried of your regular brown bag lunch? Enjoy a salad in a jar instead! Here's how to make a mason jar salad masterpiece.

Why Avocados Are So Amazing
There are so many good reasons to adore avocado. Here are a few as well as some tasty recipe ideas.

What Is Vaginismus?
If sex is painful for you, you could have vaginismus. Learn the definition of vaginismus, plus symptoms, causes and treatment options.

3 Steps to Pick Protein on a Meat-Free Diet
Here are a few protein pointers that tell you how to get enough of the nutrient if you're following a meat-free diet.

How Often Should You Urinate?
Do you know how often you should urinate? Between six and eight times a day is considered normal. Here's what it means if you go more than that.

How to Make a Menstrual Cycle Calendar
Simple steps to use for making a menstrual cycle calendar. Learn how to chart your periods for a handy record of your health.

How to Choose Your Tampons and Pads
Women have more menstrual hygiene products than ever, from tampons and pads to reusable cups that fit over the cervix. Discover the facts about tampons, pads, and other menstrual hygiene products.

How to use Hair Dye to Color Pubic Hair
Gray hair is a part of aging. Learn how to color gray pubic hair with pubic hair dye, as well as important safety tips to avoid skin irritation.

Go, Fish: In This Case, Salmon—Benefits and Recipes
Why should you regularly reel in some heart-healthy salmon? Learn about all of the health benefits it provides and try a few of these recipes out!

May Is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
Understand the basics of bone health and your best nutritional and lifestyle bets for reducing your risk of osteoporosis.

What Are Sebaceous Cysts?
Learn about Sebaceous cysts, pasty filled lumps or bumps just below the skin. Women may experience vaginal sebaceous cysts and fear it's herpes.

Causes and Treatments for Vaginal Itching
A look at the possible causes of vaginal itching during pregnancy, with reassurances that this is a common occurrence, and suggestions for treatment.

Chlamydia - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Chlamydia is the most common STD affecting over four million annually in the United States. Learn about the symptoms of chlamydia, as well as treatments.

Beat Cravings With These 6 Simple Tricks
Feel another craving coming on? Chances are you're not actually hungry. Get control of your cravings with these easy tricks.

4 Tips to Make a Healthier Sandwich
Learn how to build a better sandwich with these four tips so you can create a healthy lunch you'll love!

5 Fool-Proof Strategies for a Better BBQ
Headed to a BBQ? Use these 5 steps to enjoy yourself without overdoing it so that you can stay on top of your weight management goals.

Common Causes of Vaginal Itching and Burning
What are the common causes of vaginal itching and burning? Read about what may be causing it, and what you can do about it.

Q&A With 'The Clitoral Truth' Author Rebecca Chalker


The Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
A look at why and how the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is performed and what to expect before and after this surgical procedure.

Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric Bypass, Gastroplasty, Lap Band
A look at weight loss surgery including gastric bypass, gastroplasty, and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding or lap band .​

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome - IBS - Symptoms - Treatments
Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a painful condition often related to stress. Learn about the symptoms as well as treatments, and other information.

Anemia - What Are The Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency Anemia
The most common symptom of iron deficiency anemia is fatigue. Learn about the other symptoms of iron deficiency anemia.

Overview of Vulvodynia Symptoms and Treatment
Learn about causes of vulvodynia, as well as symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, from our expert.

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Pancreatitis?
Pancreatitis is a rare disease that causes an inflammation of the pancreas and other symptoms. Learn about diagnosis and treatment.

What You Should Know About Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Abnormal uterine bleeding is experienced by most women during their reproductive years. Find out what causes period problems, and how to diagnose them.

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How to Prepare for Your Pap Smear
Pap smear results are more accurate when you are prepared. Learn what simple steps you can take to assure more accurate Pap smear results.

Tips for Staying Healthy for Brides
Tips for getting your marriage off to a healthy start. Learn what health examinations you need before you're married to ensure a healthy reproductive future.

Functions of the Cervix in Female Reproductive Health
Learn about the important functions the cervix performs in reproductive health, menstruation, pregnancy, and labor.

Hair Loss and Thinning Hair in Women
Learn about treatment options, and causes of loss of hair or thinning hair in women.

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Signs and Symptoms
Learn about the diagnostic criteria for premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, and its more severe form called premenstrual dysphoric disorder or PMDD.

