Women’s Health

Women's Health

Chiropractic Cure for Breast Pain

Sure, you head for the chiropractor when your back is out of whack or your neck needs a good crack.…

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Estrogen…The Rest of the Story

Some menopausal women may be able to benefit from this hormone after all. Until about 10 years ago, menopausal women…

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Yeast Infection: Which Antibiotics and Contraceptives Increase Your Risk…and Which Don’t

Yeast infections aren’t particularly dangerous—but oh, they’re uncomfortable! These infections are irritatingly common, too, afflicting about three-quarters of wo...

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What Doctors Don’t Tell Women About Sex After a Heart Attack

If you suffer a heart attack, your doctor is likely to give you all sorts of guidelines about what is…

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Soothing Vaginal Steam Bath

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

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Vaginal Discharge? What’s Normal, What’s Not

Have you ever sat on the toilet, peeked at your panties and said, "Yuck"? Join the club -- because vaginal…

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BPA Is Particularly Bad News for Women with PCOS

It is increasingly clear that the ubiquitous chemical bisphenol A (BPA)—commonly found in food and drink packaging, plastic products, cans…

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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…