women’s health

How to Care for Your Bones. Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Women of all ages need to know about Osteoporosis. Here's how to care for your bones and keep them healthy. Why is bone health important? Your bones are continuously changing — new bone is made, and old bone...

10 Different Types of Moms. A Mother’s Day Salute

It is the time of year to celebrate our mothers. Each on awesome in her own way. But that got us thinking about the different types of moms. So we made a list. This list is by no means exhaustive of all the words that describe motherhood, but it is a good start.  The...

Stress and You. Warning Signs of Stress and Health Risks

A state of mental or emotional strain resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances defines stress. It affects every system in our body. Many emotional and physical disorders that have been linked to stress include depression, anxiety, heart attacks, stroke,...

Infertility Awareness Month: Help Change the Conversation

April is Infertility Awareness Month. So, let's talk about it. For many, receiving an infertility diagnosis shatters their dream of having a house full of children. After months of trying, depression is often experienced by both partners and can have a strong impact...

News in Gynecology: The Three Stages of Menopause

Menopause affects each woman differently. Perhaps your best friend is struggling to sleep. You're drenched in sweat from each hot flash. And your sister—lucky her—is enjoying a new sense of energy and creativity. What are the three stages of menopause and what can you...

News in Gynecology: How Important Is Vitamin D?

Vitamin D normalizes your body’s calcium and phosphorus absorption and assists your immune system function. It's also essential for bone growth and bone remodeling. Other roles it serves in the body include the reduction of inflammation and modulation of multiple...

Dr. Marie Stopes: Person of Influence in Gynecology

Many men and women have paved the way for modern gynecology. Dr. Marie Stopes, our person of influence in gynecology, is one. Dr. Marie Stopes Dr. Marie Stopes, 1880-1958, was a distinguished academic scientist and the youngest Doctor of Science in Britain at that...

Postpartum Health Problems: What You Need to Know

After giving birth, you're focused on caring for your baby. Postpartum health problems for moms, some life-threatening, can happen in the weeks and months afterward, and many aren't aware of the warning signs. Importance of Postpartum Visit A pregnancy-related death...

Understanding the Role Hormones Play in Women’s Health

Hormones play a huge role in regulating several body systems. If even one of your hormones is lacking, it can throw your body, mind, or emotions out of balance. The Role Hormones Play We've all heard about PMS, and the role hormones play in a woman's cycle that can...

What is Sickle Cell Disease? What You Need to Know

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a serious health condition that runs in families and can shorten life. In the United States, it affects more people who are black or African-American than other racial or ethnic groups. SCD, sometimes called sickle cell anemia, causes...

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