Prevent Abnormal Vaginal Discharge and Infections
Simple tips you can use to prevent abnormal vaginal discharges and vaginal infections.

The FDA's Approval of RU-486
The FDA approved the abortion pill for use by women in the United States in 2000. Learn how RU-486 works, and what to expect before and after taking it.

Overview of Bacterial Vaginosis
Explore the symptoms, causes, and treatments of bacterial vaginosis, an inflammation in the vagina that has several possible sources.

What You Should Understand About Vaginitis
Vaginitis is a general term that describes an infection or irritation of the vagina, and there are different types. Find out what you need to know.

Overview of Women and High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure often occurs without any symptoms. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of high blood pressure

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Instructions for Using a Female Condom
A simple step-by-step guide to using female condoms. Learn how to use the female condom during vaginal and/or rectal intercourse.

Thyroid Problems and Women's Health
Abnormal thyroid issues are somewhat common in women as they age and immediately after pregnancy. Learn more.

What Are the Symptoms of Genital Gonorrhea?
A look at the signs and symptoms of Gonorrhea in women and men.

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Pregnancy - Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy
Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy may or may not be a serious threat. Learn why it occurs in early and late pregnancy and find out what you need to do.

Different Types of Menstrual Disorders
At some point in a woman's life, she will likely have irregular periods. Learn more about different menstrual disorders with this glossary.

Breastfeeding as Effective Birth Control
Learn how breastfeeding may offer protection against pregnancy and whether the Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) is an effective natural contraceptive.

Causes of Bleeding After Menopause
Changes in bleeding as you near menopause are normal, but bleeding after it has occurred is a sign to call your doctor. Learn more about the causes.

Osteoporosis Prevention and Risk Factors
Osteoporosis, or bone loss, frequently occurs during menopause. Find out how to lower your risk of osteoporosis, and learn about treatments for bone loss.

What is the treatment for gallstones?
A look at treatments for gallstones. Learn about surgical and non-surgical treatments for gallstones.

5 Food Swaps to Reduce Your Cancer Risk
We can prevent up to one-third of cancers just by eating better and moving more. Here are 5 swaps you can start making to slash your risk.

How Pregnancy Tests Work
Learn how at home pregnancy tests work. Discover the facts about home pregnancy test accuracy.

Causes of Gallstones
Discover the causes of gallstones. Learn how to lower your risk of developing gallstones.

Healthy Drink Suggestions and Beverage Recommendations
What you drink can influence the health of you and your family. Learn to keep both yourself and your family lean and fit with a tasty treats in a cup.

How to Relieve Menstrual Cramps
Some cramping is to be expected during your period. Learn more about what you can do to help relieve the pain of menstrual cramps.

A Nulliparous Woman has No Children
Nulliparous is the medical term for a woman who has never given birth. These women are at greater risk for reproductive cancers and more.

AIDS and Women - The Truth About AIDS in Women
Did you know that 20 million women worldwide are living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome)? According to the World Health Organization (WHO) fully half of those living with HIV/AIDS are these 20 million women.

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All About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Seasonal affective disorder is a common disorder that affects millions of women every fall and winter. But it's treatable with the help of sunshine lamps.

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Birth Control Pregnancy Rates
Not all contraceptives are made equal in terms of effectiveness. Does your birth control provide effective protection against pregnancy?

5 Foods for Soothing Stress Relief
In addition to getting more exercise and sleep, a stress-busting eating plan can also alleviate stress. Here are foods known to help, plus more tips!

Benign Uterine Fibroid Tumors (What to Know)
Learn the facts about benign uterine fibroid tumors before you decide hysterectomy is the right treatment choice for you. Here's what you should know.

Menstruation - Your Period and the Menstrual Cycle
Answers to all your questions about your period, from what menstruation is to how often to change pads or tampons.

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How to Get Your Kids To Eat (And Even Enjoy) Breakfast
Find tasty tricks to help get your little one to eat the most important meal of the day! These recipes will be ones they're sure to love.

Enjoy Fruit for Dessert With These Recipes
Here are 8 tasty fruit-based dessert ideas that will satisfy your sweet tooth and help you slim down.

The Anatomy of a Perfect Smoothie
Drink up a smoothie that packs in a nutritional punch without breaking your calorie bank. Plus, find a few recipes to enjoy any time!

