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Women and Heart Disease

Heart disease is usually a result of coronary artery disease and high blood pressure. Coronary artery disease occurs when fatty deposits form on the [...]

2022-10-17T17:02:16+00:00November 13th, 2021|

Pain Relief During Childbirth

There are many options available if you choose pain medication during childbirth. How much and what type of medication depends on your particular labor and [...]

2022-11-08T17:46:28+00:00November 5th, 2021|

Eating Right

For your body to look its best on the outside, you must first take care of the inside. Vitamins and nutrients are provided by a [...]

2022-10-16T19:52:07+00:00October 12th, 2021|


Breastfeeding has many advantages. Breast milk contains many nutrients and natural immunity that cannot be duplicated in baby formulas. Provided you eat a well-balanced diet, [...]

2022-10-16T15:52:10+00:00September 25th, 2021|

Diagnosing Pregnancy

Missed periods are the first signs of pregnancy for many women, but they are not a reliable indicator. Doctors cannot accurately diagnose a pregnancy until [...]

2022-10-16T15:42:36+00:00September 25th, 2021|

Painful Periods

Dysmenorrhea is pain a woman feels during menstruation. Discomfort is primarily caused by cramping of the uterus. The most common type, primary dysmenorrhea, is [...]

2022-10-16T17:01:20+00:00September 23rd, 2021|

Absence of Periods

Amenorrhea (ah-men-o-REE-ah) is the absence of menstrual periods. There are two types of amenorrhea, primary and secondary. With primary amenorrhea, menstruation has never occurred at [...]

2022-10-16T16:57:47+00:00September 13th, 2021|

Premenstrual Syndrome Management

In the days prior to menstruation, many women feel physical or emotional changes affecting the quality of life. Symptoms vary widely but often include [...]

2022-10-16T17:04:51+00:00September 11th, 2021|