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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) Fact Sheet

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the name for a group of problems that includes swelling, pain, tingling, and loss of strength in your wrist and hand. Women are three times more likely to have CTS than men. What are the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Typically,...

What is Caregiver Stress?

Approximately 43.5 million caregivers have provided unpaid care to an adult or child with an illness, injury, or disability in the past year. Caregiving can be rewarding, but it can also be challenging. Stress from caregiving is common, and women especially are at...

Safe Sleep for Babies: Where Should My Baby Sleep?

When you put your baby down for a nap, you expect your baby will be safe. However, tragedies can happen. Sometimes the cause is unknown, as with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). In other cases, such as unsafe sleep, the cause of SIDS is clear and preventable....

Hormone Pellets: A Safe Treatment for Hormone Imbalance

Women at any age may experience hormone imbalance. Hormone levels decline or fluctuate contributing to severe PMS, hot flashes, night sweats, postpartum depression, headaches, fatigue, low libido, and sleeping disorders. Birth control pills can also cause hormone...

Symptoms of Miscarriage and Risks You Need to Know

Pregnancy can be an exciting time, yet because miscarriage is common, it helps to be informed about the symptoms and risks, in the unfortunate event that you find yourself or someone you know experience. Miscarriage is the most common type of pregnancy loss, according...

Women’s Secret Health Concerns

"Do other women feel pain during sex?" "Should I be worried that I am bleeding so heavily?" "Is this normal?" "Am I normal?" Although these are common questions, many women are unwilling to discuss them with their doctors. Health concerns can range from quirks—is it...

Six Embarrassing Questions Answered

Some questions you'd rather ask Google than mention to your best friend or even your doctor. We get it. We answer six frequently asked questions women have about their vagina. Why does my vagina itch before my period? Blame estrogen. Hormonal changes cause lower...

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