Interstitial Cystitis (IC) Causes and Symptoms
Comprehensive interview that answers your questions about interstitial cysytitus (IC), an often unrecognized and painful bladder disorder.

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6 Ways to Be More Veggie Adventurous
A healthy diet includes a variety of foods and colors. Vary your veggies with these six fresh and fun produce picks.

Sex After Hysterectomy, Vaginismus, Hormonal Factors
Female sexual dysfuction experts answer your questions about female sexual dysfunction. Covers sex after hysterectomy, vaginismus, and the role hormones play in female sexual dysfunction.

Take Action During Children's Dental Health Month
February is Children's Dental Health Month. Brush up on the basics of good dental health habits for kids with these strategies you can use year-round.

Top 8 Causes of Vaginal Bleeding After Sex
Vaginal bleeding after sex is a frightening end to what should be a pleasant experience. Learn about the most common causes of vaginal bleeding after sex.

Signs and Symptoms of Perimenopause
How much do you know about perimenopause? If you're a woman, you may be surprised by what a big part perimenopause can play in your life.

How Epilepsy Affects Women and Reproductive Health
Epilepsy affects women in some uniquely female ways. Find out how seizures can contribute to reproductive problems, sexual dysfunction, and more.

What Is a Colposcopy and Why Do I Need One?
A colposcopy is a common follow-up for abnormal Pap smears. Learn what happens before, during, and after this painless and non-surgical procedure.

Why It's Safe to Eat Eggs Now
Eggs are cracking back into the health scene thanks to a new government report. Find out why they're not as bad as we've been led to believe.

What Are the Symptoms of HIV / AIDS in Women?
A look at signs and symptoms that may indicate the presence of HIV -- the virus that causes AIDS.

Symptoms of Vaginal Yeast Infection
A look at the symptoms of vaginal yeast infections, the possible treatments, and how to avoid infection in the future.

Your First Gynecologist Visit - Pelvic Exams and STD Tests
When to have your first gynecology exam and Pap test, as well as when to see your Ob/Gyn for subsequent pelvic exams. ​

When to See Your Gynecologist
Learn what signs and symptoms mean that you need to see your gynecologist. Covers several signs, symptoms, and reproductive health problems from abnormal uterine bleeding, menstrual cramps, and other causes of pelvic pain to bleeding between periods, vaginal discharges and infections, and breast cancer, as well as several other reproductive health problems. Page 2.

How to Prepare for Your Pap Test and Pelvic Exam
Learn how to prepare for your Pap smear and pelvic exam and discover what you can do to obtain the most accurate Pap smear results. Page 3.

What Happens During the Pap Test and Pelvic Exam?
Learn what to expect when you have your annual Pap test and pelvic exam. Discover how your gynecolgist's nurse plays and important part in annual Pap tests and pelvic examinations, as well as the procedure your gynecologist should follow when performing the Pap test and pelvic exam. Page 4.

Bimanual Exam Procedure During Pelvic Exam
Understanding the bimanual exam and why the gynecologist performs one during your annual pelvic exam and Pap smear. Page 5.

9 Possible Causes of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
A look at the most common causes of heavy menstrual bleeding. Discover your treatment options depending upon the cause.

Why Bleeding or Spotting Occurs Between Periods
Do you experience bleeding or spotting between periods? Discover the number of things that may cause mid-cyle bleeding.

Cryosurgery Of The Cervix - Cryotherapy
Cryosurgery of the cervix is performed when abnormal cervical cells are observed in Pap smear results. Learn how to prepare for cyrosurgery.

5 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat and Stay Hydrated
We know consuming plenty of water is essential to stay cool, but here are other fun treats to survive the summer.

5 Nutrition Tips for Increasing Brain Power
Did you know that the foods you eat have the potential to increase brain power? Here is a five-step plan to use food as brain medicine.

Different Factors That Can Affect When Your Period Comes
No matter how long you've been getting your period a number of factors can cause your period to be late. Learn more about factors that can affect your period.

Bladder Cancer - Signs and Symptoms
Bladder cancer is a frightening thought. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer.

Problem Periods - Diagnosing and Treating Period Problems
Most women experience period problems at least once during their reproductive years. Learn about abnormal periods, PMS, and other period problems.

Treating Abnormal Uterine Bleeding with Endometrial Ablation
If your menstrual periods are very heavy, you may want to consider endometrial ablation, a procedure to stop or decrease your uterine bleeding.

