Everyone knows that using birth control gives a woman control over when and if she becomes pregnant. What you may not know is that there are some great birth control benefits that are beyond pregnancy prevention.
Women who expect to leave all the pregnancy aches and pains behind them after childbirth soon find that postpartum symptoms can be almost just as bad.
If you have been confused in the past by changes in breast cancer screening guidelines, buckle up! Recently, more changes have been passed down as guidelines, so it’s important to make sure you’re knowledgeable.
Most pregnancies last to term, which is at least 37 weeks. Full term is 39 – 40 weeks, but about 12% of babies in the U.S. are born preterm or prematurely.
Pap smears, also known as Pap tests, help to identify suspicious cells in your cervix that could signal a precancerous condition.
As you grow older, your bones begin to thin and cannot be stopped completely. Because of this, their ability to break is heightened, and the concern regarding osteoporosis becomes more evident. However, it’s important to remember that osteoporosis isn’t “just another part of aging.” In fact, there are many ways that you can work to […]
The signs of fibroids can be so sneaky that many women have no idea they are there. In fact, according to the NIH or National Institutes of Health, up to 80% of women have fibroids by age 50 and many don’t realize it.
STI vs. UTI and what is the difference between their symptoms is quite a common dilemma. There are some symptoms similar to both a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), so sometimes it may be difficult to to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you […]
Each year, it is estimated that there are 20 million new cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in the United States. Here’s your guide to preventing, diagnosing, and treating STIs.
As women, we face unique health challenges. In order to maintain long-term health, prevention and early detection of medical conditions and diseases is key. Depending on your stage of life, the following exams are recommended.