Women’s Health

Women's Health

Natural Cures for Women’s Vexing Health Problems

Across America, millions of women have been suffering for years from two common health problems that can be cured or…

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Don’t Be Scared to Try an IUD

Friends of mine who are young enough to need birth control but old enough to remember the notorious Dalkon Shield—a…

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Which Artery-Clearing Procedure Is Safest for Women?

It’s scary to be told that your carotid arteries—the big blood vessels in your neck that supply oxygenated blood to…

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Time to Switch Gynecologists?

I’ve gone to the same obstetrician/gynecologist since I had my daughter 28 years ago. Since I’m now approaching menopause, I’m…

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Cardiac Rehab Saves Lives—But Women Don’t Get It

There’s a proven way for men and women to slash their risk of dying from heart disease, yet few women…

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Soothing Healer for Vaginal Infections

Those unwelcome, yet all too familiar, signs—vaginal itching and burning, icky discharge, nasty odor—announce that a vaginal bacterial or yeast…

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The Problem with Panty Liners

Q: I heard that wearing panty liners can cause irritation to the genitals. Is this true? A: Yes, especially if…

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Help for Fibrocystic Breast Disease

It is extremely common for a woman who feels a lump in her breast to suspect the worst -- only…

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Welcome Relief for Below-the-Breast Chafing

Q: The skin below my breasts often gets chafed. What is causing this and what can I do about it?…

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Robotic Hysterectomy Costs More…But Is It Any Better?

Many women who need hysterectomies are told that robotic-assisted surgery—the newest way to surgically remove the uterus—has numerous advantages over…

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Danger: Babies Are Being Delivered Too Early–On Purpose!

Have you ever seen a baby who was born too soon? As the mother of premature twins, I recall all…

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Should You Be Screened for Uterine Cancer?

A test for an insidious, lethal cancer isn’t used very much even though it has been around for years and…

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How Your Body Tells You What to Buy When

A colleague came into my office the other day to show me a fab jacket she had just bought. That…

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Surprising Connection Between Autoimmune Disease and Endometriosis

What you don’t know really can hurt you. So even though today’s news isn’t exactly welcome, it could ultimately ease…

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Easy, Soothing Treatment for Pelvic Pains — and Other Private Parts

An unusual form of gynecological health treatment is "gathering steam" around the country -- pelvic steam baths, also known by…