Bacterial Vaginosis Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is one of three common types of vaginitis which includes vaginal yeast infection and trichomoniasis, and the most common vaginal

Are Vaginal Douches Safe?
Is vaginal douching a good thing? Learn the facts about the pros and cons of vaginal douches.

Health Benefits of Breastfeeding for Moms
Are you pregnant and trying to decide whether breastfeeding is right for you and your baby? Take a look at the health benefits to mothers who breastfeed.

What To Do If You Find Lump in Your Breast
Learn what you should do if you find a lump in your breast. Learn what breast lumps and other changes including nipple discharges mean.

Cervical Cancer Screening: Are Annual Pap Smears Necessary?
If you've been getting a Pap smear every single year for cervical cancer screening, it's probably safe to reconsider. These are the latest Pap smear guidelines.

Dysmenorrhea - What to Know About Menstrual Cramps
Menstrual cramps or dsymenorrhea affect over half of women at least on one or two days of the month, potentially causing extreme pain and discomfort.

Why Women Experience Fibrocystic Breasts
Information about painful, benign fibrocystic breast disease. Covers causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of fibrocystic breast disease.

Dieting and Your Risk for Gallstones
A close-up look at the relationship between dieting & weight loss and Gallbladder Disease. Page 2.

Dysmenorrhea - The Reasons Why You Get Menstrual Cramps
More than half of women have menstrual cramps, called dysmenorrhea. Learn why you feel pain and when symptoms are abnormal enough to call the doctor.

Dieting and Gallstone Prevention
Overweight people are at greater risk of developing gallstones than people of average weight. However, people who are considering a diet program requiring very low intake of calories each day should be aware that during rapid or substantial weight loss, a person's risk of developing gallstones is increased.

Gallstone Treatments and More
A look at the treatments available for gallstones with resources for more information about dieting and gallstones. Page 3.

Common Uterine Conditions - Symptoms and Treatment
A complete guide to the most common, non-cancerous uterine conditions, including fibroids, endometriosis, endometrial hyperplasia, and more.

Do You Know the Difference Between Sexual Arousal and Desire?
A look at the difference between sexual desire and sexual arousal, and the possible ways in which to increase them.

What to Expect During Pelvic Laparoscopy
Pelvic laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat a variety of pelvic conditions. Learn more about how pelvic laaparoscopies are done.

Doctors Who Diagnose and Treat Urinary Incontinence
Learn about what urinary incontinence is and the different types of doctors you can turn to for diagnosis and treatment of loss of bladder control.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding After Menopause
A look at abnormal uterine bleeding. Page 2.

Women Talk About Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Real women discuss abnormal uterine bleeding. Discover how real women like yourself cope with abnormal menstrual bleeding.

What You Should Know Before You Have a Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy is the second most common surgical procedure performed on women in the United States. Find out why more than 500,000 hysterectomies are performed each year, and learn what you need to know before you decide that hysterectomy is the right choice for you. Discover what to expect before, during, and after hysterectomy.

Reducing the Symptoms of Perimenopause
Perimenopause often comes with a number of symptoms from irregular bleeding to hot flashes, night sweats, and mood changes. Learn ways that you can reduce the severity of perimenopausal symptoms.

Before You Buy Vaginal Lubricants
With so many lubricants on the market, how do you know which to choose? Here is everything you need to know about choosing the best lubricant for you.

Vaginal Bleeding During Sexual Intercourse
What does vaginal bleeding during sexual intercourse mean?

Top 8 Alternative Treatments for Menopause
The top alternative treatments for reducing the signs and symptoms of menopause, in addition to multiple lifestyle changes that can also be effective treatments.

Natural Alternatives to Reduce Symptoms of Menopause
The top alternative treatments for reducing the signs and symptoms of menopause, in addition to multiple lifestyle changes that can also be effective treatments. Page 2.

The Unique Dangers of Smoking for Women
Women smokers face a greater risk of cervical cancer, premature menopause, infertility, osteoporosis and heart disease. Explore these health risks.

The Signs and Symptoms of an Abnormal Menstrual Cycle
Sometimes periods are not normal or what we've grown to expect. Find out what signs may indicate an abnormal period or menstrual cycle, and what is normal about menstruation.

Gynecology Surgery and Procedures 101
A look at commonly performed gynecology surgery and procedures. Includes colposcopy, LEEP, hysteroscopy, and more.

The Signs and Symptoms of Early Pregnancy
Pregnancy symptoms, from nausea to tender breasts, are explored. Learn what early pregnancy signs and symptoms mean you should take a pregnancy test.

Unusual Pregnancy Symptoms - Are You Pregnant?
Pregnancy signs and symptoms are explored and explained. Find out what you need to know about the early pregnancy symptoms. Page 2.

How to Apply Vaginal Cream Properly
Find out how to apply the vaginal cream. Learn when is the best time to use vaginal creams for effective treatment of vaginal infections and conditions.

The Follicular Phase of the Menstrual Cycle
A definition of the follicular cycle, in addition to a brief description of what happens during this phase of your menstrual cycle.

Is This Perimenopause?
A look at the signs and symptoms of perimenopause with suggestions for relief. Extensive material discusses each of the signs and symptoms of perimenopause.

What Are the Symptoms of HIV in Women?
What are the symptoms of HIV in women? Learn the signs to look out for, common forms of HIV transmission and when to get tested for the virus.

Women's Health Symptoms and Diagnostic Guide
What do your women's health symptoms mean? Learn about the signs of the most common conditions affecting your well-being and get them treated early.

Women Review Depo-Provera Contraceptive Injection
With these reviews, discover the truth about the pros and cons of the Depo-Provera contraceptive injection from real women who have tried it.

Gallstones Symptoms, Treatments and Prevention
Gallstones explained and explored. Learn about the symptoms of gallstones, as well as treatments and preventative measures you can make today.

When Should I See a Doctor about a Vaginal Discharge?
All women experience vaginal discharge at some point. Learn how to distinguish normal secretions from abnormal vaginal discharge,and when to see a doctor.

When Should I See a Doctor for Period Problems?
A look at signs and symptoms that indicate it's time to see your doctor for period problems.

When Does Pregnancy Occur?
Does pregnancy only occur midcycle? Find out why there may be no safe days on which a woman is not fertile and why pregnancy can occur on any day of the menstrual cycle.

Post-Pregnancy: Pelvic Floor, Your Period After Pregnancy & More
This Q&A with Sylvia Brown, author of Post-Pregnancy Handbook, discusses the pelvic floor, your period after pregnancy, the recovery process & more.

What Are The Treatments For Urinary Tract Infections
A look at treatments for urinary tract infections or UTI. Learn what your treatment options are if you have a urinary tract infection.,

An Expanded Definition of the Urethra
Learn how the urethra works in the body for both men and women, how sex can lead to urinary tract infections, and what you can do to stay healthy.

What Is Pyuria?
Pyuria occurs when pus and white blood cells are present in the urine. Learn more about what causes pyuria and urinary tract infections.

6 Things Every Woman Should Know About Menstrual Bleeding
Menstruation a totally normal process that happens to virtually every woman. Every woman has one, but not everyone knows these six facts about their period.

What Is Implantation Bleeding or Spotting in Pregnancy?
Implantation bleeding, also known as implantation spotting, is a small amount of vaginal bleeding that may occur about 10 days after conception.

What Is Bell's Palsy?
Bell's palsy is a rare nuerological disorder that causes drooping of one side of the face. Learn more about the symptoms and causes of Bell's palsy.

What Are the Common Causes of Hot Flashes?
A look at what happens to your body during hot flashes, what might trigger them, and how you can avoid them.

Urine Color - What Does Cloudy Urine Mean?
Cloudy urine often has an unpleasant odor. Find out what it means when you have cloudy urine.

What Does It Mean if Your Urine Is Orange?
What does it mean if your urine is orange? Should you be alarmed? Find out the various things that can cause this discoloration, from medications to other health conditions.

Blood in Urine: Possible Causes
If you discover blood in your urine, it could be due to any number of issues. Some possible culprits are more worrisome than others. Learn when it might be a good time to call your doctor.

What Are the Possible Side Effects of Lexapro?
A look at the side effects of Lexapro, also known as escitalopram. Includes serious and rare side effects, as well as more common and less severe reactions.

What Are the Side Effects of the Pill?
A look at possible side effects of the birth control pill. Includes information about potentially beneficial side effects, too.

What Are the Consequences of Untreated Gonorrhea?
A detailed look at the potential consequences of untreated gonorrhea.

What Are the Different Types of Hysterectomies?
A look at which female reproductive organs are removed during different types of hysterectomies.

The Beginner's Guide to Barrier Methods
You've already heard about condoms, but do you know about these other contraceptives called barrier methods? Here's an overview of barrier methods.

How to Reduce PMS Symptoms
The physical and mental changes that come with PMS or PMDD can make it difficult to go about your normal routine. Learn how to reduce your PMS symptoms.

10 Ways to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for nearly 9 million visits to doctors each year. Here are 10 ways to help avoid them.

Vulvitis - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Vulvitis is an inflammation of the vulva. Discover the causes, symptoms, and treatments for vulvitis and learn how to prevent this vulvar symptom.

Vaginal Itchiness - Prevention and Relief
A look at things that can help prevent and relieve vaginal itchiness. Covers self help for vaginal itchiness including personal hygiene tips, clothing advice, and other useful information.

Common Causes of Vaginal Itching in Girls and Women
A look at possible causes of vaginal itching. Covers conditions, diseases, and infections.

What Is A Vaginal Speculum?
The definition of a vaginal speculum, plus a description of how it might be used.

The Best Ways to Fix Vaginal Dryness
An in-depth look at the causes and treatments for vaginal dryness. Learn what's causing it and what medications and products can alleviate dryness.

Vaginal Yeast Infection - Treatments and Prevention Tips
Vaginal yeast infections are the second most common vaginal infection. Learn what you can do to avoid getting vaginal yeast infection, and treatment options if you have one. Page 2.

Vaginal Dryness During Menopause Causes
A review of the causes of vaginal dryness during menopause. Covers OTC and estrogen products to treat menopause related vaginal dryness.

What You Need To Know About Vaginal Yeast Infections
Vaginal yeast infections cause a variety of symptoms. Find out about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of vaginal yeast infections.

How to Have More Comfortable, Less Painful Mammograms
Do you dread your yearly mammogram? It doesn't have to be awful. Here are five tips to have a more comfortable, less painful mammogram.

Progestin for Emergency Contraception and Birth Control
Certain brands of birth control pills, IUDs, and the morning-after pill contain progestin -- a synthetic form of the steroid hormone progesterone.

Urinary Tract Infections and Personal Hygiene
Simple steps to good personal hygiene that can help prevent urinary tract infections.

Must Have Medical Tests for Women
A review of diagnostic and health screens that women should have periodically. Includes information about the Pap test, HIV testing, mammograms, bone density testing, and STD tests, as well as other important medical tests for women.

Understanding Types of Benign Breast Changes
With this review of benign breast changes, discover the facts about breast lumps, nipple discharges, breast or nipple infections and inflammations.

Mittelschmerz - The Pain Between Periods
Have you ever experienced severe midcycle pain? Does pain and cramping seem to occur during ovulation? What you are experiencing may be Mittelschmerz. Find out what midcycle pain or cramps mean, how to take care of yourself, and when to see the doctor.

Treatments for Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Achey breasts bugging you? It could be fibrocystic breast disease. Here's what to know about fibrocystic breasts and how to beat the pain.

Treatments for Gallbladder Disease
A look at the traditional and alternative treatments for gallbladder disease or gallstones with resources for learning more.

Is Menopause Worse for Black Women?
Black women often have more intense menopause symptoms than their white peers. Here's what to know about the research—and what you can do about it.

Top Health Mistakes Women Make
Are you really doing everything you could to be your healthiest? Here's a look at eight common ways women often sabotage their own health.

Luteal Phase of the Menstrual Cycle
A simple look at the definition of luteal phase. Learn what happens during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and when it occurs.

Lung Cancer Signs and Symptoms
Discover the warning signs and symptoms of lung cancer.

12 Tips for Coping with Stress During Pregnancy
A look at how stress is often harmful during pregnancy. Includes 12 tips for coping with stress during pregnancy.

What Women Should Know About Their Ovaries
Ovary 101 explores issues related to the ovaries including ovulation and ovarian diseases. Discover what you need to know about your ovaries - ovulation - ovarian diseases

The Truth About Iron Overload
Iron overload or hemochromatosis is explored from symptoms to diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.

Breastfeeding Diet - Good Nutrition for You & Your Baby
Nursing mother's have special nutritional needs. Learn what you need to know for a healthy mom and a healthy baby when you decide to breastfeed.

HPV and Cervical Cancer - Symptoms and Treatment
Explore the connection between HPV infection and cancer of the cervix.

The Facts About Hysterectomy in the United States
A look at hysterectomy in the United States. Find out who is most at risk for hysterectomy, and learn what real women say about hysterectomy decisions and recovery.

Is Bacterial Vaginosis Preventable?
Simple steps to help prevent and lower your risk of developing bacterial vaginosis, as well as other vaginal infections, sexually transmitted diseases and viruses including HIV.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Risks, Symptoms & Treatment
A look at the facts, as well as the signs and symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer or IBC. Includes treatments for IBC and risk factors for this rare form of breast cancer.

At-Home Vaginal pH Testing Kits
Information about at-home testing of vaginal pH levels. Learn why and how to use a home vaginal pH test kit, and what the results may mean.

Taoism and Sexuality - How to Have Multiple Orgasms
Dr. Rachel Carlton Abrams shows you how to be a multiorgasmic woman using taoism to enhance your sexual experiences. Learn what it takes to have multiple orgasms and experience female ejaculation

Secrets to Taoism and Sexuality - Increase Sexual Energy and Pleasure
Dr. Abrams continues to examine the practice of taoism in sexuality. Learn about sexual energy, jing chi, chi kung, and how to increase your sexual pleasure utilizing exercises for better lovemaking experience. Page 2.

If I Have a Hysterectomy, Will I Go Through Menopause?
A hysterectomy only triggers menopause in premenopausal women if the surgeon removes your ovaries along with your uterus.

Syphilis Symptoms
A look at the symptoms of syphilis, from chancres to skin rashes to more serious effects (blindness, etc.) if untreated.

Women are More Likely to Develop Gallbladder Disease
Learn why women are at greater risk for gallstones than men and why up to 80 percent of gallstone patients will never know they have them.

I Forgot to Take My Birth Control Pill - What Do I Do?
If you have forgotten to take your birth control pill, find out what you should do to protect yourself from unplanned pregnancy.

Your Alternatives to Hysterectomy
Specific details about your alternatives to hysterectomy. Includes other surgical alternatives to hysterectomy, as well as hormonal and non-hormonal pharmacological hysterectomy alternatives, and other options for treatment of uterine fibroid tumors, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, and chronic pelvic pain. Page 2.

The Risks and Benefits of an Elective Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy brings pain relief and better sex for some women, but for others symptoms persist post-surgery and they may develop new sexual issues.

Alternatives to Hysterectomy: Explore Your Options
A look at alternatives to hysterectomy. Includes hysterectomy alternatives for common uterine conditions including fibroid tumors, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, abnormal uterine bleeding, and chronic pelvic pain.

What Are the Symptoms of Being On Your Period?
New to getting your period? Here's what to expect during your first few menstrual cycles. Learn how to reduce pain and other symptoms caused by your period.

How to Reduce Your Risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome
Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is a rare, potentially life-threatening condition associated with tampon use. Follow these simple tips to reduce your risk.

How to Prevent Vaginal Yeast Infections
Worried about getting a vaginal yeast infection, or sick of your recurring infections? Here are some tips on how to prevent future infection, and what you can do if you are infected.

How to Perform Vaginal Self-Exam
With the right tools, it is possible to exam your own cervix and vagina, Learn how to perform a vaginal self-exam in this simple to follow how to.

How is Bacterial Vaginosis Transmitted?
A look at what we know about the transmission of bacterial vaginosis or BV. Learn what you can do to help prevent vaginal bacteria infections.

How Does the Birth Control Pill Work?
Comprehensive information about how the pill works. Covers the combined birth control pill, as well as the Minipill.

How Do Gallstones Form?
Having gallstones can affect your digestive system. Learn what happens when gallstones form, as well as the symptoms of a gallstone attack.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases During Pregnancy
A look at the potential consequences and complications of sexually transmitted diseases during pregnancy.

How Can I Self-Treat a Bladder Infection?
A look at alternative treatments for bladder infections that you can perform at home in addition to any antibiotics your doctor prescribes.

Menopause: Home Testing for Menopause
A look at self-testing for menopause. Learn the answers to your questions about at home tests to determine if perimenopause has begun.

What's a Desirable Level of Total Blood Cholesterol?
What is a desirable level of total cholesterol? Find out what you need to know to reduce your heart disease and health risks from high cholesterol.

What Women Should Know About Hepatitis C
Women, especially those who are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant, should be aware of their risk, as hepatitis C can be passed to babies during birth.

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding - Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
A look at heavy menstrual bleeding. Learn about causes and treatments for heavy menstrual bleeding.

Preventing and Treating Recurrent UTIs
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common; however, some people get multiple infections or recurrent UTIs. Learn more about how to prevent chronic UTIs.

Why Women Feel Fear Around Their Gynecologist Visits
You're not alone if you experience fear and anxiety before your annual visit to your gynecologist. Learn how being an educated patient can help to relieve your fear and anxiety.

Genital Herpes - Options for Treatment
A look at the symptoms and treatments of Genital Herpes, with resources for more information. Page 2.

Genital Herpes - One Woman's Story
Relive Gina's journey of discovery as she finds out she has the disease.Find out what a medical expert says about it, and what you need to know.Page 1 of 2.

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?
A look at Generalized Anxiety Disorder or GAD, and when to see your doctor, the symptoms of GAD, and how anxiety affects more women than men.

Understanding Gallstones and Gallbladder Disease
If you have been diagnosed with gallbladder disease or gallstones, or if you are wondering whether you may have them, here's what you should know.

Complications During Pregnancy (Symptoms and Diagnosis)
Pregnancy complications are explored including a look at symptoms, potential problems, diagnosis, and treatment.

Pregnancy Complications: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Pregnancy complications are explored including a look at symptoms, potential problems, diagnosis, and treatment. Page 2.

Women's Health
Women's Health. Page 3.

Is Sexual Intercourse Painful for You?
Pain during sexual intercourse may be a sign of vaginal infection, vaginal dryness, sexually transmitted diseases, or pelvic pain.

Common Pelvic Conditions You Should Know About
Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of the pelvic diseases and conditions common to women. Early detection is your best defense.

Why Ovarian Cancer Is Called the Silent Killer
Ovarian cancer is a scary diagnosis and widely known as a silent killer. That's because many women don't have symptoms until it's too late.

What Are Ovarian Cysts? (Causes and Symptoms)
Ovarian cysts are common among women in their reproductive years. Learn what they are and what causes them with this symptoms and treatment guide.

Early Warning Signs of Cancer You Need to Know About
Learn about the early warning signs of cancer and what other conditions might be causing these troublesome symptoms.

How to Have a Good Menopausal Experience
Menopause is the beginning of a new era, not the end of your life. With proper symptom management most women have a happy menopausal experience.

Why Is My Period Late? - Reasons & Causes
Discover causes for late periods. A look at reasons for late periods or absence of menstruation.

Causes of Pelvic Pain
Facts about possible causes of acute or chronic pelvic pain or lower abdominal pain in women.

What to Expect When You Get Your First Period
Getting your first period is probably one of the most talked about issues during puberty. Find out what you need to know about first periods.

Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome, Reversal
A look at tubal ligation reversal for women who want to become pregnant, as well as for those who experience post tubal ligation syndrome.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) Medical and Alternative Treatments
A look at medical and alternative treatments for urinary tract infections.

Are Over the Counter Drugs Safe During Pregnancy?
Over the counter drugs that cause miscarriage or birth defects could be in your medicine cabinet or purse without you even realizing it.

Medications and Pregnancy
An in depth look at the medications you or your mother may have taken during pregnancy. Also examines other medications used during pregnancy. Page 2.

10 Ways to Relieve Menopausal Hot Flashes
Hot flashes are one of the most bothersome symptoms of menopause. Discover 10 tricks that can help ease the discomfort of your hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms.

Genital Candidiasis: Get the Facts About Yeast Infections
Genital candidiasis, more well-known as a yeast infection, is a common fungal infection. Here's everything you need to know from symptoms to treatment.

Hemorrhoids: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Answers to frequently asked questions about hemorrhoids related to symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Can Genital Herpes Cause Other Health Issues?
Learn about genital herpes-related health conditions and how you can best protect your unborn baby, if you are pregnant and have herpes.

Are Tampons Safe to Use?
Tampons are used by millions of women during their periods and are safe when used properly. Learn more about tampon safety and toxic shock syndrome.

Vaginitis FAQs Do I Have Vaginitis?
A look at the most common symptoms of vaginitis. Learn why regular GYN exams are important.

Calcium Supplement Facts and How They Affect Women
Women taking calcium supplements should better understand how they are affected by different types of calcium supplementation and how much is enough.